Country:

India

Province / State: Bihar
District: Pashchim Champaran

Number of People Groups

301

Unreached People Groups

285

Total Population

4,725,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

78.7 %

Muslim

21.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Aghori 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Amat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ansari 186,000 Urdu - 186,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Asur 100 Asuri 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bania Rastaogi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 9,700 Hindi 9,600 - - - - 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) Unknown Lambadi - - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bantar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Bardai 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Bhar 19,000 Bhojpuri 19,000 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - 20 - - -
 Bind 61,000 Bhojpuri 61,000 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 200 Bijori 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 106,000 Hindi 106,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 108,000 Hindi 108,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Chain 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 321,000 Hindi 315,000 - 500 5,700 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Chaupal 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Chero 3,500 Hindi 3,400 20 - - - -
Chik (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Chik Baraik 200 Hindi 100 30 - - - -
 Christian 1,900 Hindi - - - 1,900 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Darai 500 Kangri 400 - 20 - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Darzi Mathuria (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dhanuk 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - 90 - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Odia 14,000 - 50 - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 107,000 Hindi 107,000 - 200 - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu 20 200 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 9,500 Urdu - 9,500 - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Gauda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 31,000 Hindi 31,000 100 - 20 - 40
 Gonrhi 70,000 Hindi 70,000 - - - - -
 Gorait Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Hadi 7,600 Bengali 7,600 - 70 - - -
 Hajam 53,000 Urdu - 53,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hijda 400 Hindi - 400 - - - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jhalo Malo 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Julaha 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 9,800 Bengali - 9,800 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Kandra Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kandu 148,000 Hindi 148,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kaora 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Kapali 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kawar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Khairwar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Khandait 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Kharia 200 Kharia 100 - - - - -
 Kharwar 5,500 Hindi 5,400 80 - 20 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Khoja 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
Khulant 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 158,000 Hindi 158,000 - - - - -
 Kol 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Kurariar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 190,000 Hindi 190,000 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Lakhera 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Lohara 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 112,000 Hindi 112,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Magar 500 Nepali 400 - 90 - - -
 Mahishya 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Mahli 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 60 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Majhwar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi 129,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 123,000 Hindi 123,000 - - 20 - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
Malto 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
 Manihar 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Matia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Mirzakhani 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Moghal 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
Mukeri 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Munda 2,300 Mundari 2,300 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 115,000 Hindi 115,000 - 200 - - -
Nagar 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Nalband 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Newah 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Oraon 48,000 Kurux 46,000 100 - 300 - 2,300
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Pan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - 30 - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Pasi Gujar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Persian 60 Dari - 60 - - - -
 Pinjara 55,000 Urdu - 55,000 - - - -
 Pod 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Qazi 53,000 Urdu - 53,000 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi 125,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Raju 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajwar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 16,000 - 90 200 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
Saini (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Sangtarash (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 200 Santhali 90 - - 60 - -
Sauria Paharia 400 Santhali 400 - - - - -
 Sayyid 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 426,000 Urdu - 426,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Bengali 70,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 135,000 Hindi 135,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Thakuria 6,100 Urdu - 6,100 - - - -
 Tharu 187,000 Hindi 187,000 400 - 50 - 100
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Tili 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tiyar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60,000 Bhojpuri 60,000 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 90 Hindi - - 90 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 1,000 Hindi - - - 1,000 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 335,000 Hindi 335,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 118,000 Hindi 118,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  301 4,725,000   285 3,718,000 994,000 1,500 9,400 1,000 2,700
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