Country:

India

Province / State: Bihar
District: Banka

Number of People Groups

281

Unreached People Groups

271

Total Population

2,686,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

87.9 %

Muslim

11.8 %

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 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Aghori 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Amat 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Ansari 42,000 Urdu - 42,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Asur 80 Asuri 70 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania Ummad 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - 90
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bantar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bauri Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Kannada 8,300 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bhakat 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Bhumij 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bind 3,200 Bhojpuri 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 7,100 Hindi 7,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 88,000 Hindi 88,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Utkal 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Chain 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 143,000 Hindi 142,000 - 60 1,300 - -
 Chaupal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Christian 400 Hindi - - - 400 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Dhangri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 124,000 Hindi 124,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Urdu - 10,000 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Odia 14,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 200 Urdu 20 200 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Gadaria Nikhad 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Gorait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Hajam 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jhalo Malo Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Julaha 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kabadi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kadar 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kandu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kaora 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kapali 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
 Khairwar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kharia Unknown Kharia - - - - - -
 Kharwar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Khatwa 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 119,000 Hindi 119,000 - - - - -
 Kol 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kori 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kurariar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Lakhera 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Lohar Kamti 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
Lohara 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Magar 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
Maghaiya 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Mahishya 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mahli 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhwar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Malto 60 Santhali 60 - - - - -
 Manihar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Markande 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Mir 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Mirzakhani 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
Mishri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Mukeri 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda Unknown Mundari - - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Nagar 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
Nai Mathuria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Newah Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Oraon 30 Kurux 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 6,800 Odia 6,800 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Bangash 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Pashtun Durrani 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Rohilla 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 9,500 Urdu - 9,500 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Persian 70 Dari - 70 - - - -
 Pinjara 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Raju 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - 20 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 45,000 Urdu - 45,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Sahisia 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Sankara 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 83,000 Santhali 76,000 80 40 5,000 - 1,400
 Sayyid 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 96,000 Urdu - 96,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Bengali 97,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Tili 57,000 Bengali 57,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
 Turaiha 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 90 Hindi - - - 90 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 336,000 Hindi 336,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 156,000 Hindi 156,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  281 2,686,000   271 2,360,000 317,000 100 6,700 200 1,500
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