Country:

India

Province / State: Bihar
District: Nalanda

Number of People Groups

272

Unreached People Groups

263

Total Population

3,756,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

93.5 %

Muslim

6.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Asur 30 Asuri 30 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,600 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 60
 Bania Agrahari 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Bais 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Bania Rastaogi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 300
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 100 Lambadi 100 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Kannada 29,000 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bhar 2,900 Bhojpuri 2,900 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhisti 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhumij 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bind 9,000 Bhojpuri 9,000 - - - - -
Bisati Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 94,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chain 7,400 Bengali 7,400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Hindi 140,000 - 200 2,000 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chaupal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chero Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Chik (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Christian 200 Hindi - - - 200 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Dhanuk 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - 40 - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Odia 4,300 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 296,000 Hindi 296,000 - 50 - 20 -
 Dusadh Bahelia 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 90 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
Ghusuria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Gorait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hijda 300 Hindi - 300 - - - -
 Ho 50 Ho 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Julaha 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kabadi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 216,000 Hindi 216,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kandu 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 60 Kashmiri - 60 - - - -
 Kawar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kharadi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kharia 800 Kharia 700 20 - - - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 140,000 Hindi 140,000 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Kurariar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 393,000 Hindi 393,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Lakhera 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Lohara 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Mahli Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Hindi 9,100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
 Manihar 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Mir 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Mirzakhani 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Moghal 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Mukeri 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda 60 Mundari 60 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 112,000 Hindi 112,000 - 50 - - -
Nagar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Nai Mathuria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Nalband 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 100 - - 20 - -
 Pan 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Bangash 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Pashtun Durrani 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Rohilla 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - 50 - - -
Pasi Gujar 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pinjara 7,600 Urdu - 7,600 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajbhar 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 135,000 Hindi 135,000 - - - - 80
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rautia 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,800 - - 60 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Saini (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
Sankara 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 100 Santhali 100 20 - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Sauria Paharia 30 Santhali 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 89,000 Urdu - 89,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 40
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 5,000 Urdu - 5,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tiyar 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 30 Hindi - - 30 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 20 Hindi - - - 20 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 499,000 Hindi 499,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 197,000 Hindi 197,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
  Totals:  272 3,756,000   263 3,513,000 239,000 500 2,300 400 600
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