Country:

India

Province / State: Bihar
District: Buxar

Number of People Groups

256

Unreached People Groups

249

Total Population

2,153,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

94.0 %

Muslim

5.6 %

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
 Abdul 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Aghori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Amat Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Ansari 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
Asur 50 Asuri 40 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Bania Rastaogi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 9,500 Hindi 9,400 - - - - 90
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 50 Lambadi 50 - - - - -
 Bantar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Bauri 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhar 14,000 Bhojpuri 14,000 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bind 22,000 Bhojpuri 22,000 - - - - -
Bisati Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 4,700 Odia 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 99,000 Hindi 99,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Utkal 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 168,000 Hindi 165,000 - 1,000 2,000 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chaupal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chero Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chik (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Chik Baraik 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Christian 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Darzi Mathuria (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - 100 - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Odia 2,800 - 60 - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Hindi 66,000 - 500 - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - 60 - - -
 Faqir 50 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - 300 - - -
 Gadaria Dhingar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Gadaria Nikhad 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 21,000 Hindi 21,000 40 20 - - -
 Gonrhi 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Gorait 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,600 Bengali 2,500 - 50 - - -
 Hajam 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Hindi 79,000 - 700 - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - 70 - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - 400 - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Kandu 67,000 Hindi 66,000 - 600 - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Karmali 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Kawar 30 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 31,000 - 300 - - -
 Kayastha Karan 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Kharia 300 Kharia 300 30 - - - -
 Kharwar 5,100 Hindi 5,000 70 - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Khatwa 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khoja Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 180,000 Hindi 179,000 - 800 - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - 200 - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 110,000 Hindi 110,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Lakhera 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Lohara 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Mahishya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Manihar 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Mir 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Mirzakhani 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Mukeri 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda 20 Mundari 20 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - 200 - - -
Nagar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Nalband 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,300 - 100 - - -
 Oraon 90 Kurux 90 - - - - -
 Pan 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,300 - 200 - - -
Pasi Gujar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Pinjara 6,500 Urdu - 6,500 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Qazi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Hindi 163,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,400 - 200 90 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Saini (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sankara 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 60 Santhali 60 - - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Sayyid 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 3,600 Urdu - 3,600 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Bengali 7,800 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Tiyar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Turaiha 4,500 Bhojpuri 4,500 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 90 Hindi - - 90 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 100 Hindi - - - 100 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 272,000 Hindi 272,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 102,000 Hindi 102,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  256 2,153,000   249 2,024,000 120,000 5,800 2,500 300 100
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