Country:

India

Province / State: Chhattisgarh
District: Mahasamund

Number of People Groups

354

Unreached People Groups

336

Total Population

1,326,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

97.9 %

Muslim

1.0 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 20 Agariya 20 - - - - -
 Agri 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Amat 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Ansari 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,400 Hindi 900 - - - - 500
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 60 - - - - 200
 Bania unspecified 6,100 Hindi 4,900 - - - - 1,200
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Lambadi 5,300 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 900 Lambadi 900 - - - - -
Barahar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Basor 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Bhaina 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
 Bhandari 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bhisti 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhulia 3,600 Odia 3,600 - - - - -
 Bhunjia 1,000 Bhunjia 1,000 - - - - -
Bidur 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Binjhia 54,000 Hindi 54,000 20 - 40 - 20
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bohra 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Boya 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - 200
 Budega Jangam 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chain 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi 46,000 - 50 800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Chamar Satnami 24,000 Hindi 23,000 - 50 800 - -
 Chauhan 800 Chhattisgarhi 800 - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Christian 1,800 Hindi - - - 1,800 - -
Daharia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dewar 1,700 Odia 1,700 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Dhangri 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 20 Chhattisgarhi 20 - - - - -
 Dhimar 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gadaba 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria Dhingar 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Ganda 71,000 Odia 71,000 - - 200 30 -
Garpaguri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Gauda 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Goanese 50 Konkani, Goan - - - 50 - -
 Gokha Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gond Dhuriya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Gond Kandra 1,500 Chhattisgarhi 1,500 - - - - 20
 Gond Maria 400 Gondi, Northern 400 - - - - -
 Gond Muria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Gond Nagawasi 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 20
 Gond Rajgond 16,000 Gondi, Northern 15,000 - - 30 - 200
Gond Singhrolia 1,500 Gondi, Northern 1,500 - - - - 20
 Gond unspecified 132,000 Hindi 129,000 60 - 1,300 - 1,400
 Gondhali 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Gowari 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Guria 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Hadi 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Hajam 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Halba 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hela Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Jingar 50 Marwari 50 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Julaha 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kalingi 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Kalu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Kamar 3,200 Kamar 3,200 - - - - -
Kamathi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Kammara 4,500 Telugu 4,500 - - - - -
Kandra 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Kaora 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kapewar 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Karan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kathodi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Katia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kawar 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - 100 - 30
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khadura 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Khandait 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kharia 5,800 Kharia 5,800 - - 20 - 40
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kharwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Kirar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Kolta 15,000 Odia 15,000 - - - - -
 Kori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Korku 50 Korku 50 - - - - -
 Korwa 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
 Koshti 14,000 Marathi 14,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 5,500 Odia 5,400 - - 30 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lakhera 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lodha Jariya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Lohana 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Madgi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 5,500 Marathi 4,900 - 500 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 70 Marathi - - - 70 - -
Mahara 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Mahishya 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 2,400 Marathi 2,400 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Majhi 700 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Maravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 20 Marathi - - - 20 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 90 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda 1,900 Mundari 1,900 - - 30 - -
 Munnur 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Nai Mathuria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Navithan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Oraon 1,800 Kurux 1,400 - - 400 - -
 Paharia 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
Paik 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Pan 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - -
 Panika 28,000 Chhattisgarhi 28,000 - - - - -
Pao 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pardhi 700 Pardhi 700 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Patial Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Pindara 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Pinjara 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Pundari 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - 50
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Rajput Agnivansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Rajput Dhakaru 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Raju 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,600 - - 70 - -
Sagarbanshi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sahariya 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Santal (Sawntal) 80 Santhali 70 - - - - -
Saonta 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 45,000 Odia 45,000 20 - - - 40
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Satani Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Saur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Shabar 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 6,000 Urdu - 6,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - 50
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonr Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 144,000 Hindi 144,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
 Teli Sahu 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Thakkar 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Tili 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Tiyar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vasudev 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Velama 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 105,000 Hindi 105,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Yadav Jadubans 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Yadav Kamariha 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 79,000 Hindi 79,000 - - - - -
Yadav Nandbans 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  354 1,326,000   336 1,298,000 14,000 600 6,000 3,200 3,900
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