Country:

India

Province / State: Chhattisgarh
District: Bastar

Number of People Groups

340

Unreached People Groups

327

Total Population

1,567,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

3.0 %

Hindu

93.5 %

Muslim

0.7 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

2.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Agri Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Alia 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Amat 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Kannada 3,800 - - - - 20
Balija Bogam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 800 Hindi 600 - - - - 200
 Bania Gahoi 100 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 500 Hindi 100 - - - - 400
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 70 - - - - 100
Bania Ummad 200 Hindi 70 - - - - 90
 Bania unspecified 5,400 Hindi 3,500 - - - - 1,900
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Lambadi 6,800 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
 Basor 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bhandari 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 159,000 Bhatri 153,000 20 30 5,300 70 700
 Bhil unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhumij Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Bidur 12,000 Marathi 12,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
 Brahmin Kanaujia 800 Hindi 700 - - - - 50
 Brahmin Ojha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - 30
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 7,300 Hindi 7,000 - - - - 400
 Budega Jangam 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Chadar 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,300 - - 100 - -
 Chamar Satnami 900 Hindi 800 - - 30 - -
 Chauhan 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
 Christian 500 Hindi - - - 500 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dewar Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Dhanwar Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Dhimar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Dohor 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Gadaba 1,500 Telugu 1,400 - - 50 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gadaria Dhingar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Gammalla 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Ganda 12,000 Odia 12,000 - - - - -
 Gandla 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Garpaguri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gokha 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gond Dhuriya 18,000 Hindi 17,000 - - 700 - 300
Gond Dorla 23,000 Odia 22,000 - - 700 - 800
 Gond Ghotul Muria 7,600 Gondi, Northern 7,100 - - 200 - 300
Gond Kandra 3,400 Chhattisgarhi 3,200 - - 100 - 100
 Gond Maria 215,000 Gondi, Northern 200,000 - - 7,700 - 8,200
 Gond Muria 175,000 Hindi 163,000 - - 5,700 - 6,600
Gond Nagawasi 3,200 Hindi 3,000 - - 100 - 100
Gond Raja Muria 19,000 Gondi, Northern 17,000 - - 500 - 700
 Gond Rajgond 53,000 Gondi, Northern 49,000 - - 1,700 - 2,100
 Gond unspecified 514,000 Hindi 478,000 200 60 16,000 200 19,000
Gontara 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gowari 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Guria 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halba 41,000 Marathi 39,000 - - 1,300 20 200
Halba Kewat 1,500 Halbi 1,500 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kachhi Kachhwaha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Kalingi 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kalu 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar 400 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Kammara 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kandra 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Kapewar 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Karan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
Katia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kawar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - 20 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kharia Unknown Kharia - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kharwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kirar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kolha 500 Ho 500 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Kolta 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Konai Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koshti 5,700 Marathi 5,700 - - - - -
 Kotia 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Koya Dora 1,300 Koya 1,300 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 20 Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Lodha Jariya 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 2,700 Marathi 2,000 - 700 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,900 Marathi - - - 1,900 - -
Mahara 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Mahishya 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Mahli 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Majhi 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 2,400 Telugu - - - 2,400 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Telugu 9,200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Mangala 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Matia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Moghia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Munda 300 Mundari 300 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Nai Mathuria 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Oraon 1,600 Kurux 400 20 - 1,200 - -
 Paharia 300 Santhali 300 - - - - -
Paik 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Panika 6,800 Chhattisgarhi 6,800 - - - - -
 Pardhan 300 Pardhan 300 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,300 Pardhi 2,300 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 600 Odia 600 - - 20 - -
 Pashtun Afridi 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Patial 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Pindara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pod 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Pundari 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 8,900 - - - - 90
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Rajput Agnivansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Saonta Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Saur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Shabar 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 4,900 Urdu - 4,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - 30
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sonjhara Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 80 Malayalam - - - 80 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tili 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tiyar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
 Velama Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,300 Telugu 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi 7,300 - - - - -
Yadav Jadubans 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Yadav Kamariha 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Yadav Nandbans 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Yenadi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Yerukula 50 Yerukula 50 - - - - -
  Totals:  340 1,567,000   327 1,466,000 11,000 800 46,000 1,800 43,000
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