Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Simdega

Number of People Groups

176

Unreached People Groups

165

Total Population

705,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

51.2 %

Hindu

35.7 %

Muslim

2.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

10.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
Asur 40 Asuri - - - - - 30
Badaik 20 Sadri 20 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Baiga 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - 20
 Bania Gahoi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,900 Hindi 1,800 - - - - 50
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) Unknown Lambadi - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Bhogta 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - 50 - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - 70 - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Binjhia 13,000 Hindi 5,900 - - 40 - 6,700
Birhor 400 Birhor 200 - - 70 - 100
 Birjia 20 Bijori 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - 20
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chain 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Chaupal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chero 50 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 23,000 Hindi 16,000 30 - 800 - 6,500
 Christian 7,000 Hindi - - - 7,000 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhanwar 80 Chhattisgarhi 80 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Odia 2,600 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - 80 - -
Godra Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gokha Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Gond Jhare 2,800 Gondi, Northern 1,400 - - 20 - 1,400
 Gond unspecified 25,000 Hindi 12,000 20 - 200 - 12,000
 Gorait 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Hadi 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Hajam 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Halalkhor (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Ho 50 Ho - - - 20 - 30
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Jatapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kalu 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
Kandra Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kaora 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kapali 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Karan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Karmali Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kawar 6,900 Hindi 6,800 - - - - 200
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Khadura 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kharia 127,000 Kharia 2,000 400 300 119,000 - 5,600
 Kharwar 500 Hindi 500 - - 50 - -
 Kisan 1,000 Hindi 700 - - - - 300
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kolta 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Hindi - - - 100 - 40
 Korwa 700 Telugu 400 - - 80 - 200
 Koshti 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia - - - 20 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Lohara 27,000 Hindi 15,000 70 - 4,100 - 7,100
 Mahishya 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Mahli 1,800 Marathi 1,000 - - 400 - 300
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Mahuria 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Majhwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Malto 30 Santhali - - - - - -
 Matia Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Munda 168,000 Mundari 1,800 400 300 135,000 - 30,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Oraon 98,000 Kurux 1,200 400 200 93,000 - 2,900
Paik 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Pan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Panika 4,600 Chhattisgarhi 4,500 - - - - 90
Parhaiya 40 Hindi - - - - - 40
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Pod 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Pundari Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Puran Bhaja 50 Panchpargania 50 - - - - -
Puran unspecified 80 Panchpargania 80 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Hindi 8,600 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajwar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rautia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 400 Santhali 200 - - 80 - 100
Sauntia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Sukiyar 200 Magahi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tili 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,100 - - 90 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  176 705,000   165 252,000 18,000 900 361,000 40 74,000
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