Country:

India

State: Ladakh
District: Kargil

Number of People Groups

41

Unreached People Groups

39

Total Population

157,000

Buddhist

14.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

7.3 %

Muslim

77.5 %

Sikh

0.8 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Arghun 90 Balti - 90 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Bakkarwal 20 Gujari - - - - - -
 Balti 43,000 Balti 60 41,000 1,400 30 - 20
 Bania unspecified 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 17,000 Ladakhi 20 1,900 16,000 40 - 20
 Brahmin Acharya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 1,100 Kashmiri 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Broq-Pa 26,000 Brokskat 90 24,000 1,600 20 - -
 Changpa 60 Changthang - 60 - - - -
 Christian 500 Hindi - - - 500 - -
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gaddi 200 - - - - -
Galleban 90 Kashmiri - 90 - - - -
 Gara 200 Lohar, Lahul - 100 40 - - -
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) 60 Gujari - 60 - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 6,100 Kashmiri - 6,100 - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Lama 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Makhmi 400 Kashmiri - 400 - - - -
 Mangrik 1,500 Ladakhi - - 1,500 - - -
 Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Mon 500 Ladakhi - 500 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Purig-Pa 46,000 Purig 100 44,000 1,200 40 - 30
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Rigzong 400 Ladakhi - - 400 - - -
 Sayyid 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Sipi Unknown Chambeali - - - - - -
 Tarakhehas 800 Kashmiri - 800 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Tipera 20 Kok Borok 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  41 157,000   39 11,000 121,000 22,000 600 1,200 90
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