Country:

India

Province / State: Maharashtra
District: Bhandara

Number of People Groups

294

Unreached People Groups

281

Total Population

1,511,000

Buddhist

12.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

85.3 %

Muslim

2.0 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agri 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Andh 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Baiga 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,900 Hindi 2,700 - - - - 200
 Bania Gahoi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Saitwal 800 Hindi 700 - - - - 70
 Bania unspecified 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - 400
 Banijiga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 900 Lambadi 900 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 200 Lambadi 200 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Basor 1,500 Hindi 1,400 - 20 - - -
Basor Kandra 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Bhaina 30 Chhattisgarhi - 30 - - - -
 Bhampta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Bhansala 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhisti 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bhoyar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhunjia Unknown Bhunjia - - - - - -
Bidur 2,600 Marathi 2,600 - - - - -
 Binjhia 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 200 Bijori 200 - - - - -
 Bohra 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 200
 Budega Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chadar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chain 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - 300 70 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chamar Satnami 2,200 Hindi 2,100 - 90 20 - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian 200 Hindi - - - 200 - -
 Dahait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Dangi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,500 - - - - 50
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Dewar 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Dhanka Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhimar 72,000 Hindi 72,000 - - 90 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi 7,300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dhodia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified 50 Dubli 50 - - - - -
 Gadaba 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Ganda Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gangakula 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Garpaguri 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Gond Mannewar 1,300 Gondi, Adilabad 1,200 - - - - 60
 Gond Maria 200 Gondi, Northern 200 - - - - -
 Gond Muria 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 30
 Gond Rajgond 31,000 Gondi, Northern 30,000 - - - - 700
Gond Sonjhari 10,000 Gondi, Northern 10,000 - - - - 300
 Gond unspecified 71,000 Hindi 69,000 100 100 30 20 1,600
 Gondhali 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Gowari 69,000 Marathi 69,000 - - 90 - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Halba 15,000 Marathi 13,000 40 50 - - 1,800
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Holar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Holaya 1,900 Kannada 1,800 - 70 - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jingar 90 Marwari 90 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 20 Kamar 20 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kandra 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kaora 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Kapewar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 700 Marathi 700 - - - - 20
 Kathodi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Katia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kawar 80 Hindi 60 - - - - 30
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Khandait 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kharia 20 Kharia 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Khoja 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Kirar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kokna 40 Kukna 40 - - - - -
 Kol 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kolha 22,000 Ho 22,000 - - 70 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 100 Marathi 60 - 50 - - -
 Koli Malhar 300 Marathi 100 - 100 - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Korku 40 Korku 40 - - - - -
 Koshti 32,000 Marathi 32,000 - - - - 200
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 181,000 Gujarati 181,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Kunbi Dhaneja 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Khaire 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Lonari 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Tirole 41,000 Marathi 41,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,100 Kannada - - - - - 1,100
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
Lohara 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Madgi 50 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 207,000 Marathi 28,000 - 179,000 100 100 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,400 Marathi - - - 1,400 - -
 Mahishya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahli 14,000 Marathi 14,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 65,000 Marathi 65,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Majhwar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Mana 8,000 Marathi 8,000 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 200 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Marathi 3,000 - 300 50 - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda 60 Mundari 60 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Naikda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Nair 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Oraon 50 Kurux 30 - - 20 - -
Paik 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Panika 700 Chhattisgarhi 700 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pardhan 300 Pardhan 300 - - - - -
 Pardhi 40 Pardhi 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Pindara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pod 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Rajput Chavar Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Raju 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rathia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ravalia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Sali 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Satani 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Sauntia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Shabar Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
Sindhollu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Sonar Aksali 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
Sonjhara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - 100 - -
 Teli Sahu 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
 Thakkar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Tibetan 900 Tibetan, Central - - 900 - - -
 Tili 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 40 Hindi - - 40 - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Vanjara 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Vasudev 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  294 1,511,000   281 1,289,000 30,000 181,000 2,500 900 6,900
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