Number of People Groups

336

Unreached People Groups

317

Total Population

4,408,000

Buddhist

8.2 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

68.0 %

Muslim

21.9 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Andh 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Ansari 50,000 Urdu - 50,000 - - - -
 Arab 20 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 20 - - - -
Aray Mala Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Atari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 3,500 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 2,200
Bania Dhusar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 700 Hindi 600 - - - - 70
Bania Gujar 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 700 Hindi 70 - - - - 600
 Bania Kasarwani 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 100
 Bania Lad 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Bania Marwadi 1,000 Marwari 1,000 - - - - -
Bania Modh 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Bania Nagar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 1,100 Hindi 100 - - - - 900
 Bania Oswal 4,500 Hindi 800 - - - - 3,700
 Bania Porwal 1,600 Hindi 900 - - - - 700
Bania Saitwal 1,600 Hindi 300 - - - - 1,400
 Bania Srimali 1,500 Gujarati 100 - - - - 1,400
Bania Ummad 700 Hindi 400 - - - - 300
 Bania unspecified 96,000 Hindi 77,000 - - - - 19,000
 Banijiga 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 134,000 Lambadi 134,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Lambadi 9,900 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Basor 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Kannada 59,000 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Kannada 6,400 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Bhaina 20 Chhattisgarhi 20 - - - - -
Bhansala 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhil Tadvi 5,600 Dangi - 5,600 - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 72,000 Hindi 67,000 5,000 100 20 20 500
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Bhunjia Unknown Bhunjia - - - - - -
Bidur 55,000 Marathi 55,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Birhor 40 Birhor 40 - - - - -
 Bohra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Boya 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Brahmin Anavada 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 18,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 7,100 Hindi 7,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tapodhan 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 112,000 Hindi 110,000 - - - - 2,100
 Budega Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 300 Konkani - 300 - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 50,000 - 400 100 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chamar Satnami 5,700 Hindi 5,600 - 90 30 - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chhetri 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Christian 2,100 Hindi - - - 2,100 - -
 Dakkal 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 200
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Devanga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 4,200 Gujarati 4,200 - - - - -
 Dhanka 2,600 Gujarati 100 2,400 - - - 20
 Dhanwar 1,400 Chhattisgarhi 1,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Dhor 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Faqir 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gamit 60 Gamit 60 - - - - -
 Gangakula 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Ghadasi 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 1,800 Hindi 1,800 40 20 - - -
 Gosain unspecified 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - 30
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Hajam 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Halba 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Hatkar 20,000 Marathi 20,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 1,100 Hindi 300 800 - - - -
 Holar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jew, South Asian Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jingar 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 7,100 Telugu 7,100 - - - - -
Kalavant 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kamar Unknown Kamar - - - - - -
Kamathi 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - 20
Kasar Otari 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kathodi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Khoja 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Kokna 800 Kukna 800 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kolhati 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 17,000 Marathi 17,000 60 80 - - 20
 Koli Malhar 31,000 Marathi 30,000 60 300 - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kolowar 4,900 Kolami, Northwestern 4,900 30 20 - - -
 Koracha, caste 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Korku 50 Korku 50 - - - - -
 Koshti 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 237,000 Gujarati 237,000 - - 20 - -
Kunbi Anjna 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Ghatole 28,000 Marathi 28,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi Kadwa 6,500 Gujarati 6,500 - - - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 5,300 Konkani, Goan 5,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi Lewa 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Lonari 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Lingader 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 10,000 Kannada - - - - - 10,000
 Lohana 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Madgi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 436,000 Marathi 78,000 - 358,000 - 300 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 8,500 Marathi - - - 8,500 - -
 Mahishya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta Jadhav 89,000 Marathi 88,000 - - - - 1,300
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 803,000 Marathi 793,000 - - 100 - 8,900
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 113,000 Hindi 113,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 7,300 Gujarati - 7,300 - - - -
Manbhav 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mangala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Manne 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mappila 30 Malayalam - 30 - - - -
 Maravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 7,100 Marathi - - - 7,100 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 123,000 Marathi 119,000 - 4,100 - 50 -
 Mawalud 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Momna 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Naikda 800 Kannada 800 20 - - - -
 Nair 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Nandiwale 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Oraon 1,100 Kurux 1,000 - - - - 70
 Paliya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Pangul 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Pardhan 100 Pardhan 100 - - - - -
 Pardhi 3,300 Pardhi 3,300 30 - - - -
 Parja unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 8,500 Urdu - 8,500 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 115,000 Urdu - 115,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Perka 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Persian 20 Dari - 20 - - - -
Pindara 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Qassab 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Rajpur 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - 700
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bundela 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rathawa Unknown Rathawi - - - - - -
 Ravalia 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Sagar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Sahi 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sali 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sayyid 78,000 Urdu - 78,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 89,000 Urdu - 89,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 507,000 Urdu - 506,000 - 20 - -
Shaikh Usmani 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Sindhollu 30 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - 300
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Sonar Aksali 8,000 Marathi 8,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Takari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 50 Tamil - 50 - - - -
Taria 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 14,000 Marathi 14,000 30 - - - -
Thoti, tribal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 30 Hindi - - 30 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 30 Hindi - - - 30 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
Vaniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Vanjara 7,700 Marathi 7,700 - - - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Varli 50 Varli 50 - - - - -
 Velama 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
Vitholia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 117,000 Hindi 116,000 - - 40 - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Zarekari 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
  Totals:  336 4,408,000   317 2,998,000 966,000 364,000 19,000 5,900 55,000
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