Number of People Groups

356

Unreached People Groups

334

Total Population

5,270,000

Buddhist

3.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

85.9 %

Muslim

9.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Adi Karnataka 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 30 Kannada - - - 30 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Andh 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 60 English - - - 60 - -
 Ansari 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Atari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Ayyanavar 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
Badhai Konkani 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Kannada 6,800 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Baloch 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 41,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - 3,500
Bania Chaturth 5,700 Marathi 1,600 - - - - 4,000
 Bania Chetti 12,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - 1,500
Bania Gujar 9,500 Gujarati 9,500 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 1,000 Hindi 200 - - - - 700
Bania Kasar 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 200
 Bania Khedayata 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 4,500 Telugu 4,200 - - - - 300
 Bania Lad 1,500 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - 300
Bania Mahajan 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Modh 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
Bania Nagar 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 1,300 Hindi 500 - - - - 800
 Bania Oswal 3,200 Hindi 600 - - - - 2,600
Bania Pancham 700 Kannada - - - - - 700
 Bania Porwal 2,700 Hindi 2,100 - - - - 600
Bania Saitwal 1,400 Hindi 700 - - - - 700
 Bania Srimali 900 Gujarati 400 - - - - 600
Bania Ummad 5,700 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 3,800
 Bania unspecified 190,000 Hindi 170,000 - - - - 21,000
 Banijiga 5,100 Kannada 5,100 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Lambadi 20,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 800 Lambadi 800 - - - - -
Barda 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Basor 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - 30 - - -
 Bavcha 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern 90 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Kannada 5,600 - 20 - - -
Bedar Bile 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bhampta 8,300 Marathi 8,300 - - - - -
 Bhandari 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Bhansala 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 100 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Bhil Kataria 500 Wagdi 500 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Bhisti 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Bhunjia 30 Bhunjia 30 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bohra 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
 Boya 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Daima 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Devarukha 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 14,000 Kannada 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karbadu 3,000 Marathi 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 6,100 Marathi 6,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Srigaud 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 5,100 Telugu 5,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 155,000 Hindi 153,000 - - - - 2,500
 Budega Jangam 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 200 Konkani - 200 - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 127,000 Hindi 126,000 - 1,100 - - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 800 - - - - 50
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - - - - -
 Christian 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - - - - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 500
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Devanga 2,900 Kannada 2,900 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 1,600 Gujarati 1,500 60 50 - - -
 Dhanka Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Dhobi Parit 28,000 Marathi 28,000 - - - - -
 Dhor 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - 60 - - -
 Dubla unspecified Unknown Dubli - - - - - -
Ellamalawar 2,000 Kannada 2,000 - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
Ghadasi 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 4,900 Marathi 4,900 - - - - -
 Goanese 300 Konkani, Goan - - - 300 - -
 Gond unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gondhali 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
Gopal 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Halba 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Hanabar 3,000 Tulu 3,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 600 Hindi 100 500 - - - -
 Holar 35,000 Marathi 35,000 - 200 - - -
 Holaya 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Javeri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Jingar 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Kannada 6,500 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 26,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
Kalavant 3,800 Kannada 3,800 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamar 30 Kamar 30 - - - - -
Kamathi 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
Kanai 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 4,800 Telugu 4,800 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
Kasar Otari 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kathodi 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Katia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) Unknown Khasi - - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Hindi 7,900 - - - - 100
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Khoja 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
 Kokna 200 Kukna 200 - - - - -
 Kol Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kolhati 2,400 Marathi 2,400 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 61,000 Marathi 61,000 200 20 30 - 100
 Koli Malhar 600 Marathi 500 20 40 - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Kolowar 1,000 Kolami, Northwestern 1,000 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Korku 20 Korku 20 - - - - -
 Korwa 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Koshti 46,000 Marathi 46,000 - - - - 300
 Koya unspecified 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Gujarati 69,000 - - - - 500
Kunbi Anjna 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 5,700 Konkani, Goan 5,700 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Lakhera 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Lingader 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Lingayat 3,500 Kannada - - - - - 3,500
 Lohana 4,500 Gujarati 4,500 - - - - 20
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Madgi 600 Telugu 500 - 50 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 356,000 Marathi 203,000 - 153,000 200 200 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 5,200 Marathi - - - 5,200 - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Jadhav 162,000 Marathi 162,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Konkani 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 2,900 Gujarati 2,900 - - - - -
 Mahratta Pawar 135,000 Marathi 135,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Shinde 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 1,621,000 Marathi 1,618,000 - - - - 2,400
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 80 Telugu - - - 80 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 174,000 Hindi 174,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 6,900 Gujarati - 6,900 - - - -
Manbhav 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Mangala 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Mappila 90 Malayalam - 90 - - - -
 Maravan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 4,500 Marathi - - - 4,500 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 182,000 Marathi 180,000 - 2,500 30 60 -
 Mawalud 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 2,600 Gujarati - 2,600 - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Moghal 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
 Momna 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Nagamese - - - 30 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Naikda 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Nair 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Navithan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Oraon 1,900 Kurux 1,900 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Panchama 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Pangul 7,800 Marathi 7,800 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 70 Tamil - - - 70 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Pardhan 60 Pardhan 60 - - - - -
 Pardhi 17,000 Pardhi 17,000 40 - - - 70
 Parja unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Parsee 4,600 Gujarati - - - - - 4,600
 Pashtun Afridi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 32,000 Urdu - 32,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Patharwat 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Patlia 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Patralu 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Persian 100 Dari - 100 - - - -
Pichakuntla 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Pindara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Pomla 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Qassab 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 500
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Ramoshi 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Marathi 7,200 - - - - -
 Ravalia 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
 Sali 151,000 Kannada 151,000 - - - - -
Sangar 8,100 Marathi 8,100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Sayyid 59,000 Urdu - 59,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 35,000 Urdu - 35,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 307,000 Urdu - 307,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Siddi (Muslim traditions) 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sindhollu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - 400
Sonar Aksali 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Takari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 100 Tamil - 100 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 3,300 Marathi 3,300 20 - - - -
Tirmali 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 28,000 Kannada 28,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Vaniyan 90 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Vanjara 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Vasudev 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Yenadi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Zarekari 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
  Totals:  356 5,270,000   334 4,527,000 518,000 158,000 12,000 1,400 57,000
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