Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Cooch Behar

Number of People Groups

232

Unreached People Groups

207

Total Population

3,353,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

70.1 %

Muslim

29.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahom 1,500 Assamese 1,500 - - - - -
 Ansari 2,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,400 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 200 Assamese ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Asur 400 Asuri 400 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Bengali ☀︎ 28,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - 900
Bania Brittal 100 Assamese ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 3,000 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - 900
 Bauri 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 1,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bhotia 100 Nepali 70 - 40 - - -
 Bhuinhar 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 6,700 Bengali 6,700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhumij 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Bind 900 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Birhor 50 Birhor 30 20 - - - -
 Birjia Unknown Munda - - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 300 Boro (India) 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 6,100 Hindi ☀︎ 6,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 200 Odia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 9,100 Hindi ☀︎ 9,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,000 Marathi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 4,600 Bengali ☀︎ 4,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 53,000 Hindi ☀︎ 52,000 - - - - 700
 Brahmin Utkal 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Chain 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Chakma 40 Chakma 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,500 - - 200 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chaupal 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chero 100 Hindi 80 20 - - - -
 Chik Baraik 80 Sadri 80 - - - - -
 Christian 800 Hindi - - - 800 - -
 Darjee 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi ☀︎ 9,800 - - - - -
Doai 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Dulia 1,300 Bengali ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 700 Garo 20 - - 600 - -
 Gharti 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali 90 - 60 - - -
 Hadi 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Hajang 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Hira 600 Assamese ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 175,000 Bengali ☀︎ 175,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi ☀︎ 19,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 20,000 Bengali ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 68,000 Bengali ☀︎ 68,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 800 Bengali ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kami 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Kandra Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kaora Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kapali 2,000 Bengali ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
Karenga 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Karmali Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 94,000 Hindi ☀︎ 94,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 5,000 Bengali ☀︎ 5,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Khandait 10,000 Odia ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 600 Kharia 600 - - - - -
 Kharwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khas 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Khasi 20 Khasi - - - 20 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 50 -
 Kisan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Koch 1,200 - - - - 20
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
Konai 30 Bengali ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
Konwar 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Korwa 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi ☀︎ 28,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 400 Bengali 400 - - 30 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Lohra 30 Sadri 30 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Magar 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Mahali 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahishya 59,000 Bengali 59,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi ☀︎ 4,500 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Malto 50 Mal Paharia 50 - - - - -
 Marma (Magh) 70 Rakhine 30 - 40 - - -
 Matia 2,500 Bengali ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Mech 300 Boro (India) 200 - - 200 - 40
 Meitei unspecified 40 Meitei 40 - - - - -
 Miri 100 Mising 100 - - - - -
 Mizo Unknown Mizo - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - - -
 Munda 1,700 Mundari 1,600 40 - 70 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Naga 60 Nagamese - - - 60 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Hindi ☀︎ 42,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 179,000 Bengali 178,000 - 60 300 30 -
 Namassej Chandel 104,000 Bengali 104,000 - - 200 20 -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Newah 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Oraon 8,000 Kurux 7,300 40 - 500 - 200
 Paharia 200 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Paliya 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 80 Urdu ☀︎ - 80 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Patial 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Pod 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Pundari 6,600 Bengali ☀︎ 6,600 - - - - -
 Qazi 4,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,100 - - - -
 Rabha 4,500 Assamese 4,500 - - 30 - -
 Rai 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,068,000 Bengali 1,063,000 - 200 1,300 60 3,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Hindi ☀︎ 53,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 2,500 Bengali ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
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 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 2,500 Bengali ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rongkup Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 1,600 Santhali 1,200 - - 500 - 30
 Saora unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sarki 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Sayyid 22,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 22,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 8,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 8,800 - - - -
Shaikh Nashya 81,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 81,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 97,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 97,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 148,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 148,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 617,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 617,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 5,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,200 - - - -
 Sherpa 40 Nepali - - 40 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi ☀︎ 7,800 - - - - 60
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Tamang 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Bengali ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 9,600 Bengali ☀︎ 9,600 - - - - -
 Tiyar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi ☀︎ 25,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 12,000 Bengali ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  232 3,353,000   207 2,350,000 990,000 500 4,700 500 6,200
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