Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Uttar Dinajpur

Number of People Groups

263

Unreached People Groups

240

Total Population

3,442,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

48.5 %

Muslim

50.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 90 Urdu ☀︎ - 90 - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 20 Agariya 20 - - - - -
 Aguri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Amat 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Anglo 50 English - - - 50 - -
 Ansari 2,900 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,900 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 70 Assamese ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
Badaik 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Bengali ☀︎ 31,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 90 Marathi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - 500
 Bania Bais 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 100 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - 100
 Bania Gandha Banik 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 300 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - 300
 Bania Porwal 100 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - 80
 Bania Subarna Banik 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 6,600 Hindi ☀︎ 5,600 - - - - 1,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi ☀︎ 9,800 - - - - 20
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Kannada ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhar 200 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bhogta 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhotia 90 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bind 900 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Birhor 90 Birhor 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,800 Hindi ☀︎ 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 5,500 Hindi ☀︎ 5,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 3,000 Bengali ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 56,000 Hindi ☀︎ 55,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Bengali ☀︎ 25,000 - - - - -
 Chain 1,200 Bengali ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 18,000 - - 400 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Chasadhobi 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Chaupal 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Chero 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 600 Sadri 600 - - 20 - -
 Christian 2,000 Hindi - - - 2,000 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 900 Bengali ☀︎ - 900 - - - -
 Darjee 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi ☀︎ 5,100 - - - - -
Doai 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Odia 1,700 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 400 Odia ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Dulia 4,900 Bengali ☀︎ 4,900 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi ☀︎ 9,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 20 Garo 20 - - - - -
 Gharti 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Gorait 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali 60 - 100 - - -
 Hadi 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,200 - - - -
 Hajang Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi ☀︎ 3,300 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Ho 100 Ho 100 - - - - -
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 7,000 Bengali 7,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Bengali ☀︎ 64,000 - - - - -
Kadar 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 9,000 Bengali ☀︎ 9,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 38,000 Bengali ☀︎ 38,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 1,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kami 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 3,300 Hindi ☀︎ 3,300 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Kaora 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kapali 1,400 Bengali ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Karmali 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 77,000 Hindi ☀︎ 77,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 8,400 Bengali ☀︎ 8,400 - - - - -
 Khairwar 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Khambu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Khandait 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kharia 2,200 Kharia 2,200 - - - - -
 Kharwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khas 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Kisan 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Koch 1,600 - - - - 40
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Kol 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Konai 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Konwar 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kori 5,800 Hindi 5,800 20 - - - -
 Korwa 100 Telugu 70 - - 20 - -
Kotal Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi ☀︎ 59,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Kurariar 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi ☀︎ 47,000 - - - - -
Kurol 1,400 Bengali ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 200 Bengali 100 - - 100 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Hindi ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
Lohra 1,300 Sadri 1,300 - - 20 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Magar 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Mahali 500 Bengali 200 - - 300 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 54,000 Bengali 54,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 40 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Majhwar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Malto 1,000 Mal Paharia 1,000 - - - - -
 Marma (Magh) Unknown Rakhine - - - - - -
 Matia 2,100 Bengali ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Mech 80 Boro (India) 40 - - 30 - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
Mir 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
Mishri 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Munda 6,700 Mundari 6,200 20 - 400 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
 Naga 40 Nagamese - - - 40 - -
Nagar 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 115,000 Bengali 115,000 - 20 600 20 -
 Namassej Chandel 42,000 Bengali 41,000 - - 200 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Oraon 18,000 Kurux 14,000 90 60 4,100 - 60
 Paharia 400 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Paliya 14,000 Bengali ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
 Pan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Panika 40 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Parhaiya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 7,600 Urdu ☀︎ - 7,600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Pundari 3,300 Bengali ☀︎ 3,300 - - - - -
 Qazi 7,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 7,700 - - - -
 Rabha 6,200 Assamese 6,100 20 - - - -
 Rai 90 Nepali - - - - - 90
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 499,000 Bengali 498,000 - 80 600 30 30
 Rajbhar 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi ☀︎ 9,100 - - - - 60
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 90 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Raju 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajwar 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rongkup 40 Lepcha 20 - 20 - - -
Sankara 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 132,000 Santhali 119,000 600 20 10,000 - 1,400
 Saora unspecified 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Sarki 200 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 100 Mal Paharia 100 - - - - -
 Sayyid 21,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 21,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 7,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 7,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 85,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 85,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 154,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 154,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,446,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,446,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 4,600 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,600 - - - -
 Shershabdia (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - 20
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Bengali 6,600 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 300 Nepali 80 - - - - 200
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Bengali ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Tamang 80 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Tibetan 20 Tibetan, Central - - 20 - - -
 Tili 3,200 Bengali ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Tiyar 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 6,400 Bengali ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
  Totals:  263 3,442,000   240 1,671,000 1,747,000 400 19,000 500 4,100
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