Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Birbhum

Number of People Groups

278

Unreached People Groups

261

Total Population

4,687,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

60.6 %

Muslim

38.9 %

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
 Abdul 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Aguri 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Ansari 24,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 24,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 317,000 Bengali ☀︎ 317,000 - 50 60 40 -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Baiga 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Bengali ☀︎ 56,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 800 Marathi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 5,000 Hindi ☀︎ 4,600 - - - - 400
 Bania Agrahari 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bania Bais 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 23,000 Bengali ☀︎ 23,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 90 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - 40
 Bania Kasarwani 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,500 Bengali ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 500 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - 300
 Bania Porwal 500 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - 70
 Bania Rauniar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 7,300 Bengali ☀︎ 7,300 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 49,000 Hindi ☀︎ 49,000 - - - - 900
 Baori 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Baul 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 1,800 400 - - - -
 Bauri 110,000 Bengali 110,000 - - 60 30 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - 40
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 5,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,000 - - - -
Bhalla 2,500 Bengali ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Bhar 800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Bhaskar 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bhumij 70 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bind 40 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 50 Munda 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 8,100 Bengali ☀︎ 8,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Barna 3,500 Bengali ☀︎ 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 100 Gujarati ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 18,000 Hindi ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit Unknown Kashmiri ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Madhyasreni 4,100 Bengali ☀︎ 4,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 90 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 90 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 99,000 Hindi ☀︎ 98,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 17,000 Bengali ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 14,000 Bengali ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 90 Telugu ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Bengali ☀︎ 28,000 - - - - -
 Chain 1,100 Bengali ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 188,000 Hindi 188,000 - 30 600 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Chero 400 Hindi 400 40 - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Christian 2,100 Hindi - - - 2,100 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Bengali ☀︎ - 3,200 - - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Dhangri 3,200 Hindi ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Maithili ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi ☀︎ 4,500 - - - - -
Doai 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 108,000 Odia 108,000 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 14,000 Odia ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
Dulia 13,000 Bengali ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hadi 53,000 Bengali 53,000 - - - 20 -
 Hajam 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi ☀︎ 40,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 2,900 Hindi ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Bengali ☀︎ 43,000 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa Unknown Dimasa - - - - - -
Kadar 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi ☀︎ 5,900 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 5,700 Bengali ☀︎ 5,700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 8,800 Bengali ☀︎ 8,800 - - - - -
 Kalu 7,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 7,100 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kami Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Kandra 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kandu 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kaora Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kapali 6,500 Bengali ☀︎ 6,500 - - - - -
Karenga 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Marathi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi ☀︎ 37,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 7,100 Bengali ☀︎ 7,100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Khandait Unknown Odia ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kharwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
Khetauri 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 50 Koch 50 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Kol 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Konai 64,000 Bengali ☀︎ 64,000 - - - - -
Konwar 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kori 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 40
 Korwa 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Kotal 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi ☀︎ 37,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Kunui 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Kurariar 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Hindi ☀︎ 6,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Let 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - 2,700
 Lingayat 20 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 20
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi ☀︎ 19,000 - - - - -
Lohra 200 Sadri 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Magar 80 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Mahali 3,000 Bengali 2,800 - - - - 100
 Mahanta 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 6,600 Marathi 6,500 - 70 - 20 -
 Mahishya 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 500 Marathi 400 - - - - 50
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 151,000 Hindi ☀︎ 151,000 - - - 20 -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi ☀︎ 6,300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ - 2,200 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 700 Gujarati ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
 Malto 3,100 Mal Paharia 3,100 20 - - - -
 Marma (Magh) 200 Rakhine 200 - - - - -
 Matia 6,600 Bengali ☀︎ 6,600 - - - - -
 Mech 100 Boro (India) 100 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
Mir 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ - 2,900 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Bengali 75,000 - - - - -
 Munda 300 Mundari 300 - - 20 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi ☀︎ 25,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Bengali ☀︎ - 3,200 - - - -
 Oraon 5,800 Kurux 5,700 - - 30 - 50
 Paharia 20 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Paliya Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pan Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Parhaiya 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 8,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 8,100 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 6,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 6,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Ghilzai 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 6,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 6,100 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 6,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 6,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 5,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,500 - - - -
Pashtun Khalil 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 5,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,700 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 2,600 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,600 - - - -
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 2,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,400 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 5,900 Bengali ☀︎ - 5,900 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 5,900 Bengali ☀︎ - 5,900 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 8,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 8,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 109,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 109,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
Pasi Gujar 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Patralu 200 Odia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pod 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 7,800 Bengali ☀︎ 7,800 - - - - -
 Qazi 6,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 6,100 - - - -
 Rabha 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - 300 - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - 90
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 80 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Raju 1,900 Bengali ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajwar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Rongkup 30 Lepcha 30 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
Sankara 3,000 Bengali ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 245,000 Santhali 229,000 500 - 9,100 40 6,500
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,600 - - - -
 Sarki 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 51,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 51,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 2,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 143,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 143,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 283,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 283,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,082,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,082,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 14,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 14,000 - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala ☀︎ - - 30 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - 20
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Bengali 37,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali ☀︎ 29,000 - - - - -
 Tamang 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Bengali ☀︎ 46,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 86,000 Hindi ☀︎ 86,000 - - 60 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 193,000 Hindi ☀︎ 193,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 159,000 Bengali ☀︎ 159,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  278 4,687,000   261 2,838,000 1,825,000 300 12,000 600 11,000
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