Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Bankura

Number of People Groups

274

Unreached People Groups

259

Total Population

4,731,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

85.1 %

Muslim

9.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

5.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Aguri 52,000 Bengali 52,000 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,700 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 342,000 Bengali ☀︎ 342,000 - 100 400 40 -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Bengali ☀︎ 71,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 400 Marathi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Agrahari 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Bais 7,600 Hindi ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 24,000 Bengali ☀︎ 24,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - 70
 Bania Kasarwani 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 300 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - 200
Bania Khatri 8,800 Bengali ☀︎ 8,800 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - 500
 Bania Porwal 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - 100
 Bania Rauniar 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 23,000 Bengali ☀︎ 23,000 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 87,000 Hindi ☀︎ 86,000 - - - - 1,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Lambadi 56,000 - - - - -
 Bauri 416,000 Bengali 415,000 - - 300 100 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 1,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,200 - - - -
Bhakat Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bhar Unknown Bhojpuri ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Bhogta 2,800 Hindi ☀︎ 2,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Hindi ☀︎ 8,900 - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 47,000 Bengali 46,000 60 - 50 - 200
 Bind 60 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Birhor 100 Birhor 80 - - - - 30
 Brahmin Acharaj 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 8,300 Bengali ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Barna 3,600 Bengali ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Dakshini 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 60 Gujarati ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 400 Odia ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit Unknown Kashmiri ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Madhyasreni 4,100 Bengali ☀︎ 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 132,000 Bengali ☀︎ 132,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 229,000 Hindi ☀︎ 228,000 - - - - 1,400
 Brahmin Utkal 20,000 Bengali ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 16,000 Bengali ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 19,000 Bengali ☀︎ 19,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Chain 4,500 Bengali ☀︎ 4,500 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - 700 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chero 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Christian 1,100 Hindi - - - 1,100 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Darjee 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Dhimal 30 Maithili ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
Doai 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Odia 44,000 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 6,400 Odia ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
Dulia 12,000 Bengali ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Faqir 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Gorait 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Hadi 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Jhalo Malo 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Bengali ☀︎ 6,200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 8,100 Bengali ☀︎ 8,100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 20,000 Bengali ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 6,900 Bengali ☀︎ - 6,900 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kami Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Kandra 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kandu 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Kaora 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Kapali Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
Karenga 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Karmali 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kawar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi ☀︎ 62,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 6,600 Bengali ☀︎ 6,600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 94,000 Bengali 94,000 - - - 20 -
 Khandait 70 Odia ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Kharia 3,200 Kharia 3,200 - - - - -
 Kharwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 30 Koch - - - - - 20
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kol 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Konai Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
Konwar 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kori 16,000 Hindi 14,000 20 - - - 1,400
Kotal 2,000 Bengali ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi ☀︎ 54,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
Kurariar Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Hindi ☀︎ 81,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 8,200 Bengali ☀︎ 8,200 - - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - 30
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Hindi ☀︎ 136,000 - 20 - 30 -
Lohra 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
 Mahali 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Mahanta 5,300 Bengali ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 2,500 Marathi 2,400 - 50 - - -
 Mahishya 80,000 Bengali 79,000 - - 400 - -
 Mahli 50 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Majhi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Majhwar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi ☀︎ 47,000 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 10,000 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 800 Bengali ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 900 Bengali ☀︎ - 900 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Gujarati ☀︎ - 3,000 - - - -
 Malto 200 Mal Paharia 200 - - - - -
 Marma (Magh) Unknown Rakhine - - - - - -
 Matia 60,000 Bengali ☀︎ 60,000 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Bengali 42,000 - - - - -
 Munda 2,000 Mundari 1,900 - - - - 90
 Munnur 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Naga 20 Nagamese - - - 20 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi ☀︎ 46,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Bengali 27,000 - - 300 - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - 100 - -
 Newah 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Oraon 400 Kurux 400 - - 20 - -
 Pan 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - 20
 Pashtun, Pathan 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Patralu 300 Odia ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Pod 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Pundari 7,600 Bengali ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
 Qazi 1,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,400 - - - -
 Rabha 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 400 - - 20 - -
 Rajbhar 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Hindi ☀︎ 61,000 - - - - 400
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 3,600 Bengali ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 3,600 Bengali ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Raju 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Rautia 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rongkup 50 Lepcha 40 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Sahi 400 Marathi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Samanthan 23,000 Odia ☀︎ 23,000 - - - - -
Sankara 4,200 Bengali ☀︎ 4,200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 355,000 Santhali 90,000 400 30 1,000 - 263,000
 Saora unspecified 2,500 Odia 2,400 - - - - 100
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Sarki 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 40 Mal Paharia 40 - - - - -
 Sayyid 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 2,900 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 64,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 64,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 64,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 64,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 245,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 245,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,800 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi ☀︎ 4,000 - - - - 20
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 89,000 Bengali 89,000 - - - 20 -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 50,000 Bengali 50,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Bengali ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
 Tamang 80 Nepali 60 20 - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Bengali ☀︎ 101,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi ☀︎ 129,000 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Tili 216,000 Bengali ☀︎ 216,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 288,000 Hindi ☀︎ 288,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 6,600 Hindi ☀︎ 6,600 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 3,200 Hindi ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 6,900 Hindi ☀︎ 6,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 183,000 Bengali ☀︎ 183,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  274 4,731,000   259 4,028,000 428,000 300 4,600 400 269,000
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