Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Kalimpang

Number of People Groups

278

Unreached People Groups

239

Total Population

280,000

Buddhist

21.7 %

Christian

9.1 %

Hindu

65.6 %

Muslim

1.7 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 20 Agariya 20 - - - - -
 Aguri 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Ahom 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
 Angami 20 Naga, Angami - - - 20 - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Asur 70 Asuri 50 - - 20 - -
Badaik 700 Sadri 700 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Baha'i 20 Hindi - - - - - 20
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 40
 Bania Gahoi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Bania Khatri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 40 Hindi - - - - - 30
 Bania Porwal 20 Hindi - - - - - -
Bania Rauniar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 800 Hindi 700 - - - - 100
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bauri 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Bhar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhogta 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhotia 16,000 Nepali 200 - 15,000 800 - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 5,600 Sikkimese 300 - 5,200 100 - -
 Bhuinhar 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - 20 - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhumij 20 Bengali - - - - - -
 Bind Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Binjhia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 100 Bijori 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 30 Marwari 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 30 Marwari 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 8,000 Hindi 7,900 - - - - 80
 Brahmin Utkal 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Burmese 40 Burmese - - 40 - - -
 Chain 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - 20 - -
 Chepang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Chero 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Chhetri 1,900 Nepali 1,900 - 30 - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 600 Hindi 500 - 50 60 - -
 Christian 1,100 Hindi - - - 1,100 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Darjee 1,800 Nepali 1,700 - 40 70 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Dhanuk 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 400 Chhattisgarhi 400 - - - - -
 Dhimal 400 Rangpuri 400 - - - - 20
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 400 Odia 400 - - 20 - -
 Drukpa 3,000 Dzongkha 40 - 3,000 - - -
Dulia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - 20 - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Ganda Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Gandharva 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Gangai 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Unknown Garo - - - - - -
 Gauda Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gharti 2,300 Bengali 2,100 - 70 90 - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - 20 - - -
 Gorait Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 12,000 Nepali 6,100 - 5,100 1,000 - -
 Hadi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Hajam Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
 Ho 100 Ho 90 - 40 - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Jimdar 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Kagate 20 Syuba - - 20 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kalu 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kami 5,400 Nepali 5,300 - 70 50 - -
 Kandu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Karmali 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kawar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Khairwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Khambu 29,000 Bengali 28,000 - 200 - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kharia 30 Kharia 30 - - - - -
 Kharwar 200 Hindi 100 - - 30 - -
 Khas 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 60 Khasi - - - 60 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Khavar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Kisan 300 Hindi 300 - 30 20 - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kol 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Konai 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Konwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Korwa 100 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Lama Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Lhomi 500 Lhomi - - 500 20 - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 400 Bengali 100 - - 300 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Lohara 100 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Magar 17,000 Nepali 14,000 - 300 2,300 - -
 Mahali 200 Bengali 200 - - 40 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 80 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Mahishya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahli 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Majhwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Malto 400 Santhali 300 - 30 30 - -
Markande 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Marma 20 Rakhine - - - - - -
 Matia 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Mech 400 Boro 400 - 40 - - -
Mir Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mishri 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mizo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Mizo Lushai 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Moghal 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Munda 2,900 Mundari 1,900 - 30 1,000 - 20
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Mutrasi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Naga 20 Nagamese - - - 20 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 500 - 50 60 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Nair Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,300 - 20 500 - -
 Namassej Chandel 2,200 Bengali 2,100 - - 200 - -
 Newah 11,000 Nepali 10,000 - 300 700 - -
 Oraon 12,000 Kurux 4,700 - 30 6,900 - 60
 Paharia Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Paliya 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Pan Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Pinjara 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Poi Unknown Mizo - - - - - -
 Pundari 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Qazi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Rabha Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Rai 5,500 Nepali 1,700 - 200 1,100 - 2,400
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 23,000 - - 700 - -
 Rajbhar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Rongkup 5,300 Lepcha 200 - 2,100 3,000 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 3,000 Santhali 2,200 - 200 600 - 20
 Saora unspecified 80 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sarki 1,000 Nepali 900 - - 50 - -
Sauria Paharia 90 Santhali 70 - - 20 - -
 Sayyid 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Sherpa 7,600 Nepali 500 - 6,400 600 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,500 Nepali 2,900 - 30 300 - 1,200
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
 Tai Man Unknown Phake - - - - - -
 Tamang 18,000 Nepali 600 - 16,000 1,200 - 20
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - 900 - -
 Tibetan 4,700 Tibetan, Central 70 - 4,600 70 - -
 Tili 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Turaiha Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Walang 200 Walungge - - 200 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Yakkha 700 Yakkha 200 - 50 30 - 400
 Yakthumba, Limbu 6,600 Nepali 4,500 - 500 700 - 1,000
  Totals:  278 280,000   239 184,000 4,700 61,000 26,000 300 5,300
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