Country:

India

Province / State: Madhya Pradesh
District: Chhindwara

Number of People Groups

313

Unreached People Groups

302

Total Population

2,583,000

Buddhist

1.1 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

92.2 %

Muslim

4.6 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
 Agri 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Andh Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 7,500 Hindi 3,900 - - - - 3,600
 Bania Agrahari 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Ajudhyabansi 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - 20
Bania Golapurab 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Lad 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 2,300 Hindi 200 - - - - 2,100
 Bania Porwal 800 Hindi 300 - - - - 500
Bania Saitwal 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Bania Ummad 700 Hindi 200 - - - - 500
 Bania unspecified 25,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 6,800
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Lambadi 12,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 600 Lambadi 600 - - - - -
 Baori 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Barahar 5,600 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Basor 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Basor Kandra 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Bauri 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bhaina Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Bhampta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 37,000 Hindi 37,000 50 - 20 - 300
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhattra Unknown Bhatri - - - - - -
 Bhil Mina Unknown Bhili - - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoyar 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bhunjia 60 Bhunjia 60 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Bidur 2,500 Marathi 2,500 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Brahmin Bengali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 39,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 500
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Chadar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Hindi 57,000 - 400 400 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Christian 700 Hindi - - - 700 - -
 Dahait 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Daharia 60 Chhattisgarhi 60 - - - - -
Damor 30 Bhili 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Devanga 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 5,500 Gujarati 5,500 - - - - -
 Dhanuk Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Dhanwar Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Dhimar 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dohor 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Faqir 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Gadaba 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Gadaria Dhingar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Ganda Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Garpaguri 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Gond Muria 76,000 Hindi 73,000 100 - 200 - 3,000
Gond Nagawasi 73,000 Hindi 70,000 100 - 200 - 2,900
 Gond unspecified 627,000 Hindi 599,000 900 200 2,200 70 25,000
 Gosain Dasnami 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Gowari 14,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - 600
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Hajam 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Halba 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Holar 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Ilavan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Jingar 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Kachhi Kachhwaha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 9,900 Hindi 9,900 - - - - -
Kamathi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Marathi 2,600 - - - - -
Katia 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - 40 - - -
 Kawar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Khairwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kharia 1,400 Kharia 1,400 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kirar 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kol 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 4,300 Marathi 4,300 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Korku 600 Korku 600 - - - - -
 Korku Muwasi 100 Korku 100 - - - - -
 Koshti 18,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - 30
Kuchbandia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 89,000 Gujarati 89,000 - - - - 100
Kunbi Dhaneja 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Khaire 6,500 Marathi 6,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Khedule 6,500 Marathi 6,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Lonari 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Tirole 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Lakhera 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - -
 Lodha Jariya 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Madgi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 130,000 Marathi 102,000 - 28,000 300 50 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 800 Marathi - - - 800 - -
 Mahishya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahli Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 7,400 Gujarati 7,400 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 51,000 Marathi 51,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Manbhav 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 8,200 Marathi 8,200 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 500 Marathi - - - 500 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Marathi 6,200 - 100 80 - -
Mawasi 104,000 Hindi 103,000 200 - - - 700
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Munda 30 Mundari - - - 20 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Nair 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Nanakshahi 30 Hindi - - - - 30 -
Naroda 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Oraon 300 Kurux 100 - - 100 - -
 Panika 90 Chhattisgarhi 90 - - - - -
 Pardhan 23,000 Pardhan 22,000 50 - 40 - 300
 Pardhi 100 Pardhi 100 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Parsee 50 Gujarati - - - - - 50
 Pashtun Afridi 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
 Pod 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - 400
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Rajput Agnivansi 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rathawa 30 Rathawi 30 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Sahariya Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sali 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
Sansi (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Santal (Sawntal) 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Sayyid 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 42,000 Urdu - 42,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Tili 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Vasudev 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 100,000 Hindi 100,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
Yadav Jadubans 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Yadav Kamariha 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Yadav Nandbans 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
  Totals:  313 2,583,000   302 2,380,000 118,000 29,000 5,700 2,400 47,000
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