Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Palamu

Number of People Groups

300

Unreached People Groups

291

Total Population

2,288,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

85.9 %

Muslim

13.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Agariya 3,800 - - - - -
 Aguri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Ansari 73,000 Urdu - 73,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Asur 500 Asuri 500 - - - - -
Badaik 12,000 Sadri 12,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Baiga 1,400 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 60
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Ajudhyabansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania Bais 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 90 Hindi - - - - - 90
 Bania Kasarwani 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 4,000 Hindi 3,800 - - - - 300
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bauri Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Bhakat 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bhogta 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 197,000 Hindi 196,000 - - 600 90 -
 Bhumij 30 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bind 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Birjia 20 Bijori - - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 155,000 Hindi 153,000 - 100 1,800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Chaupal 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Chero 73,000 Hindi 73,000 80 - 40 - 70
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Christian 100 Hindi - - - 100 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Dangi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dhanuk 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Dhobi (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Odia 3,200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 122,000 Hindi 121,000 - - 400 50 -
 Dusadh Bahelia 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - 60 - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu 30 200 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Ghusuria 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 50 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gorait 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Hadi 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,700 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ho 30 Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Hindi 91,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kandu 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Karenga 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Marathi 2,500 - - - - -
 Kawar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kharia 200 Kharia 200 20 - 40 - -
 Kharwar 56,000 Hindi 56,000 60 - 60 - 90
 Khatwa 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kisan 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Hindi 74,000 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Korku 100 Korku 100 - - - - -
 Korwa 4,000 Telugu 3,900 - - 60 - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kurariar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Lakhera 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Lohara 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Mahanta 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahli 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Majhwar 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
Malto 300 Santhali 300 - - - - -
 Manihar 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Matia 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Munda 5,200 Mundari 1,800 20 - 2,800 - 500
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,800 - - 90 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Nai Mathuria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Oraon 53,000 Kurux 44,000 50 - 2,000 - 6,300
Paik 4,900 Odia 4,900 - - - - -
 Pan 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Panika 400 Chhattisgarhi 400 - - - - -
 Pardhan 20 Pardhan 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya 12,000 Hindi 12,000 20 - - - 30
 Pashtun Afridi 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - 30 - -
Pasi Gujar 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Patari 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pinjara 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Pod 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajwar 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rautia 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - 20 400 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Sankara 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 400 Santhali 300 - - 40 - 20
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sauntia 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 28,000 Urdu - 28,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 141,000 Urdu - 141,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Bengali 7,800 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Tili 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tiyar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,400 - - 30 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 108,000 Hindi 108,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
  Totals:  300 2,288,000   291 1,967,000 304,000 200 8,600 900 7,400
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