Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Giridih

Number of People Groups

318

Unreached People Groups

301

Total Population

2,903,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

77.0 %

Muslim

20.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

2.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Adi Dravida 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Agariya 3,000 - - - - -
 Aghori 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Aguri 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Ansari 98,000 Urdu - 98,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Asur 70 Asuri 70 - - - - -
Badaik 80 Sadri 80 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,700 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 200
 Bania Agrahari 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Bais 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 600 Hindi - - - - - 600
 Bania Kasarwani 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 400 Hindi 100 - - - - 200
 Bania Porwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 70
Bania Rauniar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 16,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 1,100
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 30 Lambadi 30 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bauri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,300 Odia 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 200 Hindi 70 60 - - - 20
 Bhogta 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 300 Bengali 100 - - - - 100
 Bind 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
Birhor 700 Birhor 500 - - - - 200
Brahmin Bengali 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - 200
Brahmin Vaidik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 149,000 Hindi 148,000 - 300 900 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Chaupal 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chero 300 Hindi 200 30 - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Christian 500 Hindi - - - 500 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - 40 - - -
Dhobi (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Odia 5,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - 60 - 20 -
 Dusadh Bahelia 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Faqir 500 Urdu 50 400 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Ganda 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Gauda 18,000 Odia 18,000 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Ghusuria 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Gond Jhare 30 Gondi, Northern 30 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gorait Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Guria 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Hadi 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Kadar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Telugu 5,900 - - - - -
 Kalu 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Kandra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kandu 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Karan 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Karmali 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kawar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Khandait 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
 Kharia 100 Kharia 60 - - 50 - -
 Kharwar 700 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kisan 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 131,000 Hindi 131,000 - - - - -
 Kol 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 400
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kori 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Kui Khond 400 Odia 300 - - - - 20
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Hindi 80,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 320,000 Hindi 320,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Lakhera 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
Lohara 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahanta 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 4,800 Marathi 4,700 - - - - 80
 Mahratta Kunbi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Mahyavanshi 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Majhwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Malto 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Manihar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Maravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Matia 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
Mirzakhani 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Moghal 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Mukeri 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Munda 1,100 Mundari 1,000 - - 200 - -
 Munnur 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - 40 - - -
 Mutrasi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) 30 Sadri - 30 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Nai Mathuria 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Oraon 800 Kurux 300 20 - 400 - 50
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Pan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - 20 - - -
Pasi Gujar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pod 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Pundari 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Raju 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajwar 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - 20 - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Rana 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 29,000 - 30 200 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sankara 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 242,000 Santhali 164,000 300 20 13,000 - 66,000
 Saora unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sauria Paharia 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Shabar 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 32,000 Urdu - 32,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 403,000 Urdu - 403,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 20
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sonar Barhaiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 137,000 Hindi 137,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Tili 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tiyar 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - 70 - 20 -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 70 Hindi - - - 70 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 273,000 Hindi 273,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 66,000 Hindi 66,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
  Totals:  318 2,903,000   301 2,235,000 582,000 600 15,000 1,100 70,000
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