Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Dumka

Number of People Groups

270

Unreached People Groups

256

Total Population

1,580,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.1 %

Hindu

79.8 %

Muslim

8.3 %

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
 Abdul 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Aguri 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Amat 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 60 English - - - 60 - -
 Ansari 54,000 Urdu - 54,000 - - - -
Asur 60 Asuri 20 - - - - 30
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Baiti 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bania Bais 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 20 Hindi - - - - - 20
 Bania Kasarwani 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 50 Hindi 20 - - - - 20
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - 20
Bania Rauniar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 6,900 Hindi 6,800 - - 20 - 100
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - 50 -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Bhar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 1,000 Bengali 700 - - 100 - 200
 Bind 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 7,500 Hindi 7,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Chain 10,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 23,000 - 90 700 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chero 50 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Christian 1,700 Hindi - - - 1,700 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Dhangri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 8,800 Hindi 8,800 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
Dhobi (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Dom (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Odia 27,000 - - - - -
Dulia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Faqir 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Gorait 100 Hindi 80 - - 50 - -
 Gosain Dasnami 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Hajam 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Ho 20 Ho - - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Jhalo Malo 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Kadar 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar 400 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Kaora 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kapali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Karenga 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Karmali Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kawar 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Khandait 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Kharia 40 Kharia - - - 30 - -
 Kharwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Khetauri 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 30 Koch 30 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kol 7,100 Hindi 6,300 - - 200 - 600
Konai 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kori 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kotal 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Lohara 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - 40
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Maghaiya 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Mahishya 25,000 Bengali 25,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 15,000 Marathi 11,000 - - 2,800 - 1,100
 Majhwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Malto 47,000 Santhali 44,000 80 - 1,600 - 600
Markande 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Mirzakhani Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mishri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 70 - - 60 - -
 Munnur 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Nagar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
Nai Mathuria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Oraon 500 Kurux 200 - - 200 - 30
 Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Pan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 4,500 Odia 4,500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pod 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Pundari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rai 300 Nepali 200 - - 20 - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Raju 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,600 - - 100 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Sahariya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 626,000 Santhali 448,000 1,300 200 88,000 100 88,000
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 100 - - 30 - 60
Sauria Paharia 70 Santhali 60 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,000 Urdu - 5,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 6,400 Urdu - 6,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 40,000 Urdu - 40,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Bengali 9,800 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tili 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 30 Hindi - - - 30 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 119,000 Hindi 119,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
  Totals:  270 1,580,000   256 1,261,000 131,000 300 96,000 300 90,000
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