1891 Census of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh

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Template:One source The population breakdown by religion, caste and community of the population of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh, now the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, in the 1891 Census of India.[1]

Census report

Religion-wise

Religion Population
Hindu 40,380,168
Muslim 6,346,667
Jain 84,602
Christian 58,441
Arya 22,053
Sikh 11,343
Budhist 1,387
Parsi 342
Jews 60
Other 39
Total Population 46,905,102

Caste-wise

Religion Caste or tribe Population
Military and Dominant
Babhan 221,031
Jat 707,854
Jat Sikh 6,058
Rajput 3,251,418
Taga 99,409
Priests
Brahmin 4,725,061
Joshi 35,069
Mahabrahmin 19,829
Sayyid 242,811
Manihar 623,506
Genealogists
Bhat 161,144
Traders
Bania 1,369,052
Bhatia 265
Palliwal or Bohra 1,131
Dhusar Bhargava 12,279
Kalwar 348,790
Khatri 46,250
Pedlars
Bisati 959
Ramaiya 4,095
Writers
Kayastha Hindu 514,327
Kayastha Muslim 1,313
Hindu Cultivators
Barai 153,421
Bhar 417,745
Bhurtiya 423
Dangi 2,363
Golapurab 9,723
Kachhi 703,368
Kamboh Hindu 6,222
Khagi 43,435
Kirar 18,363
Kisan 364,455
Koeri 540,245
Kurmi 2,005,802
Lodha 1,029,225
Mali 245,945
Murao 664,916
Rawa 25,451
Ror 4,459
Saini 99,245
Muslim Landholders and Cultivators
Baloch 13,672
Dogar 340
Gara 51,088
Jat Muslim 14,190
Jhojha 26,847
Kamboh Muslim 2,322
Meo 70,974
Mughal 76,673
Nau-Muslim 87,171
Pankhiya 913
Pathan 700,393
Rajput Muslim 375,893
Rayeen 15,243
Shaikh 1,333,566
Taga Muslim 28,113
Turk 4,994
Cattle breeders and graziers
Ahar 244,167
Ahir 3,917,100
Gaddi 51,970
Ghosi 27,760
Gujar Hindu 280,113
Gujar Muslim 64,424
Rebari 896
Sheep breeders
Gaderia 929,423
Forest and Hill Tribes
Agariya 938
Ahiwasi 9,502
Baiswar 1,898
Bhil 190
Bhoksa 1,208
Bhuiya 849
Bind 76,986
Chero 4,883
Dhangar 783
Goli 21
Gond 8,861
Kharwar 176
Kol 68,566
Korwa 33
Kotwar 97
Mahra 699
Majhwar 16,263
Manjhi 6,122
Musahar 40,622
Soiri 17,822
Tharu 25,492
Hindu Artisan Castes
Banjara 39,875
Bansphor 17,227
Bargah 218
Bargi 1,076
Bari 69,708
Barhai 498,995
Barwar 5,082
Basor 25,447
Beldar 37,299
Belwar 6,194
Bharbhuja 21,996
Biyar 18,821
Chain 28,610
Chhipi 23,249
Dastgar 46
Dharkar 29,639
Dhobi 579,784
Dom 270,560
Dorha 68
Dusadh 82,913
Ghasyara 198
Gorchha 963
Halwai 64,702
Kadhera 51,743
Kahar 1,184,455
Kasera 7,273
Kewat 315,882
Kharadi 806
Kharot 5,641
Khatik 189,630
Kori 919,549
Kumhar 702,805
Kuta 4,029
Lakhera 3,678
Lohar 525,910
Lonia 412,817
Lorha 2,662
Mallaah 365,739
Nai 668,087
Naik 2,563
Niariya 258
Panika 6,502
Patwa 30,812
Potgar 12
Raj 3,165
Rangdhar 185
Sadh 1,870
Saun 257
Saqailgar 704
Sejwari 386
Sonar 255,008
Sonkar 1,396
Tamboli 73,641
Tarkihar 2,747
Teli 790
Thathera 20,823
Muslim Artisan Castes
Baidguar 424
Banjara 26,953
Bansphor 112
Barhai 59,889
Bharbhunja 9.009
Bhatiara 30,658
Bhishti 80,147
Chhipi 11,871
Chik 9,430
Darzi 8,640
Dhobi Musalman 78,946
Dhuna 401,987
Dom 28,363
Gandhi 838
Halwai Musalman 31,544
Iraqi 11,677
Julaha 780,231
Kahar 6,923
Kasgar 1,670
Kharadi 398
Khateek 290
Khumra 5,198
Kumhar 10,189
Lohar Musalman 66,204
Mallaah 3,629
Muker 6,245
Nai Muslim 193,937
Nanbai 2,177
Nalband 429
Patwa 165
Qalaigar 89
Qassab 148,516
Raj 3,468
Rangrez 35,135
Saiqalgar 3,446
Sonar 320
Tamboli 270
Teli Musalman 143,984
Thathera 522
Village Watchmen
Balahar 2,359
Boriya 26,909
Dhanuk 146,190
Dharhi 12,972
Khangar 32,929
Parahiya 495
Pasi 1,219,311
Dancers and Singers
Barwa 1,631
Beriya 15,313
Bhagat 485
Gandharv 664
Hurkiya 801
Kathak 2,034
Paturiya 4,714
Radha 4,354
Tawaif 22,969
Musicians Muslim
Dafali 42,075
Dharhi 1,322
Mirasi 28,362
Panwariya 512
Leather Workers Hindu
Chamar 5,816,487
Dabgar 1,353
Dhalgar 8,019
Mochi 11,038
Leather Workers Muslims
Chamar 295
Dabgar 129
Mochi 3,672
Scavengers Hindu
Bhangi 414,946
Domar 16,067
Scavengers Muslim
Bhangi 17,335
Nomads and Vagrants
Aheria 19,768
Badhik 126
Baheliya 33,755
Bandi 110
Bangali 1,353
Barwar 2,703
Bawariya 2,729
Bhantu 372
Dalera 2,223
Gandhila 134
Gidiya 17
Habura 2,596
Harjala 275
Hijra 1,125
Kanjar 17,873
Nat 63,584
Sansiya 4,290
Castes Foreign to the Province
Bhotiya 7,467
Maratha 732
Pindari 37
Sadgop 177
Sood 147
Non-Asiatic Races
Armenians 54
Europeans 27,941
Eurasians 7,040
Indian Christians 22,489
Others
Habshi 194
Total 45,181,184

See also

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References

  1. Tribes and Castes of North Western Provinces and Oudh Volume I by William Crook