Population of Major ST Communities in Chhattisgarh


Community Population Percentage of ST Population Districts
Gond 3,659,584 55.3 Bastar, Dantewada, Kanker Surguja and Raipur
Kawar 760,298 11.5 Surguja, Raigarh and Korba
Oraon 645,950 9.76 Jashpur
Halba 326,671 4.93 Durg
Binjhwar, Korwa and Sawar 100,692 - 104,718 4.6
Others 11

(Compiled from Data Highlights on ST's in Chhattisgarh, Census of India 2001 and from Primary Census Abstract)

List of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh


  1. Agariya
  2. Andh
  3. Baiga
  4. Bhaina
  5. Bharia Bhumia, Bhuinhar Bhumia, Bhumiya, Bharia, Paliha, Pando
  6. Bhattra
  7. Bhil, Bhilala, Barela, Patelia
  8. Bhil Mina
  9. Bhunjia
  10. Biar, Biyar
  11. Binjhwar
  12. Birhul, Birhor
  13. Damor, Damaria
  14. Dhanwar
  15. Gadaba, Gadba
  16. Gond, Arrakh, Agaria, Asur, Badi Maria, Bada Maria, Bhatola, Bhimma, Bhuta, Koilabhuta, Kolibhuti, Bhar, Bisonhorn Maria, Chota Maria, Dandami Maria, Dhuru, Dhurwa, Dhoba, Dhulia, Dorla, Gaiki, Gatta, Gatti, Gaita, Gond, Gowari Hill Maria, Kandra, Kalanga, Khatola, Koitar, Koya, Khirwar, Khirwara, Kucha Maria, Kuchaki Maria, Madia, Maria, Mana,, Mannewar, Moghya, Mogia, Monghya, Mudia, Muria, Nagarchi, Nagwanshi, Ojha, Raj Gond, Sonjhari, Jhareka, Thatia, Thotya, Wade Maria, Vade Maria, Daroi.
  17. Halba, Halbi
  18. Kamar
  19. Karku
  20. Kawar, Kanwar, Kaur, Cherwa, Rathia, Tanwar, Chattri
  21. Khairwar, Kondar
  22. Kharia
  23. Kondh, Khond, Kandh
  24. Kol
  25. Kolam
  26. Korku, Bopchi, Mouasi, Nihar, Nahul, Bondhi, Bondeya
  27. Korwa, Kodaku
  28. Majhi
  29. Majhwar
  30. Mawasi
  31. Munda
  32. Nagesia, Nagasia
  33. Oraon, Dhanka, Dhangad
  34. Pao
  35. Pardhan, Pathari, Saroti
  36. Pardhi, Bahelia, Bahellia, Chita Pardhi, Langoli Pardhi, Phans Pardhi, Shikari, Takankar, Takia [in (i) Bastar, Dantewara, Kanker, Raigarh, Jashpurnagar, Surguja and Koria district, (ii) Katghora, Pali, Kartala and Korba tahsils of Korba tahsils of Korba district, (iii) Bilaspur, Pendra, Kota and Takhatpur tahsils of Bilaspur district, (iv) Durg, Patan, Gunderdehi, Dhamdha, Balod, Gurur and Dondilohara tahsils of Durg district, (v) Chowki, Manpur and Mohala Revenue Inspector Circles of Rajnandgon district, (vi) Mahasamund, Saraipali and Basna tahsils of Mahasamund district, (vii) Bindra-Navagarh Rajim and Deobhog tahsils of Raipur district, and (viii) Dhamtari, Kurud and Sihava tahsils of Dhamtari district]
  37. Parja
  38. Sahariya, Saharia, Seharia, Sehria, Sosia, Sor
  39. Saonta, Saunta
  40. Saur
  41. Sawar, Sawara
  42. Sonr