This is a list of Scheduled castes in India. The Indian constitution, in Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 lists 1,108 castes across 25 states in its First Schedule, while the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 lists 744 tribes across 22 states in its First Schedule.
How many SC are there in India?
Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes
|Proportion of SC/ST population (%)||Scheduled caste||Scheduled tribes|
|75.0% or above||78,507|
|* No SC list applicable in 11 districts. ** No ST list applicable. Source : Primary Census Abstract, Census of India 2001.|
Which is the highest caste in SC?
Out of sixty eight Scheduled Castes, Pulayan is the most populous caste with a population of 1,041,540 forming 33.3 percent of the total SC population of the State. Cheruman is the second largest SC numbering 316,518.
Which state has highest SC ST population?
Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Population
|State with highest proportion of Scheduled Castes||Punjab ( 28.9 %)|
|State with lowest proportion of Scheduled Castes||Mizoram ( 0.03 %)|
|UT with highest proportion of Scheduled Castes||Chandigarh (17.5%)|
Which caste is highest population in India?
Share of caste demographics India 2019
The formation of these groups is a result of the historical social structure of the country. As of 2019, Other Backward Class (OBC) constituted the largest part of the Indian population accounting for more than 40 percent.
Who is the richest caste in India?
Upper caste Hindus are the richest community in India owning 41% of total assets: Study
- A recent wealth distribution survey revealed that just 22% of upper caste hindus own almost 41% of the total wealth in India.
- According to the survey, the Scheduled Tribes accounted for the lowest share, in terms of assets at 3.7%.
Which caste is powerful in India?
Next to Brahmans are the Kshatriyas in varna ranking. They comprise very powerful castes as they are traditionally warriors and play a major role in defence.
Which caste is under SC?
List of Scheduled Castes
|Official name as SC||Dates||States where have SC status|
|Barar, Burar, Berar||1950 designated||Punjab (1950)|
|Batwal||1950 designated||Punjab (1950)|
|Bauria, Bawaria||1950 designated||Punjab (1950)|
|Bazigar||1950 designated||Punjab (1950) Haryana (1950) Himachal Pradesh (1950) Rajasthan (1950, grouped with Madari)|
Is Kashyap lower caste?
The Kashyap are a caste in India. They are sometimes called the Koshyal or Kanshilya.
About: Kashyap (caste)
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Is Bains scheduled caste?
Cast. The village constitutes 37.38% of Schedule Caste and the village doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe population.
Which is the single largest caste in India?
Ahir or Yadavs are the single largest community in India. Comprising upto 16% of the total population in India.
Which is largest tribe in India?
The Gond comprise the largest tribal group of India with a population exceeding 12 million. Linguistically, the Gond belong to the Gondi–Manda subgroup of the South Central branch of the Dravidian language family.
Which state has no ST population?
There is no ST population in 3 States (Delhi NCR, Punjab and Haryana) and 2 UTs (Puducherry and Chandigarh), as no Scheduled Tribe is notified.
Which religion is highest in world?
Adherents in 2020