1901 Census of Delhi

The population breakdown by religioncaste and community of the Delhi District in the Punjab Province of British India, now the National Capital Territory of Delhi, in the 1901 Census of India.

 

Religion-wise

 

Religion Population Percentage
Hindu 510,537    74%
Muslim 167,200    24%
Sikh 294  
Jain 7,726    1%
Christian 3,158 0.5%
Others 115  
Total 689,030 100%

 

 

Caste-wise

 

 

Religion Caste or tribe Population
Hindus 510,537
Agari 2,135
Ahir 13,969
Baiaragi 4,371
Bania 38,932
Banjara 1,124
Barwala 298
Bharbhuja 1,275
Bhat 714
Brahmin 65,434
Chamar 65,738
Chirimar 123
Chura 26,910
Dagi and Koli 1,280
Darzi 391
Gaderia 2,236
Ghai 1,339
Ghosi 315
Gosain 941
Gujar 25,761
Jaiswara 805
Jat 102,571
Jhinwar 12,907
Jogi and Rawal 4,674
Julaha 8,737
Kachhi 1,333
Kalal 666
Kayastha 4,438
Khatik 2,494
Khatri 6,069
Kori 1,305
Kumhar 13,788
Kurmi 166
Lodha 3,850
Mali 12,886
Mallaah 378
Maniar 531
Maratha 151
Nai 10,021
Nat 741
Pasi 108
Penja 112
Purbia 440
Raj 229
Rajput 19,498
Rebari 260
Gaderia 2,236
Reya 2,881
Ror 651
Sadh 194
Saini 2,213
Sansiya 591
Sapela 276
Saqailgar 177
Sonar 4,544
Taga 6,083
Tarkhan 8,123
Teli 1,674
Others 18,450
Muslims 167,200
Arain 1,948
Baloch 1,243
Banjara 307
Bharbhunja 122
Bhatiara 396
Bhishti 4,229
Chura 231
Darzi 328
Dhobi 1,982
Faqir 7,889
Gaddi 153
Ghosi 526
Gujar 2,559
Jat Muslim 2,885
Julaha 1,025
Kanchan 235
Kalal 45
Kumhar 330
Kunjra 650
Lohar 2,173
Mallaah 134
Mali 51
Maniar 221
Meo 8,262
Mirasi 1,642
Mughal 5,782
Nai 1,300
Nat Muslim 302
Penja 176
Qassab 6,133
Pathan 17,763
Raj 10
Rajput Muslim 4,218
Rangrez 1,032
Sayyid 9,176
Shaikh 71,464
Sonar 77
Taga Muslim 2,690
Tarkhan 1,239
Teli 5,242
Others 1,030
Sikh 294
Jat Sikh 102
Kalal 24
Khatri 47
Tarkhan 52
Others 69
Jain 7,726
Bania Jain 7,646
Lohar 15
Others 65
Christian 3,158
Others 115
Total 689,030

 

 

Source

Census of India 1901 [Vol 17A] Imperial tables, I-VIII, X-XV, XVII and XVIII for the Punjab, with the native states under the political control of the Punjab Government, and for the North-west Frontier Province Table XIII Part II A – The Castes and Tribes of the Punjab by Districts and States

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