The population of the administered part of the agency at the census of 1941 was 55373. the population of parachinar town was 3,578 and militia personnel of posts and camps added a further 2,218 person; the remaining 48,577 represented the rural population. The shiah tribes which come under the term of Turizuna, namely all those who are governed by the turi customary law and enjoy equal rights, number fifteen thousand. The Mangal and Muqbil settlers number another six thousand; sunni Bangashes are five thousand in number ; Hindus and Sikhs number another two and half thousand the majority of these living in Parachinar. The remaining twenty-one thousand are shown in the census as "other" and include Ghilzai, Alisherzai, Zamukht, Sayad, Massuzai, and other tribes who have either been allowed to acquire proprietary rights or have attached themselves more or less permanently to the service of landowners. Thus the Turizuna tribes, although in a numerical minority, still hold a strong preponderance of power, in number they exceed, with their dependents, forty per cent, of the population while in possessions they hold over sixty per cent of the cultivated area.