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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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Progress Scale Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adi AndhraTelugu80080Y1.0 80-----
AgamudaiyanTamil18,0001,300N2.0 900--400--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,800700N2.0 500--200--
AhinkuntayaSinhala60,00019,000N2.0 --17,0002,600--
AmbalavasiTamil16,000900N2.0 700--300--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,500N2.0 2,700--800--
AnsariUrdu1,100200Y1.0 -200----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,3001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600100Y1.0 -100----
ArayanMalayalam1,00040N2.0 40-----
BadahalaSinhala112,00039,000N2.0 --33,0005,900--
BalochUrdu1,000400Y1.0 -400----
BaniaTamil16,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,5005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80060Y1.0 60-----
BatgamaSinhala388,00020,000Y1.0 --16,0004,000--
BeravaSinhala363,000118,000N2.0 --103,00015,000--
BharatharMalayalam1,8001,400N3.0 300--1,100--
BintannaSinhala6,6002,200N2.0 --1,900300--
BodhivanshaSinhala14,0004,800N2.0 --4,200600--
BohraGujarati2,000800Y1.0 -800----
BoyaTamil17,0001,500N2.0 1,100--400--
BrahminTamil100,00015,000Y1.0 15,000--100--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil32,0002,400Y1.0 2,400--50--
BurgherSinhala46,00032,000N3.0 --2,80028,000-1,800
ChakkiliyanTamil32,0003,400N2.0 2,400--900--
Chinese, generalUnknown700700Y1.0 ------
ChristianUnknown27,00015,000N3.0 ---15,000--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,4004,800N2.0 --4,400400--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,000400Y1.0 400-----
DivehiMaldivian2,0001,900Y1.0 -1,800----
Dodda-WeddahSinhala39,00016,000N2.0 --14,0002,100--
DuravaSinhala612,000425,000N2.0 --370,00055,000--
GahalaSinhala11,000300Y1.0 --30020--
GattaraSinhala747,000241,000N2.0 --210,00031,000--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,0003,100Y1.0 --2,800300--
GoaneseKonkani2,3001,700N3.0 ---1,700--
GovigamaSinhala549,000169,000N2.0 --144,00026,000--
Govigama PattiSinhala27,0008,600N2.0 --7,700900--
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,0008,600N2.0 --7,700900--
HajamTamil4,9001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Hakki PikkiTelugu1,300100Y1.0 100-----
HannaliSinhala328,000108,000N2.0 --93,00014,000--
HanomoreyoSinhala5,50050Y1.0 --50---
HenawalayoSinhala19,0003,100Y1.0 --2,800300--
HinnaSinhala238,00078,000N2.0 --68,00010,000--
HunnaSinhala89,00029,000N2.0 --26,0003,700--
IdayanTamil9,4001,000N2.0 700--300--
IlavanTamil80,0006,700N2.0 4,800--1,900--
Indian TamilTamil9,8001,400N2.0 200--1,200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300900Y1.0 --60050-300
Jat (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,600200Y1.0 200-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,800400Y1.0 -400----
JavaneseJavanese8,6002,700Y1.0 -2,700----
KaikolanTamil80,0005,700N2.0 4,400--1,300--
KallanTamil18,0001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
KapuTelugu1,40090Y1.0 90-----
KaraiyarTamil189,00017,000N2.0 14,000--3,900--
KaravaSinhala1,063,000510,000N2.0 --468,00041,000--
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,500300N2.0 200--50--
KiddeaSinhala15,0005,100N2.0 --4,400600--
KoviarTamil201,00013,000N2.0 9,800--2,900--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,400700N2.0 600--100--
KuravanTamil4,600500N2.0 400--100--
KustarogiyoSinhala15,0004,900N2.0 --4,400500--
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900100Y1.0 100-----
MadariUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali60030Y1.0 30-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay44,00026,000Y1.0 -26,000----
MalayaliTamil80030N2.0 30-----
Malayan, tribalTamil1,600200N2.0 200-----
MangalaTelugu700100Y1.0 100-----
MappilaMalayalam11,0007,000Y1.0 -7,000----
MarakkalageTamil8,9006,700Y1.0 -6,700----
MaravanTamil101,0007,900N2.0 5,900--2,000--
MaravarTamil84,00014,000N2.0 11,000--3,100--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,800N2.0 700--1,100--
MemonGujarati2,100700Y1.0 -700----
MoghalUrdu1,200500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil41,0008,700N2.0 6,800--1,900--
NadarTamil35,0006,300N2.0 3,900--2,400--
NairTamil4,100300Y1.0 300-----
NalavarTamil43,0007,400N2.0 5,800--1,500--
NamassejBengali60050Y1.0 50-----
NavaitTamil17,0004,900Y1.0 -4,900----
NavandannaSinhala1,141,000369,000N2.0 --313,00055,000--
NavithanTamil22,0001,800N2.0 1,400--500--
OliSinhala29,0009,500N2.0 --8,5001,000--
Osta [Nasuva]Tamil8,3003,600Y1.0 -3,600----
PallaTamil30,0001,900N2.0 1,500--400--
PallanTamil53,0004,800N2.0 3,700--1,100--
PallarTamil68,00013,000N2.0 11,000--2,700--
PalliwilliTamil2,200300N2.0 200--30--
PamunuSinhala30,0009,800N2.0 --8,7001,000--
PanarTamil5,100500N2.0 300--100--
PannaTamil30,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
PannikkiSinhala239,00077,000N2.0 --67,0009,800--
ParaiyanTamil119,0009,000N2.0 6,900--2,200--
ParaiyarTamil69,00010,000N2.0 7,600-1,6001,300--
ParavanTamil2,000200N2.0 200--30--
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,7002,900Y1.0 --2,700200--
PorowakaraSinhala48,00026,000N2.0 --23,0002,700--
PrimanarTamil70,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
PulayanTamil4,700500N2.0 400--90--
RadavaSinhala357,000125,000N2.0 --108,00017,000--
RajakaSinhala147,00048,000N2.0 --41,0006,700--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500500Y1.0 -500----
RodiyaSinhala18,000200Y1.0 --200---
SalagamaSinhala294,000196,000N2.0 --168,00028,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,400300N2.0 300--60--
SambanTamil1,500100N2.0 100--20--
SayyidTamil50,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Semman, SempadawarTamil1,200100N2.0 100--20--
ShaikhTamil204,00046,000Y1.0 -46,000----
SilpiTamil3,400300N2.0 300--50--
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000500Y1.0 -500----
SinhaleseSinhala165,00029,000N2.0 --24,0005,000--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,400100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,5005,100Y1.0 5,100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil489,000199,000Y1.0 -199,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil8,8001,700N2.0 600--1,100--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam700600N3.0 ---600--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,151,000209,000Y1.0 -209,000----
TattarTamil5,400800N2.0 700--70--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,800500N2.0 400--90--
ThacherTamil3,100300N2.0 200--30--
ThanakavarTamil2,500300N2.0 200--40--
ThimilarTamil20,0002,900N2.0 2,400--500--
ValluvanTamil3,100200N2.0 200--40--
VaniyanTamil17,0001,800N2.0 1,400--400--
VannanTamil30,0002,600N2.0 2,000--600--
VannarTamil16,0001,400N2.0 1,100--300--
VanniyanTamil37,0003,200N2.0 2,500--700--
VanniyarTamil97,0006,900N2.0 5,600--1,300--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70030N2.0 30-----
VellalanTamil31,0002,100N2.0 1,500--600--
VellalarTamil1,144,000165,000N2.0 133,000--32,000--
VettarTamil3,100200N2.0 200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,300600Y1.0 500--80--
WahumpuraSinhala8,048,0002,529,000N2.0 --2,171,000359,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,500300Y1.0 300--30--
YamannuSinhala80,0008,200Y1.0 --7,0001,100--
State Totals:   144 People Groups   6,211,000 55   313,000 524,000 4,549,000 822,000 0 2,300
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