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Adi AndhraTelugu1,322,00082,000Y1.0 62,000-2020,000--
Adi DravidaTamil10,430,0001,255,000N2.0 1,077,000-800178,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada3,939,0003,883,000Y1.0 3,670,000-22,000188,0006001,200
AdiyanRavula17,000600Y1.0 500--60-10
AgamudaiyanTamil910,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil1,70040Y1.0 40-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil696,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
AganiKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Ager (Hindu traditions)Kannada26,0009,200Y1.0 9,200-----
AghoriTelugu74,00040Y1.0 40-----
AgriKonkani, Goan442,000600Y1.0 600-----
AjilaMalayalam7,1004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
AjnaKannada51,00080Y1.0 80-----
Alambadi KurichchanKurichiya49,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
AmbalavasiMalayalam159,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil12,000200Y1.0 200-----
AmbattanTamil193,000800Y1.0 800-----
Amma KodagaKodava2,1002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
AnamukTelugu4,000600Y1.0 600-----
AndhMarathi514,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
AnduranKonkani2,6002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
AngloEnglish182,00047,000N3.0 ---47,000--
AnsariUrdu11,030,000349,000Y1.0 -349,000----
AnuppanKonkani, Goan1,000400Y1.0 400-----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,200200Y1.0 -200----
ArandanAranadan40070Y1.0 70-----
ArasuKannada50,00047,000Y1.0 47,000-----
Aray MalaKannada5,100700Y1.0 700-----
ArayanMalayalam210,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern496,0001,000Y1.0 ----1,000-
ArunthathiyarTelugu1,023,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
Arwa MalaKannada106,000500Y1.0 500-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,918,00020Y1.0 -20----
AtariUrdu4,000100Y1.0 -100----
AyriKodava200200Y1.0 200-----
AyyanavarKannada22,000100Y1.0 100-----
BadagaBadaga231,00021,000Y1.0 21,000--30--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,866,00054,000Y1.0 52,000----2,100
Badhai KonkaniKonkani49,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
BagataKannada201,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
BagdiMarwari481,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,705,000600Y1.0 600-----
BaggaKannada500500Y1.0 500-----
Baghban (Muslim traditionUrdu18,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
BahrupiHindi4,70060Y1.0 60-----
BairaKonkani, Goan13,0008,700Y1.0 8,700-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsKannada3,625,00068,000Y1.0 7,200----54,000
BakadKonkani13,0005,600Y1.0 5,600-----
BakudaTulu12,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
BalagaiKannada16,0009,300Y1.0 9,200-80---
BalasantoshiKannada30,000300Y1.0 300-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,814,0001,054,000Y1.0 1,036,000----18,000
Balija BogamKannada65,00021,000Y1.0 20,000----300
Balija DasariKannada48,00037,000Y1.0 36,000----1,200
Balija GopanthiTelugu7,5007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
BandiKannada11,0007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
Bangali (Hindu traditionsHindi82,000200Y1.0 200-----
BangarKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Bania AgarwalHindi5,113,00027,000Y1.0 19,000----7,500
Bania ChaturthKannada33,0002,700Y1.0 -----2,700
Bania ChettiKannada848,000164,000Y1.0 83,000----81,000
Bania GujarGujarati206,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Bania JaiswalHindi130,0001,000Y1.0 400----600
Bania KasarMarathi75,0001,100Y1.0 200----800
Bania KomtiTelugu1,892,00036,000Y1.0 35,000----400
Bania MahajanHindi196,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania MahesriHindi384,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bania MahurSindhi934,000700Y1.0 700----40
Bania MarwadiMarwari34,0001,900Y1.0 1,900----60
Bania OswalHindi471,0002,900Y1.0 700----2,200
Bania PorwalHindi348,0004,000Y1.0 2,200----1,700
Bania SrimaliGujarati388,000400Y1.0 10----400
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu85,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania UmmadHindi317,0001,000Y1.0 200----800
Bania unspecifiedKannada15,133,000347,000Y1.0 214,000----133,000
BanijigaKannada853,000786,000Y1.0 704,000--900-88,000
Banjara (Hindu traditionsLambadi6,593,0001,251,000Y1.0 1,249,000--900800-
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traLambadi383,000116,000Y1.0 116,000---80-
BankaOdia28,00080Y1.0 80-----
BannaKodava400400Y1.0 400-----
BardaTelugu4,900400Y1.0 30010---30
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra316,000400Y1.0 400-----
BarikiTelugu37,000400Y1.0 400-----
BasorKannada1,050,00071,000Y1.0 68,000----3,200
BathadaTulu4,3003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
BattalKannada400200Y1.0 200-----
BauriBengali2,318,000300Y1.0 300-----
BavchaTelugu6,7001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern102,00060Y1.0 ----60-
BawtarKannada10080Y1.0 80-----
Bazigar (Hindu traditionsKannada829,0004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
Beda JangamKannada728,000570,000Y1.0 216,000-200-200353,000
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,697,0002,423,000Y1.0 2,423,000-----
Bedar BileKannada112,000112,000Y1.0 112,000-----
Bedar KakamundiKannada102,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
Bedar KareKannada110,000110,000Y1.0 110,000-----
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traKannada4,1002,500Y1.0 -2,500----
Bedar MyasaTelugu64,00064,000Y1.0 64,000-----
Bedar Naik MakkaluKannada112,000112,000Y1.0 112,000-----
Bedia (Hindu traditions)Kannada560,000200Y1.0 200-----
BegBengali3,200200Y1.0 -200----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,056,000751,000Y1.0 687,000----64,000
Beldar Katani UpparaKannada11,00011,000Y1.0 9,700----1,600
Beldar LonariKannada37,00019,000Y1.0 18,000----1,000
Beldar Mith GaudaKonkani, Goan1,6001,200Y1.0 1,100----200
Beldar Narmada UpparaKannada14,00014,000Y1.0 14,000----100
Beldar SunkarKannada12,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Beldar UrindavanKannada1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
BellaraKannada3,2002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
BhamptaMarathi45,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Bhand (Hindu traditions)Kannada35,000100Y1.0 100-----
BhandariKannada670,000500Y1.0 500-----
Bhangi (Hindu traditions)Kannada5,299,00027,000Y1.0 27,000---100-
Bhangi (Muslim traditionsUrdu144,000600Y1.0 -600----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu trHindi126,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim tUrdu8,40020Y1.0 -20----
BhansalaKannada283,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
BharatharMalayalam77,000500N3.0 300--200--
Bharbhunja (Hindu traditiHindi1,265,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,446,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Bhatia (Hindu traditions)Marathi244,000900Y1.0 900-----
BhattraBhatri348,00020Y1.0 20-----
BhavinKonkani1,000800Y1.0 800-----
Bhil unspecifiedMarathi12,654,0001,500Y1.0 1,50020----
BhistiUrdu575,000300Y1.0 -300----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,739,000339,000Y1.0 339,000-----
Bhotia SikkimSikkimese110,00030N2.0 --30---
BhottadaTelugu505,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
BidurMarathi367,000400Y1.0 400-----
BinapattaKannada300300Y1.0 300-----
BindKannada1,042,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
BohraGujarati1,182,000400Y1.0 -400----
BoyaKannada4,244,000331,000Y1.0 329,000----2,800
Brahmin (Sikh traditions)Hindi102,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Brahmin AnavadaGujarati26,0003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
Brahmin AnavalaGujarati88,00070Y1.0 70-----
Brahmin AudichGujarati532,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali228,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin ChitpavanKannada504,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
Brahmin DaimaHindi81,000900Y1.0 900-----
Brahmin DeshasthaKannada599,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatKonkani298,00046,000Y1.0 46,000-----
Brahmin GaurKannada3,167,00088,000Y1.0 88,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurHindi300,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati161,000400Y1.0 400-----
Brahmin IyerTamil320,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin JoshiHindi376,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Brahmin KanaujiaMarathi4,483,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada483,000308,000Y1.0 308,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi85,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Brahmin KhandelwalHindi289,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin KhedawalGujarati40,000800Y1.0 800-----
Brahmin MahaKannada190,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Brahmin MahrattaKannada490,00067,000Y1.0 67,000-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi109,00054,000Y1.0 54,000-----
Brahmin MewadaKannada105,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Brahmin ModhHindi135,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
Brahmin NagarGujarati123,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam100,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Brahmin OjhaKannada50,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin SanadhyaKannada2,889,00084,000Y1.0 84,000-----
Brahmin SaraswatKannada601,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Brahmin SawariaHindi4,405,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil51,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Brahmin SrigaudGujarati114,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Brahmin TamilTamil539,00040,000Y1.0 40,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,093,00060,000Y1.0 60,000-----
Brahmin unspecifiedKannada30,020,0001,320,000Y1.0 1,277,000--200-44,000
Brahmin VadamaTamil47,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Brahmin VelanaduKannada125,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
BurmeseBurmese15,00050Y1.0 --50---
ByagaraKannada46,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-30---
ChainKannada573,00090Y1.0 90-----
ChakkiliyanTelugu1,377,0003,700N2.0 3,700-10---
ChaliyanTulu6,1006,100Y1.0 6,100-----
ChalvadiKannada216,000205,000Y1.0 196,000-2,400--6,500
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Kannada54,769,000690,000Y1.0 687,000-1,6001,700--
ChandalaKannada15,000500Y1.0 500-----
Chapparband (Hindu traditKannada6,4006,100Y1.0 6,100-----
Chapparband (Muslim tradiUrdu5,6003,600Y1.0 -3,600----
ChaptegarKonkani, Goan7,2006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati336,00050Y1.0 50-----
CharodiKonkani, Goan5,0004,900Y1.0 4,700--200--
ChenchuKannada68,000800Y1.0 800-----
Chenna DasarKannada50,00045,000Y1.0 45,000-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionTulu477,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
Cherumar ChristianTulu489,0007,800N3.0 ---7,800--
ChhetriNepali295,00090Y1.0 90-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Hindi125,00040Y1.0 ----40-
Chhipa (Hindu traditions)Kannada474,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
ChitaraKonkani12,000100Y1.0 100-----
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioKannada67,0005,700Y1.0 2,600----3,100
ChodharaTamil12,000500Y1.0 4003020---
Christian unspecifiedKannada874,00064,000N3.0 ---64,000--
Dabgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada144,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
DakkalTelugu7,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,083,000247,000Y1.0 230,000----18,000
Darzi Namdev (Hindu tradiKannada53,0004,000Y1.0 3,800----200
DevadasiKannada22,0007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
DevadigaTulu160,000147,000Y1.0 144,000-900--1,800
Devadiga KalavantKonkani7,8006,800Y1.0 6,600----300
DevangaKannada589,000491,000Y1.0 409,000--12,000-70,000
Dhangar BharwadMarathi3,006,0001,218,000Y1.0 1,218,000-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Kannada13,026,000676,000Y1.0 669,000-700--6,200
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Telugu1,015,00032,000Y1.0 -32,000----
DhodiaDhodia825,00010Y1.0 10-----
DhorKannada174,00039,000Y1.0 32,000-60--6,900
DivehiMaldivian1,300100Y1.0 -100----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Telugu2,399,000100Y1.0 100-----
DommKannada79,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-10---
DublaKannada764,000600Y1.0 600-----
DudekulaTelugu8,80060Y1.0 -60----
DurgamurgiKannada1,3001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
EllamalawarKannada25,000700Y1.0 700-----
FaqirUrdu97,00050Y1.0 -50----
GadabaGadaba, Mudhili184,00080Y1.0 80-----
Galada KonkaniTulu800800Y1.0 700-----
GamitKannada589,000400N2.0 400----20
GandaOdia1,356,00030Y1.0 30-----
GandlaKannada107,00045,000Y1.0 22,000----24,000
GangakulaKannada1,589,0001,456,000Y1.0 1,456,000----500
GantichoreKannada4,9004,800Y1.0 4,800-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada152,000400Y1.0 400-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800300Y1.0 -300----
GattiTulu6,9006,300Y1.0 6,300-----
GaudaKannada2,058,00029,000Y1.0 29,000-----
GavaraTelugu18,000600Y1.0 600-----
GawliMarathi19,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
GhadasiKannada9,100300Y1.0 300-----
GhadiKonkani, Goan6,5004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsGujarati118,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ghasi (Hindu traditions)Kannada487,00040Y1.0 40-----
GhisadiHindi20,000500Y1.0 500-----
GiddikkiKannada76,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-----
Goan CatholicKonkani, Goan647,00077,000N3.0 ---77,000--
GoddaTulu6,6003,800Y1.0 3,600-200---
Gond unspecifiedKannada10,241,000117,000Y1.0 115,00020010030101,400
GondaruKannada102,00086,000Y1.0 86,000-----
GondhaliKannada62,0005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
GopalGujarati40,000200Y1.0 200-----
GosainKannada1,637,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu26,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
Gosangi (Muslim traditionTelugu600300Y1.0 -300----
GowariMarathi508,00010Y1.0 10-----
GowduluKannada17,00016,000Y1.0 16,00010-20-70
GudigarKonkani3,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,608,0008,200Y1.0 8,200-----
Gujar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern50,00020Y1.0 ----20-
HaburaKonkani12,00080Y1.0 80-----
HadiKannada1,231,000200Y1.0 200-----
HajamUrdu2,077,00015,000Y1.0 -15,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli19,00011,000Y1.0 11,000--10-20
HalleerKonkani, Goan12,0006,300Y1.0 6,000-300---
HalsarKonkani, Goan17,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-300---
Halwai (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,447,000100Y1.0 100-----
Halwakki WakkalKannada145,000124,000Y1.0 123,000-800500-300
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin13,000100Y1.0 --100---
HanabarTulu80,00076,000Y1.0 76,000-----
Hande JogiKannada54,00045,000Y1.0 22,000-60--23,000
HarkantraKannada21,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
HasalaruTulu28,00028,000Y1.0 28,00010---100
HaslaTulu3,3002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
HatkarKannada363,00080,000Y1.0 80,000-----
HolarKannada144,0001,800Y1.0 1,700-40--100
Holaya DasarKannada8,9004,300Y1.0 4,300-20---
HolerKannada864,000830,000Y1.0 770,000-44,000--18,000
IdayanTamil72,000500Y1.0 500-----
IlavanTamil6,215,00080,000Y1.0 76,000--3,200--
IlligerKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
IrularKannada248,0001,100Y1.0 1,100----40
IruligaKannada11,00011,000Y1.0 11,000----300
JaggaliKannada12,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
JambuvuluTelugu59,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-50---
Jat unspecified (Hindu trSindhi14,832,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Jat unspecified (Sikh traPunjabi, Eastern8,411,00015,000Y1.0 ----15,000-
JaveriHindi2,300400Y1.0 400-----
Jenu KurubaKurumba, Jennu54,00042,000Y1.0 38,00010--103,900
Jew, South AsianMarathi6,50080Y1.0 -----80
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern439,000200Y1.0 ----200-
JingarKannada55,0007,100Y1.0 6,600----600
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,275,000113,000Y1.0 113,000-----
JulahaPunjabi, Eastern950,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsMarathi85,000800Y1.0 700----100
Kachhi (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,230,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kachhia (Hindu traditionsMarathi115,00050Y1.0 50-----
KadaiyarTamil18,000700Y1.0 600--50--
KadanTamil4,200500Y1.0 500-----
Kadia (Hindu traditions)Kannada157,000112,000Y1.0 112,000-----
Kadu KurubaKannada39,00026,000Y1.0 25,00030-40-600
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Kannada8,561,00070Y1.0 70-----
KaibarttaBengali2,061,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaikadiKannada352,000218,000Y1.0 218,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,564,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
KakkalanKannada17,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Tulu4,251,0001,405,000Y1.0 1,352,000----55,000
Kalal IdigaTulu1,905,0001,021,000Y1.0 1,018,000----2,700
KalavantKannada40,00031,000Y1.0 4,100----27,000
KalladiMalayalam45,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
KallanTamil1,340,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
KalotaTulu73,00010Y1.0 10-----
Kalwar (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,961,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamarHindi43,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamathiKannada211,0009,500Y1.0 9,500-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern534,000200Y1.0 ----200-
KammaraKannada139,00014,000Y1.0 3,300----11,000
KanaiUrdu65,0003,700Y1.0 -3,700----
KanakkanKannada269,000500Y1.0 500-----
KanateKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Kancha VakkalKonkani, Goan200200Y1.0 200-----
KanikaranKanikkaran34,00020Y1.0 20-----
KaniyanKannada104,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Kanjar (Hindu traditions)Kannada223,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaoraBengali401,000100Y1.0 100-----
KapariaKodava27,00020Y1.0 20-----
KapuKannada16,097,000242,000Y1.0 241,000--200-100
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,789,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
KarigarBengali1,400200Y1.0 -200----
KarimpalanMalayalam18,00090Y1.0 90-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Kannada759,00089,000Y1.0 25,000----63,000
Kasar OtariKannada16,0002,700Y1.0 1,600----1,100
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu7,146,000200Y1.0 -200----
KathodiKannada324,000800Y1.0 70030---80
KattunayakanTamil78,000200Y1.0 200--10--
KavaraTulu75,000100Y1.0 100-----
KavuthiyanMalayalam31,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionKannada8,060,000700Y1.0 700-----
KepmarisKannada1,300300Y1.0 300-----
KhairwarMarathi439,00040Y1.0 40-----
KhandaitOdia1,823,00040Y1.0 40-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Kannada443,00036,000Y1.0 36,000-----
Khatik (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,451,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,445,000200Y1.0 200-----
Khatri (Muslim traditionsUrdu49,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Hindi325,000400Y1.0 ----400-
KhetriKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KhojaGujarati437,0001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
KichagaraKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KodavaKodava121,000121,000Y1.0 121,000-----
KoknaKannada1,226,0004,200Y1.0 4,200----30
KolayiriMalayalam1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KolhatiKannada30,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Kannada14,075,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-----
Koli DhorKannada402,000105,000Y1.0 105,0002001010-400
Koli MahadevMarathi1,767,00032,000Y1.0 31,000-40---
Koli MalharMarathi336,0009,700Y1.0 9,700-----
Koli of Sind (Hindu tradiSindhi84,000400Y1.0 400-----
Kollara KarnatakaMalayalam300300Y1.0 300-----
KolupulvandluTelugu6,6001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KomarpaikKonkani28,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Konda KapuTelugu17,000400Y1.0 400-----
Konda ReddiTelugu136,000100Y1.0 100-----
KoosaKonkani, Goan5,6004,400Y1.0 4,400---20-
KootanMalayalam12,000100Y1.0 100-----
Koracha, casteKannada84,00062,000Y1.0 62,000-----
Koracha, tribeTulu24,00022,000Y1.0 22,00030-50-60
KoramaKannada174,000165,000Y1.0 165,000-100-10-
KoriKurux244,0008,100Y1.0 8,100-----
KorwaKannada479,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-----
KoshtiTelugu1,129,00090,000Y1.0 89,000--300-400
KotaKannada2,000300Y1.0 300-----
KotegarKannada14,0009,800Y1.0 9,700-200---
KoyaKannada1,214,0002,200Y1.0 2,200--10--
KoyavaKodava800800Y1.0 800-----
KrishnanvakMalayalam63,000300Y1.0 300-----
KudavakkalKannada64,00059,000Y1.0 4,700----54,000
KudiyaKudiya4,3003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
KudumbanTulu79,000600Y1.0 600-----
KudumiKonkani, Goan305,00045,000Y1.0 45,000-----
KulamaKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Kannada16,281,000484,000Y1.0 447,000----37,000
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern320,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KummariTelugu12,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Kannada18,831,000222,000Y1.0 219,000--60-2,600
Kunbi AnjnaMarathi379,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Kunbi KadwaGujarati1,224,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Kunbi KonkaniKannada702,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
Kunbi LewaGujarati2,089,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
KunchatigaKannada397,000352,000Y1.0 351,000----60
KuravanKannada515,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu20,029,00062,000Y1.0 62,000-----
KurubaKannada4,464,0003,595,000Y1.0 3,542,000--46,000-8,800
KurumanTamil66,000800Y1.0 700--20-40
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern356,00080Y1.0 ----80-
LakheraHindi201,00030Y1.0 30-----
LingaderKannada82,000500Y1.0 -----500
LingayatKannada1,710,0001,366,000Y1.0 ---400-1,366,000
LohanaKannada632,000600Y1.0 600-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,894,00079,000Y1.0 66,000----13,000
Lohar (Muslim traditions)Urdu657,000500Y1.0 -500----
Lunia (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,371,000100Y1.0 100-----
MachalaKannada1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
MadariUrdu59,00020Y1.0 -20----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu642,00083,000N3.0 ---83,000--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,928,000549,000Y1.0 543,000-4,6001,300--
Madiga (Muslim traditionsUrdu3,4002,300Y1.0 -2,100----
Madiga PendaTelugu1,400300Y1.0 -300----
MagarNepali344,00020Y1.0 20-----
Maha MalasarKannada40030Y1.0 20-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi411,00016,000N3.0 ---16,000--
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Marathi10,560,00089,000Y1.0 81,000-7,700---
MahishyaBengali10,271,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
MahrattaMarathi32,242,0002,341,000Y1.0 2,278,00060-40-63,000
Mahratta GomatangKonkani78,0007,600Y1.0 7,600-----
Mahratta KonkaniKonkani496,00052,000Y1.0 52,000----100
Mahratta KunbiMarathi8,311,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Mahratta ShindeMarathi519,0002,900Y1.0 2,900----20
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern664,000300Y1.0 ----300-
MahyavanshiGujarati2,062,000500Y1.0 500-----
MailaTulu5,2003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
Mal (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,908,000100Y1.0 100-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu449,00014,000N3.0 ---14,000--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,898,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-30200--
Mala DasariKannada51,0006,600Y1.0 6,600-30---
Mala HannaiTelugu1,800300Y1.0 300-----
Mala JangamKannada42,000500Y1.0 500-----
Mala JettiTelugu141,000600Y1.0 600-----
Mala MastiTelugu2,600300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SaleTelugu146,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu4,8001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,817,000170,000N3.0 ---170,000--
Malai VedanMalayalam17,0001,000Y1.0 1,000--30--
MalaikudiTulu10,00010,000Y1.0 10,00010---50
MalasarKannada10,000100Y1.0 100-----
MalavaTulu21,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
MalayaliMalayalam416,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-----
MalayarayarMalayalam4,50010N2.0 10-----
MalayekandiTulu2,300300Y1.0 300-----
MaleruKannada2,0002,000Y1.0 2,000--10-20
Mali (Hindu traditions)Kannada10,337,00032,000Y1.0 32,000-----
ManbhavTelugu29,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mang GarudiMarathi81,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
MangalaTelugu1,973,00039,000Y1.0 39,000----200
ManiyaniKodava800800Y1.0 800-----
Mannan, casteMalayalam144,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
ManneKonkani, Goan90,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
MappilaMalayalam9,726,000436,000Y1.0 -436,000----
MaravanTamil3,323,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Masan JogiKannada24,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
MashtiTelugu6,900400Y1.0 400-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi175,0003,200N3.0 ---3,200--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,781,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-800-10-
MavilanTulu37,000200Y1.0 200-----
MawaludUrdu233,00050,000Y1.0 -50,000----
MedaKannada47,00047,000Y1.0 46,00030-60-500
Megh (Hindu traditions)Gujarati3,113,000100Y1.0 100-----
MeiteiMeitei1,494,00050Y1.0 50-----
MemonGujarati603,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
Mirasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi206,00020Y1.0 20-----
Mitha AyyalvarTelugu5,100300Y1.0 300-----
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,324,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
Mochi (Muslim traditions)Urdu71,00020Y1.0 -20----
MogerTulu146,00094,000Y1.0 92,000-2,600---
Moger MoyanTulu4,7004,700Y1.0 4,700-20---
MoghalUrdu1,800,000169,000Y1.0 -169,000----
MomnaGujarati172,00080Y1.0 -80----
MondiwaruTelugu800200Y1.0 -200----
MudharKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Mukkuvan (Christian tradiMalayalam42,0002,500N3.0 ---2,500--
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditionMalayalam162,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditioMalayalam2,800100Y1.0 -100----
MukriKannada19,00015,000Y1.0 13,000-1,500---
MundalaTulu36,00034,000Y1.0 34,000-----
MunnurTelugu884,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
MutaliMalayalam44,00030Y1.0 30-----
MuthuvanTamil28,000400Y1.0 400-----
MutrasiTelugu1,068,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
NadarTamil4,503,00094,000N2.0 67,000--27,000--
NadiaKannada64,000300Y1.0 300-----
Naga unspecifiedNaga Pidgin22,00060N3.0 10--60--
NagarAngika166,00060Y1.0 60-----
Nagarchi (Muslim traditioUrdu10040Y1.0 -40----
NagarthaKannada56,00042,000Y1.0 42,000----80
Nai (Hindu traditions)Kannada12,462,000394,000Y1.0 322,000----72,000
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern347,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NaikadayaTelugu200200Y1.0 200-----
NaikdaKannada4,325,0003,710,000Y1.0 3,681,0003,8003001,10030026,000
NairKannada7,064,000156,000Y1.0 156,000-----
NairiKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
NalakeyavaTulu8,8007,800Y1.0 7,800-----
NalbandUrdu5,700500Y1.0 -500----
NalkadayaTulu3,1001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
NamassejBengali5,373,000600Y1.0 600-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,638,000100Y1.0 100-----
Nat (Hindu traditions)Kannada486,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
NatakaniKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
Nau BuddhKannada1,721,000300Y1.0 --300---
NavaitKannada60,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
NavithanTamil834,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
NayadiMalayalam94,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
NewahNepali177,00020Y1.0 20-----
PadiarKannada1,3001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PagiKannada500400Y1.0 400-----
PaleKodava16,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
PaliyaKannada234,00060Y1.0 60-----
PaliyanTamil11,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
PallanTamil3,517,0003,300N2.0 3,300-----
PalleyanMalayalam1,200200N2.0 200-----
PalliyanTamil4,400700N2.0 700--40-30
PalluvanTamil6,900600Y1.0 600-----
PambadaTulu4,7001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
PanTulu1,665,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
PananMalayalam257,00050Y1.0 50-----
PanchamaKannada15,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
PandaramTamil30,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
PanditattanKannada11,000100Y1.0 100-----
PangulMarathi22,000300Y1.0 300-----
PanikaKannada1,113,000700Y1.0 700-----
PanikkanKonkani37,00020Y1.0 20-----
PaniyanPaniya119,0001,000Y1.0 900----30
PannadiTamil21,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
PanniandiTelugu6,000200Y1.0 200-----
ParaiyanTamil3,282,0004,700N2.0 4,000--700--
ParavanMalayalam136,0005,900N2.0 4,700--1,200--
PardhanMarathi377,000100Y1.0 100-----
PardhiBhili336,0007,000Y1.0 6,60060-20-300
ParseeGujarati86,000700Y1.0 -----700
Pashtun NorthernUrdu12,152,000614,000Y1.0 -614,000----
Pasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi8,048,00060Y1.0 60-----
PateliaTamil149,000300Y1.0 20010----
PatharwatMarathi39,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
PatraluOdia128,000300Y1.0 300-----
PatramelaKonkani, Goan4,9004,900Y1.0 4,900-----
Patvekari (Hindu traditioKannada28,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Patvekari (Muslim traditiUrdu1,000500Y1.0 -500----
PerkaOdia209,000200Y1.0 200-----
PersianPersian, Iranian9,100200Y1.0 -200----
PhudgiMarathi10,00040Y1.0 40-----
PichakuntlaKannada46,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
PindaraUrdu77,00017,000Y1.0 -17,000----
PinjaraUrdu3,579,000182,000Y1.0 -182,000----
PodBengali3,265,000500Y1.0 500-----
PortugueseIndo-Portuguese1,400100N3.0 ---100--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi283,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
PulayanTulu1,502,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
Pulayan (Hindu traditionsTulu1,502,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
Pulayan ThandaMalayalam29,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Puthirai VannanTamil46,000300Y1.0 300-----
QassabUrdu1,135,000800Y1.0 -800----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Gujarati1,097,000200Y1.0 200-----
RaddiKannada191,000179,000Y1.0 75,000----104,000
RaiNepali131,00020N2.0 20-----
RaigarKannada936,00040Y1.0 40-----
RainudasKannada400400Y1.0 400-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali5,505,000800Y1.0 800-----
RajpurKonkani, Goan53,00044,000Y1.0 44,000-----
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,359,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi903,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi3,110,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
Rajput GahlotHindi604,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,303,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,477,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Rajput SengarHindi423,00070Y1.0 70-----
Rajput unspecified (HinduKannada25,665,00099,000Y1.0 96,000----3,200
Rajput unspecified (MusliUrdu1,887,0006,800Y1.0 -6,800----
Rajput unspecified (Sikh Punjabi, Eastern1,030,0005,200Y1.0 ----5,200-
RajuBengali562,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern502,000100Y1.0 ----100-
RamoshiMarathi333,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
RaneyarKonkani, Goan5,7005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsKannada372,00048,000Y1.0 44,000----4,100
Rangrez (Muslim traditionUrdu328,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
RathawaTelugu738,00030Y1.0 30-----
RavaliaKannada568,0009,400Y1.0 9,400-----
Raya RawatKannada2,6002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
RazuTelugu489,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
RelliOdia172,00080Y1.0 80-----
SadaKannada9,1009,100Y1.0 -----9,100
SahariTamil20060Y1.0 60-----
Saini (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern754,00060Y1.0 60-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern643,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliKannada1,390,000650,000Y1.0 417,000----232,000
SamagaraKannada121,000116,000Y1.0 74,000-300--42,000
SamanthanMalayalam51,00060Y1.0 60-----
SambanKannada54,000200Y1.0 200-----
SangarMarathi34,000100Y1.0 100-----
SapariTelugu1,300300Y1.0 300-----
Sardar (Hindu traditions)Kannada4,6004,200Y1.0 3,900----200
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern100,000300Y1.0 ----300-
SataniKannada390,000108,000Y1.0 108,000-----
SayyidUrdu8,064,000929,000Y1.0 -929,000----
SemaNaga, Sumi300,00010N3.0 ---10--
ShaikhUrdu89,236,0004,974,000Y1.0 -4,974,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu7,746,000472,000Y1.0 -472,000----
ShinligarKannada6,5005,600Y1.0 5,600-----
Siddi (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,2001,200Y1.0 1,100--80--
Siddi (Muslim traditions)Kannada11,000300Y1.0 -300----
Sikligar (Hindu traditionKannada85,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Sikligar (Muslim traditioUrdu47,0004,100Y1.0 -4,100----
SilawatKannada900900Y1.0 -----900
Silawat (Hindu traditionsKannada75,00024,000Y1.0 12,000----12,000
SillekyathaKannada22,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi150,00040Y1.0 -40----
SindholluKannada6,600300Y1.0 300-----
SindhuriaOdia90080Y1.0 80-----
SinhaleseSinhala4,40040Y1.0 --40---
SoligarSholaga5,300300Y1.0 300----30
SoligaruKannada39,00039,000Y1.0 33,000301050-5,600
SomvanshiKannada527,000179,000Y1.0 179,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Kannada8,143,000301,000Y1.0 292,000----9,500
Sonar (Muslim traditions)Urdu32,0001,300Y1.0 -1,300----
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Hindi200,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Sonar Bail PatturKannada500500Y1.0 500-----
SudraMarathi6,1005,800Y1.0 5,600--200--
SudriTulu1,2001,200N3.0 ---1,200--
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali966,00090Y1.0 90-----
Sunri (Muslim traditions)Konkani, Goan15,0009,800Y1.0 -9,800----
Sutradhar (Hindu traditioBengali444,000100Y1.0 100-----
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,934,000197,000N3.0 ---197,000--
TakariKannada70050Y1.0 -50----
TamangNepali288,00020N2.0 20-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsKannada1,984,00093,000Y1.0 57,000----36,000
Tamboli (Muslim traditionKannada151,00060Y1.0 -60----
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,352,000409,000Y1.0 -409,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,895,000300Y1.0 300-----
TargalaGujarati38,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,121,000900Y1.0 ----900-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Kannada19,600,000425,000Y1.0 357,000----69,000
ThakkarMarathi676,000800Y1.0 800-----
ThandanKannada267,00015,000Y1.0 15,000--200--
TharuNepali464,00040Y1.0 40-----
Thori (Hindu traditions)Kannada874,00050Y1.0 50-----
Thoti, casteTelugu25,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
TibetanTibetan, Central120,00064,000Y1.0 --64,000---
TiliBengali1,047,000200Y1.0 200-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada18,000800Y1.0 800-----
TirmaliKannada15,000100Y1.0 100-----
TodaTamil2,10070N2.0 60-----
TuluTulu8080N2.0 60--20--
Turi (Hindu traditions)Gujarati412,00040Y1.0 40-----
UraliMalayalam76,00049,000Y1.0 49,000--30--
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,796,0001,239,000Y1.0 1,239,000-700400--
Vaghri (Hindu traditions)Marathi600,000400Y1.0 400-----
VakkaligaKannada6,696,0006,175,000Y1.0 6,106,000--15,000-66,000
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada256,000232,000Y1.0 232,000----300
ValluvanTamil139,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
VaniyanTamil989,00035,000N2.0 28,000--7,000--
VanjaraMarathi999,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
VannanTamil1,064,00030,000N2.0 24,000--6,200--
VanniyanTamil13,314,000743,000Y1.0 740,000----3,300
Vanniyan (Lingayat traditTamil400400Y1.0 -----400
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil580,00074,000Y1.0 74,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu27,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Vanniyan ThigalaTamil49,00049,000Y1.0 48,000--500--
VarliKannada1,287,000100Y1.0 100-----
VasudevKannada16,000500Y1.0 500----60
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam372,000300Y1.0 300-----
VelamaTelugu463,0005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
VelanMalayalam91,000500Y1.0 500-----
VellalanTamil2,676,000334,000Y1.0 317,000--17,000--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil44,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
VeluthadanayarMalayalam212,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
VettuvanMalayalam193,000300Y1.0 300-----
ViramushtiTelugu45,000100Y1.0 100-----
ViswakarmaKannada8,353,0001,361,000Y1.0 1,356,000--1,600-3,300
Viswakarma (Lingayat tradKannada400400Y1.0 -----400
Viswakarma AsariTamil741,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Viswakarma KollanMalayalam201,0005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
Viswakarma PanchalKannada127,000117,000Y1.0 117,000-----
Viswakarma ThattanMalayalam213,0005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
VitholiaTamil30,000200Y1.0 200-----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Kannada62,476,0001,041,000Y1.0 1,039,000--10-2,400
Yadav DhindhorKannada1,629,00029,000Y1.0 29,000-----
Yadav GolaKannada5,245,000109,000Y1.0 109,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,709,000500Y1.0 500-----
YenadiTelugu748,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
YeravaRavula30,00029,000Y1.0 28,00010-20-400
YerukulaTelugu595,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
State Totals:   667 People Groups   66,487,000 634   52,934,000 8,712,000 158,000 1,213,000 27,000 3,462,000
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