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Adi AndhraTelugu1,244,00077,000Y1.0 59,000-2019,000--
Adi DravidaTamil9,819,0001,181,000N2.0 1,013,000-700167,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada3,705,0003,653,000Y1.0 3,454,000-21,000177,0005001,100
AdiyanRavula16,000500Y1.0 400--60-10
AgamudaiyanTamil857,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil1,60040Y1.0 40-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil655,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
AganiKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Ager (Hindu traditions)Kannada24,0008,700Y1.0 8,700-----
AghoriTelugu69,00040Y1.0 40-----
AgriKonkani, Goan416,000600Y1.0 600-----
AjilaMalayalam6,7003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
AjnaKannada48,00050Y1.0 50-----
Alambadi KurichchanKurichiya46,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
AmbalavasiMalayalam150,0008,400Y1.0 8,400-----
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil11,000200Y1.0 200-----
AmbattanTamil182,000700Y1.0 700-----
Amma KodagaKodava2,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
AnamukTelugu3,800600Y1.0 600-----
AndhMarathi483,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
AnduranKonkani, Goan2,5002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
AngloEnglish166,00044,000N3.0 ---44,000--
AnsariUrdu10,450,000329,000Y1.0 -329,000----
AnuppanKonkani, Goan1,000300Y1.0 300-----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,000200Y1.0 -200----
ArandanAranadan30070Y1.0 70-----
ArasuKannada47,00044,000Y1.0 44,000-----
Aray MalaKannada4,800700Y1.0 700-----
ArayanMalayalam198,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern465,000900Y1.0 ----900-
ArunthathiyarTelugu963,0003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
Arwa MalaTelugu100,000400Y1.0 400-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,748,00020Y1.0 -20----
AtariUrdu3,70090Y1.0 -90----
AyriKodava200200Y1.0 200-----
AyyanavarKannada21,000100Y1.0 100-----
BadagaBadaga217,00019,000Y1.0 19,000--30--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,458,00051,000Y1.0 49,000----2,000
Badhai KonkaniKonkani47,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
BagataKannada190,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
BagdiMarwari453,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,490,000600Y1.0 600-----
BaggaKannada500500Y1.0 500-----
Baghban (Muslim traditionUrdu17,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
BahrupiHindi4,40050Y1.0 50-----
BairaKonkani, Goan12,0008,300Y1.0 8,200-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsKannada3,412,00064,000Y1.0 6,900----51,000
BakadKonkani12,0005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
BakudaTulu12,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
BalagaiKannada15,0008,700Y1.0 8,600-70---
BalasantoshiKannada28,000300Y1.0 300-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,701,000992,000Y1.0 975,000----17,000
Balija BogamKannada59,00019,000Y1.0 19,000----300
Balija DasariKannada45,00035,000Y1.0 34,000----1,100
Balija GopanthiTelugu7,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
Bandi (Hindu traditions)Kannada10,0006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Bangali (Hindu traditionsHindi78,000100Y1.0 100-----
BangarKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Bania AgarwalHindi4,803,00025,000Y1.0 18,000----7,100
Bania ChaturthKannada31,0002,500Y1.0 -----2,500
Bania ChettiKannada799,000155,000Y1.0 78,000----76,000
Bania GujarGujarati194,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Bania JaiswalHindi122,000900Y1.0 300----600
Bania KasarMarathi70,0001,000Y1.0 200----800
Bania KomtiTelugu1,778,00034,000Y1.0 33,000----400
Bania MahajanHindi184,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania MahesriHindi360,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bania MahurSindhi875,000700Y1.0 600----40
Bania MarwadiMarwari28,0001,800Y1.0 1,800----60
Bania OswalHindi429,0002,700Y1.0 600----2,100
Bania PorwalHindi328,0003,700Y1.0 2,100----1,600
Bania SrimaliGujarati364,000400Y1.0 10----300
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu80,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania UmmadHindi296,000900Y1.0 200----700
Bania unspecifiedKannada29,291,000674,000Y1.0 416,000----258,000
BanijigaKannada803,000740,000Y1.0 663,000--900-83,000
Banjara (Hindu traditionsLambadi6,226,0001,176,000Y1.0 1,175,000--900700-
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traLambadi360,000109,000Y1.0 109,000---20-
BankaOdia27,00080Y1.0 80-----
BannaKodava300300Y1.0 300-----
BardaTelugu4,600300Y1.0 300----20
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra298,000400Y1.0 400-----
BarikiTelugu35,000400Y1.0 400-----
BasorKannada989,00067,000Y1.0 64,000----3,000
BathadaTulu4,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
BattalKannada400200Y1.0 200-----
BauriBengali2,179,000300Y1.0 300-----
BavchaTelugu6,2001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern95,00060Y1.0 ----60-
BawtarKonkani10080Y1.0 80-----
Bazigar (Hindu traditionsKannada771,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
Beda JangamKannada685,000536,000Y1.0 204,000-200-200332,000
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,540,0002,283,000Y1.0 2,283,000-----
Bedar BileKannada106,000106,000Y1.0 106,000-----
Bedar KakamundiKannada96,00096,000Y1.0 96,000-----
Bedar KareKannada104,000104,000Y1.0 104,000-----
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traKannada3,8002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
Bedar MyasaTelugu61,00061,000Y1.0 61,000-----
Bedar Naik MakkaluKannada106,000106,000Y1.0 106,000-----
Bedia (Hindu traditions)Kannada551,000200Y1.0 200-----
BegBengali3,100200Y1.0 -200----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,933,000706,000Y1.0 646,000----60,000
Beldar Katani UpparaKannada11,00011,000Y1.0 9,100----1,500
Beldar LonariKannada35,00018,000Y1.0 17,000----900
Beldar Mith GaudaKonkani, Goan1,5001,200Y1.0 1,000----100
Beldar Narmada UpparaKannada13,00013,000Y1.0 13,000----100
Beldar SunkarKannada11,0003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
Beldar UrindavanKannada900900Y1.0 900-----
BellaraKannada2,8002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
BhamptaMarathi43,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Bhand (Hindu traditions)Kannada33,000100Y1.0 100-----
BhandariKannada631,000500Y1.0 500-----
Bhangi (Hindu traditions)Kannada4,987,00026,000Y1.0 26,000---60-
Bhangi (Muslim traditionsUrdu136,000600Y1.0 -600----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu trHindi118,0006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim tUrdu8,00020Y1.0 -20----
BhansalaKannada267,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
BharatharMalayalam73,000500N3.0 200--200--
Bharbhunja (Hindu traditiHindi1,191,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,368,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Bhatia (Hindu traditions)Marathi230,000900Y1.0 900-----
BhattraBhatri328,00020Y1.0 20-----
BhavinKonkani900800Y1.0 800-----
Bhil unspecifiedMarathi16,404,0001,900Y1.0 1,90020----
BhistiUrdu543,000300Y1.0 -300----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,347,000319,000Y1.0 319,000-----
Bhotia SikkimSikkimese103,00030N2.0 --30---
BhottadaTelugu475,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
BidurMarathi346,000400Y1.0 400-----
BinapattaKannada300300Y1.0 300-----
BindKannada981,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
BohraGujarati1,113,000400Y1.0 -400----
BoyaKannada3,995,000312,000Y1.0 309,000----2,600
Brahmin (Sikh traditions)Hindi95,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Brahmin AnavadaGujarati25,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Brahmin AnavalaGujarati83,00070Y1.0 70-----
Brahmin AudichGujarati498,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali215,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin ChitpavanKannada475,00047,000Y1.0 47,000-----
Brahmin DaimaHindi75,000900Y1.0 900-----
Brahmin DeshasthaKannada564,00062,000Y1.0 62,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatKonkani281,00043,000Y1.0 43,000-----
Brahmin GaurKannada2,978,00083,000Y1.0 83,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurHindi279,0004,900Y1.0 4,900-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati151,000400Y1.0 400-----
Brahmin IyerTamil302,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Brahmin JoshiHindi354,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
Brahmin KanaujiaMarathi4,219,00067,000Y1.0 67,000-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada455,000290,000Y1.0 290,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi80,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Brahmin KhandelwalHindi272,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
Brahmin KhedawalGujarati38,000700Y1.0 700-----
Brahmin MahaKannada179,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin MahrattaKannada461,00063,000Y1.0 63,000-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi103,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
Brahmin MewadaKannada99,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin ModhHindi128,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Brahmin NagarGujarati116,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam94,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Brahmin OjhaKannada47,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin SanadhyaKannada2,717,00079,000Y1.0 79,000-----
Brahmin SaraswatKannada566,00029,000Y1.0 29,000-----
Brahmin SawariaMarathi4,148,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil48,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Brahmin SrigaudGujarati108,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin TamilTamil508,00038,000Y1.0 38,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,029,00057,000Y1.0 57,000-----
Brahmin unspecifiedKannada59,447,0002,625,000Y1.0 2,539,000--300-87,000
Brahmin VadamaTamil44,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Brahmin VelanaduKannada118,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
BurmeseBurmese14,00050Y1.0 --50---
ByagaraKannada43,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-20---
ChainBengali529,00090Y1.0 90-----
ChakkiliyanTelugu1,295,0003,500N2.0 3,500-10---
ChaliyanTulu5,7005,700Y1.0 5,700-----
ChalvadiKannada203,000193,000Y1.0 184,000-2,200--6,100
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Kannada51,553,000650,000Y1.0 646,000-1,5001,600--
ChandalaKannada14,000500Y1.0 500-----
Chapparband (Hindu traditKannada6,1005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
Chapparband (Muslim tradiUrdu5,2003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
ChaptegarKonkani, Goan6,7006,300Y1.0 6,300-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati318,00050Y1.0 50-----
CharodiKonkani, Goan4,7004,600Y1.0 4,400--200--
ChenchuKannada63,000800Y1.0 700-----
Chenna DasarKannada47,00042,000Y1.0 42,000-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionTulu449,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
Cherumar ChristianTulu459,0007,400N3.0 ---7,400--
ChhetriNepali278,00090Y1.0 90-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Hindi117,00040Y1.0 ----40-
Chhipa (Hindu traditions)Kannada447,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
ChitaraKonkani12,00090Y1.0 90-----
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioKannada63,0005,400Y1.0 2,500----2,900
ChodharaTamil11,000400Y1.0 3002010---
Christian unspecifiedKannada803,00060,000N3.0 ---60,000--
Dabgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada135,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
DakkalTelugu6,9001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,899,000232,000Y1.0 216,000----17,000
Darzi Namdev (Hindu tradiKannada50,0003,800Y1.0 3,600----200
DevadasiKannada20,0007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
DevadigaTulu151,000138,000Y1.0 135,000-900--1,700
Devadiga KalavantKonkani7,4006,400Y1.0 6,200----300
DevangaKannada562,000462,000Y1.0 384,000--11,000-66,000
Dhangar BharwadMarathi2,828,0001,147,000Y1.0 1,147,000-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Kannada12,260,000637,000Y1.0 630,000-600--5,800
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Telugu958,00030,000Y1.0 -30,000----
DhorKannada164,00036,000Y1.0 30,000-50--6,500
DivehiMaldivian1,200100Y1.0 -100----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Telugu2,259,000100Y1.0 100-----
DommKannada74,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-10---
DublaKannada719,000500Y1.0 500-----
DudekulaTelugu8,40060Y1.0 -60----
DurgamurgiKannada1,2001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
EllamalawarKannada23,000600Y1.0 600-----
FaqirUrdu91,00050Y1.0 -50----
GadabaGadaba, Mudhili173,00070Y1.0 70-----
Galada KonkaniTulu800800Y1.0 800-----
GamitKannada554,000400N2.0 400----20
GandaOdia1,278,00020Y1.0 20-----
GandlaKannada101,00042,000Y1.0 20,000----22,000
GangakulaKannada1,496,0001,371,000Y1.0 1,370,000----500
GantichoreKannada4,6004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada143,000300Y1.0 300-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800300Y1.0 -300----
GattiTulu6,5005,900Y1.0 5,900-----
GaudaKannada1,936,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
GavaraTelugu17,000600Y1.0 600-----
GawliMarathi18,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
GhadasiKannada8,600300Y1.0 300-----
GhadiKonkani, Goan6,1004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsGujarati111,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ghasi (Hindu traditions)Kannada459,00030Y1.0 30-----
GhisadiHindi19,000400Y1.0 400-----
GiddikkiKannada71,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
Goan CatholicKonkani, Goan608,00072,000N3.0 ---72,000--
GoddaTulu6,2003,600Y1.0 3,400-200---
Gond unspecifiedKannada15,253,000171,000Y1.0 170,00040020040102,000
GondaruKannada96,00081,000Y1.0 81,000-----
GondhaliKannada58,0004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
GopalGujarati37,000200Y1.0 200-----
GosainKannada1,541,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu24,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Gosangi (Muslim traditionTelugu500300Y1.0 -300----
GowduluKannada16,00015,000Y1.0 15,00010-10-60
GudigarKonkani2,9002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,225,0007,700Y1.0 7,700-----
Gujar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern47,00010Y1.0 ----10-
HaburaKonkani12,00080Y1.0 80-----
HadiKannada1,161,000200Y1.0 200-----
HajamUrdu1,959,00014,000Y1.0 -14,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli18,00011,000Y1.0 11,000--10-20
HalleerKonkani, Goan11,0005,900Y1.0 5,600-300---
HalsarKonkani, Goan16,00013,000Y1.0 12,000-300---
Halwai (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,363,000100Y1.0 100-----
Halwakki WakkalKannada136,000117,000Y1.0 116,000-700500-200
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin11,00080N2.0 --80---
HanabarTulu75,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-----
Hande JogiKannada51,00042,000Y1.0 20,000-60--22,000
HarkantraKannada20,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
HasalaruTulu27,00026,000Y1.0 26,000----100
HaslaTulu3,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
HatkarKannada342,00076,000Y1.0 76,000-----
HolarKannada135,0001,700Y1.0 1,600-20--100
Holaya DasarKannada8,3004,100Y1.0 4,000-20---
HolerKannada814,000782,000Y1.0 724,000-41,000--17,000
IdayanTamil68,000500Y1.0 500-----
IlavanTamil5,848,00075,000Y1.0 72,000--3,100--
IlligerKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
IrularKannada234,0001,000Y1.0 1,000----30
IruligaKannada10,00010,000Y1.0 10,000----300
JaggaliKannada12,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
JambuvuluTelugu56,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-40---
Jat unspecified (Hindu trSindhi19,167,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Jat unspecified (Sikh traPunjabi, Eastern9,120,00017,000Y1.0 ----17,000-
JaveriHindi2,100400Y1.0 400-----
Jenu KurubaKurumba, Jennu51,00040,000Y1.0 36,00010--103,600
Jew, South AsianMarathi6,10080Y1.0 -----80
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern411,000200Y1.0 ----200-
JingarKannada52,0006,700Y1.0 6,200----500
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,100,000107,000Y1.0 107,000-----
JulahaPunjabi, Eastern893,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsMarathi80,000800Y1.0 600----100
Kachhi (Hindu traditions)Kannada5,862,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kachhia (Hindu traditionsMarathi109,00040Y1.0 40-----
KadaiyarTamil17,000600Y1.0 500--40--
KadanTamil3,900500Y1.0 500-----
Kadia (Hindu traditions)Kannada148,000105,000Y1.0 105,000-----
Kadu KurubaKannada36,00024,000Y1.0 24,00010-40-600
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Kannada8,050,00050Y1.0 50-----
KaibarttaBengali1,942,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaikadiKannada332,000205,000Y1.0 205,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,413,0009,700Y1.0 9,700-----
KakkalanKannada16,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Tulu3,985,0001,324,000Y1.0 1,272,000----52,000
Kalal IdigaTulu1,788,000962,000Y1.0 959,000----2,600
KalavantKannada38,00029,000Y1.0 3,900----25,000
KalladiMalayalam42,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
KallanTamil1,261,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
KalotaTulu69,00010Y1.0 10-----
Kalwar (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,732,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamarHindi41,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamathiKannada198,0009,000Y1.0 9,000-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern500,000200Y1.0 ----200-
KammaraKannada131,00013,000Y1.0 3,100----10,000
KanaiUrdu61,0003,500Y1.0 -3,500----
KanakkanKannada253,000500Y1.0 500-----
KanateKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Kancha VakkalKonkani, Goan200200Y1.0 200-----
KanikaranKanikkaran32,00020Y1.0 20-----
KaniyanKannada98,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
Kanjar (Hindu traditions)Kannada210,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaoraBengali376,000100Y1.0 100-----
KapariaKodava26,00020Y1.0 20-----
KapuKannada15,096,000227,000Y1.0 227,000--200-100
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,600,00047,000Y1.0 47,000-----
KarigarBengali1,300200Y1.0 -200----
KarimpalanMalayalam17,00090Y1.0 90-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Kannada715,00083,000Y1.0 24,000----60,000
Kasar OtariKannada15,0002,500Y1.0 1,500----1,000
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,777,000200Y1.0 -200----
KathodiKannada305,000700Y1.0 60030---80
KattunayakanTamil73,000200Y1.0 200-----
KavaraTulu71,000100Y1.0 100-----
KavuthiyanMalayalam29,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionKannada7,576,000600Y1.0 600-----
KepmarisKannada1,200200Y1.0 200-----
KhairwarMarathi413,00030Y1.0 30-----
KhandaitOdia1,717,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Kannada417,00034,000Y1.0 34,000-----
Khatik (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,303,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,303,000200Y1.0 200-----
Khatri (Muslim traditionsUrdu46,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Hindi303,000300Y1.0 ----300-
KhetriKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KhojaGujarati412,0001,100Y1.0 -1,100----
KichagaraKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KodavaKodava113,000113,000Y1.0 113,000-----
KoknaKannada1,152,0003,900Y1.0 3,900----20
KolayiriMalayalam900900Y1.0 900-----
KolhatiKannada29,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Kannada13,248,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
Koli DhorKannada375,00099,000Y1.0 99,0001001010-400
Koli MahadevMarathi1,663,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-40---
Koli MalharMarathi317,0009,100Y1.0 9,100-----
Koli of Sind (Hindu tradiSindhi79,000400Y1.0 400-----
Kollara KarnatakaMalayalam300300Y1.0 300-----
KolupulvandluTelugu6,2001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KomarpaikKonkani27,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Konda KapuTelugu16,000400Y1.0 400-----
Konda ReddiTelugu127,000100Y1.0 100-----
KoosaKonkani, Goan5,2004,100Y1.0 4,100---10-
KootanMalayalam11,000100Y1.0 100-----
Koracha, casteKannada79,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
Koracha, tribeTulu23,00020,000Y1.0 20,00010-50-40
KoramaKannada164,000156,000Y1.0 156,000-100---
KoriKurux239,0007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
KorwaKannada465,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
KoshtiTelugu1,062,00085,000Y1.0 84,000--300-400
KotaKannada1,800300Y1.0 300-----
KotegarKannada13,0009,200Y1.0 9,100-200---
KoyaKannada1,109,0002,100Y1.0 2,100--10--
KoyavaKodava700700Y1.0 700-----
KrishnanvakMalayalam59,000300Y1.0 300-----
KudavakkalKannada61,00055,000Y1.0 4,500----51,000
KudiyaKudiya3,9003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
KudumbanTulu75,000600Y1.0 600-----
KudumiKonkani, Goan288,00042,000Y1.0 42,000-----
KulamaKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Kannada15,359,000456,000Y1.0 420,000----35,000
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern300,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KummariTelugu12,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Kannada17,679,000209,000Y1.0 206,000--60-2,400
Kunbi AnjnaMarathi357,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Kunbi KadwaGujarati1,152,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Kunbi KonkaniKannada661,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Kunbi LewaGujarati1,967,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
KunchatigaKannada374,000331,000Y1.0 331,000----60
KuravanKannada484,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu18,858,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
KurubaKannada4,200,0003,382,000Y1.0 3,333,000--43,000-8,300
KurumanTamil62,000700Y1.0 600--20-40
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern333,00080Y1.0 ----80-
LakheraHindi190,00030Y1.0 30-----
LingaderKannada77,000500Y1.0 -----500
LingayatKannada1,600,0001,278,000Y1.0 ---400-1,278,000
LohanaKannada597,000500Y1.0 500-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,320,00074,000Y1.0 62,000----12,000
Lohar (Muslim traditions)Urdu618,000500Y1.0 -500----
Lunia (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,174,000100Y1.0 100-----
MachalaKannada900900Y1.0 900-----
MadariUrdu56,00020Y1.0 -20----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu588,00078,000N3.0 ---78,000--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,407,000517,000Y1.0 511,000-4,3001,200--
Madiga (Muslim traditionsUrdu3,2002,200Y1.0 -1,900----
Madiga PendaTelugu1,300300Y1.0 -300----
MagarNepali344,00010N2.0 10-----
Maha MalasarKannada40030Y1.0 20-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi387,00015,000N3.0 ---15,000--
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Marathi9,935,00083,000Y1.0 76,000-7,200---
MahishyaBengali9,551,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
MahrattaMarathi30,341,0002,203,000Y1.0 2,145,00060-30-59,000
Mahratta GomatangKonkani74,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
Mahratta KonkaniKonkani466,00049,000Y1.0 49,000----100
Mahratta KunbiMarathi7,820,00064,000Y1.0 64,000-----
Mahratta ShindeMarathi489,0002,700Y1.0 2,700----20
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern621,000300Y1.0 ----300-
MahyavanshiGujarati1,942,000400Y1.0 400-----
MailaTulu4,9003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Mal (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,795,000100Y1.0 100-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu417,00013,000N3.0 ---13,000--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,524,00022,000Y1.0 21,000-30200--
Mala DasariKannada48,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-20---
Mala HannaiTelugu1,700200Y1.0 200-----
Mala JangamKannada39,000500Y1.0 500-----
Mala JettiTelugu133,000600Y1.0 600-----
Mala MastiTelugu2,400300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SaleTelugu134,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu4,3001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,650,000160,000N3.0 ---160,000--
Malai VedanMalayalam16,0001,000Y1.0 900--30--
MalaikudiTulu9,8009,800Y1.0 9,700----50
MalasarKannada9,600100Y1.0 100-----
MalavaTulu26,00024,000Y1.0 19,000----4,400
MalayaliMalayalam391,0005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
MalayarayarMalayalam4,10010N2.0 10-----
MalayekandiTulu2,100300Y1.0 300-----
MaleruKannada1,8001,800Y1.0 1,800----10
Mali (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,784,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
ManbhavTelugu27,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mang GarudiMarathi76,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
MangalaTelugu1,857,00037,000Y1.0 37,000----200
ManiyaniKodava800800Y1.0 800-----
Mannan, casteMalayalam136,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
ManneKonkani, Goan82,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
MappilaMalayalam9,149,000410,000Y1.0 -410,000----
MaravanTamil3,126,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Masan JogiKannada22,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
MashtiKannada6,400300Y1.0 300-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi165,0003,000N3.0 ---3,000--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,616,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-700---
MavilanKannada35,000100Y1.0 100-----
MawaludUrdu219,00047,000Y1.0 -47,000----
MedaKannada44,00044,000Y1.0 44,00030-50-500
Megh (Hindu traditions)Gujarati2,934,000100Y1.0 100-----
MeiteiMeitei1,383,00040Y1.0 40-----
MemonGujarati568,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Mirasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi194,00020Y1.0 20-----
Mitha AyyalvarTelugu4,600200Y1.0 200-----
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,146,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
Mochi (Muslim traditions)Urdu67,00020Y1.0 -20----
MogerTulu137,00089,000Y1.0 86,000-2,400---
Moger MoyanTulu4,4004,400Y1.0 4,400-10---
MoghalUrdu1,711,000159,000Y1.0 -159,000----
MomnaGujarati162,00080Y1.0 -80----
MondiwaruTelugu700200Y1.0 -200----
MudharKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Mukkuvan (Christian tradiMalayalam40,0002,300N3.0 ---2,300--
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditionMalayalam152,0006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditioMalayalam2,700100Y1.0 -100----
MukriKannada18,00014,000Y1.0 12,000-1,400---
MundalaTulu34,00032,000Y1.0 32,000-----
MunnurTelugu825,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
MutaliMalayalam41,00030Y1.0 30-----
MuthuvanTamil27,000300Y1.0 300-----
MutrasiTelugu1,002,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
NadarTamil4,237,00088,000N2.0 63,000--25,000--
NadiaKannada60,000300Y1.0 300-----
Naga unspecifiedNaga Pidgin40,00060N3.0 ---50--
NagarAngika156,00060Y1.0 60-----
Nagarchi (Muslim traditioUrdu10040Y1.0 -40----
NagarthaKannada52,00040,000Y1.0 40,000----80
Nai (Hindu traditions)Kannada11,756,000391,000Y1.0 303,000----88,000
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern325,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NaikadayaTelugu200200Y1.0 200-----
NaikdaKannada4,061,0003,491,000Y1.0 3,462,0003,6003001,00030024,000
NairKannada6,648,000147,000Y1.0 147,000-----
NalakeyavaTulu8,2007,300Y1.0 7,300-----
NalbandUrdu5,300500Y1.0 -500----
NalkadayaTulu2,900900Y1.0 900-----
NamassejBengali5,074,000500Y1.0 500-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,543,000100Y1.0 100-----
Nat (Hindu traditions)Kannada457,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
NatakaniKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
Nau BuddhKannada1,593,000300Y1.0 --300---
NavaitKannada56,00012,000Y1.0 -12,000----
NavithanTamil785,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
NayadiMalayalam89,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
NewahNepali167,00010Y1.0 10-----
PadiarKannada1,200900Y1.0 900-----
PagiKannada500400Y1.0 400-----
PaleKodava15,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
PaliyaKannada219,00050Y1.0 50-----
PaliyanTamil10,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
PallanTamil3,312,0003,100N2.0 3,100-----
PalleyanMalayalam1,000200N2.0 200-----
PalliyanTamil4,100700N2.0 600--40-30
PalluvanTamil6,500600Y1.0 600-----
PambadaTulu4,3001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PanTulu1,569,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
PananMalayalam242,00050Y1.0 50-----
PanchamaKannada14,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PandaramTamil28,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
PanditattanKannada11,000100Y1.0 100-----
PangulMarathi21,000300Y1.0 300-----
PanikaKannada1,048,000600Y1.0 600-----
PanikkanKonkani35,00020Y1.0 20-----
PaniyanPaniya112,000900Y1.0 900----30
PannadiTamil19,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
PanniandiTelugu5,700200Y1.0 200-----
ParaiyanTamil3,088,0004,400N2.0 3,800--700--
ParavanMalayalam128,0005,600N2.0 4,400--1,100--
PardhanGondi, Adilabad354,000100Y1.0 100-----
PardhiBhili317,0006,600Y1.0 6,20060-10-300
ParseeGujarati81,000600Y1.0 -----600
Pashtun NorthernUrdu11,468,000578,000Y1.0 -578,000----
Pasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,574,00060Y1.0 60-----
PateliaTamil139,000200Y1.0 20010----
PatharwatMarathi37,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
PatraluOdia120,000300Y1.0 300-----
PatramelaKonkani, Goan4,6004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Patvekari (Hindu traditioKannada27,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Patvekari (Muslim traditiUrdu1,000500Y1.0 -500----
PerkaOdia193,000100Y1.0 100-----
PersianPersian, Iranian8,100200Y1.0 -200----
PhudgiMarathi9,80040Y1.0 40-----
PichakuntlaKannada42,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
PindaraUrdu72,00016,000Y1.0 -16,000----
PinjaraUrdu3,370,000171,000Y1.0 -171,000----
PodBengali3,075,000500Y1.0 500-----
PortugueseIndo-Portuguese1,200100N3.0 ---100--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi266,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PulayanTulu1,415,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Pulayan (Hindu traditionsTulu1,415,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Pulayan ThandaMalayalam28,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Puthirai VannanTamil43,000200Y1.0 200-----
QassabUrdu1,069,000800Y1.0 -800----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Gujarati1,025,000200Y1.0 200-----
RaddiKannada180,000168,000Y1.0 70,000----98,000
RaiNepali127,00010N2.0 10-----
RaigarKannada899,00040Y1.0 40-----
RainudasKannada400400Y1.0 400-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali5,202,000700Y1.0 700-----
RajpurKonkani, Goan50,00041,000Y1.0 41,000-----
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,279,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi849,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi2,917,0006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Rajput GahlotHindi566,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,222,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,384,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Rajput SengarHindi398,00070Y1.0 70-----
Rajput unspecified (HinduKannada45,546,000176,000Y1.0 170,000----5,700
Rajput unspecified (MusliUrdu2,798,00010,000Y1.0 -10,000----
Rajput unspecified (Sikh Punjabi, Eastern980,0005,000Y1.0 ----5,000-
RajuBengali531,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern472,00090Y1.0 ----90-
RamoshiMarathi314,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
RaneyarKonkani, Goan5,3004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsKannada351,00045,000Y1.0 41,000----3,900
Rangrez (Muslim traditionUrdu310,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
RathawaTelugu694,00010Y1.0 10-----
RavaliaKannada534,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Raya RawatKannada2,5002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
RazuTelugu460,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
RelliOdia161,00080Y1.0 80-----
SadaKannada8,5008,500Y1.0 -----8,500
SahariTamil10060Y1.0 60-----
Saini (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern710,00040Y1.0 40-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern603,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliKannada1,308,000612,000Y1.0 393,000----219,000
SamagaraKannada114,000110,000Y1.0 70,000-300--40,000
SamanthanMalayalam48,00060Y1.0 60-----
SambanKannada51,000200Y1.0 200-----
SangarMarathi32,00090Y1.0 90-----
SapariTelugu1,200200Y1.0 200-----
Sardar (Hindu traditions)Kannada4,4004,000Y1.0 3,700----200
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern91,000300Y1.0 ----300-
SataniKannada364,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
SayyidUrdu7,657,000875,000Y1.0 -875,000----
SemaNaga, Sumi282,00010N3.0 ---10--
ShaikhUrdu84,612,0004,681,000Y1.0 -4,681,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu7,303,000444,000Y1.0 -444,000----
ShinligarKannada6,2005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
Siddi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,9001,100Y1.0 1,000--70--
Siddi (Muslim traditions)Kannada10,000300Y1.0 -300----
Sikligar (Hindu traditionKannada80,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Sikligar (Muslim traditioUrdu45,0003,800Y1.0 -3,800----
SilawatKannada900900Y1.0 -----900
Silawat (Hindu traditionsKannada71,00023,000Y1.0 12,000----11,000
SillekyathaKannada21,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi142,00020Y1.0 -20----
SindholluKannada6,000300Y1.0 300-----
SindhuriaOdia90080Y1.0 80-----
SinhaleseSinhala3,90040Y1.0 --40---
SoligarSholaga5,000300Y1.0 300----20
SoligaruKannada37,00037,000Y1.0 31,000301040-5,300
SomvanshiKannada496,000168,000Y1.0 168,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Kannada7,679,000284,000Y1.0 275,000----9,000
Sonar (Muslim traditions)Urdu30,0001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Hindi188,00040Y1.0 ----40-
Sonar Bail PatturKannada400400Y1.0 400-----
SudraMarathi5,7005,400Y1.0 5,300--100--
SudriTulu1,1001,100N3.0 ---1,100--
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali912,00090Y1.0 90-----
Sunri (Muslim traditions)Konkani, Goan14,0009,200Y1.0 -9,200----
Sutradhar (Hindu traditioBengali416,000100Y1.0 100-----
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,702,000186,000N3.0 ---186,000--
TakariKannada70040Y1.0 -40----
TamangNepali226,00020N2.0 20-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsKannada1,878,00096,000Y1.0 54,000----41,000
Tamboli (Muslim traditionKannada143,00060Y1.0 -60----
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,153,000384,000Y1.0 -384,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,620,000300Y1.0 300-----
TargalaGujarati36,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,050,000800Y1.0 ----800-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Kannada18,481,000400,000Y1.0 336,000----65,000
ThakkarMarathi636,000700Y1.0 700-----
ThandanKannada252,00014,000Y1.0 14,000--200--
TharuNepali449,00030Y1.0 30-----
Thori (Hindu traditions)Kannada824,00050Y1.0 50-----
Thoti, casteTelugu23,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
TibetanTibetan, Central109,00060,000Y1.0 --60,000---
TiliBengali989,000200Y1.0 200-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada17,000700Y1.0 700-----
TirmaliKannada14,00090Y1.0 90-----
TodaTamil1,90050N2.0 50-----
TuluTulu8080N2.0 60--20--
Turi (Hindu traditions)Gujarati388,00040Y1.0 40-----
UraliMalayalam72,00046,000Y1.0 46,000--30--
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,573,0001,166,000Y1.0 1,166,000-600300--
Vaghri (Hindu traditions)Marathi565,000400Y1.0 400-----
VakkaligaKannada6,302,0005,812,000Y1.0 5,744,000--14,000-62,000
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada241,000219,000Y1.0 218,000----300
ValluvanTamil130,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
VaniyanTamil930,00033,000N2.0 26,000--6,600--
VanjaraMarathi936,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
VannanTamil1,002,00028,000N2.0 22,000--5,800--
VanniyanTamil12,529,000699,000Y1.0 696,000----3,100
Vanniyan (Lingayat traditTamil400400Y1.0 -----400
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil547,00070,000Y1.0 70,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu25,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Vanniyan ThigalaTamil46,00046,000Y1.0 45,000--500--
VarliKannada1,212,00090Y1.0 90-----
VasudevKannada15,000500Y1.0 400----60
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam350,000300Y1.0 300-----
VelamaTelugu434,0005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
VelanMalayalam86,000500Y1.0 500-----
VellalanTamil2,517,000314,000Y1.0 298,000--16,000--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil41,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
VeluthadanayarMalayalam199,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
VettuvanMalayalam182,000300Y1.0 300-----
ViramushtiTelugu42,000100Y1.0 100-----
ViswakarmaKannada7,859,0001,282,000Y1.0 1,276,000--1,500-3,100
Viswakarma (Lingayat tradKannada400400Y1.0 -----400
Viswakarma AsariTamil698,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
Viswakarma KollanMalayalam190,0005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Viswakarma PanchalKannada120,000110,000Y1.0 110,000-----
Viswakarma ThattanMalayalam200,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
VitholiaTamil28,000200Y1.0 200-----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Kannada58,715,000981,000Y1.0 979,000--10-2,300
Yadav DhindhorKannada1,534,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
Yadav GolaKannada4,936,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,489,000400Y1.0 400-----
YenadiTelugu704,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
YeravaRavula28,00027,000Y1.0 27,00010-20-400
YerukulaTelugu557,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
State Totals:   664 People Groups   64,485,000 629   51,511,000 8,203,000 148,000 1,142,000 28,000 3,467,000
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