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AbdulBengali34,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Adi AndhraTelugu1,247,000600Y1.0 600-----
Adi DravidaTamil9,835,0001,600N2.0 1,500--100--
AgamudaiyanTamil857,000200Y1.0 200-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil654,000100Y1.0 100-----
Agaria (Hindu traditions)Bengali210,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Ager (Hindu traditions)Sindhi24,00020Y1.0 20-----
AghoriHindi69,000400Y1.0 400-----
AgriSindhi416,00020Y1.0 20-----
AguriBengali458,000438,000Y1.0 437,000--600--
AhmadiUrdu72,000800Y1.0 -800----
AhomAssamese1,284,000900Y1.0 900-----
AkaHruso11,00080N2.0 80-----
AmatBengali254,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
AngamiNaga, Angami159,000400N3.0 ---400--
AngarokBengali6,3005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
AngloBengali154,00017,000N3.0 ---17,000--
AnsariBengali10,505,000402,000Y1.0 -402,000----
AoNaga, Ao233,00070N3.0 ---70--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,300300Y1.0 -300----
Arakanese, MaghBengali46,0008,000Y1.0 2,300-5,70030-20
ArakhHindi592,00010Y1.0 10-----
ArmenianArmenian600300N3.0 ---300--
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern465,0002,400Y1.0 ----2,400-
Asho KhyangBengali800300Y1.0 100-200---
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,703,0002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
AsurAsuri32,0003,900N2.0 3,10030-700-90
BadaikSadri108,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Bengali6,456,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Badhi (Muslim traditions)Bengali35,000700Y1.0 -700----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,499,0003,364,000Y1.0 3,360,000--1,800--
BagtiBengali200200Y1.0 200-----
Baha'iBengali11,000200Y1.0 -----200
Bahelia (Hindu traditionsBengali172,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Baidya (Hindu traditions)Bengali274,000216,000Y1.0 215,000--900--
BaigaBengali563,00013,000Y1.0 13,00020-10-10
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsBengali3,517,0001,114,000Y1.0 1,114,000-----
Bairagi (Muslim traditionBengali18,000200Y1.0 -200----
BaitiBengali51,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Bajikar (Muslim traditionBengali1,900800Y1.0 -800----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,707,00040Y1.0 40-----
BalochBalochi, Eastern57,00040Y1.0 -40----
BaltiBalti52,00010Y1.0 -10----
BaniaHindi29,240,0001,236,000Y1.0 1,192,000----44,000
Bania AgarwalHindi4,792,000216,000Y1.0 195,000----21,000
Bania AgrahariHindi315,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
Bania BaisBengali125,00041,000Y1.0 41,000-----
Bania BarnawarBengali64,0008,100Y1.0 8,100-----
Bania BrittalAssamese69,000300Y1.0 300-----
Bania GahoiHindi338,00012,000Y1.0 11,000----1,200
Bania Gandha BanikBengali282,000242,000Y1.0 242,000-----
Bania JaiswalHindi122,00010,000Y1.0 9,100----1,400
Bania KasarwaniHindi406,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Bania KasaundhanHindi488,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Bania KhandelwalHindi92,0004,500Y1.0 1,300----3,200
Bania KhatriBengali199,000130,000Y1.0 130,000-----
Bania MahajanHindi184,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Bania MahesriHindi360,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Bania MahurHindi872,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Bania ModhHindi76,000700Y1.0 700-----
Bania OswalHindi422,00016,000Y1.0 11,000----4,500
Bania PorwalHindi326,00023,000Y1.0 20,000----3,000
Bania RauniarBengali124,0007,700Y1.0 7,700-----
Bania SrimaliHindi362,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania Subarna BanikBengali163,000158,000Y1.0 158,000-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsBengali6,000,00089,000Y1.0 89,000-----
Banjara (Muslim traditionBengali162,00060Y1.0 -60----
Bansphor (Hindu traditionBengali144,000300Y1.0 300-----
BantarBengali125,0008,000Y1.0 8,000-----
BaoriBengali374,00050Y1.0 50-----
Bari (Hindu traditions)Bengali629,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Baria (Hindu traditions)Gujarati298,000400Y1.0 400-----
BaruaBengali1,400500Y1.0 70-400---
Barwala (Hindu traditionsDogri89,00010Y1.0 10-----
BathudiBengali228,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
BauriBengali2,186,0001,386,000Y1.0 1,384,000--1,000400-
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern96,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Bazigar (Hindu traditionsBengali773,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,545,00030Y1.0 30-----
Bedia (Hindu traditions)Bengali542,00085,000Y1.0 83,00020-100102,100
Bedia (Muslim traditions)Bengali4,1003,700Y1.0 -3,700----
BeharaBengali3,5002,500Y1.0 -2,500----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,936,0007,300Y1.0 7,300-----
Besya (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,3001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Besya (Muslim traditions)Bengali1,7001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
BhakatBengali2,900700Y1.0 700-----
BhallaBengali3,6003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
Bhand (Hindu traditions)Bengali33,00030Y1.0 30-----
BhandariBengali634,0003,900Y1.0 3,900-----
Bhangi (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,983,000539,000Y1.0 520,000--16,0003,200-
Bhangi (Muslim traditionsBengali137,0003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu trBengali122,0005,500Y1.0 5,500---100-
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim tBengali8,400700Y1.0 -700----
Bhangi MehtarBengali140,00033,000Y1.0 33,000--20--
BharBengali1,977,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
Bharbhunja (Hindu traditiHindi1,196,0003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
BhaskarBengali1,100900Y1.0 900-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,364,00043,000Y1.0 43,000-----
Bhathiara (Muslim traditiUrdu185,00020Y1.0 -20----
Bhatia (Hindu traditions)Bengali230,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
BhilBhili16,868,00020Y1.0 20-----
BhogtaBengali265,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Bengali6,364,00088,000Y1.0 88,000-----
Bhotia (Hindu traditions)Nepali115,00069,000Y1.0 7,20030056,0005,5001080
Bhotia SikkimNepali83,00013,000Y1.0 2,200-9,0001,800--
Bhotia TibetanTibetan, Central3,60030Y1.0 --30---
BhottadaOdia457,000400Y1.0 400-----
BhuinharBengali947,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
BhuinmaliBengali182,000100,000Y1.0 100,000-60300--
BhuiyaBengali1,968,000177,000Y1.0 176,000-600300--
Bhuiya GhatwarBengali298,00044,000Y1.0 44,000-20050--
BhumijBengali1,120,000377,000Y1.0 372,0001,000206001003,700
Biar (Hindu traditions)Bengali371,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
BindBengali981,00063,000Y1.0 63,000-----
BinjhiaHindi178,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
BirhorBengali21,0002,300N2.0 2,100302050-90
BirjiaBijori13,0001,200N2.0 1,100101040--
Biswas (Muslim traditionsBengali4,8004,800Y1.0 -4,800----
BodoBengali1,580,00036,000N2.0 32,000--3,700--
BohraGujarati1,102,000700Y1.0 -700----
BoyaTelugu4,000,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
BrahminBengali59,282,0003,673,000Y1.0 3,663,000-300300-10,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern95,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Brahmin AcharajHindi54,0004,900Y1.0 4,900-----
Brahmin AcharyaBengali70,00062,000Y1.0 62,000-----
Brahmin AnavalaGujarati83,000100Y1.0 100-----
Brahmin AudichGujarati483,000500Y1.0 500-----
Brahmin BhumiharBengali2,750,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin ChitpavanMarathi477,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin DakshiniTelugu116,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Brahmin DeshasthaMarathi564,00060Y1.0 60-----
Brahmin DravidaTamil124,000500Y1.0 500-----
Brahmin GaurHindi2,961,000209,000Y1.0 209,000-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati152,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin JoshiBengali352,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Brahmin JyotiHindi121,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
Brahmin KanaujiaHindi4,166,000363,000Y1.0 363,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi80,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin Kashmiri PanditKashmiri722,00040Y1.0 40-----
Brahmin KhandelwalHindi272,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin MahaHindi179,0007,800Y1.0 7,800-----
Brahmin MahrattaHindi460,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Brahmin MaithiliHindi19,0006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi103,000500Y1.0 500-----
Brahmin ModhGujarati127,000100Y1.0 100-----
Brahmin OjhaBengali47,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
Brahmin ParikhHindi147,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Brahmin PurohitHindi111,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Brahmin PushkarnaHindi74,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Brahmin RadhiBengali1,484,0001,161,000Y1.0 1,161,000-----
Brahmin RikhisurBengali49,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Brahmin SakaldwipiHindi458,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin SaraswatHindi565,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin SawariaGujarati4,145,000100Y1.0 100-----
Brahmin SrimaliHindi56,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Brahmin TamilTamil507,000900Y1.0 900-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,029,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Brahmin UtkalBengali170,000116,000Y1.0 116,000-----
Brahmin VaidikBengali178,000158,000Y1.0 158,000-----
Brahmin VarendraBengali243,000200,000Y1.0 200,000-----
Brahmin VyasBengali153,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Buna (Hindu traditions)Bengali389,000250,000Y1.0 250,000-----
BurmeseBurmese15,000800Y1.0 --800---
ChainBengali480,000336,000Y1.0 336,000--200--
ChakBengali300200Y1.0 --200---
ChakhesangNaga, Chokri157,000100N3.0 ---100--
ChakkiliyanTamil1,296,000400N2.0 400--10--
ChakmaBengali217,000600Y1.0 4001020020--
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Bengali51,467,0001,314,000Y1.0 1,282,000-1,20030,000--
Chamar (Sikh traditions)Bengali1,337,000500Y1.0 ----500-
ChangNaga, Chang65,00030N3.0 ---30--
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati314,00070Y1.0 70-----
ChasadhobiBengali88,00088,000Y1.0 88,000-----
Chaudhari, casteBengali11,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
ChaupalBengali82,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
ChepangNepali1,10040Y1.0 40-----
CheroBengali187,0005,200Y1.0 4,8003001090-50
Cheruman (Hindu traditionTamil449,00070Y1.0 70-----
ChhetriNepali270,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-70---
Chhimba (Hindu traditionsBengali128,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern118,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Chik (Hindu traditions)Bengali132,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Chik BaraikHindi118,00022,000Y1.0 21,0001050800-800
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioBengali63,0002,800Y1.0 2,800--40--
Chitrakar (Muslim traditiBengali6,2006,200Y1.0 -6,200----
ChristianBengali871,00081,000N3.0 ---81,000--
Dabgar (Hindu traditions)Bengali136,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
DahiaraBengali2,7002,700Y1.0 -2,700----
Dai (Hindu traditions)Bengali300200Y1.0 200-----
Dai (Muslim traditions)Bengali13,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
DaluBengali18,00017,000Y1.0 -17,000----
DangiBengali715,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
DarjeeNepali68,00035,000Y1.0 34,000-200800--
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,896,0002,200Y1.0 2,200----10
Darzi (Muslim traditions)Bengali998,0005,900Y1.0 -5,900----
Darzi (Sikh traditions)Bengali39,00040Y1.0 ----40-
DeoriBengali53,000200Y1.0 200-----
Dhangar BharwadGujarati2,827,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
DhangriDungra Bhil22,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
DhanukBengali4,157,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-----
DhanwarBengali66,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
DhimalRangpuri4,8002,900Y1.0 2,700----100
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Bengali12,268,000490,000Y1.0 490,000-----
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Bengali959,0009,800Y1.0 -9,800----
Dholi (Muslim traditions)Bengali5,9001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
DoaiBengali15,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,267,000411,000Y1.0 410,000--200--
Dom (Muslim traditions)Bengali179,0005,500Y1.0 -5,500----
Dosadh (Hindu traditions)Bengali5,127,00079,000Y1.0 79,000--400--
Dosadh (Muslim traditionsBengali12,0007,600Y1.0 -7,600----
Dosadh BaheliaBengali109,00017,000Y1.0 17,000--40--
DrukpaDzongkha12,0008,000Y1.0 500-7,500---
DuliaBengali347,000342,000Y1.0 342,000-----
DuraNepali3,100100Y1.0 50-50---
FaqirBengali91,0003,300Y1.0 -3,300----
Gadaria (Hindu traditionsBengali6,514,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
GaddiKashmiri665,00010Y1.0 -10----
GamitGujarati456,000300N2.0 300-----
GandaBengali1,284,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Gandharb (Hindu traditionBengali14,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
GandharvaNepali500500Y1.0 500-----
GandlaTelugu101,000200Y1.0 200-----
GangaiNepali4,7003,000Y1.0 2,900-70---
GaroGaro1,096,0002,300N5.0 60020-1,600--
GaudaOdia1,988,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
GavaraTelugu17,000300Y1.0 300-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsGujarati111,00070Y1.0 70-----
GhartiBengali22,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-200400--
Ghasi (Hindu traditions)Bengali461,00032,000Y1.0 32,000--200--
GhaziBengali1,5001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Ghosi (Hindu traditions)Odia285,000700Y1.0 700-----
GhusuriaBengali93,000800Y1.0 800-----
GoaneseKonkani, Goan563,0001,100N3.0 ---1,100--
GodraBengali5,50060Y1.0 60-----
Gokha (Hindu traditions)Bengali234,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
GondBengali13,982,00012,000Y1.0 12,000902030-300
GonrhiBengali843,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
GoraitBengali11,0002,600Y1.0 2,50010----
GosainBengali1,537,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
Gujar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern47,000100Y1.0 ----100-
GuriaOdia719,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
GurungNepali108,00084,000N2.0 51,000-20,00013,000--
HadiBengali1,155,000662,000Y1.0 662,000-----
HajamBengali1,970,00049,000Y1.0 -49,000----
HajangBengali74,000700Y1.0 70020-10-20
Halalkhor (Hindu traditioHindi18,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Halwai (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,371,000404,000Y1.0 404,000-----
Halwai MairaBengali108,00041,000Y1.0 41,000-----
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin9,8003,500N2.0 --2,400600-500
Hazra (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,1004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
HelaHindi58,00040Y1.0 40-----
HiraBengali68,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
HoBengali1,074,00022,000Y1.0 21,00050200200-500
IlavanTamil5,859,0001,700Y1.0 1,600--80--
Indo-BurmanRakhine600600Y1.0 -600----
Jaraj (Hindu traditions)Bengali9,0009,000Y1.0 9,000-----
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern19,129,00040,000Y1.0 40,000----70
Jat (Muslim traditions)Bengali524,00055,000Y1.0 -55,000----
Jat (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern9,114,00038,000Y1.0 ----38,000-
Jat AtraBengali25,00025,000Y1.0 -25,000----
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditioHindi38,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Bajwa (Muslim traditiUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditiHindi152,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Chahil (Muslim traditBengali2,400500Y1.0 -500----
Jat Chahil (Sikh traditioPunjabi, Eastern76,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Jat Chima (Hindu traditioHindi66,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Chima (Muslim traditiUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
Jat DagarHindi131,000400Y1.0 400-----
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditioHindi273,000400Y1.0 400-----
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditiUrdu1,800400Y1.0 -400----
Jat Dhariwal (Hindu tradiHindi152,000300Y1.0 300-----
Jat Dhariwal (Muslim tradUrdu1,100200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditHindi151,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Dhillon (Muslim tradiUrdu1,300200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditiPunjabi, Eastern173,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Jat Gahlot (Hindu traditiHindi77,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Gahlot (Muslim traditUrdu1,500300Y1.0 -300----
Jat Ghatwal (Hindu traditHindi193,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Ghatwal (Muslim tradiUrdu8,700200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Gil (Hindu traditionsHindi212,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Gil (Muslim traditionUrdu1,900300Y1.0 -300----
Jat Gil (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern191,000400Y1.0 ----400-
Jat HelaHindi229,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Kharral (Hindu traditHindi52,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Kharral (Muslim tradiUrdu1,200300Y1.0 -300----
Jat Mann (Hindu traditionHindi158,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Mann (Muslim traditioUrdu4,100200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Mann (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern116,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Jat PachhadeHindi318,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditioUnknown119,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat SahrawatHindi128,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jat Sarai (Sikh traditionPunjabi, Eastern138,000100Y1.0 ----100-
Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditioHindi335,000900Y1.0 900-----
Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditiUrdu2,800500Y1.0 -500----
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditionPunjabi, Eastern420,0001,200Y1.0 ----1,200-
Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditiHindi318,000800Y1.0 800-----
Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditUrdu3,000500Y1.0 -500----
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditioPunjabi, Eastern126,000800Y1.0 ----800-
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditHindi52,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jat Varaich (Muslim tradiUrdu800200Y1.0 -200----
Jat Virk (Hindu traditionUnknown55,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jew, South AsianHebrew6,10090Y1.0 -----90
Jhalo MaloBengali443,000315,000Y1.0 315,000--200--
Jhinwar (Hindu traditionsDogri573,00010Y1.0 10-----
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern412,0001,100Y1.0 ----1,100-
JimdarBengali81,00081,000Y1.0 81,000-20---
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,146,0001,369,000Y1.0 1,369,000-----
JuangJuang47,00020Y1.0 20-----
JulahaPunjabi, Eastern890,000800Y1.0 30---800-
KabadiBengali72,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Kachari DimasaBengali145,0003,600N2.0 3,600-----
Kachhi (Hindu traditions)Hindi5,860,00030Y1.0 30-----
KadarBengali113,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
KagateSyuba1,80060Y1.0 --60---
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Bengali8,075,000352,000Y1.0 352,000-----
Kahar (Muslim traditions)Bengali83,00017,000Y1.0 -17,000----
Kahar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern77,000100Y1.0 ----100-
Kahar Kamkar (Hindu tradiBengali169,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Kahar Kamkar (Muslim tradBengali1,9001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
KaibarttaBengali1,948,000642,000Y1.0 642,000--400--
Kaibartta JaliaBengali470,000382,000Y1.0 382,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,417,000400Y1.0 400-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,982,0004,400Y1.0 4,400-----
Kalal IdigaTelugu1,790,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KalingiOdia269,0003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
KallanTamil1,262,000400Y1.0 400-----
KaluBengali254,000221,000Y1.0 -221,000----
Kalwar (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,741,00097,000Y1.0 97,000-20---
Kalwar (Muslim traditionsBengali48,0002,600Y1.0 -2,600----
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim tradBengali42,0002,000Y1.0 -2,000----
KamarBengali31,000400Y1.0 400-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern500,0001,400Y1.0 ----1,400-
KamiNepali139,00087,000Y1.0 84,000-9002,700--
KammaraTelugu130,00050Y1.0 50-----
KandraBengali741,000119,000Y1.0 118,000--200--
KanduBengali2,356,00046,000Y1.0 46,000--80--
Kanjar (Hindu traditions)Bengali210,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Kanjar (Muslim traditionsBengali14,0004,200Y1.0 -4,200----
KaoraBengali378,000361,000Y1.0 358,000--2,200--
KapaliBengali298,000214,000Y1.0 214,000-----
KapariaBengali26,000800Y1.0 800-----
KapuTelugu15,153,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,624,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
KaranOdia522,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
KarengaBengali45,00040,000Y1.0 39,000--80--
KarmaliSanthali120,0003,200Y1.0 2,60010---600
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Bengali716,00091,000Y1.0 91,000----100
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,803,000400Y1.0 -400----
KawarBengali1,018,00034,000Y1.0 34,000--40600-
Kayastha (Hindu traditionBengali7,605,0002,378,000Y1.0 2,376,000--1,800--
Kayastha KaranBengali395,000174,000Y1.0 174,000-----
Kela (Muslim traditions)Bengali200200Y1.0 -200----
KhadalaBengali136,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
KhairwarBengali423,000131,000Y1.0 131,000--60--
KhambuBengali335,000232,000Y1.0 230,000-5001,000--
KhamiBengali500400N2.0 400-1030--
KhamptiKhamti18,00030Y1.0 30-----
KhandaitBengali1,725,000251,000Y1.0 251,000--100--
KhariaBengali744,00052,000N2.0 52,000--100--
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Marathi418,00060Y1.0 60-----
KharwarBengali516,00020,000Y1.0 20,00020-300-200
KhasNepali64,0001,600N2.0 1,300-300---
KhasiKhasi1,523,0001,400N3.0 60--1,400--
Khatik (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,302,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
Khatik (Muslim traditionsBengali32,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,305,00070Y1.0 10---60-
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern303,0001,800Y1.0 ----1,800-
KhavarBengali149,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
KhetauriBengali105,0004,800Y1.0 4,800-----
KhojaGujarati413,000400Y1.0 -400----
KisanBengali1,612,00098,000Y1.0 97,0002004020020500
Koch (Hindu traditions)Rangpuri67,00028,000Y1.0 28,000----200
Koiri (Hindu traditions)Bengali8,138,000124,000Y1.0 124,000-----
KolBengali1,757,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Gujarati13,251,0006,100Y1.0 6,100-----
Koli MahadevMarathi1,640,000200Y1.0 200-----
Koli MalharMarathi312,00040Y1.0 40-----
Koli of Sind (Hindu tradiSindhi79,00010Y1.0 10-----
KoltaOdia656,000600Y1.0 600-----
KonaiBengali135,000132,000Y1.0 132,000--100--
Konda DhoraOdia234,00060Y1.0 60-----
KonwarBengali8,1008,100Y1.0 8,100-----
KoriBengali287,000160,000Y1.0 155,000300-1,900202,500
KorwaHindi451,0002,700Y1.0 2,5003010200--
KoshtiMarathi1,066,00020Y1.0 20-----
KotalBengali34,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
KoyaKoya783,000200Y1.0 200-----
KudumbanTamil75,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kui KhondBengali1,835,000700N2.0 700-----
KuliBengali16,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KumalNepali3,60090Y1.0 90-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Bengali15,375,0001,006,000Y1.0 1,005,000--800--
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern300,000700Y1.0 ----700-
Kumhar MagahiaBengali157,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Gujarati17,702,00011,000Y1.0 11,000----20
KunuiBengali900900Y1.0 900-----
KurariarBengali18,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Bengali18,825,0001,280,000Y1.0 1,279,000--1,000--
Kurmi MahatoBengali239,000111,000Y1.0 111,000--200--
KurolBengali5,7004,800Y1.0 4,800-----
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern334,000900Y1.0 ----900-
Laheri (Muslim traditionsBengali56,0002,500Y1.0 -2,500----
LakheraBengali189,00020Y1.0 20-----
LamaTibetan, Central600200Y1.0 --200---
LetBengali8,0008,000Y1.0 -----8,000
LhomiLhomi1,6001,600N2.0 --1,500100--
LingayatKannada1,581,000700Y1.0 -----700
Lodha (Hindu traditions)Bengali6,717,000109,000Y1.0 93,000806014,000-1,300
Lodha (Muslim traditions)Bengali4,100200Y1.0 -200----
LohanaGujarati597,000300Y1.0 300-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Bengali9,343,000323,000Y1.0 323,000-----
Lohar (Muslim traditions)Bengali616,000600Y1.0 -600----
LoharaHindi263,00030,000Y1.0 27,000602,100800-300
LothaNaga, Lotha177,00030N3.0 ---30--
Lunia (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,176,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-----
MadariUrdu56,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
MadhuapitBengali300300Y1.0 -300----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu589,0001,300N3.0 ---1,300--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,424,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
MagarNepali342,000116,000N2.0 106,000-9009,400--
MaghaiyaHindi1,300300Y1.0 300-----
MahaliBengali82,00082,000Y1.0 77,000200302,700-2,200
MahantaBengali83,00039,000Y1.0 39,000-----
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Bengali9,955,00046,000Y1.0 45,000-900-200-
MahishyaBengali9,622,0006,138,000Y1.0 6,113,000--23,000--
MahliBengali399,0002,600Y1.0 2,400--50-200
MahrattaMarathi30,372,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
Mahratta KunbiGujarati7,861,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern622,0001,500Y1.0 ----1,500-
MahuriaBengali7,400500Y1.0 500-----
MahyavanshiGujarati1,946,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
MajhiBengali121,000800Y1.0 800-----
MajhwarBengali189,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-60---
Mal (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,802,000328,000Y1.0 328,000-3050--
Mal (Muslim traditions)Bengali17,00016,000Y1.0 -16,000----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu418,000400N3.0 ---400--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,535,0003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,657,0004,000N3.0 ---3,900--
Mali (Hindu traditions)Bengali9,779,000285,000Y1.0 285,000-----
Mallah (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,269,00072,000Y1.0 72,000-----
Mallah (Muslim traditionsBengali70,00043,000Y1.0 -43,000----
Mallah Chain (Hindu tradiBengali316,0004,900Y1.0 4,900-----
Mallah Chain (Muslim tradBengali3,4003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu tradiBengali20,00020,000Y1.0 -20,000----
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim tradBengali22,000300Y1.0 300-----
Mallah Kewat (Hindu tradiBengali281,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
Mallah Kewat (Muslim tradBengali3,7003,600Y1.0 -3,600----
Mallik (Muslim traditionsBengali559,000147,000Y1.0 -147,000----
MaltoBengali189,00045,000N2.0 43,000100301,800-100
Mandala (Muslim traditionBengali2,600900Y1.0 -900----
MangalaTelugu1,864,000900Y1.0 900-----
ManiharBengali564,0001,800Y1.0 -1,800----
MappilaMalayalam9,161,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
MaravanTamil3,130,000200Y1.0 200-----
MarkandeAngika77,000300Y1.0 300-----
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,622,000200Y1.0 200-----
MatiaBengali190,000155,000Y1.0 155,000-----
MazhabiPunjabi, Eastern2,645,000700Y1.0 ----700-
MechBoro54,00041,000N2.0 27,000906014,000-70
Megh (Hindu traditions)Sindhi2,941,00090Y1.0 90-----
MeiteiMeitei1,439,000400Y1.0 400-----
MemonGujarati571,000300Y1.0 -300----
MirBengali48,00040,000Y1.0 -40,000----
Mirdhas (Muslim traditionBengali600600Y1.0 -600----
MiriMising686,000400Y1.0 400-----
MirzakhaniBengali11,0004,900Y1.0 -4,900----
MishriBengali6,2004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
MizoMizo144,000800N5.0 ---800--
Mizo FanaiMizo14,00030N5.0 ---30--
Mizo LushaiMizo562,000600N5.0 ---600--
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,130,0001,189,000Y1.0 1,189,000--500--
Mochi (Muslim traditions)Bengali67,0006,000Y1.0 -6,000----
MoghalBengali1,726,000108,000Y1.0 -108,000----
MomnaGujarati162,000100Y1.0 -100----
MruSanthali400300Y1.0 300--10--
MukeriUrdu32,000800Y1.0 -800----
MundaBengali3,665,000367,000N2.0 326,0001,20020032,000807,700
MunnurTelugu826,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Murao (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,372,00060Y1.0 60-----
Musahar (Hindu traditionsBengali2,760,00034,000Y1.0 34,000-----
MutrasiTelugu1,002,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
NadarTamil4,246,0001,100N2.0 600--500--
NagaNaga Pidgin19,0002,800N3.0 30--2,800--
Naga, TangkhulNaga, Tangkhul199,00080N3.0 ---80--
NagarBengali145,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
Nagarchi (Hindu traditionHindi151,00016,000Y1.0 16,00010040600-200
Nagarchi (Muslim traditioBengali10010Y1.0 -10----
Nagarchi Nagesia (Hindu tSadri25,0001,500Y1.0 1,400--100-20
Nai (Hindu traditions)Bengali11,743,000986,000Y1.0 986,000-----
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern326,000700Y1.0 ----700-
Nai NabasakhBengali6,8006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
NairMalayalam6,663,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
NamassejBengali5,079,0003,787,000Y1.0 3,766,000-1,40020,000600-
Namassej ChandelBengali1,543,0001,006,000Y1.0 1,002,000-3003,100200-
NamasudraBengali2,3001,900Y1.0 -1,900----
Nat (Hindu traditions)Bengali450,0005,700Y1.0 5,700-----
Nat (Muslim traditions)Bengali137,000500Y1.0 -500----
Nau BuddhBengali1,573,0001,300Y1.0 --1,300---
NavithanTamil786,00050Y1.0 50-----
NewahNepali166,000100,000Y1.0 92,000-6,3002,200--
Nikari (Muslim traditionsBengali61,00061,000Y1.0 -61,000----
NissiNyishi39,00040N3.0 40-----
OraonHindi4,427,000643,000N2.0 477,0001,4001,200132,00010031,000
PahariaNepali16,0007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
PaikOdia201,000800Y1.0 800-----
Paite (Christian traditioChin, Paite80,00050N3.0 ---50--
PakhimaraHindi400400Y1.0 400-----
PaliyaBengali216,000200,000Y1.0 200,000--20--
PallanTamil3,316,0001,300N2.0 1,300--20--
PanBengali1,580,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
PanikaBengali1,053,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
PantantiOdia35,00020Y1.0 20-----
ParaiyanTamil3,092,000600N2.0 400--200--
ParhaiyaBengali42,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
ParjaBengali490,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
ParseeGujarati82,000900Y1.0 -----900
PashtunBengali11,439,0001,026,000Y1.0 -1,026,000----
Pasi (Hindu traditions)Bengali7,580,00042,000Y1.0 41,000--100--
Pasi (Muslim traditions)Bengali16,0007,400Y1.0 -7,400----
Pasi TurukBengali1,200100Y1.0 -100----
PateliaGujarati120,00040Y1.0 40-----
PatialBengali74,000800Y1.0 800-----
Patni (Hindu traditions)Bengali277,00044,000Y1.0 44,000-----
Patni (Muslim traditions)Bengali200200Y1.0 -200----
PatraluBengali120,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-----
Patwa (Hindu traditions)Bengali258,0008,400Y1.0 8,400-----
PerkaTelugu193,00040Y1.0 40-----
PersianPersian, Iranian8,200500Y1.0 -500----
PeshakarBengali1,5001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
PhriUnknown400400Y1.0 300-40---
PinjaraBengali3,376,00048,000Y1.0 -48,000----
PochuryNaga, Pochuri23,00050N3.0 ---50--
PodBengali3,101,0002,607,000Y1.0 2,597,000--10,000--
PoiUnknown49,000200N3.0 ---200--
PortugueseIndo-Portuguese1,40050N3.0 ---50--
PundariBengali250,000243,000Y1.0 243,000-----
PuranPanchpargania2,200200Y1.0 200-----
Puran BhajaPanchpargania1,10050Y1.0 50-----
QassabBengali1,069,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
QaziBengali726,00093,000Y1.0 -93,000----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Marwari1,064,000200Y1.0 200-----
RabhaHindi369,00028,000N2.0 20,0001004007,1001050
RaiNepali125,00056,000N2.0 27,000-9007,900-20,000
Raibhat (Muslim traditionBengali234,0002,900Y1.0 -2,900----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionRangpuri5,209,0004,102,000Y1.0 4,078,000-1,50020,000-3,500
Rajbansi (Muslim traditioBengali3,1002,900Y1.0 -2,900----
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu tradRangpuri49,00045,000Y1.0 45,000----60
Rajbansi Khen (Muslim traBengali100100Y1.0 -100----
RajbharBengali73,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi45,473,000897,000Y1.0 893,000-300--4,200
Rajput (Muslim traditionsBengali2,843,00029,000Y1.0 -29,000----
Rajput (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern985,0007,600Y1.0 ----7,600-
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,280,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Rajput Bais (Sikh traditiPunjabi, Eastern12,00070Y1.0 ----70-
Rajput Bargujar (Hindu trHindi199,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Rajput BhadauriaHindi252,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi848,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Rajput ChandelHindi327,0004,400Y1.0 4,400-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi2,908,00053,000Y1.0 53,000-----
Rajput DikhitHindi258,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Rajput GahlotHindi564,0008,800Y1.0 8,800-----
Rajput Garewal (Hindu traHindi302,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
Rajput GaurHindi652,000900Y1.0 900-----
Rajput GautamHindi374,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
Rajput JaduHindi284,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Rajput Janjua (Hindu tradHindi80,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditHindi61,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Rajput KachhwahaHindi707,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traHindi242,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Rajput PariharHindi392,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,218,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Rajput Pundir (Hindu tradHindi174,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Rajput RajbansiBengali469,000900Y1.0 900-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,376,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Rajput SakarwarHindi196,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Rajput Salehria (Hindu trHindi101,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Rajput SengarHindi395,0004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
Rajput SolankiGujarati304,0003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
Rajput SombansiBengali329,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Rajput SurajbansiBengali246,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu tradHindi450,000900Y1.0 900-----
RajuBengali532,000402,000Y1.0 402,000-----
RajwarBengali584,000161,000Y1.0 161,000--400--
RalteMizo18,000100N3.0 ---100--
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern473,000900Y1.0 ----900-
RanaBengali1,30060Y1.0 60-----
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsBengali351,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
RathawaGujarati652,000400Y1.0 400-----
RautiaBengali119,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
RavaliaGujarati531,00060Y1.0 60-----
Ravidas ChamarBengali1,884,00013,000Y1.0 13,000--200--
Rayeen (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,400900Y1.0 900-----
Rayeen (Muslim traditionsBengali968,00023,000Y1.0 -23,000----
RelliOdia161,000100Y1.0 100-----
RengmaBengali68,00090N3.0 ---90--
RongkupNepali75,00032,000N2.0 1,5009017,00013,0001070
SagarbanshiBengali175,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
SahariyaBengali815,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
SahiBengali1,800700Y1.0 700-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern604,0001,300Y1.0 ----1,300-
SaliTelugu1,301,00020Y1.0 20-----
SamanthanBengali48,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
SangtamNaga, Sangtam76,00080N3.0 ---80--
SankaraBengali75,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
SantalSanthali7,409,0002,514,000Y1.0 1,725,0005,30040091,000400692,000
SaoraBengali982,00040,000N2.0 39,00020030500-500
Sardar (Muslim traditionsBengali12,0009,800Y1.0 -9,800----
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern91,0001,500Y1.0 ----1,500-
SarkiNepali39,00026,000Y1.0 24,000-4001,100--
Sauria PahariaBengali52,0003,700N2.0 3,30020200100--
SayyidBengali7,730,000503,000Y1.0 -503,000----
SemaNaga, Sumi245,000100N3.0 ---100--
ShabarOdia531,0002,300N2.0 2,200--200--
ShaikhBengali85,075,00021,146,000Y1.0 -21,146,000-30--
Shaikh QureshiBengali7,408,0002,212,000Y1.0 -2,212,000----
SherpaNepali38,00027,000N2.0 6,100-16,0004,800--
SinhaleseSinhala4,20060Y1.0 --60---
Siyalgir (Hindu traditionBengali7,1007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Bengali7,683,000382,000Y1.0 382,000----600
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern188,000500Y1.0 ----500-
SukliBengali59,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-----
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali923,000485,000Y1.0 484,000--500--
Sunri SadhubanikBengali256,000148,000Y1.0 148,000--100--
SunuwarNepali83,00034,000Y1.0 23,000-601,800-9,800
Sutradhar (Hindu traditioBengali421,000323,000Y1.0 323,000-----
Sutradhar (Muslim traditiBengali35,00035,000Y1.0 -35,000----
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,711,0004,500N3.0 ---4,500--
Tai ManPhake5,80030N2.0 --30---
TamangTamang, Eastern229,000146,000N2.0 9,100500128,0008,10020200
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsBengali1,873,000399,000Y1.0 399,000-----
Tamboli (Muslim traditionBengali147,00021,000Y1.0 -21,000----
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,160,0001,400Y1.0 -1,400----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,685,0001,575,000Y1.0 1,574,000--500--
Tanti (Muslim traditions)Bengali3,8003,800Y1.0 -3,800----
Tarkhan (Hindu traditionsDogri865,00020Y1.0 20-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,052,0002,700Y1.0 ----2,700-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Bengali18,562,0001,557,000Y1.0 1,555,000--2,100--
Teli Gangauta (Hindu tradBengali530,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
ThakkarSindhi584,00060Y1.0 60-----
ThakuriNepali33,00090Y1.0 90-----
ThamiNepali2,50020Y1.0 20-----
TharuNepali456,00026,000Y1.0 24,000-401,600-10
Thathera (Hindu traditionBengali321,0008,300Y1.0 8,300-----
TibetanTibetan, Central109,00012,000Y1.0 100-12,000200--
TiliBengali1,010,000740,000Y1.0 740,000-----
TiyarBengali496,000231,000Y1.0 230,000--400--
TotoToto1,3001,300Y1.0 1,300--10--
TuraihaBengali351,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Turi (Hindu traditions)Bengali389,00057,000Y1.0 57,000--100--
TurkmenTurkmen50030Y1.0 -30----
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,579,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Vaghri (Hindu traditions)Gujarati565,000400Y1.0 400-----
VakkaligaKannada6,387,000200Y1.0 200-----
VaniyanTamil931,00090N2.0 60--30--
VannanTamil1,003,000100N2.0 80--20--
VanniyanTamil12,550,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
VarliGujarati1,246,000300Y1.0 300-----
VellalanTamil2,533,000700Y1.0 700--20--
ViswakarmaTelugu7,672,0004,300Y1.0 4,300--10--
Viswakarma AsariTamil698,000100Y1.0 100-----
WalangWalungge400400Y1.0 --400---
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Bengali58,708,0004,164,000Y1.0 4,163,000--1,300--
Yadav RawatBengali1,439,00076,000Y1.0 76,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,484,0002,321,000Y1.0 2,319,000--2,200--
YakhaYakkha5,8004,600N2.0 1,900-90200-2,300
YakthumbaNepali143,00054,000N2.0 36,000503,9006,700108,000
YenadiTelugu675,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
YimchungraNaga, Yimchungru68,00060N3.0 ---60--
ZeliangNaga, Zeme104,000100N3.0 10--100--
State Totals:   669 People Groups   100,135,000 601   71,675,000 26,528,000 305,000 653,000 75,000 896,000
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