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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanTamil18,0001,500N2.0 1,200--300--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,700700N2.0 500--200--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,0001,600N2.0 --1,50080--
AmbalavasiTamil16,0003,200N2.0 2,700--600--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,900N2.0 3,700--200--
AnsariUrdu1,000600Y1.0 -600----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,2001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600400Y1.0 -400----
ArayanTamil900600N2.0 500--100--
BadahalaSinhala110,0002,800N2.0 --2,700200--
BalochUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
BaniaHindi16,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,900200Y1.0 200-----
Bania ChettiTelugu6,50030Y1.0 30-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi800300Y1.0 300-----
BeravaSinhala360,0009,000N2.0 --8,400600--
BintannaSinhala6,500200N2.0 --200---
BodhivanshaSinhala14,000300N2.0 --300---
BohraGujarati2,000500Y1.0 -500----
BoyaTamil17,000100N2.0 90--30--
BrahminTamil99,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil31,000300Y1.0 300-----
BurgherSinhala52,0004,700N3.0 --4004,200-80
ChakkiliyanTamil32,000900N2.0 700--200--
ChristianUnknown27,0002,500N3.0 ---2,500--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,300300N2.0 --300---
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,00070Y1.0 70-----
DivehiMaldivian2,000200Y1.0 -200----
DuravaSinhala605,00027,000N2.0 --26,0001,200--
GattaraSinhala739,00021,000N2.0 --20,0001,300--
GauraykwalluSinhala18,000600Y1.0 --600---
GoaneseKonkani2,300400N3.0 ---400--
GovigamaSinhala543,00019,000N2.0 --18,000900--
Govigama PattiSinhala26,000600N2.0 --600---
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,000600N2.0 --600---
HajamTamil4,9001,100Y1.0 -1,100----
HannaliSinhala324,0008,200N2.0 --7,700500--
HenawalayoSinhala18,000600Y1.0 --600---
HinnaSinhala236,0006,000N2.0 --5,600400--
HunnaSinhala88,0002,200N2.0 --2,100100--
IdayanTamil9,30060N2.0 40--20--
IlavanTamil80,0001,400N2.0 1,000--300--
Indian TamilTamil9,700400N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300200Y1.0 --200--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,600500Y1.0 500-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,800800Y1.0 -800----
JavaneseJavanese8,5004,500Y1.0 -4,500----
KaikolanTamil79,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
KallanTamil17,000200N2.0 100--50--
KaraiyarTamil187,00050,000N2.0 45,000--4,600--
KaravaSinhala1,050,00013,000N2.0 --12,0001,500--
KiddeaSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
KoviarTamil199,00062,000N2.0 57,000--4,800--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,30030N2.0 30-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900200Y1.0 200-----
MadariUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay52,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
MalayaliMalayalam800600N2.0 500--80--
Malayan, casteMalayalam1,6001,100N2.0 900--200--
MappilaMalayalam11,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
MarakkalageTamil8,9001,400Y1.0 -1,400----
MaravanTamil100,0001,500N2.0 1,100--400--
MaravarTamil83,00019,000N2.0 17,000--1,800--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,500N2.0 1,000--500--
MemonGujarati2,100600Y1.0 -600----
MoghalUrdu1,200500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil40,00012,000N2.0 11,000--1,100--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,000500N3.0 ---500--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
NairMalayalam4,100700Y1.0 700-----
NalavarTamil43,0009,900N2.0 9,000--900--
NamassejBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
NavaitTamil17,0003,800Y1.0 -3,800----
NavandannaSinhala1,128,00030,000N2.0 --28,0002,000--
NavithanTamil22,000200N2.0 200--60--
OliSinhala29,000800N2.0 --70010--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,2002,500Y1.0 -2,500----
PallaTamil30,00012,000N2.0 11,000--1,700--
PallanTamil53,000900N2.0 700--200--
PallarTamil67,00021,000N2.0 19,000--2,600--
PalliwilliTamil2,20030N2.0 30-----
PamunuSinhala30,000800N2.0 --80020--
PanarTamil5,00040N2.0 20--20--
PannaTamil30,00013,000N2.0 11,000--1,800--
PannikkiSinhala236,0006,000N2.0 --5,600400--
ParaiyanTamil118,0001,700N2.0 1,200--500--
ParaiyarTamil68,00017,000N2.0 13,000-1,7001,600--
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanTamil41,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,600200Y1.0 --200---
PorowakaraSinhala48,0003,100N2.0 --3,000100--
PrimanarTamil69,00018,000Y1.0 17,000--200--
RadavaSinhala353,0009,700N2.0 --9,100600--
RajakaSinhala146,0003,900N2.0 --3,600200--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200800Y1.0 800-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500600Y1.0 -600----
SalagamaSinhala290,00015,000N2.0 --14,0001,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,40030N2.0 20--10--
SayyidTamil49,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
ShaikhTamil202,00058,000Y1.0 -58,000----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000400Y1.0 -400----
SinhaleseSinhala164,0005,000N2.0 --4,300700--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,300600Y1.0 600-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil689,00058,000Y1.0 -58,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil8,7001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam70060N3.0 ---60--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,139,000437,000Y1.0 -437,000----
TattarTamil5,4002,400N2.0 2,100--300--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,70050N2.0 40--10--
ThacherTamil3,1001,700N2.0 1,500--200--
ThanakavarTamil2,40030N2.0 30-----
ThimilarTamil20,0004,800N2.0 4,200--600--
VaniyanTamil17,000200N2.0 100--30--
VannanTamil29,000400N2.0 300--70--
VannarTamil16,0006,900N2.0 6,000--900--
VanniyanTamil36,000500N2.0 400--70--
VanniyarTamil96,00045,000N2.0 39,000--5,800--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam700500N2.0 400--80--
VellalanTamil31,0002,000N2.0 1,600--300--
VellalarTamil1,130,000286,000N2.0 267,000--19,000--
VettarTamil3,0001,700N2.0 1,600--200--
ViswakarmaTamil7,300500Y1.0 500-----
WahumpuraSinhala7,961,000209,000N2.0 --195,00015,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,300300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   126 People Groups   1,641,000 47   580,000 601,000 373,000 87,000 0 400
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