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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanTamil17,0001,400N2.0 1,200--300--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,400600N2.0 500--100--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,0001,500N2.0 --1,40080--
AmbalavasiTamil15,0003,100N2.0 2,500--600--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,700N2.0 3,500--200--
AnsariUrdu1,000500Y1.0 -500----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600400Y1.0 -400----
ArayanTamil900600N2.0 500--100--
BadahalaSinhala110,0002,700N2.0 --2,600200--
BalochUrdu900300Y1.0 -300----
BaniaHindi15,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Bania ChettiTelugu6,20030Y1.0 30-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi800300Y1.0 300-----
BeravaSinhala358,0008,600N2.0 --8,100600--
BintannaSinhala6,500200N2.0 --200---
BodhivanshaSinhala14,000300N2.0 --300---
BohraGujarati1,900500Y1.0 -500----
BoyaTamil16,000100N2.0 90--30--
BrahminTamil99,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil30,000300Y1.0 300-----
BurgherSinhala50,0004,500N3.0 --4004,000-70
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,700200N3.0 ---200--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil26,000700Y1.0 700-----
ChristianUnknown26,0002,400N3.0 ---2,400--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,800200N2.0 --200---
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,00070Y1.0 70-----
DivehiMaldivian1,900200Y1.0 -200----
DuravaSinhala703,00026,000N2.0 --25,0001,100--
GattaraSinhala737,00020,000N2.0 --19,0001,200--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,000500Y1.0 --500---
GoaneseKonkani2,200300N3.0 ---300--
GovigamaSinhala541,00018,000N2.0 --17,000800--
Govigama PattiSinhala26,000600N2.0 --600---
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,000600N2.0 --600---
HajamTamil4,7001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
HannaliSinhala324,0007,800N2.0 --7,400500--
HenawalayoSinhala19,000600Y1.0 --600---
HinnaSinhala235,0005,700N2.0 --5,300400--
HunnaSinhala88,0002,100N2.0 --2,000100--
IdayanTamil9,00060N2.0 40--20--
IlavanTamil77,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
Indian TamilTamil9,500400N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,200200Y1.0 --200--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,600500Y1.0 500-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,700700Y1.0 -700----
JavaneseJavanese8,3004,300Y1.0 -4,300----
KaikolanTamil76,0001,200N2.0 900--300--
KallanTamil17,000200N2.0 100--50--
KaraiyarTamil189,00048,000N2.0 43,000--4,400--
KaravaSinhala1,045,00012,000N2.0 --11,0001,400--
KiddeaSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
KoviarTamil205,00060,000N2.0 55,000--4,600--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,10030N2.0 30-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900200Y1.0 200-----
Madari (Muslim traditionsUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay50,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
MalayaliMalayalam700500N2.0 500--80--
Malayan, casteMalayalam1,5001,000N2.0 900--200--
MappilaMalayalam10,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
MarakkalageTamil8,5001,400Y1.0 -1,400----
MaravanTamil97,0001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
MaravarTamil84,00018,000N2.0 16,000--1,700--
MauritianMorisyen3,7001,500N2.0 1,000--500--
MemonGujarati2,000600Y1.0 -600----
MoghalUrdu1,100500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil41,00011,000N2.0 10,000--1,100--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,700400N3.0 ---400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
NairMalayalam3,900600Y1.0 600-----
NalavarTamil43,0009,400N2.0 8,600--900--
NamassejBengali500300Y1.0 300-----
NavaitTamil16,0003,600Y1.0 -3,600----
NavandannaSinhala1,124,00028,000N2.0 --26,0001,900--
NavithanTamil21,000200N2.0 100--60--
OliSinhala29,000700N2.0 --70010--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil7,9002,400Y1.0 -2,400----
PallaTamil31,00012,000N2.0 10,000--1,700--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,600200N3.0 ---200--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,000700Y1.0 700-----
PallarTamil67,00021,000N2.0 18,000--2,400--
PalliwilliTamil2,20030N2.0 30-----
PamunuSinhala30,000800N2.0 --70020--
PanarTamil4,90040N2.0 20--20--
PannaTamil31,00013,000N2.0 11,000--1,800--
PannikkiSinhala236,0005,700N2.0 --5,300400--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil15,000400N3.0 ---400--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil99,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
ParaiyarTamil68,00016,000N2.0 13,000-1,6001,600--
ParseeGujarati700200Y1.0 -----200
Pashtun, PathanTamil40,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,600200Y1.0 --200---
PorowakaraSinhala57,0002,900N2.0 --2,800100--
PrimanarTamil70,00017,000Y1.0 17,000--200--
RadavaSinhala353,0009,200N2.0 --8,700600--
RajakaSinhala145,0003,700N2.0 --3,500200--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200800Y1.0 800-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500600Y1.0 -600----
SalagamaSinhala302,00014,000N2.0 --13,000900--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,30030N2.0 20--10--
SayyidTamil48,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
ShaikhTamil196,00055,000Y1.0 -55,000----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000400Y1.0 -400----
SinhaleseSinhala179,0004,800N2.0 --4,100700--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,100600Y1.0 600-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,600200Y1.0 200-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil662,00056,000Y1.0 -56,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,1001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam70060N3.0 ---60--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,105,000416,000Y1.0 -416,000----
TattarTamil5,7002,300N2.0 2,000--300--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,60050N2.0 40--10--
ThacherTamil3,0001,600N2.0 1,500--100--
ThanakavarTamil2,40030N2.0 30-----
ThimilarTamil20,0004,600N2.0 4,000--600--
VaniyanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--30--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,60070N3.0 ---70--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000300Y1.0 300-----
VannarTamil16,0006,600N2.0 5,800--800--
VanniyanTamil35,000400N2.0 400--70--
VanniyarTamil97,00043,000N2.0 37,000--5,600--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam700400N2.0 400--80--
VellalanTamil29,0001,900N2.0 1,500--300--
VellalarTamil1,137,000273,000N2.0 254,000--18,000--
VettarTamil3,0001,700N2.0 1,500--100--
ViswakarmaTamil7,000500Y1.0 500-----
WahumpuraSinhala7,957,000200,000N2.0 --186,00014,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,100300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   130 People Groups   1,567,000 51   553,000 573,000 356,000 83,000 0 300
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