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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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Progress Scale Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,700600N2.0 500--200--
Agamudaiyan unspecifiedTamil9,2001,400N2.0 1,200--300--
AhinkuntayaSinhala62,0001,600N2.0 --1,50080--
AmbalavasiTamil16,0003,200N2.0 2,600--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----
BadahalaSinhala115,0002,800N2.0 --2,700200--
BalochUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
Bania ChettiTelugu6,40030Y1.0 30-----
Bania unspecifiedHindi9,6001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi800300Y1.0 300-----
BeravaSinhala375,0009,000N2.0 --8,400600--
BintannaSinhala6,900200N2.0 --200---
BodhivanshaSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
BohraGujarati2,000500Y1.0 -500----
BoyaTamil17,000100N2.0 90--30--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil32,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin unspecifiedTamil4,40018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
BurgherSinhala46,0005,400N3.0 --4004,900-80
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,900200N3.0 ---200--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil27,000700Y1.0 700-----
ChristianUnknown27,0002,500N3.0 ---2,500--
Demala GattaraSinhala8,200300N2.0 --300---
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,00070Y1.0 70-----
DivehiMaldivian1,900200Y1.0 -200----
DuravaSinhala736,00027,000N2.0 --26,0001,200--
GattaraSinhala772,00021,000N2.0 --19,0001,300--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,000600Y1.0 --600---
GoaneseKonkani2,300400N3.0 ---400--
GovigamaSinhala566,00018,000N2.0 --18,000900--
Govigama PattiSinhala28,000600N2.0 --600---
Govigama RadalaSinhala28,000600N2.0 --600---
HajamTamil4,9001,100Y1.0 -1,100----
HannaliSinhala339,0008,200N2.0 --7,700500--
HenawalayoSinhala19,000600Y1.0 --600---
HinnaSinhala246,0005,900N2.0 --5,600400--
HunnaSinhala92,0002,200N2.0 --2,100100--
IdayanTamil9,40060N2.0 40--20--
IlavanTamil70,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Ilavan ChristianTamil11,000300N3.0 ---300--
Indian TamilTamil9,900400N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300200Y1.0 --200--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,600500Y1.0 500-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,800800Y1.0 -800----
JavaneseJavanese8,7004,500Y1.0 -4,500----
KaikolanTamil80,0001,300N2.0 900--300--
KallanTamil18,000200N2.0 100--50--
KaraiyarTamil198,00050,000N2.0 45,000--4,600--
KaravaSinhala1,092,00013,000N2.0 --12,0001,500--
KiddeaSinhala16,000300N2.0 --300---
KoviarTamil214,00062,000N2.0 57,000--4,800--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,40030N2.0 30-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900200Y1.0 200-----
Madari (Muslim traditionsUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Malay Creole43,0001,700Y1.0 -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----
MaravanTamil101,0001,500N2.0 1,100--400--
MaravarTamil88,00019,000N2.0 17,000--1,800--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,500N2.0 1,000--500--
MemonGujarati2,100600Y1.0 -600----
MoghalUrdu1,200500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil43,00012,000N2.0 11,000--1,100--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,100500N3.0 ---500--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
NairMalayalam4,100700Y1.0 700-----
NalavarTamil45,0009,800N2.0 8,900--900--
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
NavaitTamil17,0003,800Y1.0 -3,800----
NavandannaSinhala1,176,00030,000N2.0 --28,0002,000--
NavithanTamil22,000200N2.0 200--60--
OliSinhala30,000800N2.0 --70010--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,3002,500Y1.0 -2,500----
PallaTamil33,00012,000N2.0 11,000--1,700--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,900200N3.0 ---200--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil47,000700Y1.0 700-----
PallarTamil70,00021,000N2.0 19,000--2,600--
PalliwilliTamil2,30030N2.0 30-----
PamunuSinhala31,000800N2.0 --80020--
PananTamil5,10040N2.0 20--20--
PannaTamil33,00013,000N2.0 11,000--1,800--
PannikkiSinhala247,0005,900N2.0 --5,600400--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil16,000400N3.0 ---400--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil104,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
ParaiyarTamil71,00016,000N2.0 13,000-1,7001,600--
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanTamil42,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Pidayne DannoSinhala9,000200Y1.0 --200---
PorowakaraSinhala60,0003,100N2.0 --2,900100--
PrimanarTamil73,00018,000Y1.0 17,000--200--
RadavaSinhala369,0009,600N2.0 --9,100600--
RajakaSinhala152,0003,900N2.0 --3,600200--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200800Y1.0 800-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500600Y1.0 -600----
SalagamaSinhala316,00015,000N2.0 --14,0001,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,40030N2.0 20--10--
SayyidTamil50,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
ShaikhTamil204,00058,000Y1.0 -58,000----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000400Y1.0 -400----
SinhaleseSinhala187,0005,000N2.0 --4,300700--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,300600Y1.0 600-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,400200Y1.0 200-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil486,00058,000Y1.0 -58,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,5001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam70060N3.0 ---60--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,157,000434,000Y1.0 -434,000----
TattarTamil6,0002,400N2.0 2,100--300--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,80050N2.0 40--10--
ThacherTamil3,2001,700N2.0 1,500--200--
ThanakavarTamil2,50030N2.0 30-----
ThimilarTamil21,0004,800N2.0 4,200--600--
VaniyanTamil17,000200N2.0 100--30--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,80070N3.0 ---70--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,000300Y1.0 300-----
VannarTamil17,0006,900N2.0 6,000--900--
VanniyanTamil37,000500N2.0 400--70--
VanniyarTamil102,00045,000N2.0 39,000--5,800--
VellalanTamil31,0001,900N2.0 1,600--300--
VellalarTamil1,191,000284,000N2.0 265,000--19,000--
VettarTamil3,1001,700N2.0 1,600--200--
ViswakarmaTamil7,300500Y1.0 500-----
WahumpuraSinhala8,324,000208,000N2.0 --194,00014,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,400300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   129 People Groups   1,631,000 52   575,000 597,000 371,000 87,000 0 400
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