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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanTamil17,0001,500N2.0 1,200--300--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,500600N2.0 500--100--
AhinkuntayaSinhala60,0001,500N2.0 --1,50080--
AmbalavasiTamil16,0003,200N2.0 2,600--600--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,800N2.0 3,600--200--
AnsariUrdu1,000500Y1.0 -500----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,1001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600400Y1.0 -400----
ArayanTamil900600N2.0 500--100--
BadahalaSinhala112,0002,800N2.0 --2,600200--
BalochUrdu900300Y1.0 -300----
BaniaHindi16,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Bania ChettiTelugu6,30030Y1.0 30-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi800300Y1.0 300-----
BeravaSinhala365,0008,800N2.0 --8,200600--
BintannaSinhala6,700200N2.0 --200---
BodhivanshaSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
BohraGujarati1,900500Y1.0 -500----
BoyaTamil16,000100N2.0 90--30--
BrahminTamil101,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil31,000300Y1.0 300-----
BurgherSinhala50,0004,600N3.0 --4004,100-70
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,700200N3.0 ---200--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil27,000700Y1.0 700-----
ChristianUnknown26,0002,400N3.0 ---2,400--
Demala GattaraSinhala8,000300N2.0 --300---
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,00070Y1.0 70-----
DivehiMaldivian1,900200Y1.0 -200----
DuravaSinhala715,00027,000N2.0 --25,0001,100--
GattaraSinhala750,00020,000N2.0 --19,0001,200--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,000500Y1.0 --500---
GoaneseKonkani2,200400N3.0 ---400--
GovigamaSinhala550,00018,000N2.0 --17,000800--
Govigama PattiSinhala27,000600N2.0 --600---
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,000600N2.0 --600---
HajamTamil4,8001,100Y1.0 -1,100----
HannaliSinhala329,0008,000N2.0 --7,500500--
HenawalayoSinhala19,000600Y1.0 --600---
HinnaSinhala239,0005,800N2.0 --5,400400--
HunnaSinhala89,0002,200N2.0 --2,000100--
IdayanTamil9,10060N2.0 40--20--
IlavanTamil73,0001,300Y1.0 1,000-----
Ilavan ChristianTamil10,000300N3.0 ---300--
Indian TamilTamil9,600400N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300200Y1.0 --200--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,600500Y1.0 500-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,700700Y1.0 -700----
JavaneseJavanese8,4004,400Y1.0 -4,400----
KaikolanTamil78,0001,200N2.0 900--300--
KallanTamil17,000200N2.0 100--50--
KaraiyarTamil192,00048,000N2.0 44,000--4,500--
KaravaSinhala1,063,00013,000N2.0 --11,0001,400--
KiddeaSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
KoviarTamil208,00061,000N2.0 56,000--4,700--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,20030N2.0 30-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,000300N2.0 --300---
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900200Y1.0 200-----
Madari (Muslim traditionsUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali600300Y1.0 300-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay51,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
MalayaliMalayalam700600N2.0 500--80--
Malayan, casteMalayalam1,5001,100N2.0 900--200--
MappilaMalayalam11,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
MarakkalageTamil8,7001,400Y1.0 -1,400----
MaravanTamil98,0001,400N2.0 1,100--400--
MaravarTamil85,00018,000N2.0 16,000--1,700--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,500N2.0 1,000--500--
MemonGujarati2,000600Y1.0 -600----
MoghalUrdu1,100500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil41,00011,000N2.0 10,000--1,100--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,900400N3.0 ---400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
NairMalayalam4,000600Y1.0 600-----
NalavarTamil44,0009,600N2.0 8,700--900--
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali500300Y1.0 300-----
NavaitTamil17,0003,700Y1.0 -3,700----
NavandannaSinhala1,144,00029,000N2.0 --27,0001,900--
NavithanTamil21,000200N2.0 100--60--
OliSinhala30,000700N2.0 --70010--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,1002,400Y1.0 -2,400----
PallaTamil32,00012,000N2.0 10,000--1,700--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,700200N3.0 ---200--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil46,000700Y1.0 700-----
PallarTamil68,00021,000N2.0 18,000--2,500--
PalliwilliTamil2,20030N2.0 30-----
PamunuSinhala30,000800N2.0 --70020--
PanarTamil5,00040N2.0 20--20--
PannaTamil32,00013,000N2.0 11,000--1,800--
PannikkiSinhala240,0005,800N2.0 --5,400400--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil16,000400N3.0 ---400--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil101,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
ParaiyarTamil69,00016,000N2.0 13,000-1,6001,600--
ParseeGujarati700200Y1.0 -----200
Pashtun, PathanTamil41,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,700200Y1.0 --200---
PorowakaraSinhala58,0003,000N2.0 --2,900100--
PrimanarTamil71,00017,000Y1.0 17,000--200--
RadavaSinhala359,0009,400N2.0 --8,800600--
RajakaSinhala148,0003,800N2.0 --3,500200--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200800Y1.0 800-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500600Y1.0 -600----
SalagamaSinhala308,00015,000N2.0 --14,0001,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,30030N2.0 20--10--
SayyidTamil49,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
ShaikhTamil199,00056,000Y1.0 -56,000----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000400Y1.0 -400----
SinhaleseSinhala182,0004,900N2.0 --4,200700--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,200600Y1.0 600-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,800200Y1.0 200-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil673,00057,000Y1.0 -57,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,3001,400N2.0 1,000--300--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam70060N3.0 ---60--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,125,000424,000Y1.0 -424,000----
TattarTamil5,8002,300N2.0 2,100--300--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,70050N2.0 40--10--
ThacherTamil3,1001,700N2.0 1,500--100--
ThanakavarTamil2,40030N2.0 30-----
ThimilarTamil21,0004,700N2.0 4,100--600--
VaniyanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--30--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,60070N3.0 ---70--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000300Y1.0 300-----
VannarTamil17,0006,700N2.0 5,800--900--
VanniyanTamil36,000400N2.0 400--70--
VanniyarTamil99,00043,000N2.0 38,000--5,700--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam700400N2.0 400--80--
VellalanTamil30,0001,900N2.0 1,600--300--
VellalarTamil1,157,000278,000N2.0 259,000--19,000--
VettarTamil3,0001,700N2.0 1,500--100--
ViswakarmaTamil7,100500Y1.0 500-----
WahumpuraSinhala8,095,000204,000N2.0 --189,00014,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,200300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   131 People Groups   1,595,000 52   563,000 583,000 362,000 85,000 0 300
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