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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanTamil17,000300N2.0 300--10--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,400200N2.0 200--10--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,0008,100N2.0 --8,00050--
AmbattanTamil15,000200N2.0 200-----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,000200Y1.0 -200----
BadahalaSinhala110,00015,000N2.0 --15,000100--
BaniaTamil15,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania ChettiTelugu6,20020Y1.0 20-----
BeravaSinhala358,00049,000N2.0 --49,000400--
Bharathar (Christian tradTamil2,20010N3.0 ---10--
BintannaSinhala6,5001,000N2.0 --1,000---
BodhivanshaSinhala14,0002,200N2.0 --2,200---
BohraGujarati1,90040Y1.0 -40----
BoyaTamil16,000300N2.0 300--10--
BrahminTamil99,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil30,000600Y1.0 600-----
BurgherSinhala50,000600N3.0 --50500-20
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,70040N3.0 ---40--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil26,000600Y1.0 600-----
ChristianUnknown26,000500N3.0 ---500--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,8002,400N2.0 --2,400---
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,000200Y1.0 200-----
DuravaSinhala703,000265,000N2.0 --263,0001,900--
GattaraSinhala737,000104,000N2.0 --103,000800--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,0003,200Y1.0 --3,200---
GoaneseKonkani2,20090N3.0 ---90--
GovigamaSinhala541,00073,000N2.0 --73,000500--
Govigama PattiSinhala26,0003,800N2.0 --3,800---
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,0003,800N2.0 --3,800---
HajamTamil4,700100Y1.0 -100----
Hakki PikkiTelugu1,20020Y1.0 20-----
HannaliSinhala324,00045,000N2.0 --44,000300--
HanomoreyoSinhala5,20080Y1.0 --80---
HenawalayoSinhala19,0003,200Y1.0 --3,200---
HinnaSinhala235,00032,000N2.0 --32,000200--
HunnaSinhala88,00012,000N2.0 --12,00070--
IdayanTamil9,000300N2.0 200--10--
IlavanTamil77,0001,400N2.0 1,300--80--
Indian TamilTamil9,500200N2.0 200--60--
JapaneseJapanese2,200300Y1.0 --200--70
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,60040Y1.0 40-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,70020Y1.0 -20----
JavaneseJavanese8,300500Y1.0 -500----
KaikolanTamil76,0001,400N2.0 1,300--80--
KallanTamil17,000300N2.0 300--10--
KaraiyarTamil189,0002,400N2.0 2,300--60--
KaravaSinhala1,045,000200,000N2.0 --198,0001,700--
KiddeaSinhala15,0002,100N2.0 --2,100---
KoviarTamil205,0001,300N2.0 1,300-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,100200N2.0 100--20--
Kuravan (Hindu traditionsTamil3,90050Y1.0 50-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,0002,100N2.0 --2,100---
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay50,0008,400Y1.0 -8,400----
MappilaMalayalam10,000100Y1.0 -100----
MarakkalageTamil8,500600Y1.0 -600----
MaravanTamil97,0001,600N2.0 1,500--90--
MaravarTamil84,0001,000N2.0 1,000-----
MauritianMorisyen3,700200N2.0 100--70--
MemonGujarati2,00060Y1.0 -60----
MukkuvarMalayalam41,000600N2.0 600-----
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,70080N3.0 ---80--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000400Y1.0 400-----
NairMalayalam3,90040Y1.0 40-----
NalavarTamil43,000600N2.0 600-----
NavaitTamil16,000400Y1.0 -400----
NavandannaSinhala1,124,000151,000N2.0 --150,0001,100--
NavithanTamil21,000400N2.0 400--40--
OliSinhala29,0004,200N2.0 --4,10010--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil7,900300Y1.0 -300----
PallaTamil31,000500N2.0 500-----
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,60060N3.0 ---60--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,000900Y1.0 900-----
PallarTamil67,000600N2.0 600-----
PalliwilliTamil2,20050N2.0 50-----
PamunuSinhala30,0004,200N2.0 --4,200---
PanarTamil4,90090N2.0 90-----
PannaTamil31,000300N2.0 300-----
PannikkiSinhala236,00032,000N2.0 --32,000200--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil15,000100N3.0 ---100--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil99,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
ParaiyarTamil68,000900N2.0 800-100---
Pashtun, PathanTamil40,000900Y1.0 -900----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,6001,300Y1.0 --1,300---
PorowakaraSinhala57,00029,000N2.0 --28,000200--
PrimanarTamil70,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PulayanTamil4,40050N2.0 50-----
RadavaSinhala353,00052,000N2.0 --52,000400--
RajakaSinhala145,00020,000N2.0 --20,000200--
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Eastern1,50020Y1.0 -20----
RodiyaSinhala17,000300Y1.0 --300---
SalagamaSinhala302,00082,000N2.0 --81,000600--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,30080N2.0 80-----
SayyidTamil48,0001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
ShaikhTamil196,0003,900Y1.0 -3,900----
SilpiTamil3,30060N2.0 60-----
SinhaleseSinhala179,00041,000N2.0 --41,000200--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,10070Y1.0 70-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,60070Y1.0 70-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil662,00040,000Y1.0 -40,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,100200N2.0 200-----
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,105,00023,000Y1.0 -23,000----
TattarTamil5,700100N2.0 100-----
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,600100N2.0 100-----
ThacherTamil3,00050N2.0 50-----
ThanakavarTamil2,40050N2.0 50-----
ThimilarTamil20,000200N2.0 200-----
TondagattanSinhala1,5001,500Y1.0 --1,500---
VaniyanTamil17,000300N2.0 300--10--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,60050N3.0 ---50--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000500Y1.0 500-----
VannarTamil16,000300N2.0 300-----
VanniyanTamil35,000600N2.0 600--40--
VanniyarTamil97,0001,200N2.0 1,200--20--
VellalanTamil29,000600N2.0 500--40--
VellalarTamil1,137,0008,600N2.0 8,500--20--
VettarTamil3,00020N2.0 20-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,000100Y1.0 100-----
WahumpuraSinhala7,957,0001,128,000N2.0 --1,121,0007,200--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,10040Y1.0 40-----
State Totals:   119 People Groups   2,491,000 43   35,000 80,000 2,357,000 18,000 0 90
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