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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
Adi AndhraTelugu80080Y1.0 80-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,700700N2.0 500--200--
Agamudaiyan unspecifiedTamil9,2001,200N2.0 900--400--
AhinkuntayaSinhala62,00019,000N2.0 --17,0002,500--
AmbalavasiTamil16,000900N2.0 700--300--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,400N2.0 2,600--800--
AnsariUrdu1,000200Y1.0 -200----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,2001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600100Y1.0 -100----
BadahalaSinhala115,00038,000N2.0 --32,0005,800--
BalochUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
Bania ChettiTamil6,4005,700Y1.0 5,700-----
Bania unspecifiedTamil9,6005,900Y1.0 5,900-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80060Y1.0 60-----
BatgamaSinhala384,00020,000Y1.0 --16,0003,900--
BeravaSinhala375,000116,000N2.0 --101,00015,000--
Bharathar (Christian tradTamil1,4001,100N3.0 ---1,100--
Bharathar (Hindu traditioTamil400300Y1.0 300-----
BintannaSinhala6,9002,100N2.0 --1,900300--
BodhivanshaSinhala15,0004,700N2.0 --4,100600--
BohraGujarati2,000800Y1.0 -800----
BoyaTamil17,0001,500N2.0 1,100--400--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil32,0002,400Y1.0 2,300--50--
Brahmin unspecifiedTamil4,40014,000Y1.0 14,000--100--
BurgherSinhala46,00032,000N3.0 --2,70027,000-1,800
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,900900N3.0 ---900--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil27,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
ChristianUnknown27,00015,000N3.0 ---15,000--
Demala GattaraSinhala8,2004,800N2.0 --4,400400--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,000400Y1.0 400-----
DivehiMaldivian1,9001,800Y1.0 -1,800----
Dodda-WeddahSinhala38,00016,000N2.0 --14,0002,000--
DuravaSinhala736,000417,000N2.0 --364,00054,000--
GahalaSinhala11,000300Y1.0 --30020--
GattaraSinhala772,000238,000N2.0 --207,00031,000--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,0003,100Y1.0 --2,800300--
GoaneseKonkani2,3001,700N3.0 ---1,700--
GovigamaSinhala566,000167,000N2.0 --141,00025,000--
Govigama PattiSinhala28,0008,500N2.0 --7,600900--
Govigama RadalaSinhala28,0008,500N2.0 --7,600900--
HajamTamil4,9001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Hakki PikkiTelugu1,200100Y1.0 100-----
HannaliSinhala339,000106,000N2.0 --92,00014,000--
HanomoreyoSinhala5,40050Y1.0 --50---
HenawalayoSinhala19,0003,000Y1.0 --2,700300--
HinnaSinhala246,00077,000N2.0 --67,0009,900--
HunnaSinhala92,00029,000N2.0 --25,0003,700--
IdayanTamil9,4001,000N2.0 700--300--
IlavanTamil70,0004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
Ilavan ChristianTamil11,0001,900N3.0 ---1,900--
Indian TamilTamil9,9001,400N2.0 200--1,200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300900Y1.0 --60050-300
Jat (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,600200Y1.0 200-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,800400Y1.0 -400----
JavaneseJavanese8,7002,700Y1.0 -2,700----
KaikolanTamil80,0005,600N2.0 4,400--1,300--
KallanTamil18,0001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
KapuTelugu1,40090Y1.0 90-----
KaraiyarTamil198,00017,000N2.0 13,000--3,800--
KaravaSinhala1,092,000501,000N2.0 --461,00041,000--
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,400300N2.0 200--50--
KiddeaSinhala16,0005,000N2.0 --4,400600--
KoviarTamil214,00012,000N2.0 9,600--2,800--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,400700N2.0 600--100--
Kuravan (Hindu traditionsTamil4,100400Y1.0 400-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,0004,900N2.0 --4,400500--
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900100Y1.0 100-----
Madari (Muslim traditionsUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali60030Y1.0 30-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Malay Creole43,00026,000Y1.0 -26,000----
MalayaliTamil80030N2.0 30-----
Malayan, casteTamil1,600200N2.0 200-----
MangalaTelugu700100Y1.0 100-----
MappilaMalayalam11,0006,900Y1.0 -6,900----
MarakkalageTamil8,9006,600Y1.0 -6,600----
MaravanTamil101,0007,700N2.0 5,800--2,000--
MaravarTamil88,00014,000N2.0 11,000--3,000--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,800N2.0 700--1,000--
MemonGujarati2,100700Y1.0 -700----
MoghalUrdu1,200500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil43,0008,500N2.0 6,700--1,800--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,1002,300N3.0 ---2,300--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
NairTamil4,100300Y1.0 300-----
NalavarTamil45,0007,300N2.0 5,700--1,500--
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali60050Y1.0 50-----
NavaitTamil17,0004,800Y1.0 -4,800----
NavandannaSinhala1,176,000363,000N2.0 --308,00055,000--
NavithanTamil22,0001,800N2.0 1,300--500--
OliSinhala30,0009,400N2.0 --8,4001,000--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,3003,500Y1.0 -3,500----
PallaTamil33,0001,900N2.0 1,500--400--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,9001,100N3.0 ---1,100--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil47,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
PallarTamil70,00013,000N2.0 10,000--2,700--
PalliwilliTamil2,300300N2.0 200--30--
PamunuSinhala31,0009,600N2.0 --8,6001,000--
PananTamil5,100400N2.0 300--100--
PannaTamil33,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
PannikkiSinhala247,00076,000N2.0 --66,0009,600--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil16,0002,100N3.0 ---2,100--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil104,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
ParaiyarTamil71,00010,000N2.0 7,500-1,5001,200--
Paravan (Hindu traditionsTamil1,800200Y1.0 200-----
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanTamil42,0009,900Y1.0 -9,900----
Pidayne DannoSinhala9,0002,800Y1.0 --2,600200--
PorowakaraSinhala60,00025,000N2.0 --23,0002,700--
PrimanarTamil73,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
PulayanTamil4,600500N2.0 400--90--
RadavaSinhala369,000123,000N2.0 --106,00017,000--
RajakaSinhala152,00047,000N2.0 --40,0006,600--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500500Y1.0 -500----
RodiyaSinhala18,000200Y1.0 --200---
SalagamaSinhala316,000193,000N2.0 --165,00028,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,400300N2.0 300--60--
SambanTamil1,400100N2.0 100--20--
SayyidTamil50,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
SemmanTamil1,200100N2.0 100--20--
ShaikhTamil204,00045,000Y1.0 -45,000----
SilpiTamil3,400300N2.0 300--50--
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000500Y1.0 -500----
SinhaleseSinhala187,00029,000N2.0 --24,0004,900--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,300100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,4005,100Y1.0 5,100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil486,000197,000Y1.0 -197,000----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,5001,700N2.0 600--1,100--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam700600N3.0 ---600--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,157,000206,000Y1.0 -206,000----
TattarTamil6,000700N2.0 700--70--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,800500N2.0 400--90--
ThacherTamil3,200300N2.0 200--30--
ThanakavarTamil2,500200N2.0 200--40--
ThimilarTamil21,0002,900N2.0 2,400--500--
ValluvanTamil3,000200N2.0 200--40--
VaniyanTamil17,0001,800N2.0 1,400--400--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,800600N3.0 ---600--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
VannarTamil17,0001,300N2.0 1,100--300--
VanniyanTamil37,0003,200N2.0 2,400--700--
VanniyarTamil102,0006,800N2.0 5,500--1,300--
VellalanTamil31,0002,000N2.0 1,500--500--
VellalarTamil1,191,000163,000N2.0 131,000--31,000--
VettarTamil3,100200N2.0 200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,300600Y1.0 500--80--
WahumpuraSinhala8,324,0002,490,000N2.0 --2,136,000353,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,400300Y1.0 300--30--
YamannuSinhala79,0008,000Y1.0 --6,9001,100--
State Totals:   149 People Groups   6,123,000 64   308,000 527,000 4,477,000 809,000 0 2,300
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