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Progress Scale Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adi AndhraTelugu80080Y1.0 80-----
AgamudaiyanTamil18,0001,300N2.0 900--400--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,700700N2.0 500--200--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,00019,000N2.0 --17,0002,500--
AmbalavasiTamil16,000900N2.0 700--300--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,400N2.0 2,700--800--
AnsariUrdu1,000200Y1.0 -200----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,2001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600100Y1.0 -100----
ArayanMalayalam90040N2.0 40-----
BadahalaSinhala110,00038,000N2.0 --32,0005,800--
BalochUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
BaniaTamil16,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,9005,600Y1.0 5,600-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,5005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80060Y1.0 60-----
BatgamaSinhala384,00020,000Y1.0 --16,0003,900--
BeravaSinhala360,000117,000N2.0 --102,00015,000--
BharatharTamil2,9002,500N3.0 600--2,000--
BintannaSinhala6,5002,100N2.0 --1,900300--
BodhivanshaSinhala14,0004,700N2.0 --4,100600--
BohraGujarati2,000800Y1.0 -800----
BoyaTamil17,0001,500N2.0 1,100--400--
BrahminTamil99,00015,000Y1.0 15,000--100--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil31,0002,400Y1.0 2,400--50--
BurgherSinhala52,00038,000N3.0 --2,70034,000-2,800
ChakkiliyanTamil32,0003,300N2.0 2,400--900--
Chinese, generalUnknown700700Y1.0 ------
ChristianUnknown27,00015,000N3.0 ---15,000--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,3004,800N2.0 --4,400400--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,000400Y1.0 400-----
DivehiMaldivian2,0001,800Y1.0 -1,800----
Dodda-WeddahSinhala38,00016,000N2.0 --14,0002,000--
DuravaSinhala605,000420,000N2.0 --365,00054,000--
GahalaSinhala11,000300Y1.0 --30020--
GattaraSinhala739,000238,000N2.0 --207,00031,000--
GauraykwalluSinhala18,0003,100Y1.0 --2,800300--
GoaneseKonkani2,3001,700N3.0 ---1,700--
GovigamaSinhala543,000167,000N2.0 --142,00025,000--
Govigama PattiSinhala26,0008,500N2.0 --7,600900--
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,0008,500N2.0 --7,600900--
HajamTamil4,9001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Hakki PikkiTelugu1,200100Y1.0 100-----
HannaliSinhala324,000107,000N2.0 --92,00014,000--
HanomoreyoSinhala5,40050Y1.0 --50---
HenawalayoSinhala18,0003,000Y1.0 --2,800300--
HinnaSinhala236,00077,000N2.0 --67,00010,000--
HunnaSinhala88,00029,000N2.0 --25,0003,700--
IdayanTamil9,3001,000N2.0 700--300--
IlavanTamil80,0006,600N2.0 4,700--1,900--
Indian TamilTamil9,7001,400N2.0 200--1,200--
JapaneseJapanese2,300900Y1.0 --60050-300
Jat (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,600200Y1.0 200-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,800400Y1.0 -400----
JavaneseJavanese8,5002,700Y1.0 -2,700----
KaikolanTamil79,0005,600N2.0 4,400--1,300--
KallanTamil17,0001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
KapuTelugu1,40090Y1.0 90-----
KaraiyarTamil187,00017,000N2.0 13,000--3,800--
KaravaSinhala1,050,000504,000N2.0 --464,00041,000--
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,400300N2.0 200--50--
KiddeaSinhala15,0005,000N2.0 --4,400600--
KoviarTamil199,00013,000N2.0 9,700--2,800--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,300700N2.0 600--100--
KuravanTamil4,500500N2.0 400--100--
KustarogiyoSinhala15,0004,900N2.0 --4,400500--
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900100Y1.0 100-----
MadariUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali60030Y1.0 30-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay52,00035,000Y1.0 -35,000----
MalayaliTamil80030N2.0 30-----
Malayan, casteTamil1,600200N2.0 200-----
MangalaTelugu700100Y1.0 100-----
MappilaMalayalam11,0006,900Y1.0 -6,900----
MarakkalageTamil8,9006,600Y1.0 -6,600----
MaravanTamil100,0007,800N2.0 5,800--2,000--
MaravarTamil83,00014,000N2.0 11,000--3,000--
MauritianMorisyen3,8001,800N2.0 700--1,000--
MemonGujarati2,100700Y1.0 -700----
MoghalUrdu1,200500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil40,0008,600N2.0 6,700--1,800--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,0002,400N3.0 ---2,400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
NairTamil4,100300Y1.0 300-----
NalavarTamil43,0007,300N2.0 5,800--1,500--
NamassejBengali60050Y1.0 50-----
NavaitTamil17,0004,900Y1.0 -4,900----
NavandannaSinhala1,128,000365,000N2.0 --310,00055,000--
NavithanTamil22,0001,800N2.0 1,400--500--
OliSinhala29,0009,400N2.0 --8,4001,000--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,2003,500Y1.0 -3,500----
PallaTamil30,0001,900N2.0 1,500--400--
PallanTamil53,0004,700N2.0 3,600--1,100--
PallarTamil67,00013,000N2.0 10,000--2,700--
PalliwilliTamil2,200300N2.0 200--30--
PamunuSinhala30,0009,700N2.0 --8,6001,000--
PanarTamil5,000400N2.0 300--100--
PannaTamil30,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
PannikkiSinhala236,00076,000N2.0 --67,0009,700--
ParaiyanTamil118,0008,900N2.0 6,800--2,200--
ParaiyarTamil68,00010,000N2.0 7,500-1,5001,200--
ParavanTamil2,000200N2.0 200--30--
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanTamil41,0009,900Y1.0 -9,900----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,6002,800Y1.0 --2,600200--
PorowakaraSinhala48,00025,000N2.0 --23,0002,700--
PrimanarTamil69,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
PulayanTamil4,600500N2.0 400--90--
RadavaSinhala353,000124,000N2.0 --107,00017,000--
RajakaSinhala146,00047,000N2.0 --40,0006,600--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500500Y1.0 -500----
RodiyaSinhala18,000200Y1.0 --200---
SalagamaSinhala290,000194,000N2.0 --166,00028,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,400300N2.0 300--60--
SambanTamil1,400100N2.0 100--20--
SayyidTamil49,00011,000Y1.0 -11,000----
Semman, SempadawarTamil1,200100N2.0 100--20--
ShaikhTamil202,00045,000Y1.0 -45,000----
SilpiTamil3,400300N2.0 300--50--
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000500Y1.0 -500----
SinhaleseSinhala164,00029,000N2.0 --24,0004,900--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,300100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil689,000404,000Y1.0 -404,000---1,100
Sri Lankan TamilTamil8,7001,700N2.0 600--1,100--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam700600N3.0 ---600--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,139,000207,000Y1.0 -207,000----
TattarTamil5,400700N2.0 700--70--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,700500N2.0 400--90--
ThacherTamil3,100300N2.0 200--30--
ThanakavarTamil2,400200N2.0 200--40--
ThimilarTamil20,0002,900N2.0 2,400--500--
ValluvanTamil3,000200N2.0 200--40--
VaniyanTamil17,0001,800N2.0 1,400--400--
VannanTamil29,0002,500N2.0 1,900--600--
VannarTamil16,0001,300N2.0 1,100--300--
VanniyanTamil36,0003,200N2.0 2,500--700--
VanniyarTamil96,0006,800N2.0 5,500--1,300--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70030N2.0 30-----
VellalanTamil31,0002,100N2.0 1,500--600--
VellalarTamil1,130,000163,000N2.0 132,000--31,000--
VettarTamil3,000200N2.0 200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,300600Y1.0 500--80--
WahumpuraSinhala7,961,0002,502,000N2.0 --2,146,000355,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,300300Y1.0 300--30--
YamannuSinhala79,0008,100Y1.0 --7,0001,100--
State Totals:   146 People Groups   6,378,000 57   311,000 744,000 4,499,000 821,000 0 4,400
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