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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 AndhraTelugu70080Y1.0 80-----
AgamudaiyanTamil17,0001,200N2.0 900--400--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,400600N2.0 400--200--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,00018,000N2.0 --16,0002,400--
AmbalavasiTamil15,000900N2.0 600--200--
AmbattanTamil15,0003,300N2.0 2,500--800--
AnsariUrdu1,000200Y1.0 -200----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,0001,400Y1.0 -1,400----
Arain (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western600100Y1.0 -100----
ArayanMalayalam90040N2.0 40-----
BadahalaSinhala110,00036,000N2.0 --31,0005,500--
BalochUrdu900400Y1.0 -400----
BaniaTamil15,0005,900Y1.0 5,900-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,2005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80060Y1.0 60-----
BatgamaSinhala367,00019,000Y1.0 --15,0003,800--
BeravaSinhala358,000111,000N2.0 --97,00014,000--
Bharathar (Christian tradTamil2,2001,900N3.0 ---1,900--
Bharathar (Hindu traditioTamil600500Y1.0 500-----
BintannaSinhala6,5002,000N2.0 --1,800200--
BodhivanshaSinhala14,0004,500N2.0 --3,900600--
BohraGujarati1,900700Y1.0 -700----
BoyaTamil16,0001,400N2.0 1,000--400--
BrahminTamil99,00014,000Y1.0 14,000--100--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil30,0002,300Y1.0 2,200--50--
BurgherSinhala50,00037,000N3.0 --2,60032,000-2,700
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,700900N3.0 ---900--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil26,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Chinese, generalUnknown700700Y1.0 ------
ChristianUnknown26,00014,000N3.0 ---14,000--
Demala GattaraSinhala7,8004,600N2.0 --4,200400--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,000300Y1.0 300-----
DivehiMaldivian1,9001,800Y1.0 -1,700----
Dodda-WeddahSinhala36,00015,000N2.0 --13,0001,900--
DuravaSinhala703,000401,000N2.0 --348,00052,000--
GahalaSinhala10,000300Y1.0 --30020--
GattaraSinhala737,000228,000N2.0 --198,00030,000--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,0002,900Y1.0 --2,700300--
GoaneseKonkani2,2001,600N3.0 ---1,600--
GovigamaSinhala541,000160,000N2.0 --135,00024,000--
Govigama PattiSinhala26,0008,200N2.0 --7,300900--
Govigama RadalaSinhala27,0008,200N2.0 --7,300900--
HajamTamil4,7001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Hakki PikkiTelugu1,200100Y1.0 100-----
HannaliSinhala324,000102,000N2.0 --88,00014,000--
HanomoreyoSinhala5,20050Y1.0 --50---
HenawalayoSinhala19,0002,900Y1.0 --2,600300--
HinnaSinhala235,00074,000N2.0 --64,0009,500--
HunnaSinhala88,00028,000N2.0 --24,0003,500--
IdayanTamil9,0001,000N2.0 700--300--
IlavanTamil77,0006,300N2.0 4,500--1,800--
Indian TamilTamil9,5001,400N2.0 200--1,200--
JapaneseJapanese2,200900Y1.0 --60050-200
Jat (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,600200Y1.0 200-----
Jat (Muslim traditions)Punjabi, Western1,700400Y1.0 -400----
JavaneseJavanese8,3002,600Y1.0 -2,600----
KaikolanTamil76,0005,400N2.0 4,200--1,200--
KallanTamil17,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
KapuTelugu1,30090Y1.0 90-----
KaraiyarTamil189,00016,000N2.0 13,000--3,700--
KaravaSinhala1,045,000481,000N2.0 --441,00039,000--
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,300300N2.0 200--50--
KiddeaSinhala15,0004,800N2.0 --4,200600--
KoviarTamil205,00012,000N2.0 9,200--2,700--
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,100600N2.0 500--100--
Kuravan (Christian traditTamil500100N3.0 ---100--
Kuravan (Hindu traditionsTamil3,900300Y1.0 300-----
KustarogiyoSinhala15,0004,700N2.0 --4,200500--
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Hindi900100Y1.0 100-----
Madari (Muslim traditionsUrdu500200Y1.0 -200----
MahishyaBengali60030Y1.0 30-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay50,00033,000Y1.0 -33,000----
MalayaliTamil70020N2.0 20-----
Malayan, casteTamil1,500200N2.0 200-----
MangalaTelugu700100Y1.0 100-----
MappilaMalayalam10,0006,600Y1.0 -6,600----
MarakkalageTamil8,5006,300Y1.0 -6,300----
MaravanTamil97,0007,400N2.0 5,500--1,900--
MaravarTamil84,00013,000N2.0 10,000--2,900--
MauritianMorisyen3,7001,700N2.0 700--1,000--
MemonGujarati2,000600Y1.0 -600----
MoghalUrdu1,100500Y1.0 -500----
MukkuvarTamil41,0008,200N2.0 6,400--1,800--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,7002,300N3.0 ---2,300--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
NairTamil3,900200Y1.0 200-----
NalavarTamil43,0007,000N2.0 5,500--1,500--
NamassejBengali50050Y1.0 50-----
NavaitTamil16,0004,600Y1.0 -4,600----
NavandannaSinhala1,124,000348,000N2.0 --296,00052,000--
NavithanTamil21,0001,700N2.0 1,300--400--
OliSinhala29,0009,000N2.0 --8,100900--
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil7,9003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
PallaTamil31,0001,800N2.0 1,400--400--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,6001,000N3.0 ---1,000--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
PallarTamil67,00013,000N2.0 10,000--2,600--
PalliwilliTamil2,200300N2.0 200--30--
PamunuSinhala30,0009,200N2.0 --8,2001,000--
PanarTamil4,900400N2.0 300--100--
PannaTamil31,0001,300N2.0 1,000--300--
PannikkiSinhala236,00073,000N2.0 --64,0009,200--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil15,0002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil99,0006,500Y1.0 6,500-----
ParaiyarTamil68,0009,800N2.0 7,200-1,5001,200--
Paravan (Hindu traditionsTamil1,700200Y1.0 200-----
ParseeGujarati700300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanTamil40,0009,500Y1.0 -9,500----
Pidayne DannoSinhala8,6002,700Y1.0 --2,500200--
PorowakaraSinhala57,00024,000N2.0 --22,0002,600--
PrimanarTamil70,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
PulayanTamil4,400500N2.0 400--90--
RadavaSinhala353,000118,000N2.0 --102,00016,000--
RajakaSinhala145,00045,000N2.0 --39,0006,300--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput (Muslim traditionsPunjabi, Western1,500400Y1.0 -400----
RodiyaSinhala17,000200Y1.0 --200---
SalagamaSinhala302,000185,000N2.0 --159,00027,000--
Sali, SeriyarTamil3,300300N2.0 300--60--
SambanTamil1,400100N2.0 100--20--
SayyidTamil48,00010,000Y1.0 -10,000----
Semman, SempadawarTamil1,100100N2.0 100--20--
ShaikhTamil196,00043,000Y1.0 -43,000----
SilpiTamil3,300300N2.0 300--50--
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi1,000500Y1.0 -500----
SinhaleseSinhala179,00028,000N2.0 --23,0004,700--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil6,100100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,6005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil662,000386,000Y1.0 -386,000---1,000
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,1001,600N2.0 600--1,100--
Syrian ChristianMalayalam700600N3.0 ---600--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,105,000197,000Y1.0 -197,000----
TattarTamil5,700700N2.0 600--70--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,600500N2.0 400--90--
ThacherTamil3,000300N2.0 200--30--
ThanakavarTamil2,400200N2.0 200--40--
ThimilarTamil20,0002,700N2.0 2,300--500--
ValluvanTamil2,900200N2.0 200--40--
VaniyanTamil17,0001,700N2.0 1,300--400--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,600600N3.0 ---600--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
VannarTamil16,0001,300N2.0 1,000--200--
VanniyanTamil35,0003,000N2.0 2,300--700--
VanniyarTamil97,0006,500N2.0 5,300--1,200--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70030N2.0 30-----
VellalanTamil29,0002,000N2.0 1,400--500--
VellalarTamil1,137,000156,000N2.0 126,000--30,000--
VettarTamil3,000200N2.0 200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,000500Y1.0 500--80--
WahumpuraSinhala7,957,0002,389,000N2.0 --2,049,000339,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,100300Y1.0 300--30--
YamannuSinhala75,0007,700Y1.0 --6,7001,100--
State Totals:   152 People Groups   6,089,000 64   297,000 710,000 4,294,000 784,000 0 4,200
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