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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
AgamudaiyanMalayalam17,000300N2.0 300--40--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,500100N2.0 100--20--
AhinkuntayaSinhala60,00090N2.0 --90---
AmbattanTamil15,0005,200N2.0 4,100--1,100--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,10060Y1.0 -60----
ArayanMalayalam90050N2.0 50-----
BadahalaSinhala112,000200N2.0 --200---
BaniaHindi16,000800Y1.0 800-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80020Y1.0 20-----
BeravaSinhala365,000800N2.0 --70020--
BrahminTamil101,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil31,000200Y1.0 200-----
BurgherSinhala50,000200N3.0 ---200-10
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,70070N3.0 ---70--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil27,000300Y1.0 300-----
ChristianUnknown26,0002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,00030Y1.0 30-----
GahalaSinhala11,00020Y1.0 --20---
GattaraSinhala750,0001,700N2.0 --1,600100--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
GovigamaSinhala550,0002,800N2.0 --2,700100--
HajamTamil4,800100Y1.0 -100----
HannaliSinhala329,000700N2.0 --70020--
HenawalayoSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
HinnaSinhala239,000500N2.0 --50010--
HunnaSinhala89,000100N2.0 --100---
IlavanTamil73,000700Y1.0 500-----
Ilavan ChristianTamil10,000200N3.0 ---200--
Indian TamilTamil9,600300N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,30070Y1.0 --60--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,60080Y1.0 80-----
JavaneseJavanese8,400200Y1.0 -200----
KaikolanTamil78,000700N2.0 600--200--
KallanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--30--
KaraiyarTamil192,00095,000N2.0 74,000--20,000--
KaravaSinhala1,063,000700N2.0 --70020--
KoviarTamil208,000127,000N2.0 100,000--27,000--
KoviyarTamil1,1001,100N2.0 1,000--200--
MadappalliTamil800800N2.0 700--100--
MahishyaBengali60020Y1.0 20-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay51,00050Y1.0 -50----
MappilaMalayalam11,00070Y1.0 -70----
MarakkalageTamil8,70040Y1.0 -40----
MaravanTamil98,0001,000N2.0 800--200--
MaravarTamil85,00038,000N2.0 30,000--8,400--
MemonGujarati2,00020Y1.0 -20----
MukkuvarTamil41,00020,000N2.0 15,000--4,300--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,900400N3.0 ---400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
NairMalayalam4,000400Y1.0 400-----
NalavarTamil44,00019,000N2.0 15,000--4,000--
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali50010Y1.0 10-----
NavaitTamil17,000400Y1.0 -400----
NavandannaSinhala1,144,0002,700N2.0 --2,600100--
NavithanTamil21,000100N2.0 100--30--
OliSinhala30,00080N2.0 --80---
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,10010Y1.0 -10----
PallaTamil32,00015,000N2.0 13,000--2,900--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,700100N3.0 ---100--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil46,000400Y1.0 400-----
PallarTamil68,00024,000N2.0 19,000--5,300--
PamunuSinhala30,000100N2.0 --100---
PannaTamil32,00016,000N2.0 13,000--3,000--
PannikkiSinhala240,000500N2.0 --40010--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil16,000300N3.0 ---300--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil101,000900Y1.0 900-----
ParaiyarTamil69,00030,000N2.0 23,000-4006,900--
Pashtun, PathanTamil41,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
PrimanarTamil71,00032,000Y1.0 30,000--2,000--
RadavaSinhala359,000800N2.0 --80040--
RajakaSinhala148,000400N2.0 --40010--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
SayyidTamil49,0001,300Y1.0 -1,300----
ShaikhTamil199,0004,600Y1.0 -4,600----
SinhaleseSinhala182,000900N2.0 --600200--
SiviyarTamil500500N2.0 400--80--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,20090Y1.0 90-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,800100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil673,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,3003,700N2.0 1,700--2,000--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,125,00024,000Y1.0 -24,000----
TattarTamil5,8002,300N2.0 2,000--400--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,70050N2.0 50-----
ThacherTamil3,100900N2.0 800--100--
ThimilarTamil21,0009,300N2.0 7,400--1,900--
ThurumberTamil1,0001,000N2.0 800--100--
VaniyanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--20--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,60050N3.0 ---50--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000200Y1.0 200-----
VannarTamil17,0007,800N2.0 6,500--1,300--
VanniyanTamil36,000400N2.0 300--80--
VanniyarTamil99,00041,000N2.0 33,000--8,000--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70010N2.0 10-----
VellalanMalayalam30,000500N2.0 500--50--
VellalarTamil1,157,000512,000N2.0 403,000--109,000--
VettarTamil3,0001,000N2.0 800--100--
ViswakarmaMalayalam7,100300Y1.0 300--10--
WahumpuraSinhala8,095,00019,000N2.0 --18,0001,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,200300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   99 People Groups   1,112,000 39   834,000 34,000 31,000 215,000 0 40
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