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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,700100N2.0 100--20--
Agamudaiyan unspecifiedMalayalam9,200300N2.0 300--40--
AhinkuntayaSinhala62,00090N2.0 --90---
AmbattanTamil15,0005,300N2.0 4,200--1,100--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,20060Y1.0 -60----
BadahalaSinhala115,000200N2.0 --200---
Bania unspecifiedHindi9,600800Y1.0 800-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80020Y1.0 20-----
BeravaSinhala375,000800N2.0 --80020--
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil32,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin unspecifiedTamil4,40031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
BurgherSinhala46,000200N3.0 ---200-10
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,90080N3.0 ---80--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil27,000300Y1.0 300-----
ChristianUnknown27,0002,100N3.0 ---2,100--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,00030Y1.0 30-----
GahalaSinhala11,00020Y1.0 --20---
GattaraSinhala772,0001,700N2.0 --1,600100--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
GovigamaSinhala566,0002,900N2.0 --2,800100--
HajamTamil4,900100Y1.0 -100----
HannaliSinhala339,000800N2.0 --70020--
HenawalayoSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
HinnaSinhala246,000500N2.0 --50010--
HunnaSinhala92,000100N2.0 --100---
IlavanTamil70,000600Y1.0 600-----
Ilavan ChristianTamil11,000200N3.0 ---200--
Indian TamilTamil9,900300N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,30080Y1.0 --60--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,60080Y1.0 80-----
JavaneseJavanese8,700200Y1.0 -200----
KaikolanTamil80,000700N2.0 600--200--
KallanTamil18,000100N2.0 100--30--
KaraiyarTamil198,00097,000N2.0 76,000--21,000--
KaravaSinhala1,092,000800N2.0 --70020--
KoviarTamil214,000130,000N2.0 102,000--27,000--
KoviyarTamil1,2001,200N2.0 1,000--200--
MahishyaBengali60020Y1.0 20-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Malay Creole43,00050Y1.0 -50----
MappilaMalayalam11,00070Y1.0 -70----
MarakkalageTamil8,90040Y1.0 -40----
MaravanTamil101,0001,000N2.0 800--200--
MaravarTamil88,00039,000N2.0 30,000--8,600--
MemonGujarati2,10020Y1.0 -20----
MukkuvarTamil43,00020,000N2.0 16,000--4,400--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,100400N3.0 ---400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
NairMalayalam4,100400Y1.0 400-----
NalavarTamil45,00019,000N2.0 15,000--4,100--
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali60010Y1.0 10-----
NavaitTamil17,000400Y1.0 -400----
NavandannaSinhala1,176,0002,800N2.0 --2,600100--
NavithanTamil22,000100N2.0 100--30--
OliSinhala30,00080N2.0 --80---
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,30010Y1.0 -10----
PallaTamil33,00016,000N2.0 13,000--3,000--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,900100N3.0 ---100--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil47,000400Y1.0 400-----
PallarTamil70,00025,000N2.0 20,000--5,500--
PamunuSinhala31,000100N2.0 --100---
PannaTamil33,00016,000N2.0 13,000--3,100--
PannikkiSinhala247,000500N2.0 --50010--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil16,000300N3.0 ---300--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil104,000900Y1.0 900-----
ParaiyarTamil71,00031,000N2.0 23,000-5007,100--
Pashtun, PathanTamil42,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
PrimanarTamil73,00033,000Y1.0 30,000--2,000--
RadavaSinhala369,000900N2.0 --80040--
RajakaSinhala152,000400N2.0 --40010--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
SayyidTamil50,0001,300Y1.0 -1,300----
ShaikhTamil204,0004,600Y1.0 -4,600----
SinhaleseSinhala187,000900N2.0 --700200--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,30090Y1.0 90-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,400100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil486,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,5003,700N2.0 1,800--2,000--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,157,00025,000Y1.0 -25,000----
TattarTamil6,0002,400N2.0 2,000--400--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,80050N2.0 50-----
ThacherTamil3,200900N2.0 800--100--
ThimilarTamil21,0009,600N2.0 7,600--2,000--
VaniyanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--20--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,80050N3.0 ---50--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,000200Y1.0 200-----
VannarTamil17,0008,000N2.0 6,600--1,400--
VanniyanTamil37,000400N2.0 400--80--
VanniyarTamil102,00042,000N2.0 34,000--8,200--
VellalanMalayalam31,000500N2.0 500--50--
VellalarTamil1,191,000525,000N2.0 413,000--112,000--
VettarTamil3,1001,000N2.0 800--100--
ViswakarmaMalayalam7,300300Y1.0 300--10--
WahumpuraSinhala8,324,00019,000N2.0 --18,0001,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,400300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   94 People Groups   1,136,000 39   851,000 35,000 31,000 220,000 0 40
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