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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanMalayalam17,000300N2.0 300--40--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,400100N2.0 100--20--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,00090N2.0 --90---
AmbattanTamil15,0005,100N2.0 4,000--1,100--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,00060Y1.0 -60----
ArayanMalayalam90050N2.0 50-----
BadahalaSinhala110,000200N2.0 --200---
BaniaHindi15,000800Y1.0 800-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80020Y1.0 20-----
BeravaSinhala358,000700N2.0 --70020--
BrahminTamil99,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil30,000200Y1.0 200-----
BurgherSinhala50,000200N3.0 ---200-10
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil4,70070N3.0 ---70--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil26,000300Y1.0 300-----
ChristianUnknown26,0002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,00030Y1.0 30-----
GahalaSinhala10,00020Y1.0 --20---
GattaraSinhala737,0001,700N2.0 --1,600100--
GauraykwalluSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
GovigamaSinhala541,0002,800N2.0 --2,600100--
HajamTamil4,700100Y1.0 -100----
HannaliSinhala324,000700N2.0 --70020--
HenawalayoSinhala19,00030Y1.0 --30---
HinnaSinhala235,000500N2.0 --50010--
HunnaSinhala88,000100N2.0 --100---
IlavanTamil77,000700N2.0 500--200--
Indian TamilTamil9,500300N2.0 100--200--
JapaneseJapanese2,20070Y1.0 --60--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,60080Y1.0 80-----
JavaneseJavanese8,300200Y1.0 -200----
KaikolanTamil76,000700N2.0 600--200--
KallanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--30--
KaraiyarTamil189,00093,000N2.0 73,000--20,000--
KaravaSinhala1,045,000700N2.0 --70020--
KoviarTamil205,000125,000N2.0 98,000--26,000--
KoviyarTamil1,1001,100N2.0 900--200--
MadappalliTamil800800N2.0 700--100--
MahishyaBengali60020Y1.0 20-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay50,00050Y1.0 -50----
MappilaMalayalam10,00070Y1.0 -70----
MarakkalageTamil8,50040Y1.0 -40----
MaravanTamil97,0001,000N2.0 700--300--
MaravarTamil84,00037,000N2.0 29,000--8,200--
MemonGujarati2,00020Y1.0 -20----
MukkuvarTamil41,00019,000N2.0 15,000--4,200--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil8,700400N3.0 ---400--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
NairMalayalam3,900400Y1.0 400-----
NalavarTamil43,00018,000N2.0 15,000--3,900--
NamassejBengali50010Y1.0 10-----
NavaitTamil16,000400Y1.0 -400----
NavandannaSinhala1,124,0002,700N2.0 --2,500100--
NavithanTamil21,000100N2.0 100--30--
OliSinhala29,00080N2.0 --80---
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil7,90010Y1.0 -10----
PallaTamil31,00015,000N2.0 12,000--2,900--
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil6,600100N3.0 ---100--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,000400Y1.0 400-----
PallarTamil67,00024,000N2.0 19,000--5,200--
PamunuSinhala30,000100N2.0 --100---
PannaTamil31,00016,000N2.0 13,000--3,000--
PannikkiSinhala236,000400N2.0 --40010--
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil15,000300N3.0 ---300--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil99,000900Y1.0 900-----
ParaiyarTamil68,00030,000N2.0 23,000-4006,800--
Pashtun, PathanTamil40,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
PrimanarTamil70,00031,000Y1.0 29,000--1,900--
RadavaSinhala353,000800N2.0 --80040--
RajakaSinhala145,000400N2.0 --40010--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200300Y1.0 300-----
SayyidTamil48,0001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
ShaikhTamil196,0004,500Y1.0 -4,500----
SinhaleseSinhala179,000800N2.0 --600200--
SiviyarTamil500500N2.0 400--80--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,10090Y1.0 90-----
Sri Lanka ChettiTamil6,600100Y1.0 100-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil662,0001,600Y1.0 -1,600----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil9,1003,600N2.0 1,700--1,900--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,105,00024,000Y1.0 -24,000----
TattarTamil5,7002,300N2.0 2,000--400--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,60050N2.0 50-----
ThacherTamil3,000900N2.0 800--100--
ThimilarTamil20,0009,200N2.0 7,200--1,900--
ThurumberTamil900900N2.0 800--100--
VaniyanTamil17,000100N2.0 100--20--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil3,60050N3.0 ---50--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil25,000200Y1.0 200-----
VannarTamil16,0007,600N2.0 6,300--1,300--
VanniyanTamil35,000400N2.0 300--80--
VanniyarTamil97,00040,000N2.0 32,000--7,900--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70010N2.0 10-----
VellalanMalayalam29,000500N2.0 500--50--
VellalarTamil1,137,000503,000N2.0 396,000--108,000--
VettarTamil3,000900N2.0 800--100--
ViswakarmaMalayalam7,000300Y1.0 300--10--
WahumpuraSinhala7,957,00018,000N2.0 --17,0001,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,100300Y1.0 300-----
State Totals:   98 People Groups   1,093,000 38   819,000 33,000 30,000 211,000 0 40
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