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People Name Primary Language Country Population State Population Least
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AgamudaiyanMalayalam18,000200N2.0 200--30--
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil8,70070N2.0 70--10--
AhinkuntayaSinhala59,00090N2.0 --90---
AmbattanTamil15,0004,800N2.0 3,800--1,100--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken5,20060Y1.0 -60----
ArayanMalayalam90050N2.0 50-----
BadahalaSinhala110,000200N2.0 --200---
BaniaHindi16,000700Y1.0 700-----
Bania ChettiTamil6,900100Y1.0 100-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsHindi80020Y1.0 20-----
BeravaSinhala360,000800N2.0 --80020--
BrahminTamil99,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
Brahmin Indian TamilTamil31,000200Y1.0 200-----
BurgherSinhala52,000200N3.0 ---200-10
ChakkiliyanTamil32,000300N2.0 200--60--
ChristianUnknown27,0001,800N3.0 ---1,800--
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,00030Y1.0 30-----
GahalaSinhala11,00020Y1.0 --20---
GattaraSinhala739,0001,700N2.0 --1,600100--
GauraykwalluSinhala18,00030Y1.0 --30---
GovigamaSinhala543,0002,800N2.0 --2,600100--
HajamTamil4,900100Y1.0 -100----
HannaliSinhala324,000800N2.0 --70020--
HenawalayoSinhala18,00030Y1.0 --30---
HinnaSinhala236,000500N2.0 --50010--
HunnaSinhala88,000100N2.0 --100---
IlavanTamil80,000500N2.0 400--100--
Indian TamilTamil9,700200N2.0 100--100--
JapaneseJapanese2,30080Y1.0 --60--30
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,60060Y1.0 60-----
JavaneseJavanese8,500100Y1.0 -100----
KaikolanTamil79,000500N2.0 400--100--
KallanTamil17,00080N2.0 60--20--
KaraiyarTamil187,00087,000N2.0 68,000--19,000--
KaravaSinhala1,050,000400N2.0 --40020--
KoviarTamil199,000116,000N2.0 91,000--25,000--
KoviyarTamil1,0001,000N2.0 800--200--
MadappalliTamil700700N2.0 600--100--
MahishyaBengali60020Y1.0 20-----
Malay, JavarSri Lankan Creole Malay52,00040Y1.0 -40----
MappilaMalayalam11,00070Y1.0 -70----
MarakkalageTamil8,90040Y1.0 -40----
MaravanTamil100,000700N2.0 500--200--
MaravarTamil83,00035,000N2.0 27,000--8,000--
MemonGujarati2,10020Y1.0 -20----
MukkuvarTamil40,00018,000N2.0 14,000--4,000--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil9,000300N3.0 ---300--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil26,000900Y1.0 900-----
NairMalayalam4,100400Y1.0 400-----
NalavarTamil43,00017,000N2.0 13,000--3,700--
NamassejBengali60010Y1.0 10-----
NavaitTamil17,000400Y1.0 -400----
NavandannaSinhala1,128,0002,700N2.0 --2,600100--
NavithanTamil22,000100N2.0 100--30--
OliSinhala29,00080N2.0 --80---
Osta (Nasuva)Tamil8,20010Y1.0 -10----
PallaTamil30,00013,000N2.0 11,000--2,600--
PallanTamil53,000400N2.0 300--90--
PallarTamil67,00023,000N2.0 17,000--5,100--
PamunuSinhala30,00090N2.0 --90---
PannaTamil30,00014,000N2.0 11,000--2,600--
PannikkiSinhala236,000500N2.0 --50010--
ParaiyanTamil118,000900N2.0 700--200--
ParaiyarTamil68,00028,000N2.0 21,000-5006,500--
Pashtun, PathanTamil41,0001,000Y1.0 -1,000----
PrimanarTamil69,00029,000Y1.0 27,000--2,000--
RadavaSinhala353,000900N2.0 --80040--
RajakaSinhala146,000400N2.0 --40010--
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,200200Y1.0 200-----
SayyidTamil49,0001,300Y1.0 -1,300----
ShaikhTamil202,0004,400Y1.0 -4,400----
SinhaleseSinhala164,000900N2.0 --600200--
SiviyarTamil500500N2.0 400--80--
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Hindi6,30090Y1.0 90-----
Sri Lanka MoorTamil689,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
Sri Lankan TamilTamil8,7003,000N2.0 1,300--1,700--
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil1,139,00025,000Y1.0 -25,000----
TattarTamil5,4001,900N2.0 1,600--300--
Teli (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,70050N2.0 50-----
ThacherTamil3,100900N2.0 700--100--
ThimilarTamil20,0008,600N2.0 6,700--1,800--
ThurumberTamil600600N2.0 600--80--
VaniyanTamil17,00060N2.0 50--10--
VannanTamil29,000200N2.0 200--40--
VannarTamil16,0007,300N2.0 6,000--1,200--
VanniyanTamil36,000300N2.0 300--60--
VanniyarTamil96,00037,000N2.0 30,000--7,400--
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam70010N2.0 10-----
VellalanMalayalam31,000400N2.0 400--30--
VellalarTamil1,130,000470,000N2.0 367,000--103,000--
VettarTamil3,000900N2.0 800--100--
ViswakarmaMalayalam7,300300Y1.0 300--10--
WahumpuraSinhala7,961,00019,000N2.0 --18,0001,000--
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,300200Y1.0 200-----
State Totals:   94 People Groups   1,022,000 34   757,000 34,000 30,000 202,000 0 40
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