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Adi AndhraTelugu1,242,00077,000Y1.0 58,000-2019,000--
Adi DravidaTamil9,801,0001,179,000N2.0 1,012,000-700167,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada3,702,0003,650,000Y1.0 3,448,000-21,000177,0005001,100
AdiyanRavula18,000700Y1.0 700--60-20
AgamudaiyanTamil855,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil1,60040Y1.0 40-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil653,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
AganiKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Ager (Hindu traditions)Kannada23,0008,700Y1.0 8,700-----
AghoriTelugu69,00040Y1.0 40-----
AgriKonkani, Goan417,000600Y1.0 600-----
AjilaMalayalam6,7003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
AjnaKannada42,00050Y1.0 50-----
Alambadi KurichchanKurichiya48,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
AmbalavasiMalayalam151,0008,400Y1.0 8,400-----
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil11,000200Y1.0 200-----
AmbattanTamil182,000700Y1.0 700-----
Amma KodagaKodava2,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
AnamukTelugu3,800600Y1.0 600-----
AndhMarathi488,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
AnduranKonkani2,5002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
AngloEnglish140,00044,000N3.0 ---44,000--
AnsariUrdu10,533,000329,000Y1.0 -329,000----
AnuppanKonkani, Goan1,000300Y1.0 300-----
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,200200Y1.0 -200----
ArandanAranadan40070Y1.0 70-----
ArasuKannada47,00044,000Y1.0 44,000-----
Aray MalaKannada4,800700Y1.0 700-----
ArayanMalayalam198,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern467,000900Y1.0 ----900-
ArunthathiyarTelugu961,0003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
Arwa MalaTelugu100,000400Y1.0 400-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,692,00020Y1.0 -20----
AtariUrdu3,70090Y1.0 -90----
AyriKodava200200Y1.0 200-----
AyyanavarKannada21,000100Y1.0 100-----
BadagaBadaga217,00019,000Y1.0 19,000--30--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,442,00049,000Y1.0 49,000-----
Badhai KonkaniKonkani47,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
BagataKannada146,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
BagdiMarwari366,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,265,000600Y1.0 600-----
BaggaKannada500500Y1.0 500-----
Baghban (Muslim traditionUrdu17,0001,700Y1.0 -1,700----
BahrupiHindi4,40050Y1.0 50-----
BairaKonkani, Goan12,0008,200Y1.0 8,200-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsTelugu3,406,0006,900Y1.0 6,900-----
BakadKonkani11,0005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
BakudaTulu12,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
BalagaiKannada15,0008,700Y1.0 8,600-70---
BalasantoshiKannada28,000300Y1.0 300-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,699,000985,000Y1.0 974,000----12,000
Balija BogamKannada68,00026,000Y1.0 26,000----300
Balija DasariKannada51,00039,000Y1.0 39,000----600
Balija GopanthiTelugu7,9007,900Y1.0 7,900-----
Bandi (Hindu traditions)Kannada10,0006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Bangali (Hindu traditionsHindi76,000100Y1.0 100-----
BangarKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
BaniaKannada28,851,000628,000Y1.0 421,000----206,000
Bania AgarwalHindi4,767,00025,000Y1.0 18,000----6,900
Bania ChaturthKannada31,0002,500Y1.0 -----2,500
Bania ChettiKannada741,000106,000Y1.0 78,000----28,000
Bania GujarGujarati192,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Bania JaiswalHindi120,000900Y1.0 300----600
Bania KasarMarathi70,0001,000Y1.0 200----800
Bania KomtiTelugu1,792,00033,000Y1.0 33,000----500
Bania MahajanHindi183,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania MahesriHindi358,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bania MahurSindhi864,000700Y1.0 600----40
Bania MarwadiMarwari20,0001,700Y1.0 1,600----60
Bania OswalHindi416,0002,600Y1.0 600----2,000
Bania PanchamKannada39,0001,100Y1.0 -----1,100
Bania PorwalHindi322,0003,600Y1.0 2,100----1,500
Bania SrimaliGujarati358,000400Y1.0 10----300
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu80,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bania UmmadHindi294,000900Y1.0 200----700
BanijigaKannada713,000673,000Y1.0 663,000--900-8,500
Banjara (Hindu traditionsLambadi5,979,0001,175,000Y1.0 1,174,000--900700-
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traLambadi401,000116,000Y1.0 116,000---10-
BankaOdia27,00080Y1.0 80-----
BannaKodava300300Y1.0 300-----
BardaKannada3,400300Y1.0 200--10-10
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra302,000400Y1.0 400-----
BarikiTelugu35,000400Y1.0 400-----
BasorKannada984,00064,000Y1.0 64,000----600
BathadaTulu4,0003,600Y1.0 3,500-----
BattalKannada400200Y1.0 200-----
BauriBengali2,130,000300Y1.0 300-----
BavchaTelugu4,6001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern103,00060Y1.0 ----60-
BawtarKannada10080Y1.0 80-----
Bazigar (Hindu traditionsKannada774,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
Beda JangamKannada335,000207,000Y1.0 206,000-500-200200
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,515,0002,258,000Y1.0 2,258,000-----
Bedar BileKannada110,000109,000Y1.0 109,000-----
Bedar KakamundiKannada99,00099,000Y1.0 99,000-----
Bedar KareKannada107,000107,000Y1.0 107,000-----
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traKannada3,9002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
Bedar MyasaTelugu61,00061,000Y1.0 61,000-----
Bedar Naik MakkaluKannada109,000109,000Y1.0 109,000-----
Bedia (Hindu traditions)Kannada542,000200Y1.0 200-----
BegBengali3,100200Y1.0 -200----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,879,000652,000Y1.0 645,000----7,200
Beldar Katani UpparaKannada17,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Beldar Lonari (Hindu tradKannada51,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Beldar Mith GaudaKannada1,4001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Beldar Narmada UpparaKannada20,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Beldar SunkarKannada17,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
Beldar UrindavanKannada1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
BellaraKannada2,8002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
BhamptaMarathi43,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Bhand (Hindu traditions)Kannada33,000100Y1.0 100-----
BhandariKannada633,000500Y1.0 500-----
Bhangi (Muslim traditionsUrdu136,000600Y1.0 -600----
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim tUrdu8,70040Y1.0 -40----
BhansalaKannada268,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
BharatharMalayalam73,000500N3.0 200--200--
Bharbhunja (Hindu traditiHindi1,194,000600Y1.0 600-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Kannada1,360,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Bhatia (Hindu traditions)Marathi231,000900Y1.0 900-----
BhattraBhatri309,00020Y1.0 20-----
BhavinKonkani900800Y1.0 800-----
BhilKannada16,812,0006,200Y1.0 5,700200-60-200
BhistiUrdu543,000300Y1.0 -300----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Kannada6,370,000317,000Y1.0 317,000-----
Bhotia SikkimSikkimese83,00030Y1.0 --30---
BhottadaTelugu455,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
BidurMarathi346,000400Y1.0 400-----
BinapattaKannada300300Y1.0 300-----
BindKannada978,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
BohraGujarati1,106,000400Y1.0 -400----
BoyaKannada3,976,000293,000Y1.0 293,000----100
BrahminKannada58,777,0002,579,000Y1.0 2,491,000--300-87,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions)Hindi94,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Brahmin AnavadaGujarati25,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Brahmin AnavalaGujarati83,00070Y1.0 70-----
Brahmin AudichGujarati462,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali209,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin ChitpavanKannada475,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
Brahmin DaimaHindi74,000900Y1.0 900-----
Brahmin DeshasthaKannada561,00062,000Y1.0 62,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatKonkani280,00043,000Y1.0 43,000-----
Brahmin GaurKannada2,946,00083,000Y1.0 83,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurHindi266,0004,900Y1.0 4,900-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati151,000400Y1.0 400-----
Brahmin IyerTamil301,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Brahmin JoshiHindi352,0004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
Brahmin KanaujiaMarathi4,161,00067,000Y1.0 67,000-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada454,000289,000Y1.0 289,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi80,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Brahmin KhandelwalHindi271,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
Brahmin KhedawalGujarati38,000700Y1.0 700-----
Brahmin MahaKannada179,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin MahrattaKannada458,00063,000Y1.0 63,000-----
Brahmin Malla JettiTelugu133,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi102,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
Brahmin MewadaKannada97,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin ModhHindi127,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Brahmin NagarGujarati109,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam94,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Brahmin OjhaKannada47,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin SanadhyaKannada2,681,00079,000Y1.0 79,000-----
Brahmin SaraswatKannada564,00029,000Y1.0 29,000-----
Brahmin SawariaHindi4,131,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil47,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Brahmin SrigaudGujarati99,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Brahmin TamilTamil506,00038,000Y1.0 38,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,027,00056,000Y1.0 56,000-----
Brahmin VadamaTamil44,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Brahmin VelanaduKannada118,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
BurmeseBurmese14,00050Y1.0 --50---
ByagaraKannada43,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-20---
ChainBengali481,00090Y1.0 90-----
ChakkiliyanTelugu1,292,0003,500N2.0 3,500-10---
ChaliyanTulu5,7005,700Y1.0 5,700-----
ChalvadiKannada196,000186,000Y1.0 184,000-2,200--40
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Kannada51,315,000648,000Y1.0 645,000-1,5001,600--
ChandalaKannada14,000500Y1.0 500-----
Chapparband (Hindu traditKannada6,1005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
Chapparband (Muslim tradiUrdu5,2003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
ChaptegarKonkani, Goan6,7006,300Y1.0 6,300-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati315,00050Y1.0 50-----
CharodiKonkani, Goan4,7004,600Y1.0 4,400--200--
ChenchuKannada70,0001,000Y1.0 900-----
Chenna DasarKannada47,00042,000Y1.0 42,000-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionTulu449,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
Cherumar ChristianTulu459,0007,400N3.0 ---7,400--
ChhetriNepali261,00090Y1.0 90-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Hindi119,00040Y1.0 ----40-
Chhipa (Hindu traditions)Kannada447,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
ChitaraKonkani11,00090Y1.0 90-----
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioKannada60,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
ChodharaTelugu8,600300Y1.0 30020----
ChristianKannada953,00059,000N3.0 ---59,000--
Dabgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada128,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
DakkalTelugu6,9001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,880,000219,000Y1.0 217,000----2,000
Darzi Namdev (Hindu tradiKannada92,0007,900Y1.0 7,900-----
DevadasiKannada21,0007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
Devadiga (Hindu traditionTulu147,000134,000Y1.0 133,000-900---
Devadiga (Muslim traditioKonkani200200Y1.0 -200----
Devadiga KalavantKonkani7,1006,200Y1.0 6,200-----
DevangaKannada475,000398,000Y1.0 382,000--11,000-4,700
Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu tMarathi558,000400Y1.0 400-----
Dhangar BharwadMarathi2,822,0001,142,000Y1.0 1,142,000-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Kannada12,203,000627,000Y1.0 626,000-600--500
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Telugu964,00030,000Y1.0 -30,000----
DhorKannada157,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-60--500
DivehiMaldivian1,200100Y1.0 -100----
DomKannada74,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-10---
Dom (Hindu traditions)Telugu2,257,000100Y1.0 100-----
DublaKannada675,000300Y1.0 300-----
DudekulaTelugu9,10060Y1.0 -60----
DurgamurgiKannada1,3001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
EllamalawarKannada23,000600Y1.0 600-----
FaqirUrdu91,00050Y1.0 -50----
GadabaGadaba, Mudhili132,00070Y1.0 70-----
Galada KonkaniTulu700700Y1.0 700-----
GamitKannada454,000500N2.0 50010----
GandaOdia1,277,00020Y1.0 20-----
GandlaTulu74,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
GangakulaKannada1,509,0001,384,000Y1.0 1,384,000----20
GantichoreKannada4,6004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada124,000300Y1.0 300-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800300Y1.0 -300----
GattiTulu6,4005,900Y1.0 5,900-----
GaudaKannada1,988,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
GavaraTelugu17,000600Y1.0 600-----
GawliMarathi18,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
GhadasiKannada8,600300Y1.0 300-----
GhadiKonkani, Goan6,1004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsGujarati113,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ghasi (Hindu traditions)Kannada454,00030Y1.0 30-----
GhisadiHindi19,000400Y1.0 400-----
GiddikkiKannada71,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
GoaneseKonkani, Goan564,00070,000N3.0 ---70,000--
GoddaTulu6,2003,600Y1.0 3,400-200---
GondKannada14,230,000158,000Y1.0 156,000600-40401,600
GondaruKannada96,00081,000Y1.0 81,000-----
GondhaliKannada58,0004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
GopalGujarati37,000200Y1.0 200-----
GosainKannada1,539,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu24,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
Gosangi (Muslim traditionTelugu500300Y1.0 -300----
GowduluKannada9,0008,700Y1.0 8,600----10
GudigarKonkani2,9002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,114,0007,700Y1.0 7,700-----
Gujar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern47,00010Y1.0 ----10-
HaburaKonkani, Goan12,00080Y1.0 80-----
HadiKannada1,222,000200Y1.0 200-----
HajamUrdu1,974,00014,000Y1.0 -14,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli25,00012,000Y1.0 12,00020-50--
HalleerKannada10,0005,900Y1.0 5,600-300---
HalsarKonkani, Goan15,00013,000Y1.0 12,000-300---
Halwai (Hindu traditions)Hindi1,372,000100Y1.0 100-----
Halwakki WakkalKannada136,000117,000Y1.0 116,000-700500-200
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin9,10080N2.0 --80---
HanabarTulu75,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-----
Hande JogiKannada26,00021,000Y1.0 20,000-60--200
HarkantraKannada20,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
HasalaruTulu25,00025,000Y1.0 25,00020----
HaslaTulu3,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
HatkarKannada341,00076,000Y1.0 76,000-----
HolarKannada136,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-20---
Holaya DasarKannada8,0004,100Y1.0 4,000-20---
HolerKannada797,000767,000Y1.0 723,000-41,000--3,600
IdayanTamil70,000500Y1.0 500-----
IlavanTamil5,836,00075,000Y1.0 72,000--3,100--
IlligerKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
IrularKannada229,000900Y1.0 800----30
IruligaKannada14,00014,000Y1.0 13,00010---100
JaggaliKannada12,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
JambuvuluTelugu56,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-40---
Jat (Hindu traditions)Sindhi19,192,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Jat (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern9,285,00017,000Y1.0 ----17,000-
JaveriHindi2,100400Y1.0 400-----
Jew, South AsianMarathi6,00080Y1.0 -----80
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern410,000200Y1.0 ----200-
JingarKannada51,0006,300Y1.0 6,200----90
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,130,000107,000Y1.0 107,000-----
JulahaPunjabi, Eastern889,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsMarathi80,000600Y1.0 600-----
Kachhi (Hindu traditions)Kannada5,889,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kachhia (Hindu traditionsMarathi109,00040Y1.0 40-----
KadaiyarTamil17,000600Y1.0 500--40--
KadarTamil3,800500Y1.0 500-----
Kadia (Hindu traditions)Kannada148,000105,000Y1.0 105,000-----
Kadu KurubaKurumba, Jennu47,00036,000Y1.0 36,00030---20
Kadu KurubaKannada24,00012,000Y1.0 11,0002010--200
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Kannada8,062,00050Y1.0 50-----
KaibarttaBengali1,932,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaikadiKannada330,000204,000Y1.0 204,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,411,0009,700Y1.0 9,700-----
KakkalanKannada16,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Tulu3,898,0001,236,000Y1.0 1,235,000----1,000
Kalal IdigaTulu1,754,000926,000Y1.0 926,000-----
KalavantKannada10,0005,900Y1.0 3,900----2,000
KalladiMalayalam42,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
KallanTamil1,259,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
KalotaTulu63,00010Y1.0 10-----
Kalwar (Hindu traditions)Hindi3,746,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamarHindi31,000200Y1.0 200-----
KamathiKannada201,0009,000Y1.0 9,000-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern503,000200Y1.0 ----200-
KammaraKannada120,0004,000Y1.0 3,900----90
KanaiUrdu61,0003,700Y1.0 -3,700----
KanakkanMalayalam253,000500Y1.0 500-----
KanateKodava500500Y1.0 500-----
Kancha VakkalKonkani, Goan200200Y1.0 200-----
KanikkaranKanikkaran30,00020Y1.0 20-----
KaniyanKannada98,0004,400Y1.0 4,400-----
Kanjar (Hindu traditions)Kannada206,000200Y1.0 200-----
KaoraBengali366,000100Y1.0 100-----
KapariaKodava26,00020Y1.0 20-----
KapuKannada15,027,000225,000Y1.0 225,000--200-100
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,664,00047,000Y1.0 47,000-----
KarigarBengali200200Y1.0 -200----
KarimpalanMalayalam17,00090Y1.0 90-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Kannada646,00025,000Y1.0 23,000----1,900
Kasar OtariKannada20,0003,100Y1.0 2,900----200
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,668,000200Y1.0 -200----
KathodiKannada312,000400Y1.0 40020----
KattunayakanTamil69,000200Y1.0 200-----
KavaraTulu71,000100Y1.0 100-----
KavuthiyanMalayalam29,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionKannada7,620,000700Y1.0 700-----
KepmarisKannada1,200200Y1.0 200-----
KhairwarMarathi423,00030Y1.0 30-----
KhandaitOdia1,721,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Kannada398,00034,000Y1.0 34,000-----
Khatik (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,294,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Hindi2,322,000200Y1.0 200-----
Khatri (Muslim traditionsUrdu50,000900Y1.0 -900----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Hindi303,000300Y1.0 ----300-
KhetriKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KhojaGujarati421,0001,100Y1.0 -1,100----
KichagaraKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
KodavaKodava113,000113,000Y1.0 113,000-----
KoknaKannada1,079,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
KolayiriMalayalam900900Y1.0 900-----
KolhatiKannada29,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Kannada5,025,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
Koli DhorKannada447,000112,000Y1.0 111,000300102030600
Koli MahadevMarathi1,669,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-40---
Koli MalharMarathi311,0009,100Y1.0 9,100-----
Koli of GujaratSaurashtra8,249,0005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
Koli of Sind (Hindu tradiSindhi79,000400Y1.0 400-----
Kollara KarnatakaMalayalam300300Y1.0 300-----
KolupulvandluTelugu6,2001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KomarpaikKonkani27,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Konda KapuTelugu21,0007,400Y1.0 6,90020010200-40
Konda ReddiTelugu122,000100Y1.0 100-----
KoosaKonkani, Goan5,2004,100Y1.0 4,100---10-
KootanMalayalam11,000100Y1.0 100-----
Koracha, casteKannada79,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
Koracha, tribalTulu17,00015,000Y1.0 15,00030-10-100
KoramaKannada164,000156,000Y1.0 155,000-100---
Korama KunchiKannada4,5004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
KoriKoda285,0007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
KorwaKannada452,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
KoshtiTelugu1,074,00086,000Y1.0 85,000--300--
KotegarKannada13,0009,200Y1.0 9,100-200---
KoyaKannada700200Y1.0 200--10--
KoyaKannada781,000900Y1.0 900--10--
KoyavaKodava700700Y1.0 700-----
KrishnanvakMalayalam59,000300Y1.0 300-----
KudavakkalKannada5,9005,600Y1.0 4,500----1,100
KudiyaKudiya2,8002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
KudumbanTulu75,000600Y1.0 600-----
KudumiKonkani, Goan287,00042,000Y1.0 42,000-----
KulamaKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Kannada15,352,000423,000Y1.0 419,000----3,600
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern303,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KummariTelugu12,00030Y1.0 30-----
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Kannada17,570,000203,000Y1.0 201,000--60-2,400
Kunbi AnjnaMarathi382,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Kunbi KadwaGujarati1,171,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Kunbi KonkaniKannada657,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Kunbi LewaGujarati2,002,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
KunchatigaKannada375,000332,000Y1.0 332,000----60
KuravanKannada484,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu18,738,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-----
KurubaKannada4,176,0003,353,000Y1.0 3,303,000--43,000-6,900
KurumanKannada64,000500Y1.0 500----10
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern337,00080Y1.0 ----80-
LakheraHindi189,00030Y1.0 30-----
LingayatKannada3,378,0002,709,000Y1.0 ---400-2,709,000
LohanaKannada579,000500Y1.0 500-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,387,00063,000Y1.0 61,000----1,400
Lohar (Muslim traditions)Urdu619,000500Y1.0 -500----
Lunia (Hindu traditions)Kannada3,165,000100Y1.0 100-----
MachalaKannada900900Y1.0 900-----
MadariUrdu56,00020Y1.0 -20----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu632,00078,000N3.0 ---78,000--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,395,000512,000Y1.0 507,000-4,3001,200--
Madiga (Muslim traditionsKannada3,0001,900Y1.0 -1,900----
Madiga PendaTelugu1,300300Y1.0 -300----
MagarNepali343,00010N2.0 10-----
Maha MalasarKannada30060Y1.0 50-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi400,00015,000N3.0 ---15,000--
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Marathi10,381,00083,000Y1.0 76,000-7,500---
MahishyaBengali9,633,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
MahrattaMarathi30,244,0002,212,000Y1.0 2,153,00060-30-59,000
Mahratta GomatangKonkani74,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
Mahratta KonkaniKonkani559,00082,000Y1.0 82,000----100
Mahratta KunbiMarathi7,640,00092,000Y1.0 92,000-----
Mahratta ShindeMarathi539,0005,700Y1.0 5,700----20
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern624,000300Y1.0 ----300-
MahyavanshiGujarati1,677,000400Y1.0 400-----
MailaTulu4,9003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Mal (Hindu traditions)Bengali1,806,000100Y1.0 100-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu437,00013,000N3.0 ---13,000--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,517,00022,000Y1.0 21,000-30200--
Mala DasariKannada48,0006,200Y1.0 6,200-20---
Mala HannaiKannada1,700200Y1.0 200-----
Mala JangamKannada40,000500Y1.0 500-----
Mala MastiTelugu2,400300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SaleTelugu133,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu4,3001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,648,000159,000N3.0 ---159,000--
Malai VedanMalayalam16,0001,000Y1.0 900--30--
MalaikudiTulu9,3009,300Y1.0 9,20010-10--
MalasarKannada8,60050Y1.0 50-----
MalavaTulu20,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
MalayaliMalayalam371,0005,800Y1.0 5,800-----
MalayarayarMalayalam4,10010N2.0 10-----
MalayekandiTulu1,700200Y1.0 200-----
MaleruKannada500500Y1.0 500-----
Mali (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,771,00029,000Y1.0 29,000-----
ManbhavTelugu26,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mang-GarudiMarathi74,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
MangalaTelugu1,877,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-----
ManiyaniKodava800800Y1.0 800-----
Mannan, casteMalayalam136,0002,600Y1.0 2,600-----
ManneKonkani, Goan82,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
MappilaMalayalam9,105,000408,000Y1.0 -408,000----
MarataTulu87,00087,000Y1.0 86,000901040-60
MaravanTamil3,122,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Masan JogiKannada22,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
MashtiTelugu6,400300Y1.0 300-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi170,0003,000N3.0 ---3,000--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,634,00035,000Y1.0 34,000-700---
MavilanKannada35,000100Y1.0 100-----
MawaludUrdu219,00047,000Y1.0 -47,000----
MedaKannada44,00044,000Y1.0 44,000200-40-300
Megh (Hindu traditions)Gujarati2,957,000100Y1.0 100-----
MeiteiMeitei1,438,00040Y1.0 40-----
MemonGujarati604,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
Mirasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi207,00020Y1.0 20-----
Mitha AyyalvarTelugu4,600200Y1.0 200-----
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Kannada2,067,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
Mochi (Muslim traditions)Urdu67,00020Y1.0 -20----
MogerTulu137,00089,000Y1.0 86,000-2,400---
Moger MoyanTulu4,4004,400Y1.0 4,400-10---
MoghalUrdu1,737,000159,000Y1.0 -159,000----
MomnaGujarati162,00080Y1.0 -80----
MondiwaruTelugu700200Y1.0 -200----
MudharKannada200200Y1.0 200-----
Mukkuvan (Christian tradiMalayalam40,0002,300N3.0 ---2,300--
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditionMalayalam153,0006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditioMalayalam2,700100Y1.0 -100----
MukriKannada18,00014,000Y1.0 12,000-1,400---
MundalaTulu34,00032,000Y1.0 32,000-----
MunnurTelugu854,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
MutaliMalayalam41,00030Y1.0 30-----
MuthuvanTamil27,000300Y1.0 300-----
MutrasiTelugu1,037,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil1,263,00024,000N3.0 ---24,000--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,963,00060,000Y1.0 60,000-----
NadiaKannada54,000300Y1.0 300-----
NagaNaga Pidgin19,00060N3.0 ---50--
NagarAngika145,00060Y1.0 60-----
Nagarchi (Muslim traditioUrdu20050Y1.0 -50----
NagarthaKannada52,00040,000Y1.0 40,000----80
Nai (Hindu traditions)Kannada11,688,000303,000Y1.0 303,000----30
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern330,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NaikadayaTelugu200200Y1.0 200-----
NaikdaKannada3,794,0003,288,000Y1.0 3,267,0007,6001001,10050011,000
NairKannada6,637,000146,000Y1.0 146,000-----
NalakeyavaTulu8,2007,300Y1.0 7,300-----
NalbandUrdu5,400500Y1.0 -500----
NalkadayaTulu2,900900Y1.0 900-----
NamassejBengali5,029,000500Y1.0 500-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,495,000100Y1.0 100-----
Nat (Hindu traditions)Kannada456,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
NatakaniKannada100100Y1.0 100-----
NavaitKannada56,00012,000Y1.0 -12,000----
NavithanTamil784,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
NayadiMalayalam89,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
NewahNepali166,00010Y1.0 10-----
PadiarKannada1,200900Y1.0 900-----
PagiKannada500400Y1.0 400-----
PaleKodava15,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
PaliyaKannada215,00050Y1.0 50-----
PaliyanTamil10,0002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
PallanTamil3,303,0003,100N2.0 3,100-----
PalleyanMalayalam1,000200N2.0 200-----
PalliyanTamil7,200300Y1.0 300--10-10
PalluvanTamil6,500600Y1.0 600-----
PambadaTulu4,3001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PanTulu1,578,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
PananMalayalam241,00050Y1.0 50-----
PanchamaKannada14,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PandaramTamil28,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
PanditattanKannada11,000100Y1.0 100-----
PangulMarathi21,000300Y1.0 300-----
PanikaKannada1,073,000600Y1.0 600-----
PanikkanKonkani35,00020Y1.0 20-----
PaniyanPaniya111,000600Y1.0 600-----
PannadiTamil19,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
PanniandiTelugu5,700200Y1.0 200-----
ParaiyanTamil3,081,0004,400N2.0 3,800--700--
ParavanMalayalam128,0005,600N2.0 4,400--1,100--
PardhanMarathi316,000100Y1.0 100-----
PardhiKannada352,00011,000Y1.0 11,00040---20
ParseeGujarati81,000600Y1.0 -----600
Pashtun, PathanUrdu11,411,000577,000Y1.0 -577,000----
Pasi (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,675,00060Y1.0 60-----
PateliaMalayalam119,00080Y1.0 7010----
PatharwatMarathi37,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
PatraluOdia120,000300Y1.0 300-----
PatramelaKonkani, Goan4,6004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
Patvekari (Hindu traditioKannada27,00024,000Y1.0 24,000-----
Patvekari (Muslim traditiUrdu1,000500Y1.0 -500----
PerkaOdia193,000100Y1.0 100-----
PersianPersian, Iranian7,700200Y1.0 -200----
PhudgiMarathi10,00040Y1.0 40-----
PichakuntlaKannada42,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
PindaraUrdu68,00016,000Y1.0 -16,000----
PinjaraUrdu3,374,000171,000Y1.0 -171,000----
PodBengali3,106,000500Y1.0 500-----
PortugueseIndo-Portuguese1,200100N3.0 ---100--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi266,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PulayanTulu1,413,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Pulayan ThandaMalayalam30,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Puthirai VannanTamil43,000200Y1.0 200-----
QassabUrdu1,071,000900Y1.0 -900----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Gujarati1,060,000200Y1.0 200-----
RaddiKannada75,00073,000Y1.0 70,000----2,800
RaiNepali125,00010N2.0 10-----
RaigarKannada891,00040Y1.0 40-----
RainudasKannada400400Y1.0 400-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali5,190,000700Y1.0 700-----
RajpurKonkani, Goan50,00041,000Y1.0 41,000-----
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Kannada45,389,000174,000Y1.0 168,000----5,700
Rajput (Muslim traditionsUrdu2,871,00010,000Y1.0 -10,000----
Rajput (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,064,0005,100Y1.0 ----5,100-
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,277,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi851,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi2,898,0006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Rajput GahlotHindi556,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,215,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,368,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
Rajput SengarHindi394,00070Y1.0 70-----
RajuBengali530,000100Y1.0 100-----
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern476,00090Y1.0 ----90-
RamoshiMarathi313,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
RaneyarKonkani, Goan5,3004,700Y1.0 4,700-----
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsKannada347,00041,000Y1.0 41,000----80
Rangrez (Muslim traditionUrdu307,0001,500Y1.0 -1,500----
RathawaKannada650,00040Y1.0 40-----
RavaliaKannada529,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Raya RawatKannada2,5002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
RazuTelugu470,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
RelliOdia161,00080Y1.0 80-----
SadaKannada8,5008,500Y1.0 -----8,500
SahariTamil10060Y1.0 60-----
Saini (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern703,00040Y1.0 40-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern603,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliKannada1,009,000394,000Y1.0 392,000----2,000
SamagaraKannada75,00071,000Y1.0 71,000-300---
SamanthanMalayalam48,00060Y1.0 60-----
SambanTamil51,000200Y1.0 200-----
SangarMarathi32,00090Y1.0 90-----
SapariTelugu1,200200Y1.0 200-----
Sardar (Hindu traditions)Kannada4,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern87,000300Y1.0 ----300-
SataniKannada430,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
SayyidUrdu7,802,000875,000Y1.0 -875,000----
SemaNaga, Sumi245,00010N3.0 ---10--
ShaikhUrdu85,372,0004,704,000Y1.0 -4,704,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu8,033,000483,000Y1.0 -483,000----
ShinligarKannada6,2005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
Siddi (Hindu traditions)Kannada9,5008,000N2.0 5,100--2,900--
Siddi (Muslim traditions)Kannada13,0003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
Sikligar (Hindu traditionKannada80,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Sikligar (Muslim traditioUrdu45,0004,000Y1.0 -4,000----
Silawat (Hindu traditionsKannada59,00012,000Y1.0 12,000----90
SillekyathaKannada21,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Sindhi (Muslim traditionsSindhi143,00020Y1.0 -20----
SindholluKannada6,000300Y1.0 300-----
SindhuriaOdia90080Y1.0 80-----
SinhaleseSinhala3,90040Y1.0 --40---
SoligarKannada6,300200Y1.0 200-----
SoligaruKannada34,00034,000Y1.0 34,00050-10-40
SomvanshiKannada491,000168,000Y1.0 168,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Kannada7,669,000281,000Y1.0 275,000----6,300
Sonar (Muslim traditions)Urdu31,0001,200Y1.0 -1,200----
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Hindi191,00040Y1.0 ----40-
Sonar Bail PatturKannada400400Y1.0 400-----
SudraMarathi5,7005,400Y1.0 5,300--100--
SudriTulu1,1001,100N3.0 ---1,100--
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali925,00090Y1.0 90-----
Sunri (Muslim traditions)Konkani, Goan14,0009,200Y1.0 -9,200----
Sutradhar (Hindu traditioBengali420,000100Y1.0 100-----
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,690,000185,000N3.0 ---185,000--
TakariKannada70040Y1.0 -40----
TamangNepali229,00020N2.0 20-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsKannada1,820,00055,000Y1.0 54,000----600
Tamboli (Muslim traditionKannada149,00060Y1.0 -60----
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,146,000373,000Y1.0 -373,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,697,000300Y1.0 300-----
TargalaGujarati36,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,065,000800Y1.0 ----800-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Kannada18,518,000336,000Y1.0 336,000----80
ThakkarMarathi583,000700Y1.0 700-----
ThandanKannada251,00014,000Y1.0 14,000--200--
TharuNepali512,00030Y1.0 30-----
Thori (Hindu traditions)Kannada820,00050Y1.0 50-----
Thoti, casteTelugu23,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
TibetanTibetan, Central107,00060,000Y1.0 --60,000---
TiliBengali1,016,000200Y1.0 200-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada17,000700Y1.0 700-----
TirmaliKannada14,00090Y1.0 90-----
TodaTulu2,200200N2.0 200-----
TuluTulu8080N2.0 60--20--
Turi (Hindu traditions)Gujarati373,00040Y1.0 40-----
UraliMalayalam73,00046,000Y1.0 46,000--30--
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,571,0001,164,000Y1.0 1,163,000-600300--
VakkaligaKannada6,310,0005,820,000Y1.0 5,804,000--14,000-2,200
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada241,000219,000Y1.0 219,000-----
ValluvanTamil130,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Valmiki (Balmiki) MehtarHindi185,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu tKannada4,785,00026,000Y1.0 26,000---60-
Valmiki, Balmiki Lal BegiHindi123,0006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
VaniyanTamil930,00033,000N2.0 26,000--6,600--
VanjaraMarathi935,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
VannanTamil999,00028,000N2.0 22,000--5,800--
VanniyanTamil12,499,000696,000Y1.0 696,000----20
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil570,00070,000Y1.0 70,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu25,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Vanniyan ThigalaTamil46,00046,000Y1.0 45,000--500--
VarliKannada1,241,00050Y1.0 50-----
VasudevKannada15,000400Y1.0 400-----
VelakkithalanayanMalayalam350,000300Y1.0 300-----
VelamaTelugu433,0005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
VelanMalayalam86,000500Y1.0 500-----
VellalanTamil2,525,000314,000Y1.0 299,000--16,000--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil41,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
VeluthadanayarMalayalam199,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
VettuvanMalayalam182,000300Y1.0 300-----
ViramushtiTelugu41,000100Y1.0 100-----
ViswakarmaKannada7,634,0001,260,000Y1.0 1,259,000--1,500-400
Viswakarma AsariTamil696,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
Viswakarma KollanMalayalam190,0005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Viswakarma PanchalKannada92,00082,000Y1.0 82,000-----
Viswakarma ThattanMalayalam200,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
VitholiaKannada25,00030N2.0 2010----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Kannada58,339,000970,000Y1.0 969,000--10-800
Yadav DhindhorKannada1,532,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
Yadav GolaKannada4,907,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,473,000400Y1.0 400-----
YenadiTelugu672,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
YeravaRavula31,00030,000Y1.0 29,000800-6010-
YerukulaTelugu537,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
State Totals:   665 People Groups   64,104,000 630   51,309,000 8,262,000 148,000 1,139,000 28,000 3,215,000
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