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AdaviarTamil100100Y1.0 100-----
Adi AndhraTelugu1,247,00087,000Y1.0 78,000--9,200--
Adi DravidaTamil9,835,0008,195,000N2.0 7,603,000-5,100588,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada3,714,00039,000Y1.0 38,000-40500--
AdiyanTamil19,0004,500Y1.0 4,40030-301020
AgamudaiyanTamil857,000794,000Y1.0 790,000--4,400--
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil1,600700Y1.0 700-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil654,000613,000Y1.0 611,000--1,100--
Agamudaiyan UdayarTamil8,5008,500N2.0 6,900--1,600--
Ager (Hindu traditions)Sindhi24,000100Y1.0 100-----
AgriSindhi416,00030Y1.0 30-----
AiyanavarTelugu24,00011,000N3.0 2,400--9,000--
AjilaTamil6,7002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Alambadi KuricchanKurichiya48,0006,200Y1.0 6,10020---30
AlavanTamil7,6004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
AmbalavasiTamil151,00061,000Y1.0 61,000--500--
Ambalavasi KambalattuTamil2,8002,800Y1.0 2,800--40--
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil11,00010,000Y1.0 10,000--90--
AmbattanTamil182,000170,000Y1.0 168,000--2,100--
AnamukTelugu3,900200Y1.0 200-----
AngamiNaga, Angami159,00050N3.0 ---50--
AngloTamil154,0009,800N3.0 ---9,800--
AnsariUrdu10,505,00031,000Y1.0 -31,000----
AnuppanKannada1,000700Y1.0 700-----
AoNaga, Ao233,00050N3.0 ---50--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,30010Y1.0 -10----
ArandanTamil400200Y1.0 200--10--
ArasarTamil73,00031,000N3.0 8,100--23,000--
ArasuKannada47,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Aray MalaTelugu4,900500Y1.0 500-----
ArayanMalayalam198,00045,000Y1.0 45,000--100--
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern465,000600Y1.0 ----600-
ArunthathiyarTamil965,000828,000Y1.0 828,000-100-70-
Arwa MalaTamil100,00080,000Y1.0 80,000-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,703,00030Y1.0 -30----
AyyanavarTamil21,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
BadagaBadaga218,000198,000Y1.0 197,000--600--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra6,456,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
BagataTelugu147,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Bengali3,499,000200Y1.0 200-----
BairaKannada12,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsTamil3,517,00033,000Y1.0 30,000----3,200
BakadKannada12,00030Y1.0 30-----
BakudaTamil12,000800Y1.0 800-----
BalagaiKannada15,0006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,707,000230,000Y1.0 230,000-----
Balija BogamTelugu66,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Balija BollaTelugu68,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Balija DasariTelugu46,0007,600Y1.0 7,600-----
Balija MusuguTelugu20,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bandi (Hindu traditions)Tamil10,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
BaniaTamil29,240,000739,000Y1.0 648,000--20-77,000
Bania AgarwalMarwari4,792,00023,000Y1.0 19,000----5,000
Bania AgrahariHindi315,00060Y1.0 60-----
Bania ChettiTamil800,000399,000Y1.0 359,000----41,000
Bania GujarGujarati194,000100Y1.0 100-----
Bania KomtiTelugu1,780,00029,000Y1.0 29,000----100
Bania MahajanSaurashtra184,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Bania MahesriGujarati360,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Bania MahurHindi872,000400Y1.0 400-----
Bania OswalHindi422,0008,300Y1.0 2,500----5,800
Bania PorwalHindi326,0004,600Y1.0 3,000----1,600
Bania SrimaliSaurashtra362,000900Y1.0 900----10
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu80,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
BanijigaKannada804,00021,000Y1.0 14,000----6,400
Banjara (Hindu traditionsTelugu6,000,00074,000Y1.0 74,000-----
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traTelugu383,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra298,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
BarikiOdia35,000100Y1.0 100-----
BasorTamil989,000147,000Y1.0 147,000-----
BathadaKannada4,100400Y1.0 400-----
BauriBengali2,186,00080Y1.0 80-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern96,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Bazigar (Hindu traditionsTelugu773,000482,000Y1.0 482,000-----
Beda JangamTelugu686,00014,000Y1.0 7,400----6,300
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,545,000152,000Y1.0 152,000-----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Tamil1,936,000155,000Y1.0 155,000-----
Beldar Kannada Balija NaiKannada3,1003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Beldar Lonari (Hindu tradKannada35,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Beldar SunkarTelugu12,000900Y1.0 900-----
Beldar ToreyaKannada1,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
BellaraKannada3,100500Y1.0 500-----
BhansalaMarathi267,000200Y1.0 200-----
BharatharTamil73,00042,000N3.0 7,700--34,000--
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,364,000800Y1.0 800-----
BhilHindi16,868,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Telugu6,364,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
Bhotia (Hindu traditions)Sikkimese115,00040Y1.0 --40---
BohraGujarati1,102,0005,000Y1.0 -5,000----
BondiliTelugu2,400600Y1.0 600-----
BoyaTelugu4,000,0001,854,000Y1.0 1,854,000-----
BrahminTamil59,282,0002,344,000Y1.0 2,325,000--3,700-11,000
Brahmin AnavalaSaurashtra83,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin AshtashasramTamil36,00036,000Y1.0 36,000-----
Brahmin AudichSaurashtra483,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali213,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin ChitpavanMarathi477,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin ChristianUnknown1,4001,300N3.0 ---1,300--
Brahmin DeshasthaTamil564,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Brahmin DravidaTamil124,00077,000Y1.0 77,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatTamil281,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin GaurTamil2,961,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurGujarati270,0003,900Y1.0 3,900-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati152,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin IyerTamil302,000222,000Y1.0 222,000-----
Brahmin JoshiTamil352,0005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada455,00069,000Y1.0 69,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi80,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin Kosala NaduTelugu48,0008,300Y1.0 8,300-----
Brahmin MahrattaTamil460,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-----
Brahmin Malla JettiTelugu133,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi103,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin ModhGujarati127,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam94,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin Pancha DravidaTamil145,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
Brahmin SaraswatTamil565,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Brahmin SawariaSaurashtra4,145,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil48,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Brahmin TamilTamil507,000392,000Y1.0 392,000-----
Brahmin TelaganyaTelugu207,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,029,00052,000Y1.0 52,000-----
Brahmin VadamaTamil44,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
Brahmin VaidikHindi178,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin VelanaduTamil118,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
BurmeseBurmese15,000400Y1.0 --400---
ByagaraTelugu43,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChackaravarTamil39,00020,000N2.0 17,000--2,900--
ChakkiliyanTamil1,296,0001,223,000N2.0 1,106,000-300117,000--
ChalvadiTamil204,000400Y1.0 400-----
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Tamil51,467,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
ChandalaKannada14,000400Y1.0 400-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati314,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChavalakkaranMalayalam25,00011,000N2.0 9,500--1,500--
ChayakkaranTamil41,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
ChenchuTelugu71,0005,200Y1.0 5,200--40--
Chenna DasarKannada47,00090Y1.0 90-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionMalayalam449,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Cherumar ChristianTamil460,00081,000N3.0 ---81,000--
ChhetriNepali270,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern118,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioTelugu63,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChristianTamil871,00098,000N3.0 ---97,000--
DakkalTelugu7,100200Y1.0 200-----
DandasiOdia89,000200Y1.0 200-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,896,000115,000Y1.0 115,000-----
DevadasiTamil20,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
DevadigaTulu151,000400Y1.0 400-----
DevangaKannada563,00045,000Y1.0 40,000--700-3,500
DevendrakulathanTamil83,00082,000Y1.0 82,000-----
Dhangar BharwadSaurashtra2,827,0007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil12,268,000926,000Y1.0 926,000-----
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Urdu959,0004,100Y1.0 -4,100----
DhorMarathi164,000300Y1.0 300-----
DivehiMaldivian1,200100Y1.0 -100----
DomTamil74,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,267,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
DrukpaDzongkha12,00010Y1.0 --10---
DudekulaTelugu8,900900Y1.0 -900----
EllamalawarKannada23,000300Y1.0 300-----
EravallanTamil7,7003,000Y1.0 3,000--20--
GamitSaurashtra456,0001,700N2.0 1,700-----
GandaOdia1,284,00020Y1.0 20-----
GandlaTelugu101,00020,000Y1.0 18,000----1,600
GangakulaKannada1,506,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada143,000200Y1.0 200-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800400Y1.0 -400----
GaudaOdia1,988,00020Y1.0 20-----
GavaraMalayalam17,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsSaurashtra111,000600Y1.0 600-----
Ghasi (Hindu traditions)Telugu461,000100Y1.0 100-----
GoaneseKonkani, Goan563,00014,000N3.0 ---14,000--
GodagaliTamil7,8001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
GoddaTelugu6,3002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
GondGondi, Adilabad13,982,000400Y1.0 400-----
GosainMarathi1,537,000300Y1.0 300-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu24,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
GowdaliTelugu500500Y1.0 500-----
GudigarKonkani2,900400Y1.0 400-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,161,000300Y1.0 300-----
GurungNepali108,00010N2.0 10-----
HajamTamil1,970,00021,000Y1.0 -21,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli25,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
HalleerMarathi11,00020Y1.0 20-----
HalsarKannada16,00070Y1.0 70-----
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin9,800500N2.0 --500--40
Hande JogiTelugu44,0005,400Y1.0 4,600----800
HasalaruKannada26,00060Y1.0 60-----
HaslaTamil3,100100Y1.0 100-----
Hill PulayanTamil101,00097,000Y1.0 97,000--200--
HoKurux1,074,00020Y1.0 20-----
HolarKannada143,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Holaya DasarKannada8,500400Y1.0 400-----
HolerKannada816,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
IdayanTamil70,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
IlavanTamil5,859,0002,122,000Y1.0 2,067,000--55,000--
IlavaniyanTamil31,0006,000Y1.0 6,000-----
IlavathiMalayalam52,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
IlayathuMalayalam32,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
IrularIrula230,000190,000Y1.0 189,000300-700-400
JaggaliTelugu12,000500Y1.0 500-----
JalakaduguvalluTamil10020Y1.0 20-----
JambuvuluTelugu56,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern19,129,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Jat (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern9,114,0006,500Y1.0 ----6,500-
JatapuTelugu142,000200Y1.0 200-----
Jenu KurubaTamil47,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Jew, South AsianMalayalam6,10020Y1.0 -----20
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern412,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,146,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
JulahaPunjabi, Eastern890,000100Y1.0 ----100-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsTamil81,000100Y1.0 100-----
KadaiyarTamil17,00011,000Y1.0 11,000--500--
KadanKadar3,900700Y1.0 700-----
Kadu KurubaKannada24,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Telugu8,075,00060Y1.0 60-----
Kahar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern77,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KahhaNaga, Phom53,00040N3.0 ---40--
KaibarttaBengali1,948,000400Y1.0 400-----
KaikadiKannada332,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,417,0002,174,000Y1.0 2,168,000--5,200--
KakkalanTamil16,0007,400Y1.0 7,400-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,982,000152,000Y1.0 152,000-----
Kalal IdigaTelugu1,790,00096,000Y1.0 96,000-----
KalavantKannada38,0001,300Y1.0 -----1,300
KalladiMalayalam43,000900Y1.0 900-----
KallanTamil1,262,0001,186,000Y1.0 1,184,000--2,400--
KamathiTelugu199,00050Y1.0 50-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern500,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KammaraTelugu130,0001,200Y1.0 1,200--10--
KamsalaTelugu29,00030Y1.0 30-----
KanakkanTamil254,0005,600Y1.0 5,600--40--
KanikkaranTamil30,0003,800Y1.0 3,50010-300--
KaniyanTamil98,0002,300Y1.0 1,800--500-10
KapuTelugu15,153,000560,000Y1.0 560,000-----
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,624,00069,000Y1.0 69,000-----
Kapu VaduganTelugu20,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
KarimpalanTamil17,000600Y1.0 600-----
KarnamTelugu83,00080Y1.0 80-----
KarumpuramTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil716,0003,200Y1.0 1,000--100-2,000
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,803,000300Y1.0 -300----
KattunayakanTelugu67,00047,000Y1.0 46,00050-300-60
KavaraTamil71,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-5020--
KavathiTamil25,00012,000N2.0 10,000--2,000--
KavuthiyanMalayalam30,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionBengali7,605,000300Y1.0 300-----
KepmarisTamil1,3001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KeralamuthaliTamil9,1004,000N2.0 3,100--800--
KhandaitOdia1,725,00040Y1.0 40-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Marathi418,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KhasiKhasi1,523,000400N3.0 ---400--
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern2,305,00070Y1.0 70-----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Kharia303,000800Y1.0 ----800-
KhojaGujarati413,00040Y1.0 -40----
Kochu VelanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Telugu13,251,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Koli DhorMarathi443,00070Y1.0 70-----
Koli MahadevMarathi1,640,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
Koli MalharMarathi312,000800Y1.0 800-----
KoliyanTamil14,00013,000Y1.0 13,000--700--
KolupulvandluTelugu6,400100Y1.0 100-----
Konda DhoraKui234,000900Y1.0 900-----
Konda KapuTelugu21,000500Y1.0 400--100-10
Konda ReddiTamil121,00010,000Y1.0 10,000--20-10
KonyakNaga, Konyak240,00050N3.0 ---50--
KoosaTamil5,400600Y1.0 600-----
KootanMalayalam11,0006,100Y1.0 6,100-----
Koracha, casteTamil79,000700Y1.0 700-----
Koracha, tribalKannada17,000300Y1.0 300-1010--
KoramaTamil164,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
KoriTelugu287,000700Y1.0 700-----
KoshtiTamil1,066,00051,000Y1.0 51,000--200--
KotaKota800400Y1.0 400-----
KotegarKannada14,000100Y1.0 100-----
KoyaOdia783,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KrishnanvakTamil59,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Kuda KoravaTamil1,8001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
KudavakkalKannada60,0001,700Y1.0 -----1,700
KudiyaTamil2,900100Y1.0 100-----
KudumbanTamil75,00066,000Y1.0 64,000--2,000--
KudumiTamil288,000114,000Y1.0 114,000-----
Kui KhondTelugu1,835,000100N2.0 100-----
KuliOdia16,000100Y1.0 100-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil15,375,000234,000Y1.0 232,000----1,300
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern300,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra17,702,00048,000Y1.0 48,000-----
KunchatigaKannada374,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
KunnavanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
KuravanTamil485,000135,000Y1.0 122,000--13,000--
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu18,825,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
KurubaTamil4,212,000753,000Y1.0 753,00040-301020
KurumanKannada64,00031,000Y1.0 31,00050-40-70
Kuruman TacchanKurumba, Betta2,20060Y1.0 60-----
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern334,000200Y1.0 ----200-
LingaderMarathi77,00040Y1.0 -----40
LingayatKannada1,581,00038,000Y1.0 -----38,000
LohanaSaurashtra597,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,343,000128,000Y1.0 128,000-----
LothaNaga, Lotha177,00050N3.0 ---50--
Madasi KuruvaTelugu3,8002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu589,0005,700N3.0 ---5,700--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,424,0008,200Y1.0 8,100--50--
Madiga DasuTelugu7,200300Y1.0 300-----
MagarNepali342,00020N2.0 20-----
Maha MalasarTamil300100Y1.0 100-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi391,0001,400N3.0 ---1,400--
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Marathi9,955,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
MahishyaBengali9,622,000600Y1.0 600-----
MahrattaTamil30,372,000142,000Y1.0 141,000----200
Mahratta KunbiSaurashtra7,861,0008,400Y1.0 8,400-----
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern622,000300Y1.0 ----300-
MahyavanshiSaurashtra1,946,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
MailaTamil5,000500Y1.0 500-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu418,0007,600N3.0 ---7,600--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,535,00024,000Y1.0 24,000--80--
Mala DasariTelugu48,0008,000Y1.0 8,000-----
Mala DasuTelugu12,000600Y1.0 600-----
Mala JangamTelugu40,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala KuravanTamil1,300900Y1.0 900-----
Mala MastiTelugu2,500100Y1.0 100-----
Mala PulayanTelugu70,00069,000Y1.0 69,000-----
Mala SaleTelugu134,000300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu4,40060Y1.0 60-----
Mala UraliTelugu6,3003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,657,000243,000N3.0 ---243,000--
Malai ArayanTelugu40,000300N2.0 300--30--
Malai PandaramTamil4,8001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Malai VedanTamil16,0007,300Y1.0 7,100--200--
Malai VellalaTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
MalakkuravanTamil20,00020,000Y1.0 20,00050-90-30
MalasarTamil8,7006,500Y1.0 6,50010-10--
MalayaliTamil372,000361,000Y1.0 360,000400-40020200
Malayan, casteTamil46,00039,000Y1.0 39,000-----
Malayan, tribalMalayalam40,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
MalayarayarTamil4,3001,400N2.0 1,40010-20--
MalayekandiTamil1,800300Y1.0 300-----
Mali (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,779,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mang GarudiMarathi75,00020Y1.0 20-----
MangalaTelugu1,864,000465,000Y1.0 465,000-----
ManiyattikkaranTamil5,0005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Manna DhoraTelugu20,000100Y1.0 100-----
Mannan, casteTamil136,00044,000Y1.0 44,000--100--
Mannan, tribalTamil9,700200Y1.0 200-----
ManneTelugu82,00060Y1.0 60-----
MappilaMalayalam9,161,000108,000Y1.0 -110,000----
Marakkan (Christian tradiTamil5,100200N3.0 ---200--
Marakkan (Hindu traditionTamil8,9001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Marakkan (Muslim traditioTamil800400Y1.0 -400----
Marakkan KayalamTamil300300Y1.0 -300----
MaravanTamil3,130,0002,994,000Y1.0 2,917,000--79,000--
Masan JogiTelugu22,000200Y1.0 200-----
MashtiTelugu6,600400Y1.0 400-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi166,000300N3.0 ---300--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,622,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
MatangiTelugu1,400100Y1.0 100-----
MavilanTamil35,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
MazhabiPunjabi, Eastern2,645,00010Y1.0 ----10-
Megh (Hindu traditions)Sindhi2,941,000100Y1.0 100-----
MeiteiMeitei1,439,000100Y1.0 100-----
MelakkaranTamil10090Y1.0 90-----
MemonGujarati571,0002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
MizoMizo144,000200N5.0 ---200--
Mizo LushaiMizo562,000100N5.0 ---100--
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,130,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
MogerTamil137,000500Y1.0 500-30---
MoghalUrdu1,726,00019,000Y1.0 -19,000----
MomnaGujarati162,000800Y1.0 -800----
MondiwaruTamil70070Y1.0 -70----
MudugarTamil1,8001,400Y1.0 1,300--80--
Mukha DhoraTelugu44,00060Y1.0 60-----
Mukkuvan (Christian tradiTamil40,0003,000N3.0 ---3,000--
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditionTamil153,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditioTamil2,70030Y1.0 -30----
MundalaTulu34,000500Y1.0 500-----
MunnurTelugu826,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
MutaliTamil41,00037,000Y1.0 37,000--800--
MuthanMalayalam7,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
MuthuvanTamil27,000400Y1.0 400--10--
MutrasiTelugu1,002,00054,000Y1.0 54,000--400--
NadarTamil4,246,0002,686,000N2.0 1,665,000--1,020,000--
NadiaGujarati60,00040Y1.0 40-----
NagaNaga Pidgin19,00030N3.0 10--30--
NagarthaTamil52,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Nai (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,743,000583,000Y1.0 578,000----3,700
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern326,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NairTamil6,663,0001,314,000Y1.0 1,297,000--17,000--
Nair AnthurMalayalam128,00040Y1.0 40-----
NalakeyavaKannada8,300400Y1.0 400-----
NalkadayaTulu2,900200Y1.0 200-----
NamassejBengali5,079,000200Y1.0 200-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,543,00070Y1.0 70-----
Nanjil MudaliTamil600600N2.0 500--80--
Nat (Hindu traditions)Tamil450,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Nau BuddhTamil1,573,000300Y1.0 --300---
NavaitTamil56,00020,000Y1.0 -20,000----
NavithanTamil786,000733,000Y1.0 733,000-----
NayadiTamil89,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
NewahNepali166,00020Y1.0 20-----
OdiyaOdia69,000200Y1.0 200-----
OochanTamil1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PadannanTamil8,500100Y1.0 100-----
PagadaiTelugu28,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
PaleTamil15,000100Y1.0 100-----
PaliyaBengali216,00050Y1.0 50-----
PaliyanTamil10,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
PallanTamil3,316,0003,158,000N2.0 2,675,000-1,000482,000200-
PalleyanTamil1,000300N2.0 300--10--
PalliyanTamil7,3005,700Y1.0 5,50010-200-10
PalliyarTamil5,9005,500N2.0 5,20010-200-20
PalluvanTamil6,6001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
PambadaTamil4,4001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
PanOdia1,580,00050Y1.0 50-----
PananTamil242,000179,000Y1.0 179,000-----
PanchamaTelugu15,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
PandaramTamil28,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
PanditattanTamil11,000100Y1.0 100-----
PanikkanTamil35,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
PanisavanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
PaniyanTamil111,00010,000Y1.0 10,00060-200--
PannadiTamil19,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
PanniandiTelugu5,7005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
ParaiyanTamil3,092,0002,562,000N2.0 1,932,000-1,100629,000400-
ParavanTamil128,00049,000N2.0 24,000-8025,000--
PardhanTelugu317,00060Y1.0 60-----
ParseeSaurashtra82,000300Y1.0 -----300
PateliaGujarati120,000200Y1.0 200-----
PathiyanTamil18,0005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
PatnulkaranTamil1,000700Y1.0 700-----
PersianPersian, Iranian8,200300Y1.0 -300----
Perumal MakkukkaranTelugu1,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PerumannanTamil86,00040,000Y1.0 40,000-----
PichakuntlaTelugu42,000300Y1.0 300-----
PindaraUrdu68,0002,600Y1.0 -2,600----
PinjaraTelugu3,376,0003,300Y1.0 -3,300----
PodBengali3,101,000200Y1.0 200-----
PoiUnknown49,00040N3.0 ---40--
PortugueseIndo-Portuguese1,400100N3.0 ---100--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi266,00060Y1.0 60-----
Pulaya VettuvanMalayalam1,100100Y1.0 100-----
PulayanTamil1,417,000132,000Y1.0 132,000-40---
Puthirai VannanTamil43,00041,000Y1.0 41,000--100--
QassabUrdu1,069,000800Y1.0 -800----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra1,064,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
RaddiKannada179,0002,700Y1.0 80----2,600
RaiNepali125,00010N2.0 10-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali5,209,000300Y1.0 300-----
RajpurKonkani50,000200Y1.0 200-----
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,473,000235,000Y1.0 234,000----1,000
Rajput (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern985,0002,000Y1.0 ----2,000-
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,280,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi848,000600Y1.0 600-----
Rajput ChandrabansiHindi98,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi2,908,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Rajput GahlotHindi564,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput GaurHindi652,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,218,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,376,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Rajput SolankiGujarati304,00050Y1.0 50-----
Rajput SurajbansiTamil246,00036,000Y1.0 36,000-----
Rajput TambiranTamil1,7001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
RalteMizo18,00060N3.0 ---60--
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern473,000200Y1.0 ----200-
RaneyarKannada5,400100Y1.0 100-----
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsTamil351,000200Y1.0 200-----
RathawaSaurashtra652,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
RavaliaSaurashtra531,000300Y1.0 300-----
RawatHindi672,000400Y1.0 400-----
RazuTelugu466,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
RelliTelugu161,000100Y1.0 100-----
RonaTelugu3,900200Y1.0 200-----
SahariTamil200100Y1.0 100-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern604,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliTelugu1,301,000129,000Y1.0 115,000----14,000
Sali PattariyanTamil3,3001,900Y1.0 1,800----80
SamagaraMarathi114,000200Y1.0 200-----
SamanthanMalayalam48,000200Y1.0 200-----
SambanTamil51,00037,000Y1.0 36,000-40400--
SantalTelugu7,409,00030Y1.0 30-----
SaoraTelugu982,000100N2.0 100-----
SapariTelugu1,300600Y1.0 600-----
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern91,000200Y1.0 ----200-
SataniTelugu365,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
SayankulamTamil1,1001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
SayyidTamil7,730,000228,000Y1.0 -230,000----
SemaNaga, Sumi245,00050N3.0 ---50--
SemmanTamil4,9002,500Y1.0 2,500--30--
ShaikhUrdu85,075,000896,000Y1.0 -899,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu7,408,000106,000Y1.0 -106,000----
SillekyathaMarathi21,000300Y1.0 300-----
SilpiTamil200,00067,000Y1.0 67,000-----
SinhaleseSinhala4,2001,300Y1.0 --1,300---
SiyalOdia32,00060Y1.0 60-----
SoligarSholaga6,3006,100Y1.0 6,000--40--
SomvanshiKannada496,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,683,000364,000Y1.0 363,000----1,500
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern188,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali923,00020Y1.0 20-----
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,711,000324,000N3.0 ---324,000--
TamangNepali229,00010N2.0 10-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsTamil1,873,00013,000Y1.0 9,300----3,400
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,160,0002,539,000Y1.0 -2,547,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,685,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,052,000700Y1.0 ----700-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil18,562,000250,000Y1.0 245,000----5,800
ThakkarMarathi584,00030Y1.0 30-----
ThandanTamil252,00015,000Y1.0 13,000--1,900--
ThantapulayanMalayalam5,20030Y1.0 30-----
TharuNepali456,00030Y1.0 30-----
Tholuva NaickerTamil400400N3.0 400--500--
Thoti, casteTelugu23,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Thoti, tribalTelugu5,10080Y1.0 80-----
TibetanTibetan, Central109,000200Y1.0 --200---
TiliBengali1,010,00080Y1.0 80-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada17,000100Y1.0 100-----
TiruvalluvarTamil2,7002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
TodaToda2,3002,100N2.0 1,80020-300--
UlladanMalayalam21,000300Y1.0 300-----
UraliTamil73,00014,000Y1.0 13,00030-1,000-30
Urikkara NaickerTelugu1,1001,000Y1.0 1,000----80
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,579,000505,000Y1.0 503,000--1,600--
Vaghri (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra565,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
VakkaligaKannada6,387,000219,000Y1.0 219,000-----
Vakkaliga KappiliyanKannada5,6005,600Y1.0 5,600-----
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada241,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
ValanTamil88,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
ValanchianMalayalam5,300200Y1.0 200-----
VallanTamil1,000400Y1.0 400-----
ValluvanTamil131,000102,000Y1.0 102,000-----
Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu tHindi4,983,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
VaniyanTamil931,000615,000N2.0 516,000--100,000--
VannanTamil1,003,000899,000N2.0 772,000--126,000--
VanniyanTamil12,550,00010,658,000Y1.0 10,482,000--178,000--
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil572,000455,000Y1.0 448,000--7,200--
Vanniyan KalingiTamil36,00036,000Y1.0 35,000--500--
Vanniyan KallaveliTamil157,000157,000Y1.0 151,000--5,500--
Vanniyan KamakshiammaTamil93,00093,000Y1.0 93,000--100--
Vanniyan KottonTamil13,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu25,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
VarliSaurashtra1,246,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
VathiriyanTamil5,9004,400N3.0 900--3,600--
VelakkithalanayanTamil351,000189,000Y1.0 189,000-----
VelamaTelugu434,000500Y1.0 500-----
VelanTamil86,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
VellalanTamil2,533,0001,809,000Y1.0 1,755,000--55,000--
Vellalan IsaiTamil140,000139,000Y1.0 138,000--1,000--
Vellalan KonguTamil21,00020,000Y1.0 20,000--20--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil41,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Vellalan NanchilnattuTamil197,000197,000N2.0 181,000--15,000--
Vellalan NanjanadTamil196,000100,000Y1.0 98,000--2,200--
Vellalan PattanavanTamil9,3006,800Y1.0 6,800-----
Vellalan SozhiaTamil147,000145,000Y1.0 144,000--1,600--
Vellalan TondamandalamTamil209,000206,000Y1.0 205,000--1,800--
Vellalan VipravindoluTelugu1,6001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Vellalan VirakodiTamil118,000118,000Y1.0 117,000--900--
VeluthadanayarTamil199,00092,000Y1.0 92,000-----
VetanTamil72,00038,000Y1.0 37,000--600--
VettakkaranTamil5,3002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
VettiyanTamil4,5004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
VettuvanTamil182,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
Vettuvan GounderTamil1,2001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,672,0002,667,000Y1.0 2,665,000--3,200--
Viswakarma AsariTamil698,000282,000Y1.0 282,000-----
Viswakarma KollanTamil190,00054,000Y1.0 54,000-----
Viswakarma PanchalTamil95,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Viswakarma ThattanTamil200,00065,000Y1.0 65,000-----
Viswakarma VilkurupTamil12,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil58,708,0003,002,000Y1.0 3,002,000-----
Yadav GolaTamil4,919,000872,000Y1.0 872,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,484,00050Y1.0 50-----
YenadiTelugu675,00088,000Y1.0 88,00050----
YeravaTamil31,00020Y1.0 20-----
YerukulaTelugu539,00014,000Y1.0 14,00050----
YimchungraNaga, Yimchungru68,00040N3.0 ---40--
State Totals:   573 People Groups   76,810,000 513   68,106,000 4,007,000 11,000 4,434,000 13,000 241,000
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