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AdaviarTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Adi AndhraTelugu309,00058,000Y1.0 58,000-80700--
Adi Andhra ChristianTelugu36,00011,000N3.0 ---11,000--
Adi DravidaTamil8,634,0007,283,000Y1.0 7,270,000-5,2006,500400-
Adi Dravida ChristianTamil631,000518,000N3.0 ---518,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada2,982,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-10---
Adi Karnataka ChristianKannada177,000300N3.0 ---300--
AdiyanTamil16,0004,000Y1.0 3,90010-301020
AgamudaiyanTamil891,000818,000Y1.0 814,000--4,400--
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil2,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil665,000617,000Y1.0 615,000--1,300--
Agamudaiyan UdayarTamil8,6008,600N2.0 7,000--1,600--
Ager (Hindu traditions)Sindhi14,00080Y1.0 80-----
AgriSindhi440,00030Y1.0 30-----
AiyanavarTelugu5,4002,700Y1.0 2,500--200--
Aiyanavar ChristianTelugu17,0006,900N3.0 ---6,900--
AjilaMalayalam3,300100Y1.0 100-----
Alambadi KurichchanKurichiya43,0006,100Y1.0 6,10010---30
AlavanTamil7,8004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
AmbalavasiTamil159,00064,000Y1.0 63,000--500--
Ambalavasi KambalattuTamil2,9002,900Y1.0 2,800--40--
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil11,00010,000Y1.0 10,000--90--
AmbattanTamil180,000168,000Y1.0 168,000--80--
Ambattan ChristianTamil4,5002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
AnamukTelugu400200Y1.0 200-----
AngamiNaga, Angami159,00050N3.0 ---50--
AngloTamil135,0009,200N3.0 ---9,200--
AnsariUrdu10,658,00032,000Y1.0 -32,000----
AnuppanKannada1,100700Y1.0 700-----
AoNaga, Ao233,00050N3.0 ---50--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,50010Y1.0 -10----
ArandanTamil500200Y1.0 100--10--
ArasarTamil17,0008,400Y1.0 8,200--200--
Arasar ChristianTamil58,00023,000N3.0 ---23,000--
ArasuKannada48,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Aray MalaTamil4,300500Y1.0 500-----
ArayanMalayalam205,00047,000Y1.0 47,000--100--
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern467,000600Y1.0 ----600-
ArunthathiyarTamil1,030,000978,000Y1.0 977,000-100-70-
Arwa MalaTamil96,00081,000Y1.0 81,000-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,717,00030Y1.0 -30----
AyyanavarTamil16,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
BadagaBadaga220,000198,000Y1.0 197,000--600--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra6,561,0003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
BagataTelugu147,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,907,000200Y1.0 200-----
BairaKannada8,8002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsTamil3,538,00032,000Y1.0 32,000-----
BakadKannada6,10040Y1.0 40-----
BakudaTamil13,0004,800Y1.0 4,800-----
BalagaiKannada8,6006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,776,000237,000Y1.0 237,000-----
Balija BogamTelugu76,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Balija BollaTelugu72,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Balija DasariTelugu53,0007,700Y1.0 7,700-----
Balija MusuguTelugu21,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bandi (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,8003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
BaniaTamil29,403,000737,000Y1.0 662,000--20-74,000
Bania AgarwalMarwari4,883,00024,000Y1.0 20,000----4,600
Bania AgrahariHindi324,00060Y1.0 60-----
Bania ChettiTamil736,000387,000Y1.0 349,000----37,000
Bania GujarGujarati194,000100Y1.0 100-----
Bania Irupathi Nalu ManaiTelugu34,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Bania KomtiTelugu1,804,00029,000Y1.0 29,000----200
Bania MahajanSaurashtra189,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Bania MahesriGujarati367,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Bania MahurHindi881,000400Y1.0 400-----
Bania OswalHindi420,0008,000Y1.0 2,500----5,500
Bania PorwalHindi329,0004,500Y1.0 3,000----1,500
Bania SrimaliSaurashtra361,000900Y1.0 900----10
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu80,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
BanijigaTamil757,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsTelugu6,162,00074,000Y1.0 74,000-----
Banjara Rathod (Hindu traTelugu425,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra261,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
BarikiOdia6,400100Y1.0 100-----
BasorTamil936,000148,000Y1.0 148,000-----
BathadaKannada3,100400Y1.0 400-----
BauriBengali1,991,00070Y1.0 70-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern109,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,537,000155,000Y1.0 155,000-----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Tamil1,911,000162,000Y1.0 162,000-----
Beldar Kannada Balija NaiKannada5,1005,100Y1.0 5,100-----
Beldar Lonari (Hindu tradKannada54,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Beldar SunkarKannada22,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Beldar ToreyaKannada1,7001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
BellaraKannada1,50020Y1.0 20-----
BhansalaMarathi276,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bharathar (Christian tradTamil39,00034,000N3.0 ---34,000--
Bharathar (Hindu traditioTamil13,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,384,000800Y1.0 800-----
BhilHindi16,969,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Telugu6,429,00052,000Y1.0 52,000-----
BhotiaSikkimese115,00020Y1.0 --20---
BohraGujarati1,115,0005,000Y1.0 -5,000----
BondiliTelugu2,400600Y1.0 600-----
BoyaTelugu4,070,0001,912,000Y1.0 1,912,000-----
BrahminTamil59,358,0002,396,000Y1.0 2,381,000--700-11,000
Brahmin AnavalaSaurashtra84,000500Y1.0 500-----
Brahmin AshtashasramTamil36,00036,000Y1.0 36,000-----
Brahmin AudichSaurashtra466,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali209,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin BrahacharanamTamil20,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Brahmin ChitpavanMarathi482,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin ChristianTamil4,6003,000N3.0 ---3,000--
Brahmin DeshasthaTamil574,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Brahmin DikshitarTamil25,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Brahmin DravidaTamil125,00077,000Y1.0 77,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatTamil284,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin GaurTamil3,070,00060,000Y1.0 60,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurGujarati269,0003,900Y1.0 3,900-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati153,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin IyerTamil312,000229,000Y1.0 229,000-----
Brahmin JoshiTamil373,0006,300Y1.0 6,300-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada461,00069,000Y1.0 69,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi81,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin Kosala NaduTelugu48,0008,700Y1.0 8,700-----
Brahmin MahrattaTamil472,00038,000Y1.0 38,000-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi104,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin ModhGujarati128,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin MukkaniyarTamil25,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam95,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin Pancha DravidaTamil146,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
Brahmin PottiTamil28,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Brahmin PrathamusakhaTamil24,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
Brahmin SaraswatTamil603,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Brahmin SawariaSaurashtra4,318,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil48,00032,000Y1.0 32,000-----
Brahmin TamilTamil510,000392,000Y1.0 392,000-----
Brahmin TelaganyaTelugu209,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,057,00054,000Y1.0 54,000-----
Brahmin VadamaTamil44,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
Brahmin VaidikHindi190,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin VelanaduTamil121,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
Budega JangamTelugu308,0007,400Y1.0 7,400-----
BurmeseBurmese15,000400Y1.0 --400---
ByagaraTelugu13,000300Y1.0 300-----
Byari (Beary)Kannada457,00016,000Y1.0 -16,000----
ChackaravarTamil34,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Chackaravar ChristianTamil4,9002,900N3.0 ---2,900--
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil118,000117,000N3.0 ---117,000--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil865,000796,000Y1.0 794,000-40050020-
ChalvadiTamil227,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Hindi47,899,000500Y1.0 500-----
ChandalaKannada7,10070Y1.0 70-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati318,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChavalakkaranMalayalam21,0009,400Y1.0 9,400-----
Chavalakkaran ChristianMalayalam4,0001,500N3.0 ---1,500--
ChayakkaranTamil42,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
ChenchuTelugu70,0004,200Y1.0 4,100--40--
Chenna DasarKannada75,00080Y1.0 80-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionMalayalam376,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Cherumar ChristianTamil464,00081,000N3.0 ---81,000--
ChhetriNepali249,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern124,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioTelugu62,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChristianTamil1,253,000163,000N3.0 ---163,000--
DakkalTelugu5,700200Y1.0 200-----
DandasiOdia69,000100Y1.0 100-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,949,000115,000Y1.0 115,000-----
DevadasiTamil21,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Devadiga (Hindu traditionTulu153,000400Y1.0 400-----
DevangaKannada493,00041,000Y1.0 40,000--800--
DevendrakulathanTamil88,00086,000Y1.0 86,000-----
Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu tHindi564,0002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
Dhangar BharwadSaurashtra2,807,0007,400Y1.0 7,400-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil12,019,000953,000Y1.0 953,000-----
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Urdu974,0004,100Y1.0 -4,100----
DhorMarathi151,000400Y1.0 400-----
DigambaraTamil52,0001,100Y1.0 -----1,100
DivehiMaldivian1,200100Y1.0 -100----
Dom (Dombara)Tamil74,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,165,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
DudekulaTelugu9,200900Y1.0 -900----
EllamalawarKannada5,000200Y1.0 200-----
EravallanTamil7,8003,000Y1.0 2,900--10--
GamitSaurashtra459,0001,700N2.0 1,700-----
GandaOdia1,271,00020Y1.0 20-----
GandlaTelugu75,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
GangakulaKannada1,561,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada127,000200Y1.0 200-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800400Y1.0 -400----
GaudaOdia2,027,00020Y1.0 20-----
GavaraMalayalam17,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsSaurashtra114,000600Y1.0 600-----
Ghasiya (Hindu traditionsTelugu447,000100Y1.0 100-----
GoaneseKonkani, Goan590,00014,000N3.0 ---14,000--
GodagaliTelugu3,60030Y1.0 30-----
GodariTelugu1,20040Y1.0 40-----
GoddaTelugu2,600700Y1.0 700-----
GondGondi, Adilabad14,385,000400Y1.0 400-----
GosainMarathi1,569,000300Y1.0 300-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu31,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
GowdaliTelugu500500Y1.0 500-----
GudigarKonkani2,900400Y1.0 400-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,191,000300Y1.0 300-----
Gurung GhalegNepali109,00010N2.0 10-----
HajamTamil1,996,00021,000Y1.0 -21,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli25,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
HalleerMarathi4,50020Y1.0 20-----
HalsarTulu11,00070Y1.0 70-----
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin8,700400N2.0 --300--40
Hande JogiTelugu28,0004,600Y1.0 4,600-----
HasalaruKannada26,00080Y1.0 80-----
HaslaTulu1,300200Y1.0 200-----
Hill PulayanTamil102,00098,000Y1.0 98,000--200--
HoKurux1,081,00020Y1.0 20-----
HolarKannada164,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
HolayaKannada817,00020Y1.0 20-----
Holaya DasarKannada13,000400Y1.0 400-----
IdayanTamil72,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
IlavanTamil5,848,0002,097,000Y1.0 2,097,000--400--
Ilavan ChristianTamil118,00055,000N3.0 ---55,000--
IlavaniyanTamil31,0006,000Y1.0 6,000-----
IlavathiMalayalam53,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
IlayathuMalayalam33,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
IrularIrula226,000189,000Y1.0 188,000300-600-300
JaggaliTelugu11,000900Y1.0 900-----
JalakaduguvalluTamil10020Y1.0 20-----
JambuvuluTelugu20,00010Y1.0 10-----
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern19,289,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Jat (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern9,140,0006,600Y1.0 ----6,600-
JatapuTelugu143,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jenu KurubaTamil47,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Jew, South AsianMalayalam6,10020Y1.0 -----20
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern409,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,204,00028,000Y1.0 28,000-----
KabirpanthiPunjabi, Eastern83,00090Y1.0 ----90-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsTamil83,000100Y1.0 100-----
KadaiyarTamil14,00012,000Y1.0 12,000--500--
KadanKadar4,200700Y1.0 700-----
Kadu KurubaKannada24,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Telugu8,194,00050Y1.0 50-----
Kahar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern78,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KahhaNaga, Phom54,00030N3.0 ---30--
KaibarttaBengali1,851,000400Y1.0 400-----
KaikadiKannada340,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,502,0002,234,000Y1.0 2,228,000--5,500--
KakkalanTamil14,0007,400Y1.0 7,400-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,958,000154,000Y1.0 154,000-----
Kalal IdigaTelugu1,780,00095,000Y1.0 95,000-----
KalladiTamil41,000400Y1.0 400-----
KallanTamil1,287,0001,199,000Y1.0 1,196,000--2,400--
Kallan TondamanTamil460,000451,000Y1.0 450,000--1,200--
KamathiTelugu215,00050Y1.0 50-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern500,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KammaraTelugu121,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KamsalaTelugu29,00030Y1.0 30-----
KanakkanTamil256,0005,600Y1.0 5,500--40--
KanikkaranTamil25,0003,800Y1.0 3,500--300--
KaniyanTamil103,0002,200Y1.0 1,700--500-10
KapuTelugu15,459,000583,000Y1.0 583,000-----
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,609,00073,000Y1.0 73,000-----
Kapu VaduganTelugu22,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
KarimpalanTamil21,000500Y1.0 500-----
KarnamTelugu83,00080Y1.0 80-----
KarumpuramTamil100100Y1.0 100-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil657,0001,100Y1.0 1,000--100--
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,746,000200Y1.0 -200----
KattunayakanTelugu67,00047,000Y1.0 46,00040-300-50
KavaraTamil77,00060,000Y1.0 60,000-----
KavathiTamil21,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Kavathi ChristianTamil4,1002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
KavuthiyanMalayalam30,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionBengali7,837,000300Y1.0 300-----
KepmarisTamil1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KeralamuthaliTamil6,0003,200Y1.0 3,200--20--
Keralamuthali ChristianMalayalam3,200800N3.0 ---800--
KhandaitOdia1,740,00040Y1.0 40-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Marathi416,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KhasiKhasi1,533,000400N3.0 ---400--
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern2,357,00070Y1.0 70-----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern304,000800Y1.0 ----800-
KhojaGujarati424,00040Y1.0 -40----
Kochu VelanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Telugu2,263,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Koli DhorMarathi414,00060Y1.0 60-----
Koli MahadevMarathi1,685,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Koli MalharMarathi314,000800Y1.0 800-----
Koli of GujaratSaurashtra8,339,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
KoliyanTamil8,7008,000Y1.0 7,600--400--
KolupulvandluTelugu2,10060Y1.0 60-----
Konda DhoraKui234,000800Y1.0 800-----
Konda KapuTelugu21,000600Y1.0 400--100--
Konda ReddiTamil123,00011,000Y1.0 11,000--10-10
KonyakNaga, Konyak241,00040N3.0 ---40--
KoosaTamil20010Y1.0 10-----
KootanMalayalam9,0003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
Koracha, casteTamil78,000700Y1.0 700-----
Koracha, tribalKannada17,000300Y1.0 300-10---
KoramaTamil219,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
KoriTelugu2,600,000600Y1.0 600-----
KoshtiTamil1,102,00051,000Y1.0 51,000--200--
KotaKota700400Y1.0 400-----
KotegarKannada6,700100Y1.0 100-----
KoyaOdia791,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KrishnanvakTamil60,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Kuda KoravaTamil1,8001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
KudiyaTamil3,10070Y1.0 70-----
KudumbanTamil32,00025,000N2.0 23,000--2,000--
KudumiTamil295,000114,000Y1.0 114,000-----
Kui KhondTelugu1,850,000100N2.0 100-----
KuliOdia16,00090Y1.0 90-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil15,753,000241,000Y1.0 241,000-----
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern300,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra18,379,00048,000Y1.0 48,000-----
KunchatigaKannada381,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
KunnavanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Kuravan (Christian traditTamil15,00013,000N3.0 ---13,000--
Kuravan (Hindu traditionsTamil429,000141,000Y1.0 141,000-100---
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu19,066,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
KurubaTamil4,190,000761,000Y1.0 761,00040-30-20
KurumanKannada57,00031,000Y1.0 31,00040-20-60
Kuruman Tacchan (ThachanaKurumba, Betta20060Y1.0 60-----
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern335,000200Y1.0 ----200-
LingayatKannada3,489,00084,000Y1.0 -----84,000
LohanaSaurashtra586,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,535,000130,000Y1.0 130,000-----
LothaNaga, Lotha179,00050N3.0 ---50--
Madari (Hindu traditions)Tamil261,000247,000Y1.0 247,000---10-
Madasi KuruvaTelugu8,7002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu644,0006,100N3.0 ---6,100--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,815,0005,900Y1.0 5,900-2040--
Madiga DasuTelugu8,200300Y1.0 300-----
MagarNepali349,00020N2.0 20-----
Maha MalasarTamil300100Y1.0 100-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi417,0001,400N3.0 ---1,400--
Mahar (Hindu traditions)Marathi9,583,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
MahishyaBengali9,961,000600Y1.0 600-----
MahrattaTamil31,067,000141,000Y1.0 141,000----200
Mahratta KunbiSaurashtra7,702,0008,100Y1.0 8,100-----
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern541,000200Y1.0 ----200-
MahyavanshiSaurashtra1,677,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
MailaTamil2,600400Y1.0 400-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu446,0007,800N3.0 ---7,800--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,706,0003,800Y1.0 3,800--30--
Mala DasariTelugu31,0008,000Y1.0 8,000-----
Mala DasuTelugu12,000600Y1.0 600-----
Mala JangamTelugu12,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala MastiTelugu800100Y1.0 100-----
Mala PulayanTelugu72,00070,000Y1.0 70,000-----
Mala SaleTelugu135,000300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu80060Y1.0 60-----
Mala UraliTelugu6,4003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,695,000239,000N3.0 ---239,000--
Malai ArayanTelugu34,000300N2.0 300--30--
Malai PandaramTamil3,9001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Malai VedanTamil17,0007,300Y1.0 7,100--200--
Malai VellalaTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
MalakkuravanTamil20,00020,000Y1.0 19,00030-60-30
MalakuravanTamil1,200900Y1.0 900-----
MalasarTamil9,8006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
MalayaliTamil375,000360,000Y1.0 359,00040020400-200
Malayan, casteMalayalam35,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Malayan, tribeTamil46,00039,000Y1.0 39,000-----
MalayarayarTamil2,9001,300N2.0 1,300-----
MalayekandiTamil1,800300Y1.0 300-----
Mali (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,993,000200Y1.0 200-----
Malla JettiTelugu14,000400Y1.0 400-----
Mang GarudiMarathi77,00020Y1.0 20-----
MangalaTelugu1,935,000479,000Y1.0 479,000-----
ManiyattikkaranTamil5,1005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Manna DhoraTelugu20,00080Y1.0 80-----
Mannan, casteTamil281,00043,000Y1.0 43,000--100--
Mannan, tribalTamil10,000200Y1.0 200-----
ManneTelugu43,00060Y1.0 60-----
MappilaMalayalam8,794,00093,000Y1.0 -93,000----
Marakkan (Christian tradiTamil5,100200N3.0 ---200--
Marakkan (Hindu traditionTamil8,9001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Marakkan (Muslim traditioTamil700400Y1.0 -400----
Marakkan KayalamTamil300300Y1.0 -300----
MaravanTamil3,224,0003,058,000Y1.0 2,982,000--78,000--
Masan JogiTelugu32,000200Y1.0 200-----
MasthiTelugu2,000400Y1.0 400-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi183,000300N3.0 ---300--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,610,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
MatangiTelugu3,60090Y1.0 90-----
MavilanTamil36,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
Megh (Hindu traditions)Sindhi3,993,00060Y1.0 60-----
MeiteiMeitei1,449,00090Y1.0 90-----
MelakkaranTamil10090Y1.0 90-----
MemonGujarati610,0002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
MizoMizo145,000200N3.0 ---200--
Mizo LushaiMizo569,000100N3.0 ---100--
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Tamil1,962,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
MogerTamil124,000100Y1.0 100-10---
MoghalUrdu1,762,00019,000Y1.0 -19,000----
MomnaGujarati164,000900Y1.0 -900----
MondiwaruTamil800100Y1.0 -100----
MudugarTamil1,9001,400Y1.0 1,300--80--
Mukha DhoraTelugu44,00060Y1.0 60-----
Mukkuvan (Christian tradiTamil40,0003,100N3.0 ---3,100--
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditionTamil159,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditioTamil2,70020Y1.0 -20----
MundalaTamil28,00020Y1.0 20-----
MunnurTelugu862,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
MutaliTamil42,00037,000Y1.0 36,000--800--
MuthanMalayalam7,1002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
MuthuvanTamil25,000400Y1.0 400--10--
MutrasiTelugu1,046,00054,000Y1.0 54,000--400--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil1,281,0001,021,000N3.0 ---1,021,000--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,026,0001,688,000Y1.0 1,688,000-----
NadiaGujarati55,00030Y1.0 30-----
NagaNaga Pidgin19,00030N3.0 ---20--
NagarthaTamil54,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Nai (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,960,000590,000Y1.0 590,000-----
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern329,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NairTamil6,763,0001,335,000Y1.0 1,323,000--13,000--
Nair AnthurMalayalam129,00040Y1.0 40-----
NalkadayaTamil2,900200Y1.0 200-----
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali4,712,000200Y1.0 200-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,451,00060Y1.0 60-----
Nanjil MudaliTamil600600N2.0 500--80--
Nat (Hindu traditions)Tamil499,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
NavaitKonkani57,00020,000Y1.0 -20,000----
NavithanTamil816,000755,000Y1.0 755,000-----
NayadiTamil86,000200Y1.0 200-----
NewahNepali167,00010Y1.0 10-----
OdiyaOdia69,000200Y1.0 200-----
OochanTamil1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PadannanTamil8,500100Y1.0 100-----
PagadaiTamil8,3007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
PaleTamil9,500100Y1.0 100-----
PaliyaBengali122,00030Y1.0 30-----
PaliyanTamil10,0007,200Y1.0 7,200-----
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil464,000449,000N3.0 ---476,000--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,481,0002,329,000Y1.0 2,321,000-1,1004,60070-
PalleyanTamil1,900300N2.0 300--10--
PalliyanTamil6,3004,600Y1.0 4,40010-200-10
PalliyarTamil5,9005,400N2.0 5,20010-200-10
PalluvanTamil6,600100Y1.0 100-----
PambadaTamil4,1001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PanOdia1,365,00050Y1.0 50-----
PananTamil236,000181,000Y1.0 181,000-----
PanchamaTelugu3,00050Y1.0 50-----
PandaramTamil28,0002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
PanditattanTamil11,000100Y1.0 100-----
PanikkanTamil35,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
PanisavanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
PaniyanTamil100,00010,000Y1.0 9,90060-100--
PannadiTamil7,3004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
PanniandiTamil11,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil794,000623,000N3.0 ---623,000--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil2,213,0001,822,000Y1.0 1,815,000-1,0003,400200-
Paravan (Christian traditTamil38,00024,000N3.0 ---24,000--
Paravan (Hindu traditionsTamil88,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-80---
PardhanTelugu319,00050Y1.0 50-----
ParseeSaurashtra79,000300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanUrdu11,530,000203,000Y1.0 -203,000----
PateliaGujarati120,000200Y1.0 200-----
PathiyanTamil18,0005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
PatnulkaranTamil1,000700Y1.0 700-----
PersianPersian, Iranian7,600200Y1.0 -200----
Perumal MakkukkaranTelugu1,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PerumannanTamil89,00042,000Y1.0 42,000-----
PichakuntlaTelugu43,000300Y1.0 300-----
PindaraUrdu69,0002,600Y1.0 -2,600----
PinjaraTelugu3,318,0003,500Y1.0 -3,500----
PodBengali3,001,000200Y1.0 200-----
PoiMizo49,00040N3.0 ---40--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi276,00060Y1.0 60-----
Pulaya VettuvanMalayalam1,100100Y1.0 100-----
PulayanTamil1,061,0008,500Y1.0 8,500-30---
Puthirai VannanTamil30,00028,000Y1.0 28,000--100--
QassabUrdu1,083,000900Y1.0 -900----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra1,069,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
RaddiKannada77,00080Y1.0 80-----
RaiNepali126,00010N2.0 10-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali4,966,000300Y1.0 300-----
RajpurKonkani50,000200Y1.0 200-----
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,746,000236,000Y1.0 235,000----900
Rajput (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,040,0002,100Y1.0 ----2,100-
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,341,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi884,000600Y1.0 600-----
Rajput ChandrabansiHindi102,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi3,037,0003,600Y1.0 3,600-----
Rajput GahlotHindi573,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput GaurHindi669,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,271,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Rajput Rathor (Hindu tradHindi1,415,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Rajput SengarHindi404,000100Y1.0 100-----
Rajput SolankiGujarati308,00050Y1.0 50-----
Rajput SurajbansiTamil256,00038,000Y1.0 38,000-----
Rajput TambiranTamil2,9002,900Y1.0 2,900-----
RalteMizo18,00060N3.0 ---60--
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern472,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsTamil354,000200Y1.0 200-----
RathawaSaurashtra657,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
RavaliaSaurashtra535,000300Y1.0 300-----
RawatHindi782,000400Y1.0 400-----
RazuTelugu479,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
RelliTelugu148,000100Y1.0 100-----
RonaTelugu4,000200Y1.0 200-----
SahariTamil10070Y1.0 70-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern593,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliTelugu1,052,000117,000Y1.0 117,000-----
Sali PattariyanTamil3,4001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
SamagaraMarathi90,00040Y1.0 40-----
SamanthanMalayalam48,000200Y1.0 200-----
SambanTamil21,0007,600Y1.0 7,300--200--
SantalTelugu7,666,00020N2.0 20-----
SaoraTelugu988,000100N2.0 100-----
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern90,000200Y1.0 ----200-
SataniTelugu438,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
SayankulamTamil1,1001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
SayyidTamil7,895,000232,000Y1.0 -232,000----
Sayyid HusainiUrdu415,0009,100Y1.0 -9,100----
SemaNaga, Sumi247,00050N3.0 ---50--
SemmanTamil5,0002,500Y1.0 2,500--30--
ShaikhUrdu86,205,000912,000Y1.0 -912,000----
Shaikh FaruqiUrdu801,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu8,138,000106,000Y1.0 -106,000----
Shaikh SiddiqiUrdu7,573,00047,000Y1.0 -47,000----
Shaikh UsmaniUrdu474,0006,100Y1.0 -6,100----
SillekyathaMarathi36,000300Y1.0 300-----
SilpiTamil207,00067,000Y1.0 67,000-----
SinhaleseSinhala4,4001,600Y1.0 --1,600---
SiyalOdia32,00060Y1.0 60-----
SoligarSholaga6,3006,000Y1.0 6,000--40--
SomvanshiKannada501,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,786,000366,000Y1.0 365,000----1,400
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern189,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali804,00010Y1.0 10-----
SwetambaraKannada44,000200Y1.0 -----200
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,744,000318,000N3.0 ---318,000--
TamangNepali234,00010N2.0 10-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsTamil1,874,00010,000Y1.0 9,300----800
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,217,0002,587,000Y1.0 -2,587,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,873,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,055,000700Y1.0 ----700-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil18,867,000251,000Y1.0 251,000-----
ThakkarMarathi588,00030Y1.0 30-----
Thandan (Christian traditMalayalam12,0001,900N3.0 ---1,900--
Thandan (Hindu traditionsTamil233,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
ThantapulayanMalayalam5,20030Y1.0 30-----
TharuNepali458,00030Y1.0 30-----
Tholuva NaickerTamil900900N3.0 400--500--
Thoti, casteTamil12,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Thoti, tribalTelugu5,10080Y1.0 80-----
TibetanTibetan, Central100,000100Y1.0 --100---
TiliBengali1,074,00070Y1.0 70-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada15,000200Y1.0 200-----
TiruvalluvarTamil1,6001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
TodaToda2,2002,000N2.0 1,70020-200--
UlladanMalayalam17,000300Y1.0 300-----
UraliTamil72,00014,000Y1.0 13,00030-1,000-30
Urikkara NaickerTelugu1,2001,100Y1.0 1,000----80
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,639,000515,000Y1.0 513,000--1,600--
VakkaligaKannada6,424,000225,000Y1.0 225,000-----
Vakkaliga GangadikaraKannada540,0008,800Y1.0 8,800-----
Vakkaliga KappiliyanKannada5,6005,600Y1.0 5,600-----
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada243,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
ValanTamil92,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
ValanchianMalayalam5,400200Y1.0 200-----
VallanTamil900300Y1.0 300-----
VallonMalayalam800200Y1.0 200-----
ValluvanTamil117,00091,000Y1.0 91,000-20---
Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu tHindi5,299,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
VaniyanTamil958,000624,000N2.0 525,000--99,000--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil149,000135,000N3.0 ---135,000--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil897,000798,000Y1.0 797,000-30800--
VanniyanTamil12,858,00010,828,000Y1.0 10,660,000--172,000--
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil590,000468,000Y1.0 460,000--7,100--
Vanniyan KalingiTamil36,00035,000Y1.0 35,000--500--
Vanniyan KamakshiammaTamil94,00093,000Y1.0 92,000--600--
Vanniyan KottonTamil16,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu25,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
VarliSaurashtra1,253,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Vathiriyan (Christian traTamil5,1003,700N3.0 ---3,700--
Vathiriyan (Hindu traditiTamil9,3009,100Y1.0 9,100-----
VelakkithalanayanTamil365,000194,000Y1.0 194,000-----
VelamaTelugu438,000500Y1.0 500-----
VelanMalayalam86,000500Y1.0 500-----
VellalanTamil2,606,0001,833,000Y1.0 1,779,000--55,000--
Vellalan IsaiTamil141,000139,000Y1.0 138,000--1,000--
Vellalan KonguTamil21,00020,000Y1.0 20,000--20--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil42,0008,900Y1.0 8,900-----
Vellalan NanchilnattuTamil198,000196,000N2.0 181,000--15,000--
Vellalan NanjanadTamil202,000104,000Y1.0 102,000--2,200--
Vellalan PattanavanTamil9,3006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Vellalan SozhiaTamil148,000145,000Y1.0 143,000--1,600--
Vellalan TondamandalamTamil211,000206,000Y1.0 204,000--1,800--
Vellalan VipravindoluTelugu1,6001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Vellalan VirakodiTamil119,000117,000Y1.0 116,000--900--
VeluthadanayarTamil205,00094,000Y1.0 94,000-----
Vetan (Christian traditioTamil3,500600N3.0 ---600--
Vetan (Hindu traditions)Tamil61,00038,000Y1.0 38,000-----
VettakkaranTamil5,4002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
VettiyanTamil400200Y1.0 200-----
VettuvanTamil116,00019,000Y1.0 19,000-----
Vettuvan GounderTamil1,6001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,722,0002,670,000Y1.0 2,666,000--3,200--
Viswakarma AsariTamil703,000281,000Y1.0 281,000-----
Viswakarma KollanTamil193,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
Viswakarma PanchalKannada93,0008,800Y1.0 8,800-----
Viswakarma ThattanTamil203,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
Viswakarma VilkurupTamil13,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil58,887,0003,065,000Y1.0 3,065,000-----
Yadav GhosiTamil1,578,00089,000Y1.0 89,000-----
Yadav GolaTamil4,949,000879,000Y1.0 879,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,618,00050Y1.0 50-----
YenadiTelugu650,00087,000Y1.0 87,000-----
YeravaRavula31,00020Y1.0 20-----
YerukulaTelugu542,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
YimchungraNaga, Yimchungru69,00040N3.0 ---40--
State Totals:   605 People Groups   76,970,000 537   67,989,000 4,339,000 11,000 4,418,000 14,000 224,000
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