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AdaviarTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Adi AndhraTelugu307,00058,000Y1.0 58,000--600--
Adi Andhra ChristianTelugu27,0004,700N3.0 ---4,700--
Adi DravidaTamil8,564,0007,222,000Y1.0 7,207,000-9005,300400-
Adi Dravida ChristianTamil584,000501,000N3.0 ---501,000--
Adi KarnatakaKannada2,959,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-10---
Adi Karnataka ChristianKannada155,000300N3.0 ---300--
AdiyanTamil17,0004,400Y1.0 4,40010-301020
AgamudaiyanTamil878,000806,000Y1.0 802,000--4,300--
Agamudaiyan MukkulattarTamil2,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Agamudaiyan NattamanTamil659,000611,000Y1.0 610,000--1,300--
Agamudaiyan UdayarTamil8,5008,500N2.0 6,900--1,600--
Ager (Hindu traditions)Sindhi14,00090Y1.0 90-----
AgriSindhi437,00030Y1.0 30-----
AiyanavarTelugu5,4002,600Y1.0 2,500--200--
Aiyanavar ChristianTelugu17,0006,800N3.0 ---6,800--
AjilaMalayalam3,300100Y1.0 100-----
Alambadi KurichchanKurichiya43,0006,100Y1.0 6,00010---30
AlavanTamil7,6004,300Y1.0 4,300-----
AmbalavasiTamil151,00061,000Y1.0 61,000--500--
Ambalavasi KambalattuTamil2,9002,800Y1.0 2,800--40--
Ambalavasi Tottiyan NaickTamil11,00010,000Y1.0 10,000--90--
AmbattanTamil179,000166,000Y1.0 166,000--100--
Ambattan ChristianTamil4,3001,900N3.0 ---1,900--
AnamukTelugu300200Y1.0 200-----
AngamiNaga, Angami157,00050N3.0 ---50--
AngloTamil134,0009,000N3.0 ---9,000--
AnsariUrdu10,567,00031,000Y1.0 -31,000----
AnuppanKannada1,000700Y1.0 700-----
AoNaga, Ao232,00050N3.0 ---50--
ArabArabic, Mesopotamian Spoken2,30010Y1.0 -10----
ArandanTamil500200Y1.0 100--10--
ArasarTamil17,0008,400Y1.0 8,100--200--
Arasar ChristianTamil56,00023,000N3.0 ---23,000--
ArasuKannada47,0003,200Y1.0 3,200-----
Aray MalaTelugu4,200500Y1.0 500-----
ArayanMalayalam198,00044,000Y1.0 44,000--100--
Arora (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern464,000600Y1.0 ----600-
ArunthathiyarTamil1,021,000969,000Y1.0 969,000-30-70-
Arwa MalaTamil95,00080,000Y1.0 80,000-----
Assamese (Muslim traditioAssamese2,696,00030Y1.0 -30----
AyyanavarTamil16,0002,500Y1.0 2,500-----
BadagaBadaga219,000196,000Y1.0 195,000--600--
Badhai (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra6,477,0003,400Y1.0 3,400-----
BagataTelugu146,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bagdi (Hindu traditions)Bengali2,883,000200Y1.0 200-----
BairaKannada8,8002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Bairagi (Hindu traditionsTamil3,495,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
BakadKannada6,00030Y1.0 30-----
BakudaTamil13,0004,800Y1.0 4,800-----
BalagaiKannada8,6006,300Y1.0 6,300-----
Balija (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,721,000230,000Y1.0 230,000-----
Balija BogamTelugu75,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Balija BollaTelugu71,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Balija DasariTelugu51,0007,700Y1.0 7,700-----
Balija MusuguTelugu21,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bandi (Hindu traditions)Tamil4,8003,000Y1.0 3,000-----
BaniaTamil29,039,000720,000Y1.0 646,000--20-73,000
Bania AgarwalMarwari4,952,00023,000Y1.0 18,000----4,600
Bania AgrahariHindi316,00060Y1.0 60-----
Bania ChettiTamil740,000392,000Y1.0 354,000----37,000
Bania GujarGujarati193,000100Y1.0 100-----
Bania Irupathi Nalu ManaiTelugu32,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Bania KomtiTelugu1,786,00029,000Y1.0 29,000----200
Bania MahajanSaurashtra184,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Bania MahesriGujarati359,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Bania MahurHindi866,000400Y1.0 400-----
Bania OswalHindi417,0008,000Y1.0 2,500----5,500
Bania PorwalHindi324,0004,500Y1.0 3,000----1,500
Bania SrimaliSaurashtra359,000900Y1.0 900----10
Bania Trivarnika VaisyaTelugu80,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
BanijigaKannada727,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Banjara (Hindu traditionsTelugu6,088,00073,000Y1.0 73,000-----
Banjara Rathod (Hindu traTelugu419,0003,900Y1.0 3,900-----
Baria (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra258,0002,200Y1.0 2,200-----
BarikiOdia6,400100Y1.0 100-----
BasorTamil929,000147,000Y1.0 147,000-----
BathadaKannada3,100400Y1.0 400-----
BauriBengali1,974,00070Y1.0 70-----
Bawaria (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern108,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Bedar (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,499,000152,000Y1.0 152,000-----
Beldar (Hindu traditions)Tamil1,887,000152,000Y1.0 152,000-----
Beldar Kannada Balija NaiKannada3,1003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Beldar Lonari (Hindu tradKannada55,0001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Beldar SunkarKannada20,000900Y1.0 900-----
Beldar ToreyaKannada1,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
BellaraKannada1,50020Y1.0 20-----
BhansalaMarathi274,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bharathar (Christian tradTamil38,00034,000N3.0 ---34,000--
Bharathar (Hindu traditioTamil12,0006,900Y1.0 6,900-----
Bhat (Hindu traditions)Telugu1,370,000800Y1.0 800-----
BhilHindi16,839,000200Y1.0 200-----
Bhoi (Hindu traditions)Telugu6,351,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
BhotiaSikkimese114,00020Y1.0 --20---
BohraGujarati1,108,0005,000Y1.0 -5,000----
BondiliTelugu2,400600Y1.0 600-----
BoyaTelugu4,006,0001,866,000Y1.0 1,866,000-----
BrahminTamil58,887,0002,340,000Y1.0 2,328,000--700-11,000
Brahmin AnavalaSaurashtra83,000500Y1.0 500-----
Brahmin AshtashasramTamil36,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
Brahmin AudichSaurashtra462,0002,700Y1.0 2,700-----
Brahmin BengaliBengali209,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin BrahacharanamTamil19,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Brahmin ChitpavanMarathi478,000300Y1.0 300-----
Brahmin ChristianTamil4,8003,300N3.0 ---3,000--
Brahmin DeshasthaTamil566,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Brahmin DikshitarTamil24,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
Brahmin DravidaTamil124,00077,000Y1.0 77,000-----
Brahmin Gaud SaraswatTamil282,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin GaurTamil2,969,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
Brahmin Gujar GaurGujarati267,0003,900Y1.0 3,900-----
Brahmin GujaratiGujarati151,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin IyerTamil304,000222,000Y1.0 222,000-----
Brahmin JoshiTamil355,0005,400Y1.0 5,400-----
Brahmin KannadaKannada459,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Brahmin KarhadaMarathi80,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin Kosala NaduTelugu48,0008,300Y1.0 8,300-----
Brahmin MahrattaTamil463,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-----
Brahmin Malla JettiTelugu14,000400Y1.0 400-----
Brahmin MarathiMarathi103,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Brahmin ModhGujarati127,0001,900Y1.0 1,900-----
Brahmin MukkaniyarTamil25,00015,000Y1.0 15,000-----
Brahmin NambudiriMalayalam94,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
Brahmin Pancha DravidaTamil144,00065,000Y1.0 65,000-----
Brahmin PottiTamil28,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Brahmin PrathamusakhaTamil23,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
Brahmin SaraswatTamil568,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
Brahmin SawariaSaurashtra4,140,000600Y1.0 600-----
Brahmin SholiarTamil47,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Brahmin TamilTamil506,000388,000Y1.0 388,000-----
Brahmin TelaganyaTelugu207,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
Brahmin TeluguTelugu1,025,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
Brahmin VadamaTamil44,00030,000Y1.0 30,000-----
Brahmin VaidikHindi185,000200Y1.0 200-----
Brahmin VelanaduTamil118,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
Budaga JangamTelugu305,0007,400Y1.0 7,400-----
BurmeseBurmese15,000400Y1.0 --400---
ByagaraTelugu13,000200Y1.0 200-----
Byari (Beary)Konkani437,00017,000Y1.0 -17,000----
ChackaravarTamil33,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
Chackaravar ChristianTamil4,9002,900N3.0 ---2,900--
Chakkiliyan (Christian trTamil117,000115,000N3.0 ---115,000--
Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditTamil858,000789,000Y1.0 789,000-3050020-
ChalvadiTamil226,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chamar (Hindu traditions)Hindi47,512,000500Y1.0 500-----
ChandalaKannada7,10070Y1.0 70-----
Charan (Hindu traditions)Gujarati316,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChavalakkaranMalayalam21,0009,400Y1.0 9,400-----
Chavalakkaran ChristianTamil4,0001,500N3.0 ---1,500--
ChayakkaranTamil41,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
ChenchuTelugu71,0005,100Y1.0 5,100--40--
Chenna DasarKannada74,00080Y1.0 80-----
Cheruman (Hindu traditionMalayalam374,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Cherumar ChristianTamil460,00080,000N3.0 ---80,000--
ChhetriNepali248,00060Y1.0 60-----
Chhimba (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern123,00050Y1.0 ----50-
Chitrakar (Hindu traditioTelugu61,000200Y1.0 200-----
ChristianTamil1,215,000144,000N3.0 ---144,000--
DakkalTelugu5,600200Y1.0 200-----
DandasiOdia68,000100Y1.0 100-----
Darzi (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,913,000114,000Y1.0 114,000-----
DevadasiTamil21,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
Devadiga (Hindu traditionTulu152,000300Y1.0 300-----
DevangaKannada485,00041,000Y1.0 40,000--800--
DevendrakulathanTamil87,00085,000Y1.0 85,000-----
Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu tHindi560,0002,100Y1.0 2,100-----
Dhangar BharwadSaurashtra2,784,0007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
Dhobi (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,892,000933,000Y1.0 933,000-----
Dhobi (Muslim traditions)Urdu965,0004,100Y1.0 -4,100----
DhorMarathi149,000300Y1.0 300-----
DigambaraTamil52,0001,100Y1.0 -----1,100
DivehiMaldivian1,200100Y1.0 -100----
DomTamil73,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
Dom (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,149,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
DudekulaTelugu9,100900Y1.0 -900----
EllamalawarKannada5,000200Y1.0 200-----
EravallanTamil7,7002,900Y1.0 2,900--10--
GamitSaurashtra456,0001,700N2.0 1,700-----
GandaOdia1,260,00020Y1.0 20-----
GandlaTelugu74,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
GangakulaKannada1,553,00068,000Y1.0 68,000-----
Garoda (Hindu traditions)Kannada126,000200Y1.0 200-----
Garoda (Muslim traditionsUrdu800400Y1.0 -400----
GaudaOdia2,009,00020Y1.0 20-----
GavaraMalayalam17,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Ghanchi (Hindu traditionsSaurashtra112,000600Y1.0 600-----
Ghasiya (Hindu traditionsTelugu444,000100Y1.0 100-----
GoaneseKonkani, Goan564,00014,000N3.0 ---14,000--
GodagaliTelugu3,50030Y1.0 30-----
GodariTelugu1,20040Y1.0 40-----
GoddaTelugu2,600700Y1.0 700-----
GondGondi, Adilabad14,214,000400Y1.0 400-----
GosainMarathi1,553,000300Y1.0 300-----
Gosangi (Hindu traditionsTelugu31,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
GowdaliTelugu500400Y1.0 400-----
GudigarKonkani2,900400Y1.0 400-----
Gujar (Hindu traditions)Hindi7,137,000300Y1.0 300-----
GurungNepali108,00010N2.0 10-----
HajamTamil1,978,00021,000Y1.0 -21,000----
Hakki PikkiVaagri Booli25,0007,000Y1.0 7,000-----
HalleerMarathi4,50020Y1.0 20-----
HalsarKannada11,00060Y1.0 60-----
Han Chinese, MandarinChinese, Mandarin8,900400N2.0 --400--40
Hande JogiTelugu28,0004,500Y1.0 4,500-----
HasalaruKannada25,00060Y1.0 60-----
HaslaTamil1,200100Y1.0 100-----
Hill PulayanTamil101,00097,000Y1.0 97,000--200--
HoKurux1,073,00020Y1.0 20-----
HolarKannada163,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
HolayaKannada809,00020Y1.0 20-----
Holaya DasarKannada13,000400Y1.0 400-----
IdayanTamil71,00026,000Y1.0 26,000-----
IlavanTamil5,768,0002,071,000Y1.0 2,064,000--400--
Ilavan ChristianTamil117,00054,000N3.0 ---54,000--
IlavaniyanTamil31,0005,900Y1.0 5,900-----
IlavathiMalayalam52,00017,000Y1.0 17,000-----
IlayathuMalayalam35,00014,000N2.0 14,000-----
IrularIrula224,000188,000Y1.0 186,000300-600-300
JaggaliTelugu11,000900Y1.0 900-----
JalakaduguvalluTamil10020Y1.0 20-----
JambuvuluTelugu20,00010Y1.0 10-----
Jat (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern19,127,0003,700Y1.0 3,700-----
Jat (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern9,081,0006,600Y1.0 ----6,600-
JatapuTelugu142,000100Y1.0 100-----
Jenu KurubaTamil47,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Jew, South AsianMalayalam6,00020Y1.0 -----20
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern406,000300Y1.0 ----300-
Jogi (Hindu traditions)Tamil3,169,00027,000Y1.0 27,000-----
KabirpanthiPunjabi, Eastern82,00090Y1.0 ----90-
Kachari (Hindu traditionsTamil82,000100Y1.0 100-----
KadaiyanTamil14,00012,000Y1.0 12,000--500--
KadanKadar4,100700Y1.0 700-----
Kadu KurubaKannada24,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Kahar (Hindu traditions)Telugu8,086,00050Y1.0 50-----
Kahar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern77,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KahhaNaga, Phom53,00030N3.0 ---30--
KaibarttaBengali1,836,000400Y1.0 400-----
KaikadiKannada335,00020,000Y1.0 20,000-----
KaikolanTamil2,436,0002,172,000Y1.0 2,165,000--5,500--
KakkalanTamil14,0007,300Y1.0 7,300-----
Kalal (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,917,000151,000Y1.0 151,000-----
Kalal IdigaTelugu1,764,00094,000Y1.0 94,000-----
KalladiTamil41,000400Y1.0 400-----
KallanTamil1,273,0001,186,000Y1.0 1,184,000--2,400--
Kallan TondamanTamil456,000448,000Y1.0 447,000--1,200--
KamathiTelugu214,00050Y1.0 50-----
Kamboh (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern497,000100Y1.0 ----100-
KammaraTelugu120,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KamsalaTelugu29,00030Y1.0 30-----
KanakkanTamil254,0005,500Y1.0 5,500--40--
KanikkaranTamil25,0003,800Y1.0 3,500--300--
KaniyanTamil98,0002,200Y1.0 1,700--500-10
KapuTelugu15,183,000563,000Y1.0 563,000-----
Kapu ReddiTelugu3,555,00073,000Y1.0 73,000-----
Kapu VaduganTelugu22,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
KarimpalanTamil20,000500Y1.0 500-----
KarnamTelugu82,00080Y1.0 80-----
KarumpuramTamil100100Y1.0 100-----
Kasar (Hindu traditions)Tamil650,0001,100Y1.0 1,000--100--
Kashmiri (Muslim traditioUrdu6,693,000200Y1.0 -200----
KattunayakanTelugu66,00046,000Y1.0 46,00040-300-50
KavaraTamil73,00056,000Y1.0 56,000-----
KavathiTamil21,00010,000Y1.0 10,000-----
Kavathi ChristianTamil4,1002,000N3.0 ---2,000--
KavuthiyanMalayalam29,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Kayastha (Hindu traditionBengali7,744,000300Y1.0 300-----
KepmarisTamil1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KeralamuthaliTamil6,0003,100Y1.0 3,100--20--
Keralamuthali ChristianMalayalam3,200800N3.0 ---800--
KhandaitOdia1,735,00040Y1.0 40-----
Kharva (Hindu traditions)Marathi412,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
KhasiKhasi1,521,000400N3.0 ---400--
Khatri (Hindu traditions)Punjabi, Eastern2,338,00070Y1.0 70-----
Khatri (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern301,000800Y1.0 ----800-
KhojaGujarati422,00040Y1.0 -40----
Kochu VelanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
KoliSaurashtra8,274,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Koli (Hindu traditions)Telugu2,239,00022,000Y1.0 22,000-----
Koli DhorMarathi447,00060Y1.0 60-----
Koli MahadevMarathi1,673,0002,300Y1.0 2,300-----
Koli MalharMarathi311,000800Y1.0 800-----
KoliyanTamil8,7007,900Y1.0 7,600--400--
KolupulvandluTelugu2,10060Y1.0 60-----
Konda KapuTelugu21,000600Y1.0 400--100--
Konda ReddiTamil122,00011,000Y1.0 11,000--10-10
KonyakNaga, Konyak239,00040N3.0 ---40--
KoosaTamil20010Y1.0 10-----
KootanMalayalam8,9003,800Y1.0 3,800-----
Koracha, casteTamil77,000700Y1.0 700-----
Koracha, tribalKannada17,000300Y1.0 300-10---
KoramaTamil218,0003,300Y1.0 3,300-----
KoriTelugu2,579,000600Y1.0 600-----
KoshtiTamil1,086,00050,000Y1.0 50,000--200--
KotaKota700400Y1.0 400-----
KotegarKannada6,600100Y1.0 100-----
KoyaOdia782,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
KrishnanvakTamil59,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Kuda KoravaTamil1,8001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
KudiyaTamil3,10070Y1.0 70-----
KudumbanTamil31,00025,000N2.0 23,000--2,000--
KudumiTamil288,000113,000Y1.0 113,000-----
Kui KhondTelugu1,835,000100N2.0 100-----
KuliOdia16,00090Y1.0 90-----
Kumhar (Hindu traditions)Tamil15,519,000231,000Y1.0 231,000-----
Kumhar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern298,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Kunbi (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra18,128,00048,000Y1.0 48,000-----
KunchatigaKannada375,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
KunnavanTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
Kuravan (Christian traditTamil15,00013,000N3.0 ---13,000--
Kuravan (Hindu traditionsTamil426,000140,000Y1.0 140,000-----
Kurmi (Hindu traditions)Telugu18,869,00050,000Y1.0 50,000-----
KurubaTamil4,142,000743,000Y1.0 743,00040-30-20
KurumanKannada57,00031,000Y1.0 31,00040-20-60
Kuruman TacchanKurumba, Betta20060Y1.0 60-----
Labana (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern333,000200Y1.0 ----200-
LingayatKannada3,380,00089,000Y1.0 -----89,000
LohanaSaurashtra581,0001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
Lohar (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,379,000128,000Y1.0 128,000-----
LothaNaga, Lotha177,00050N3.0 ---50--
Madari (Hindu traditions)Tamil259,000245,000Y1.0 245,000---10-
Madasi KuruvaTelugu8,7002,000Y1.0 2,000-----
Madiga (Christian traditiTelugu636,0006,000N3.0 ---6,000--
Madiga (Hindu traditions)Telugu7,753,0005,900Y1.0 5,800--40--
Madiga DasuTelugu8,100300Y1.0 300-----
MagarNepali346,00020N2.0 20-----
Maha MalasarTamil300100Y1.0 100-----
MaharMarathi9,512,0003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Mahar (Christian traditioMarathi414,0001,400N3.0 ---1,400--
MahishyaBengali9,888,000600Y1.0 600-----
MahrattaTamil30,726,000140,000Y1.0 140,000----200
Mahratta KunbiSaurashtra7,639,0008,300Y1.0 8,300-----
Mahtam (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern538,000200Y1.0 ----200-
MahyavanshiSaurashtra1,669,0005,200Y1.0 5,200-----
MailaTamil2,600400Y1.0 400-----
Mala (Christian traditionTelugu442,0007,700N3.0 ---7,700--
Mala (Hindu traditions)Telugu5,661,0003,800Y1.0 3,800--30--
Mala DasariTelugu30,0007,900Y1.0 7,900-----
Mala DasuTelugu12,000600Y1.0 600-----
Mala JangamTelugu12,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mala MastiTelugu800100Y1.0 100-----
Mala PulayanTelugu71,00069,000Y1.0 69,000-----
Mala SaleTelugu134,000300Y1.0 300-----
Mala SanyasiTelugu80060Y1.0 60-----
Mala UraliTelugu6,3003,100Y1.0 3,100-----
Malabar CatholicMalayalam2,647,000236,000N3.0 ---236,000--
Malai ArayanTelugu33,000300N2.0 300--30--
Malai PandaramTamil3,9001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
Malai VedanTamil17,0007,200Y1.0 7,000--200--
Malai VellalaTamil200200Y1.0 200-----
MalakkuravanTamil20,00020,000Y1.0 20,00030-60-30
MalakuravanTamil1,100900Y1.0 900-----
MalasarTamil9,7006,400Y1.0 6,400-----
MalayaliTamil372,000357,000Y1.0 356,000400-400-200
Malayan, casteMalayalam33,00023,000Y1.0 23,000-----
Malayan, tribeTamil46,00039,000Y1.0 39,000-----
MalayarayarTamil2,9001,300N2.0 1,300-----
MalayekandiTamil1,700300Y1.0 300-----
Mali (Hindu traditions)Tamil9,859,000200Y1.0 200-----
Mang GarodiMarathi80,00020Y1.0 20-----
MangalaTelugu1,894,000471,000Y1.0 471,000-----
ManiyattikkaranTamil5,0005,000Y1.0 5,000-----
Manna DhoraTelugu20,00080Y1.0 80-----
Mannan, casteTamil279,00043,000Y1.0 43,000--100--
Mannan, tribalTamil9,900200Y1.0 200-----
ManneTelugu43,00060Y1.0 60-----
MappilaMalayalam8,728,00093,000Y1.0 -93,000----
Marakkan (Christian tradiTamil5,000200N3.0 ---200--
Marakkan (Hindu traditionTamil8,8001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
Marakkan (Muslim traditioTamil700400Y1.0 -400----
Marakkan KayalamTamil300300Y1.0 -300----
MaravanTamil3,191,0003,025,000Y1.0 2,948,000--78,000--
Masan JogiTelugu32,000200Y1.0 200-----
MasthiTelugu2,000400Y1.0 400-----
Matang (Christian traditiMarathi182,000300N3.0 ---300--
Matang (Hindu traditions)Marathi2,591,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
MatangiTelugu3,60090Y1.0 90-----
MavilanTamil35,0004,000Y1.0 4,000-----
Megh (Hindu traditions)Sindhi3,965,00090Y1.0 90-----
MeiteiMeitei1,437,00090Y1.0 90-----
MelakkaranTamil10090Y1.0 90-----
MemonGujarati606,0002,300Y1.0 -2,300----
MizoMizo144,000200N3.0 ---200--
Mizo LushaiMizo564,000100N3.0 ---100--
Mochi (Hindu traditions)Tamil1,945,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
MogerTamil123,000100Y1.0 100-10---
MoghalUrdu1,747,00019,000Y1.0 -19,000----
MomnaGujarati162,000800Y1.0 -800----
MondiwaruTamil800100Y1.0 -100----
MudugarTamil1,8001,300Y1.0 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 traditioTamil2,70020Y1.0 -20----
MundalaTamil28,00020Y1.0 20-----
MunnurTelugu855,00051,000Y1.0 51,000-----
MutaliTamil41,00037,000Y1.0 36,000--800--
MuthanMalayalam7,0002,400Y1.0 2,400-----
MuthuvanTamil25,000400Y1.0 400--10--
MutrasiTelugu1,038,00054,000Y1.0 53,000--400--
Nadar (Christian traditioTamil1,269,0001,012,000N3.0 ---1,012,000--
Nadar (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,986,0001,663,000Y1.0 1,663,000-----
NadiaGujarati54,00030Y1.0 30-----
NagaNaga Pidgin19,00030N3.0 ---20--
NagarthaTamil52,00012,000Y1.0 12,000-----
Nai (Hindu traditions)Tamil11,797,000579,000Y1.0 579,000-----
Nai (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern326,000300Y1.0 ----300-
NairTamil6,675,0001,318,000Y1.0 1,302,000--16,000--
Nair AnthurMalayalam128,00040Y1.0 40-----
NalkadayaTulu2,800200Y1.0 200-----
Namassej (Hindu traditionBengali4,676,000200Y1.0 200-----
Namassej ChandelBengali1,439,00060Y1.0 60-----
Nanjil MudaliTamil600600N2.0 500--80--
Nat (Hindu traditions)Tamil495,0004,100Y1.0 4,100-----
Nau BuddhTamil194,000100Y1.0 --100---
NavaitKonkani56,00020,000Y1.0 -20,000----
NavithanTamil789,000729,000Y1.0 729,000-----
NayadiTamil85,000200Y1.0 200-----
NewahNepali166,00010Y1.0 10-----
OdiyaOdia68,000200Y1.0 200-----
OochanTamil1,0001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
PadannanTamil8,500100Y1.0 100-----
PagadaiTamil8,2007,500Y1.0 7,500-----
PaleTamil9,500100Y1.0 100-----
PaliyaBengali121,00030Y1.0 30-----
PaliyanTamil10,0007,100Y1.0 7,100-----
Pallan (Christian traditiTamil460,000445,000N3.0 ---472,000--
Pallan (Hindu traditions)Tamil2,459,0002,307,000Y1.0 2,303,000-1004,60070-
PalleyanTamil1,900300N2.0 300--10--
PalliyanTamil6,2004,600Y1.0 4,40010-200-10
PalliyarTamil5,8005,400N2.0 5,10010-200-10
PalluvanTamil6,600100Y1.0 100-----
PambadaTamil4,0001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PanOdia1,355,00050Y1.0 50-----
PananTamil233,000179,000Y1.0 179,000-----
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 9,80060-100--
PannadiTamil7,2004,400Y1.0 4,400-----
PanniandiTamil11,00011,000Y1.0 11,000-----
Paraiyan (Christian tradiTamil788,000618,000N3.0 ---618,000--
Paraiyan (Hindu traditionTamil2,196,0001,807,000Y1.0 1,802,000-503,400200-
Paravan (Christian traditTamil37,00024,000N3.0 ---24,000--
Paravan (Hindu traditionsTamil88,00023,000Y1.0 22,000-80---
PardhanTelugu317,00050Y1.0 50-----
ParseeSaurashtra78,000300Y1.0 -----300
Pashtun, PathanUrdu11,429,000201,000Y1.0 -201,000----
PateliaGujarati119,000200Y1.0 200-----
PathiyanTamil18,0005,300Y1.0 5,300-----
PatnulkaranTamil1,000700Y1.0 700-----
PersianPersian, Iranian7,700200Y1.0 -200----
Perumal MakkukkaranTelugu1,4001,400Y1.0 1,400-----
PerumannanTamil86,00040,000Y1.0 40,000-----
PichakuntlaTelugu42,000300Y1.0 300-----
PindaraUrdu68,0002,600Y1.0 -2,600----
PinjaraTelugu3,291,0003,400Y1.0 -3,400----
PodBengali2,976,000200Y1.0 200-----
PoiMizo49,00040N3.0 ---40--
Prabhu KayasthaMarathi274,00060Y1.0 60-----
Pulaya VettuvanMalayalam1,100100Y1.0 100-----
PulayanTamil1,055,0008,400Y1.0 8,400-----
Puthirai VannanTamil30,00028,000Y1.0 28,000--100--
QassabUrdu1,073,000800Y1.0 -800----
Rabari (Hindu traditions)Saurashtra1,061,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
RaddiKannada76,00080Y1.0 80-----
RaiNepali125,00010N2.0 10-----
Rajbansi (Hindu traditionBengali4,921,000300Y1.0 300-----
RajpurKonkani50,000200Y1.0 200-----
Rajput (Hindu traditions)Tamil45,518,000232,000Y1.0 231,000----900
Rajput (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,029,0002,100Y1.0 ----2,100-
Rajput Bais (Hindu traditHindi1,288,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
Rajput Bhatti (Hindu tradHindi860,000500Y1.0 500-----
Rajput ChandrabansiHindi98,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traHindi2,926,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Rajput GahlotHindi561,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput GaurHindi656,000300Y1.0 300-----
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu tradHindi1,228,0001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
Rajput RathorHindi1,382,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
Rajput SolankiGujarati304,00050Y1.0 50-----
Rajput SurajbansiTamil247,00035,000Y1.0 35,000-----
Rajput TambiranTamil1,7001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
RalteMizo18,00060N3.0 ---60--
Ramdasia (Sikh traditionsPunjabi, Eastern469,000200Y1.0 ----200-
Rangrez (Hindu traditionsTamil350,000200Y1.0 200-----
RathawaSaurashtra652,0001,700Y1.0 1,700-----
RavaliaSaurashtra529,000300Y1.0 300-----
RawatHindi777,000400Y1.0 400-----
RazuTelugu471,00059,000Y1.0 59,000-----
RelliTelugu147,000100Y1.0 100-----
RonaTelugu3,900100Y1.0 100-----
SadaTamil17,000200Y1.0 -----200
SahariTamil10070Y1.0 70-----
Saini (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern589,000100Y1.0 ----100-
SaliTelugu1,030,000113,000Y1.0 113,000-----
Sali PattariyanTamil3,3001,800Y1.0 1,800-----
SamagaraMarathi90,00040Y1.0 40-----
SamanthanMalayalam48,000200Y1.0 200-----
SambanTamil21,0007,500Y1.0 7,300--200--
SantalTelugu7,607,00020N2.0 20-----
SaoraTelugu980,000100N2.0 100-----
Sarera (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern90,000200Y1.0 ----200-
SataniTelugu431,00025,000Y1.0 25,000-----
SayankulamTamil1,1001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
SayyidTamil7,822,000231,000Y1.0 -231,000----
Sayyid HusainiUrdu410,0008,100Y1.0 -8,100----
SemaNaga, Sumi245,00050N3.0 ---50--
SemmanTamil4,9002,500Y1.0 2,500--30--
ShaikhUrdu85,428,000905,000Y1.0 -905,000----
Shaikh FaruqiUrdu794,00013,000Y1.0 -13,000----
Shaikh QureshiUrdu8,058,000105,000Y1.0 -105,000----
Shaikh SiddiqiUrdu7,513,00046,000Y1.0 -46,000----
Shaikh UsmaniUrdu470,0006,000Y1.0 -6,000----
SillekyathaMarathi36,000300Y1.0 300-----
SilpiTamil204,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
SinhaleseSinhala4,7001,700Y1.0 --1,700---
SiyalOdia32,00060Y1.0 60-----
SoligarSholaga6,3006,000Y1.0 5,900--40--
SomvanshiKannada494,00031,000Y1.0 31,000-----
Sonar (Hindu traditions)Tamil7,750,000360,000Y1.0 359,000----1,400
Sonar (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern188,00060Y1.0 ----60-
Sunri (Hindu traditions)Bengali792,00010Y1.0 10-----
SwetambaraKannada43,000200Y1.0 -----200
Syrian ChristianMalayalam3,689,000315,000N3.0 ---315,000--
TamangNepali230,00010N2.0 10-----
Tamboli (Hindu traditionsTamil1,850,00010,000Y1.0 9,200----800
Tamil (Muslim traditions)Tamil3,185,0002,560,000Y1.0 -2,560,000----
Tanti (Hindu traditions)Bengali4,819,000100Y1.0 100-----
Tarkhan (Sikh traditions)Punjabi, Eastern1,047,000700Y1.0 ----700-
Teli (Hindu traditions)Tamil18,717,000242,000Y1.0 242,000-----
ThakkarMarathi584,00030Y1.0 30-----
Thandan (Christian traditMalayalam12,0001,900N3.0 ---1,900--
Thandan (Hindu traditionsTamil231,00013,000Y1.0 13,000-----
ThantapulayanMalayalam5,20030Y1.0 30-----
TharuNepali513,00030Y1.0 30-----
Tholuva NaickerTamil900900N3.0 400--500--
Thoti, casteTamil12,0004,200Y1.0 4,200-----
Thoti, tribalTelugu5,10080Y1.0 80-----
TibetanTibetan, Central101,000200Y1.0 --200---
TiliBengali1,064,00070Y1.0 70-----
Tirgar (Hindu traditions)Kannada15,000100Y1.0 100-----
TiruvalluvarTamil1,6001,300Y1.0 1,300-----
TodaToda2,2002,000N2.0 1,70020-200--
UlladanMalayalam17,000300Y1.0 300-----
UraliTamil71,00013,000Y1.0 12,00030-1,000-30
Urikkara NaickerTelugu1,2001,100Y1.0 1,000----80
Vaddar (Hindu traditions)Telugu3,594,000508,000Y1.0 506,000--1,600--
VakkaligaKannada6,395,000217,000Y1.0 217,000-----
Vakkaliga GangadikaraKannada536,0008,700Y1.0 8,700-----
Vakkaliga KappiliyanKannada5,6005,500Y1.0 5,500-----
Vakkaliga KunchitigaKannada241,00021,000Y1.0 21,000-----
ValanTamil88,00033,000Y1.0 33,000-----
ValanchianMalayalam5,300200Y1.0 200-----
VallanTamil900300Y1.0 300-----
VallonMalayalam800200Y1.0 200-----
ValluvanTamil116,00090,000Y1.0 90,000-----
Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu tHindi5,258,0001,600Y1.0 1,600-----
VaniyanTamil939,000615,000N2.0 517,000--99,000--
Vannan (Christian traditiTamil138,000123,000N3.0 ---123,000--
Vannan (Hindu traditions)Tamil868,000769,000Y1.0 769,000--700--
VanniyanTamil12,687,00010,696,000Y1.0 10,517,000--178,000--
Vanniyan AgnikulaTamil585,000464,000Y1.0 456,000--7,500--
Vanniyan KalingiTamil35,00035,000Y1.0 35,000--500--
Vanniyan KamakshiammaTamil93,00092,000Y1.0 92,000--600--
Vanniyan KottonTamil16,00016,000Y1.0 16,000-----
Vanniyan Pala EkiriTelugu25,0001,100Y1.0 1,100-----
VarliSaurashtra1,242,0001,500Y1.0 1,500-----
Vathiriyan (Christian traTamil5,1003,600N3.0 ---3,600--
Vathiriyan (Hindu traditiTamil9,2009,000Y1.0 9,000-----
VelakkithalanayanTamil351,000188,000Y1.0 188,000-----
VelamaTelugu433,000500Y1.0 500-----
VelanMalayalam85,000500Y1.0 500-----
VellalanTamil2,551,0001,808,000Y1.0 1,754,000--55,000--
Vellalan IsaiTamil140,000137,000Y1.0 136,000--1,000--
Vellalan KonguTamil21,00020,000Y1.0 20,000--20--
Vellalan MudaliarTamil41,0008,800Y1.0 8,800-----
Vellalan NanchilnattuTamil197,000195,000N2.0 179,000--15,000--
Vellalan NanjanadTamil199,000102,000Y1.0 100,000--2,200--
Vellalan PattanavanTamil9,3006,700Y1.0 6,700-----
Vellalan SozhiaTamil147,000144,000Y1.0 142,000--1,600--
Vellalan TondamandalamTamil209,000204,000Y1.0 202,000--1,700--
Vellalan VipravindoluTelugu1,6001,000Y1.0 1,000-----
Vellalan VirakodiTamil117,000116,000Y1.0 115,000--900--
VeluthadanayarTamil200,00091,000Y1.0 91,000-----
Vetan (Christian traditioTamil3,500600N3.0 ---600--
Vetan (Hindu traditions)Tamil59,00037,000Y1.0 37,000-----
VettakkaranTamil5,3002,800Y1.0 2,800-----
VettiyanTamil400200Y1.0 200-----
VettuvanTamil115,00018,000Y1.0 18,000-----
Vettuvan GounderTamil1,2001,200Y1.0 1,200-----
ViswakarmaTamil7,658,0002,644,000Y1.0 2,641,000--3,100--
Viswakarma AsariTamil697,000279,000Y1.0 279,000-----
Viswakarma KollanTamil191,00055,000Y1.0 55,000-----
Viswakarma PanchalTamil92,0008,800Y1.0 8,800-----
Viswakarma ThattanTamil202,00066,000Y1.0 66,000-----
Viswakarma VilkurupTamil12,0003,500Y1.0 3,500-----
Yadav (Hindu traditions)Tamil58,585,0003,018,000Y1.0 3,018,000-----
Yadav GhosiTamil1,561,00088,000Y1.0 88,000-----
Yadav GolaTamil4,899,000871,000Y1.0 871,000-----
Yadav SadgopeBengali2,595,00050Y1.0 50-----
YenadiTelugu673,00087,000Y1.0 87,000-----
YeravaTamil31,00020Y1.0 20-----
YerukulaTelugu538,00014,000Y1.0 14,000-----
YimchungraNaga, Yimchungru68,00040N3.0 ---40--
State Totals:   606 People Groups   75,853,000 537   66,975,000 4,298,000 4,100 4,345,000 14,000 228,000
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