Country: India

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Number of People Groups

786

Unreached People Groups

733

Total Population

113,480,000

Buddhist

5.9 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

78.5 %

Muslim

10.2 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

4.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,200 Telugu 2,200 - - 80 - -
 Adi Dravida 37,000 Tamil 35,000 - - 1,400 - -
Adi Karnataka 6,500 Kannada 6,500 - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
 Agaria, Hindu 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager, Hindu 7,200 Kannada 7,200 - - - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 327,000 Marathi 327,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Alitkar Salankar 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Alkari 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Alwar 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 90 - -
Anamuk 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Andh 434,000 Marathi 431,000 2,100 400 100 - 700
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 36,000 English - - - 36,000 - -
 Ansari 662,000 Urdu - 662,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 700 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 700 - - - -
 Arain, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Aray Mala 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora, Hindu 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 6,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,100 -
Arvi 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
Arwa Mala 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
 Assamese Muslim 200 Assamese - 200 - - - -
Atari 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Audhelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Badaik 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 801,000 Hindi 801,000 - - 200 - 20
Badhi, Hindu 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Baghban, Muslim 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Bagwan, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 4,900 Hindi - - - - - 4,900
 Bahelia, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bahmon 30 Konkani, Goan - - - 30 - -
 Bahna, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bahrupi 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Baiga 1,300 Hindi 1,300 40 20 - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 151,000 Bengali 147,000 - - - - 4,100
Baiti 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
 Balai, Hindu 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Balasantoshi 21,000 Marathi 21,000 - - - - -
 Balija, Hindu 41,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - -
Balija, Muslim 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,401,000 Hindi 2,175,000 - - - 100 1,125,000
 Bania, Agarwal 311,000 Hindi 213,000 - - - - 98,000
 Bania, Agrahari 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Bania, Chaturth 28,000 Marathi 3,700 - - - - 25,000
 Bania, Chetti 102,000 Tamil 71,000 - - - - 30,000
Bania, Dhusar 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 11,000 Hindi 7,400 - - - - 3,400
Bania, Golapurab 80 Hindi 40 - - - - 40
Bania, Gujar 128,000 Gujarati 128,000 - - - - 200
Bania, Jaiswal 19,000 Hindi 5,600 - - - - 13,000
Bania, Kasar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 50
 Bania, Kasarwani 9,000 Hindi 8,700 - - - - 200
 Bania, Kasaundhan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 5,600 Hindi 1,700 - - - - 3,900
 Bania, Khedayata 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 42,000 Telugu 39,000 - - - - 2,500
 Bania, Lad 52,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania, Mahajan 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 300
 Bania, Mahesri 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 56,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - 7,100
Bania, Marwadi 9,200 Marwari 9,200 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 4,100 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - 100
Bania, Nagar 8,200 Gujarati 8,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 38,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 24,000
 Bania, Oswal 136,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - 105,000
 Bania, Porwal 57,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - 31,000
Bania, Saitwal 44,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 27,000
 Bania, Srimali 68,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - 44,000
Bania, Ummad 50,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 31,000
Banijiga 55,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - 46,000
 Banjara, Hindu 965,000 Lambadi 965,000 - - 200 - -
 Banjara, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 13,000 Marathi 13,000 30 40 100 - 50
 Bari, Hindu 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - 50 - -
 Baria, Hindu 21,000 Gujarati 21,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala, Hindu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Basor 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - -
Bathini 60 Kannada - 60 - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
Bawaria, Hindu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria, Sikh 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Bazigar, Hindu 3,200 Telugu 3,200 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 65,000 Kannada 53,000 - - - - 12,000
 Bedar, Hindu 50,000 Kannada 50,000 - - - - -
Bedar, Kashmir, Muslim 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 215,000 Kannada 215,000 - - - - -
Beldar, Muslim 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhaina 2,500 Chhattisgarhi 900 1,600 - - - -
 Bhampta 28,000 Marathi 28,000 - - - - -
Bhand, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 270,000 Hindi 258,000 - - 12,000 - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 7,700 Urdu - 7,700 - - - -
Bhansala 146,000 Marathi 146,000 - - - - -
Bhansali Vegu 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 3,300 Hindi 3,300 30 - - - 20
 Bhat, Hindu 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bhathiara, Muslim 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Bhatia, Hindu 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,700 Oriya 1,600 20 - - - -
Bhavin 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 5,800 Konkani, Goan 5,800 - - - - -
 Bhil 1,975,000 Hindi 1,891,000 57,000 300 14,000 40 12,000
 Bhisti 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 454,000 Hindi 454,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 20 Sherpa - - 20 - - -
Bhottada 50 Kuvi 50 - - - - -
Bhoyar 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhulia 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bhunjia 4,100 Bhunjia 3,900 200 20 - - -
 Biar, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 252,000 Marathi 252,000 - - - - -
Bindla 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Binjhia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 20 30 - - -
Birhor 1,500 Birhor 1,500 - 40 - - -
Birjia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bodo Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Bohra 266,000 Gujarati - 266,000 - - - -
Bojgar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Boya 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 3,500 Gujarati 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahman 4,336,000 Hindi 4,197,000 - 500 900 - 138,000
 Brahman, Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Anavada 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Anavala 7,100 Gujarati 7,100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Audich 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Bengali 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahman, Bhumihar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Chitpavan 376,000 Marathi 376,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Daima 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Deshastha 417,000 Marathi 417,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaud Saraswat 147,000 Konkani 147,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 179,000 Hindi 179,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Gujar Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gujarati 93,000 Gujarati 93,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 189,000 Hindi 189,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Kannada 42,000 Kannada 42,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Karbadu 57,000 Marathi 57,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Karhada 48,000 Marathi 48,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Kashmiri Pandit 21,000 Kashmiri 21,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Khedawal 6,800 Gujarati 6,800 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Mahratta 127,000 Marathi 127,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Malvi 3,200 Malvi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Mastan 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
Brahman, Mewada 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Modh 8,900 Gujarati 8,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Nagar 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Nandavarika 90 Language Unknown 90 - - - - -
Brahman, Ojha 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Palliwal 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
Brahman, Pushkarna 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 170,000 Hindi 170,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 80,000 Hindi 80,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 244,000 Hindi 244,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Sikh 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Brahman, Srigaud 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Srimali 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Telugu 28,000 Telugu 28,000 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Butalu 50 Konkani 50 - - - - -
Byagara 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
Chadar 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Chain 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 4,300 Tamil 4,200 - - 30 - -
 Chalvadi 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Chamar, Hindu 1,578,000 Hindi 1,546,000 - - 31,000 - -
Chandala 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
Chapparband, Hindu 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Chapparband, Muslim 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Charan, Hindu 32,000 Gujarati 32,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, Hindu 50 Chodri 50 - - - - -
 Chenchu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Cheruman, Hindu 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Chhetri 600 Nepali 600 - 40 - - -
Chhimba, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba, Sikh 1,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Chhipa, Hindu 34,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - 2,500
Chhipa, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Chitara 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Chitrakar, Hindu 39,000 Marathi 39,000 - - - - -
 Chodhara 900 Chodri 800 30 60 - - -
 Christian unspecified 128,000 Assamese - - - 128,000 - -
 Dabgar, Hindu 48,000 Marathi 48,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dakkal 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Dandigan 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dangi 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 625,000 Hindi 613,000 - - - - 12,000
 Darzi, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Darzi, Sikh 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Deshwali, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Devadiga 6,200 Tulu 6,200 - - - - -
Devanga 49,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - 27,000
Dewar 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Dhakad 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 141,000 Gujarati 137,000 900 1,300 1,000 20 1,200
Dhangri 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Dhanka 91,000 Gujarati 73,000 17,000 400 700 - 400
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 116,000 Marathi 116,000 20 200 40 - 30
Dhavad 1,700 Marathi - 1,700 - - - -
 Dhimar 458,000 Hindi 458,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 580,000 Hindi 580,000 - - - - 200
 Dhobi, Muslim 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 22,000 Gujarati 21,000 100 700 70 - 300
 Dhor 120,000 Marathi 120,000 - - - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - - - - -
Domm 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dubla 31,000 Gujarati 31,000 300 30 - - 60
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 2,000 Urdu 200 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Gamit 181,000 Gamit 172,000 30 - 8,000 - 200
Gammalla Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Ganda 2,000 Oriya 2,000 - - - - -
Gandharb, Muslim 700 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
Gandla 5,400 Telugu 5,400 - - - - -
 Gangakula 27,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - -
Gaondi 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - 20
 Garoda, Hindu 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Garoda, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
Ghadasi 7,500 Marathi 7,500 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi, Hindu 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi, Muslim 25,000 Gujarati - 25,000 - - - -
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Ghasi, Hindu 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Ghirath, Hindu 90 Kangri 90 - - - - -
Ghisadi 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 172,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 172,000 - -
Gokha, Hindu 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
Golak 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gond 1,658,000 Hindi 1,521,000 2,600 2,600 14,000 - 117,000
 Gondhali 47,000 Marathi 47,000 - - - - -
Gopal 34,000 Gujarati 34,000 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 357,000 Hindi 357,000 - - - - 300
Gosangi, Hindu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Gowari 389,000 Marathi 386,000 - - - - 3,200
 Gujar, Hindu 251,000 Hindi 251,000 - - - - 200
Gujar, Sikh 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar 30 Gujari - 30 - - - -
 Guria 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 60 Nepali 30 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 479,000 Marathi 473,000 200 400 500 - 5,400
Halleer 3,200 Marathi 3,200 - - - - -
Halsar 1,100 Konkani 1,100 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - 20
Hammal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin - - 5,500 - - 600
Hanabar 2,600 Tulu 2,600 - - - - -
Hande Jogi 4,200 Kannada - - - - - 4,200
Hasalaru Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Hatkar 229,000 Marathi 229,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 155,000 Hindi 145,000 10,000 - - - -
 Hmar Unknown Hmar - - - - - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
Holar 88,000 Marathi 88,000 - - 50 - -
Holer 26,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - -
Idayan 5,900 Tamil 5,900 - - - - -
Ilavan 40,000 Malayalam 38,000 - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Jat, Ahlawat, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Bains, Hindu 100 Panjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
Jat, Bajwa, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Barh, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil, Sikh 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Jat, Chima, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat, Dalal, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia, Hindu 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal, Hindu 800 Panjabi, Eastern 800 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon, Hindu 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon, Sikh 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jat, Gahlot, Hindu 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Ghumman, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Hindu 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern 1,200 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Sikh 1,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
 Jat, Hindu 113,000 Hindi 111,000 - - - - 1,800
Jat, Jakhar, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Kharral, Hindu 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat, Mann 800 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Jat, Mann, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat, Muslim 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Jat, Pachhade, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Sangwan, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai, Hindu 200 Panjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jat, Sidhu, Hindu 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu, Sikh 2,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,700 -
 Jat, Sikh 128,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 128,000 -
Jat, Sindhu 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu, Sikh 2,500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
Jat, Varaich, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Jat, Virk, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Jew 9,400 Marathi - - - - - 9,400
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 4,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,600 -
Jingar 5,000 Marwari 4,900 - - - - 60
Jirayat 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
Josi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Julaha 3,700 Hindi 400 - - - 3,300 -
Kachari, Hindu 65,000 Marathi 65,000 - - - - -
Kachera, Hindu 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - - - -
Kachera, Muslim 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Kachhi, Hindu 16,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 1,100
 Kachhia, Hindu 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
Kadia, Hindu 18,000 Kannada 18,000 - - - - -
Kaghzi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Kahar, Sikh 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Kaibartta 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 96,000 Kannada 96,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 191,000 Telugu 190,000 - - - - 900
Kalavant 44,000 Kannada 3,400 - - - - 41,000
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Kallan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 192,000 Hindi 192,000 - - - - -
Kamalia 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 11,000 Kamar 11,000 - 70 - - -
Kamathi 170,000 Telugu 170,000 - - - - -
Kamboh, Hindu 300 Hindi 50 - - - - 200
 Kamboh, Sikh 5,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,600 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 44,000 Urdu - 44,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 199,000 Telugu 199,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Karasgar 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Karwal 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kasar, Hindu 155,000 Marathi 138,000 - - - - 30,000
 Kashmiri Muslim 2,900 Kashmiri - 2,900 - - - -
 Kathodi 301,000 Marathi 297,000 400 1,500 700 - 1,300
Katia 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Kawar 37,000 Hindi 36,000 300 30 - 40 800
 Kayastha, Hindu 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 3,900 Bengali 3,900 30 - - - 40
Khandait 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Khangar, Hindu 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
Khangar, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 20,000 Kharia 20,000 90 30 20 - 30
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva, Hindu 139,000 Gujarati 139,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khati, Hindu 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 106,000 Hindi 106,000 - - - - -
Khatik, Muslim 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Khatri, Hindu 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - 400
 Khatri, Muslim 9,800 Gujarati - 9,800 - - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 3,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,600 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 268,000 Gujarati - 268,000 - - - -
 Kinnaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kirar 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kodalo Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kodava 100 Kodava 100 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kokna 682,000 Kukna 674,000 900 300 7,600 - 200
 Kol 7,800 Hindi 7,800 40 20 20 - 60
 Kolha 70,000 Ho 70,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 26,000 Marathi 26,000 - - - - -
 Koli 57,000 Gujarati 57,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 172,000 Gujarati 171,000 600 100 20 - 200
Koli Mahadev 1,465,000 Marathi 1,459,000 400 900 3,600 - 1,800
Koli Malhar 303,000 Marathi 299,000 1,000 1,800 400 70 900
Koli of Sind, Hindu 3,400 Gujarati 3,400 - - - - -
Kolowar 217,000 Kolami, Southeastern 216,000 50 100 300 - 700
 Kolta 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
Konai 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Konkanese 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Koracha, Caste 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Korama 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Korku 151,000 Korku 149,000 200 100 1,800 - 100
 Korwa 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Koshti 413,000 Marathi 410,000 30 - - - 3,300
 Koya 900 Telugu 800 100 - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 12,000 Kannada 3,200 - - - - 8,800
Kudumban 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Kudumi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,700 Oriya 1,700 30 - - - -
 Kuli 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 673,000 Hindi 665,000 - - - - 8,900
Kumhar, Sikh 3,400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
 Kunbi, Hindu 6,273,000 Gujarati 6,263,000 - - 50 - 11,000
Kunchatiga 3,900 Kannada 3,900 - - - - -
Kuravan 2,400 Malayalam 2,100 - - 300 - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 30,000 Kannada 29,000 - - - - 700
 Labana, Sikh 4,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
 Ladakhi, Christian Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Lingader 105,000 Marathi - - - - - 105,000
 Lingayat 1,809,000 Kannada - - - - - 1,753,000
 Lodha 111,000 Hindi 111,000 - - - - -
 Lodha, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 28,000 Gujarati 28,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar, Hindu 561,000 Hindi 561,000 - - - - 100
 Lohar, Muslim 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Lohara 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Machhi, Hindu 196,000 Gujarati 196,000 - - - - -
Madari 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Madgi 62,000 Telugu 62,000 - - - - -
 Madiga Christian 2,200 Telugu - - - 2,200 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - 50 - -
 Magar 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Mahar Christian 349,000 Marathi - - - 349,000 - -
 Mahar, Hindu 7,458,000 Marathi 7,446,000 - - 11,000 - -
Mahar, Muslim 2,400 Marathi - 2,400 - - - -
 Mahishya 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 172,000 Marathi 172,000 - - - - 100
 Mahratta 24,239,000 Marathi 24,119,000 - - 40 - 120,000
 Mahratta Kunbi 2,842,000 Gujarati 2,842,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 7,500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,500 -
 Mahyavanshi 23,000 Gujarati 23,000 - - - - -
Maila 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
Mairal 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Majothi 300 Kachchi - 300 - - - -
 Makrani, Muslim 2,800 Gujarati - 2,800 - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mala 12,000