CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

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Number of People Groups

770

Unreached People Groups

718

Total Population

112,334,000

Buddhist

6.1 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

79.8 %

Muslim

10.5 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

2.2 %
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - 70 - -
 Adi Dravida 38,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 1,400 - -
Adi Karnataka 6,700 Kannada 6,600 - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 3,900 Tamil 3,900 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Kannada 7,200 - 200 - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 331,000 Marathi 331,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Alitkar Salankar 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Alkari 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Alwar 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 90 - -
Anamuk 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Andh 477,000 Marathi 473,000 200 1,200 60 90 2,600
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 37,000 English - - - 37,000 - -
 Ansari 678,000 Urdu - 678,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 700 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 700 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Aray Mala 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - 20 - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 6,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,200 -
Arwa Mala 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - 20 - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 200 Assamese - 200 - - - -
Atari 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Audhelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Badaik 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 852,000 Hindi 852,000 - - 200 - 20
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Bagwan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 6,500 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 6,500
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - 40 - - -
Bahrupi 4,000 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Baiga 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 159,000 Bengali 157,000 - - - - 300
Baiti 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - 20 - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 15,000 - 300 - - -
Balasantoshi 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Telugu 42,000 - - - - -
Balija (Muslim traditions) 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,624,000 Hindi 2,487,000 - - - 100 1,133,000
 Bania, Agarwal 314,000 Hindi 214,000 - - - - 99,000
 Bania, Agrahari 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Bannore 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Chaturth 29,000 Marathi 3,700 - - - - 25,000
 Bania, Chetti 87,000 Tamil 71,000 - - - - 17,000
Bania, Dhusar 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 11,000 Hindi 7,500 - - - - 3,700
Bania, Golapurab 80 Hindi 40 - - - - 40
Bania, Gujar 128,000 Gujarati 128,000 - - - - 200
Bania, Jaiswal 18,000 Hindi 5,200 - - - - 12,000
Bania, Kasar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 50
 Bania, Kasarwani 9,400 Hindi 9,200 - - - - 200
 Bania, Kasaundhan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 4,900 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 3,400
 Bania, Khedayata 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 42,000 Telugu 40,000 - - - - 2,500
 Bania, Lad 52,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania, Mahajan 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 400
 Bania, Mahesri 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 56,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - 7,200
Bania, Marwadi 4,300 Marwari 4,300 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 3,600 Gujarati 3,500 - - - - 100
Bania, Nagar 7,900 Gujarati 7,900 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 37,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 23,000
 Bania, Oswal 130,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - 100,000
 Bania, Porwal 55,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 29,000
Bania, Saitwal 43,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 27,000
 Bania, Srimali 67,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - 43,000
Bania, Ummad 49,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 30,000
Banijiga 21,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - 6,600
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,025,000 Lambadi 1,014,000 200 - 200 - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 2,800 Marathi 2,700 - - 80 - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Hindi 88,000 - - 50 - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Basor 60,000 Hindi 59,000 - 200 - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 61,000 Kannada 55,000 - 200 - - 5,400
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Kannada 50,000 - 300 - - -
Bedar, Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 283,000 Kannada 283,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhaina 500 Chhattisgarhi 400 200 - - - -
 Bhampta 32,000 Marathi 32,000 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 281,000 Hindi 265,000 - 3,500 12,000 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 7,900 Urdu 7,100 7,900 - - - -
Bhansala 154,000 Marathi 154,000 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,100 Bhatri 1,200 20 - 20 90 -
Bhavin 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 5,900 Konkani, Goan 5,900 - - - - -
 Bhil 2,271,000 Hindi 2,171,000 61,000 3,100 14,000 500 24,000
 Bhisti 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 487,000 Hindi 487,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Buddhist traditions) 40 Sikkimese - - 40 - - -
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 2,900 Bhunjia 2,900 20 - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 263,000 Marathi 263,000 - - - - -
Bindla 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Binjhia 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - 30 - - 20
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 400 Bijori 400 - - - - -
 Bodo Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Bohra 271,000 Gujarati - 271,000 - - - -
 Boya 18,000 Telugu 17,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 3,800 Gujarati 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,679,000 Hindi 4,525,000 - 400 900 - 149,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavada 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 6,700 Gujarati 6,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 6,800 Gujarati 6,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 382,000 Marathi 382,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 423,000 Marathi 423,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 149,000 Marathi 149,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 178,000 Hindi 178,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 93,000 Gujarati 93,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 189,000 Hindi 189,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 42,000 Kannada 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karbadu 58,000 Marathi 58,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 21,000 Kashmiri 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 6,100 Gujarati 6,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 131,000 Marathi 131,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 3,200 Malvi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mastan 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 9,800 Gujarati 9,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Pushkarna 1,900 Marwari 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 171,000 Hindi 171,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 81,000 Hindi 81,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 247,000 Hindi 247,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Burmese 800 Burmese - - 800 - - -
Butalu 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Byagara 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
Chadar 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Chain 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - 30 - -
 Chalvadi 4,600 Kannada 4,000 - 700 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,636,000 Hindi 1,585,000 - 20,000 32,000 - -
Chandala 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Gujarati 33,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chenchu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Malayalam 2,300 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 600 - 40 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - 2,500
Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Chitara 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Marathi 42,000 - - - - 60
 Chodhara 400 Chodri 400 - 30 - - -
 Christian unspecified 125,000 Hindi - - - 125,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dakkal 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Dandigan 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dangi 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 671,000 Hindi 659,000 - - - - 10,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Devadiga 6,400 Tulu 6,400 - - - - -
Devanga 34,000 Kannada 25,000 - - - - 8,900
Dewar 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 144,000 Gujarati 140,000 900 1,300 1,000 20 1,100
Dhangri 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Dhanka 57,000 Gujarati 34,000 17,000 100 300 - 3,400
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 25,000 Chhattisgarhi 25,000 40 30 - - 20
Dhavad 1,800 Marathi - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhimar 462,000 Hindi 462,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 615,000 Hindi 613,000 - 1,000 - - 200
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - 30
 Dhor 123,000 Marathi 122,000 - 800 - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - 100 - - -
Domm 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dubla 23,000 Dubli 23,000 50 - - - 70
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - 20 - - -
 Faqir 1,900 Urdu 200 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Gamit 108,000 Gamit 97,000 200 40 9,900 - 400
Gammalla Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Ganda 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - 40 - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
Gandla 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - - - -
 Gangakula 28,000 Kannada 28,000 - - - - -
Gaondi 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - 20
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - 20 - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,000 Marathi 8,000 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Gujarati - 26,000 - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
Ghisadi 18,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 180,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 180,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
Golak 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gond 1,939,000 Hindi 1,807,000 4,800 8,800 6,700 500 115,000
 Gondhali 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - - - -
Gopal 35,000 Gujarati 35,000 - - - - -
 Gosain (Hindu traditions) 386,000 Hindi 386,000 - - - - 300
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Gowari 395,000 Marathi 392,000 - - - - 3,300
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 269,000 Hindi 268,000 - - - - 700
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar 40 Gujari - 40 - - - -
 Guria 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 60 Nepali 30 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 372,000 Marathi 348,000 300 1,800 100 200 21,000
Halleer 3,400 Marathi 3,300 - - - 200 -
Halsar 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Hammal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 5,900 Chinese, Mandarin - - 5,300 - - 600
Hanabar 2,700 Tulu 2,700 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 800 Kannada 300 - - - - 500
Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Hatkar 256,000 Marathi 256,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 158,000 Hindi 148,000 10,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
Holar 92,000 Marathi 91,000 - 600 50 - -
Holer 27,000 Kannada 26,000 - 800 - - -
Idayan 6,000 Tamil 6,000 - - - - -
Ilavan 40,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 118,000 Hindi 116,000 - - - - 1,900
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 131,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 131,000 -
Jat, Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Sikh traditions) 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat, Chima (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 700 Panjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Jat, Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
Jat, Kharral (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat, Mann (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Mann (Sikh traditions) 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jat, Pachhade (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat, Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
Jat, Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 2,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
Jat, Varaich (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 5,700 Marathi - - - - - 5,700
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 4,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,600 -
 Jingar 5,200 Marwari 5,100 - - - - 60
Jirayat 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
Josi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 3,600 Hindi 400 - - - 3,200 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Marathi 75,000 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 1,200
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Gujarati 17,000 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Kannada 19,000 - - - - -
Kaghzi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Kaibartta 5,500 Bengali 5,500 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 101,000 Kannada 101,000 - 400 - - -
 Kaikolan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 206,000 Telugu 205,000 - - - - 900
Kalavant 5,600 Kannada 4,100 - - - - 1,600
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 197,000 Hindi 197,000 - - - - -
Kamalia 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 5,400 Kamar 5,400 - - - - 30
Kamathi 174,000 Telugu 174,000 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 50 - - - - 200
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 5,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,600 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 45,000 Urdu - 45,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 172,000 Telugu 172,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 154,000 Marathi 137,000 - - - - 17,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Kashmiri - 2,900 - - - -
 Kathodi 294,000 Marathi 293,000 100 500 100 60 900
Katia 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - 70 - - -
 Kawar 29,000 Hindi 29,000 20 80 40 30 200
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Bengali 37,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Khandait 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,100 - 50 - - -
Khangar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 1,200 Kharia 1,900 - - 100 - -
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Gujarati 142,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 110,000 Hindi 109,000 - 900 - 90 -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu 11,000 11,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Gujarati - 10,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 3,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,600 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 272,000 Gujarati - 272,000 - - - -
 Kinnaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kirar 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kodalo Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kodava 200 Kodava 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kokna 715,000 Kukna 707,000 4,200 500 2,500 100 200
 Kol 7,200 Hindi 7,100 - 40 30 - 50
 Kolha 70,000 Ho 70,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 27,000 Marathi 27,000 - - - - -
 Koli 58,000 Gujarati 58,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 214,000 Marathi 213,000 100 400 70 40 300
 Koli Mahadev 1,522,000 Marathi 1,514,000 900 1,600 3,100 400 3,000
Koli Malhar 292,000 Marathi 292,000 100 200 70 40 100
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 7,500 Gujarati 7,500 - - - - -
Kolowar 226,000 Kolami, Northwestern 221,000 200 300 300 40 3,800
 Kolta 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
Konai 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Konkanese 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Koracha, Caste 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Korama 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Korku 264,000 Korku 262,000 400 500 1,000 70 500
 Korwa 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Koshti 429,000 Marathi 425,000 30 - - - 3,700
 Koya 300 Telugu 200 100 - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,300 Kannada 300 - - - - 1,000
 Kudumban 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Kudumi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 738,000 Hindi 735,000 - 400 - - 2,300
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 3,400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 6,893,000 Gujarati 6,860,000 - - 50 - 14,000
Kunchatiga 4,000 Kannada 4,000 - - - - -
 Kuravan 2,400 Malayalam 2,100 - - 300 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 30,000 Kannada 30,000 - - - - 60
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 4,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
 Ladakhi (Christian traditions) Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Lingader 75,000 Marathi 100 - 200 - - 74,000
 Lingayat 87,000 Kannada - - - - - 86,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 115,000 Hindi 115,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 29,000 Gujarati 29,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 588,000 Hindi 588,000 - - - - 100
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 206,000 Gujarati 206,000 - - - - -
Madari 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Madgi 63,000 Telugu 60,000 - 2,800 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,300 Telugu - - - 2,300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Telugu 9,800 - 300 50 - -
 Magar 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 355,000 Marathi - - - 355,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 7,999,000 Marathi 3,175,000 - 4,812,000 11,000 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Marathi 1,000 300 1,200 - - -
 Mahishya 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 174,000 Marathi 174,000 - - - - 60
 Mahratta 25,611,000 Marathi 25,466,000 - 2,400 100 - 141,000
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,104,000 Gujarati 3,104,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 7,500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,500 -
 Mahyavanshi 23,000 Gujarati 23,000 - 300 - - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
Mairal 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - -