Country: India

State:  Maharashtra

District:  All



Number of People Groups

769

Unreached People Groups

717

Total Population

116,958,000

Buddhist

5.8 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

78.9 %

Muslim

10.1 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

3.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,300 Telugu 2,200 - - 80 - -
 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 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager, Hindu 7,400 Kannada 7,400 - - - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 332,000 Marathi 332,000 - - - - -
 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 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 90 - -
Anamuk 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Andh 440,000 Marathi 437,000 2,200 400 100 - 700
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 37,000 English - - - 37,000 - -
 Ansari 673,000 Urdu - 673,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 700 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 700 - - - -
 Arain, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Aray Mala 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora, Hindu 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 6,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,200 -
Arwa Mala 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 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 837,000 Hindi 837,000 - - 200 - 20
Badhi, Hindu 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Baghban, Muslim 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Bagwan, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 5,000 Hindi - - - - - 5,000
 Bahelia, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 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 161,000 Bengali 157,000 - - - - 4,100
Baiti 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - -
 Balai, Hindu 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Balasantoshi 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
 Balija, Hindu 42,000 Telugu 42,000 - - - - -
Balija, Muslim 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,547,000 Hindi 2,297,000 - - - 100 1,150,000
 Bania, Agarwal 315,000 Hindi 216,000 - - - - 100,000
 Bania, Agrahari 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Chetti 103,000 Tamil 72,000 - - - - 31,000
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 9,100 - - - - 200
 Bania, Kasaundhan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 4,900 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 3,500
 Bania, Khedayata 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 42,000 Telugu 40,000 - - - - 2,500
 Bania, Lad 53,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania, Mahajan 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 400
 Bania, Mahesri 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 56,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - 7,200
Bania, Marwadi 4,300 Marwari 4,300 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 3,900 Gujarati 3,800 - - - - 100
Bania, Nagar 8,000 Gujarati 8,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 37,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 23,000
 Bania, Oswal 130,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - 100,000
 Bania, Porwal 55,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 30,000
Bania, Saitwal 43,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 27,000
 Bania, Srimali 67,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - 43,000
Bania, Ummad 49,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 31,000
Banijiga 57,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - 47,000
 Banjara, Hindu 1,003,000 Lambadi 1,003,000 - - 200 - -
 Banjara, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 14,000 Marathi 13,000 30 40 100 - 50
 Bari, Hindu 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - 50 - -
 Baria, Hindu 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala, Hindu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Basor 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
Bawaria, Hindu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria, Sikh 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Bazigar, Hindu 3,300 Telugu 3,300 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 67,000 Kannada 55,000 - - - - 12,000
 Bedar, Hindu 50,000 Kannada 50,000 - - - - -
Bedar, Kashmir, Muslim 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 279,000 Kannada 279,000 - - - - -
Beldar, Muslim 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhaina 2,500 Chhattisgarhi 900 1,600 - - - -
 Bhampta 29,000 Marathi 29,000 - - - - -
Bhand, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 280,000 Hindi 268,000 - - 12,000 - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 7,800 Urdu - 7,800 - - - -
Bhansala 152,000 Marathi 152,000 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 3,400 Hindi 3,300 30 - - - 20
 Bhat, Hindu 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bhathiara, Muslim 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Bhatia, Hindu 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,700 Oriya 1,600 20 - - - -
Bhavin 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 5,900 Konkani, Goan 5,900 - - - - -
 Bhil 2,049,000 Hindi 1,951,000 58,000 300 13,000 40 24,000
 Bhisti 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 479,000 Hindi 479,000 - - - - -
 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 4,200 Bhunjia 3,900 200 20 - - -
 Biar, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 262,000 Marathi 262,000 - - - - -
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 271,000 Gujarati - 271,000 - - - -
 Boya 18,000 Telugu 17,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 3,800 Gujarati 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,559,000 Hindi 4,402,000 - 300 900 - 149,000
 Brahmin, Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavada 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 6,700 Gujarati 6,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 7,000 Gujarati 7,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 382,000 Marathi 382,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 423,000 Marathi 423,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 149,000 Konkani 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 188,000 Hindi 188,000 - - - - -
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 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 6,200 Gujarati 6,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 131,000 Marathi 131,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 3,300 Malvi 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mastan 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 7,600 Gujarati 7,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Pushkarna 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 171,000 Hindi 171,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 81,000 Hindi 81,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 246,000 Hindi 246,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sikh 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Brahmin, Srigaud 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 26,000 Telugu 26,000 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Burmese 800 Burmese - - 800 - - -
Butalu 50 Konkani 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 4,600 - - - - -
 Chamar, Hindu 1,630,000 Hindi 1,598,000 - - 32,000 - -
Chandala 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
Chapparband, Hindu 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chapparband, Muslim 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Charan, Hindu 32,000 Gujarati 32,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, Hindu 50 Chodri 50 - - - - -
 Chenchu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
Cheruman, Hindu 2,300 Malayalam 2,300 - - - - -
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 600 - 40 - - -
Chhimba, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba, Sikh 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Chhipa, Hindu 35,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - 2,600
Chhipa, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Chitara 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Chitrakar, Hindu 41,000 Marathi 41,000 - - - - -
 Chodhara 900 Chodri 800 30 60 - - -
 Christian unspecified 127,000 Assamese - - - 127,000 - -
 Dabgar, Hindu 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - - - -
 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 660,000 Hindi 648,000 - - - - 10,000
 Darzi, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Darzi, Sikh 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Deshwali, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Devadiga 6,300 Tulu 6,300 - - - - -
Devanga 50,000 Kannada 23,000 - - - - 28,000
Dewar 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 144,000 Gujarati 139,000 900 1,300 1,000 20 1,300
Dhangri 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Dhanka 97,000 Gujarati 78,000 17,000 400 700 - 500
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 118,000 Marathi 118,000 20 200 40 - 30
Dhavad 1,800 Marathi - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhimar 452,000 Hindi 452,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 601,000 Hindi 601,000 - - - - 200
 Dhobi, Muslim 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 22,000 Gujarati 21,000 100 800 70 - 300
 Dhor 123,000 Marathi 123,000 - - - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - - - - -
Domm 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dubla 32,000 Gujarati 31,000 300 30 - - 60
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 1,900 Urdu 200 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
 Gamit 199,000 Gamit 191,000 30 - 8,100 - 600
Gammalla Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Ganda 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
Gandharb, Muslim 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
Gandla 5,400 Telugu 5,400 - - - - -
 Gangakula 28,000 Kannada 28,000 - - - - -
Gaondi 2,100 Marathi 2,000 - - - - 20
 Garoda, Hindu 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
Garoda, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,000 Marathi 8,000 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi, Hindu 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi, Muslim 26,000 Gujarati - 26,000 - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi, Hindu 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Ghirath, Hindu 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
Ghisadi 18,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 175,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 175,000 - -
Gokha, Hindu 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
Golak 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gond 1,652,000 Hindi 1,494,000 2,600 2,600 15,000 - 138,000
 Gondhali 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
Gopal 35,000 Gujarati 35,000 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 375,000 Hindi 375,000 - - - - 300
Gosangi, Hindu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Gowari 395,000 Marathi 392,000 - - - - 3,300
 Gujar, Hindu 268,000 Hindi 267,000 - - - - 600
Gujar, Sikh 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 488,000 Marathi 481,000 200 400 600 - 5,500
Halleer 3,400 Marathi 3,400 - - - - -
Halsar 1,100 Konkani 1,100 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Hammal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 6,100 Chinese, Mandarin - - 5,500 - - 600
Hanabar 2,700 Tulu 2,700 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 4,200 Kannada - - - - - 4,200
Hande Jogi 4,200 Kannada - - - - - 4,200
Hasalaru Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Hatkar 241,000 Marathi 241,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 158,000 Hindi 148,000 10,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
Holar 92,000 Marathi 92,000 - - 50 - -
Holer 27,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - -
Idayan 6,000 Tamil 6,000 - - - - -
Ilavan 40,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Jat, Bajwa, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil, Sikh 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat, Chima, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia, Hindu 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal, Hindu 700 Panjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon, Sikh 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Jat, Gahlot, Hindu 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Hindu 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Sikh 1,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
 Jat, Hindu 116,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - 1,900
Jat, Kharral, Hindu 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Jat, Mann 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jat, Mann, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Jat, Muslim 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Jat, Pachhade, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat, Sidhu, Hindu 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu, Sikh 2,800 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
 Jat, Sikh 130,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 130,000 -
Jat, Sindhu 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu, Sikh 2,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
Jat, Varaich, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Virk, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Jew 9,500 Marathi - - - - - 9,500
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 4,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,600 -
Jingar 5,000 Marwari 5,000 - - - - 60
Jirayat 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
Josi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 3,600 Hindi 400 - - - 3,200 -
Kachari, Hindu 69,000 Marathi 69,000 - - - - -
 Kachera, Hindu 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - - - -
Kachera, Muslim 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Kachhi, Hindu 18,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 1,200
 Kachhia, Hindu 17,000 Gujarati 17,000 - - - - -
Kadia, Hindu 19,000 Kannada 19,000 - - - - -
Kaghzi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Kahar, Sikh 400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Kaibartta 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 101,000 Kannada 101,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 199,000 Telugu 198,000 - - - - 900
Kalavant 45,000 Kannada 3,400 - - - - 42,000
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 191,000 Hindi 191,000 - - - - -
Kamalia 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 11,000 Kamar 11,000 - 70 - - -
Kamathi 174,000 Telugu 174,000 - - - - -
Kamboh, Hindu 300 Hindi 50 - - - - 200
 Kamboh, Sikh 5,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,700 -
 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 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 168,000 Telugu 168,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kasar, Hindu 163,000 Marathi 132,000 - - - - 31,000
 Kashmiri Muslim 2,900 Kashmiri - 2,900 - - - -
 Kathodi 310,000 Marathi 306,000 400 1,500 700 - 1,300
Katia 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Kawar 38,000 Hindi 37,000 300 30 - 40 800
 Kayastha, Hindu 37,000 Bengali 37,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 4,000 Bengali 3,900 30 - - - 40
Khandait 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Khangar, Hindu 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Khangar, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 20,000 Kharia 20,000 90 30 20 - 30
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva, Hindu 142,000 Gujarati 142,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khati, Hindu 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 110,000 Hindi 110,000 - - - - -
Khatik, Muslim 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Khatri, Hindu 49,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri, Muslim 10,000 Gujarati - 10,000 - - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 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 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kokna 703,000 Kukna 687,000 1,000 300 7,700 - 6,700
 Kol 7,900 Hindi 7,800 40 20 20 - 60
 Kolha 68,000 Ho 68,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 27,000 Marathi 27,000 - - - - -
 Koli 58,000 Gujarati 58,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 176,000 Gujarati 175,000 600 100 20 - 300
 Koli Mahadev 1,517,000 Marathi 1,511,000 400 900 3,600 - 2,300
Koli Malhar 308,000 Marathi 303,000 1,000 1,800 400 70 1,000
Koli of Sind, Hindu 3,400 Gujarati 3,400 - - - - -
Kolowar 220,000 Kolami, Southeastern 214,000 50 100 300 - 5,700
 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 153,000 Korku 151,000 200 100 1,800 - 100
 Korwa 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Koshti 421,000 Marathi 417,000 30 - - - 3,700
 Koya 900 Telugu 800 100 - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 12,000 Kannada 3,200 - - - - 8,900
 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 705,000 Hindi 695,000 - - - - 9,100
Kumhar, Sikh 3,400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
 Kunbi, Hindu 6,644,000 Gujarati 6,621,000 - - 50 - 14,000
Kunchatiga 4,000 Kannada 4,000 - - - - -
 Kuravan 2,400 Malayalam 2,100 - - 300 - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 30,000 Kannada 29,000 - - - - 800
 Labana, Sikh 4,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
 Ladakhi, Christian Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Lingader 106,000 Marathi - - - - - 106,000
 Lingayat 1,638,000 Kannada - - - - - 1,580,000
 Lodha 110,000 Hindi 110,000 - - - - -
 Lodha, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 29,000 Gujarati 28,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar, Hindu 575,000 Hindi 575,000 - - - - 100
 Lohar, Muslim 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Machhi, Hindu 199,000 Gujarati 199,000 - - - - -
Madari 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Madgi 63,000 Telugu 63,000 - - - - -
 Madiga Christian 2,300 Telugu - - - 2,300 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - 50 - -
 Magar 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Mahar Christian 355,000 Marathi - - - 355,000 - -
 Mahar, Hindu 7,593,000 Marathi 7,585,000 - - 11,000 - -
Mahar, Muslim 2,400 Marathi - 2,400 - - - -
 Mahishya 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 171,000 Marathi 171,000 - - - - 60
 Mahratta 25,170,000 Marathi 25,026,000 - - 100 - 139,000
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,089,000 Gujarati 3,089,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 7,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,600 -
 Mahyavanshi 23,000 Gujarati 23,000 - - - - -
Maila 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
Mairal 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Majothi 300 Kachchi - 300 - - - -
 Makrani, Muslim 2,800 Gujarati - 2,800 - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mala 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - 40 - -