CountryIndia

State:

  

Madhya Pradesh

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

666

Unreached People Groups

623

Total Population

79,756,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

91.6 %

Muslim

5.8 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - 70 - -
Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Adi Padam 20 Adi - - - - - 20
 Agamudaiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Agariya 39,000 40 - 100 20 900
 Aghori 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Agri 2,600 Marathi 2,600 - - - - -
 Aheria 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Ajna 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
 Aka Unknown Hruso - - - - - -
 Andh 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
Anglo 4,500 English - - - 4,500 - -
 Ansari 57,000 Urdu - 57,000 - - - -
 Ao 30 Naga, Ao - - - 30 - -
 Arab 70 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 70 - - - -
 Arakh 216,000 Hindi 216,000 - - - - -
 Arleng Unknown Karbi - - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - 30
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 4,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,300 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 20 Assamese - 20 - - - -
Atari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Audhelia 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Bachhada 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 678,000 Hindi 678,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Badwa 30 Dhundari 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 309,000 Hindi 309,000 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
Bahrupi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 440,000 Hindi 443,000 700 30 1,400 90 10,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 229,000 Bengali 229,000 - - - - -
 Bairwa 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Baiswar 70,000 Hindi 70,000 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 1,388,000 Hindi 1,376,000 - - 11,000 - -
Balasantoshi 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Telugu 5,700 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Banchada 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Bangni Unknown Nyishi - - - - - -
 Bania 2,008,000 Hindi 1,459,000 - - - - 549,000
 Bania, Agarwal 378,000 Hindi 269,000 - - - - 113,000
 Bania, Agrahari 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Ajudhyabansi 7,100 Hindi 3,300 - - - - 3,700
Bania, Bijabargi 700 Dhundari 700 - - - - -
Bania, Dhusar 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 113,000 Hindi 109,000 - - - - 3,900
Bania, Golapurab 20,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 4,500
Bania, Gujar 9,900 Gujarati 9,900 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 12,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 8,400
Bania, Kasar 55,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 8,300 Hindi 4,800 - - - - 3,500
 Bania, Lad 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 55,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 83,000 Hindi 83,000 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Nagar 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 18,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 5,800
 Bania, Oswal 67,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 55,000
 Bania, Porwal 27,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - 16,000
Bania, Rastaogi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania, Saitwal 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Bania, Saraogi 36,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - 28,000
 Bania, Srimali 19,000 Gujarati 2,400 - - - - 14,000
Bania, Ummad 18,000 Hindi 4,800 - - - - 13,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 485,000 Lambadi 485,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Baori 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Barad (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi 7,300 - - - - -
Barahar 115,000 Hindi 115,000 - - - - -
 Baraua 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bargunda 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Hindi 74,000 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Basor 316,000 Hindi 316,000 - - 70 - -
 Bauri 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Bawa Dhed 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 1,400 Kannada 1,200 - - - - 300
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Kannada 34,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 7,800 Urdu - 7,800 - - - -
Bemaria 200 Bagheli 200 - - - - -
 Bhaina 8,800 Chhattisgarhi 8,500 100 - 70 - 200
 Bhampta 3,400 Marathi 3,400 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Bhandari 60 Oriya 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 408,000 Hindi 397,000 - - 11,000 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
 Bhantu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bhanumati 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Bhar 3,700 Bhojpuri 3,700 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
Bharewa 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 201,000 Hindi 200,000 200 60 100 70 800
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi 125,000 - - - - 20
 Bhat (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Bhattra 800 Bhatri 800 - - - - -
 Bhil 6,861,000 Hindi 6,808,000 4,900 700 57,000 1,400 1,800
 Bhil Mina 4,400 Wagdi 4,400 - - 30 - -
 Bhisti 9,000 Urdu - 9,000 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 337,000 Hindi 337,000 - - - - -
Bhottada 40 Kuvi 40 - - - - -
Bhoyar 120,000 Hindi 120,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bhumia 31,000 Oriya 31,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bhunjia 2,500 Bhunjia 2,500 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bidakia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bidur 7,900 Marathi 7,900 - - - - -
Billedar 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20,000 Hindi 19,000 - 20 30 - 100
Birhor 1,100 Birhor 1,100 - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Bodh, (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Ladakhi - - - - - -
 Bohra 122,000 Gujarati - 121,000 - - - -
Bori Unknown Adi - - - - - -
 Boya 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,073,000 Hindi 4,015,000 - 2,300 - - 58,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Brahmin, Anavada 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 27,000 Gujarati 27,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bagda 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bhagor 95,000 Hindi 95,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chaturvedi 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 6,700 Marathi 6,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Dakshini 121,000 Hindi 121,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 108,000 Hindi 108,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 41,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 148,000 Hindi 148,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jyoti 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 231,000 Hindi 231,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 11,000 Kashmiri 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 8,900 Marathi 8,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Maithili 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 74,000 Malvi 74,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 4,500 Gujarati 4,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 3,100 Gujarati 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 4,000 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Parikh 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Rikhisur 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 438,000 Hindi 438,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 424,000 Hindi 424,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 73,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Chadar 105,000 Hindi 105,000 - - 20 - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Chakhesang 20 Naga, Chokri - - - 20 - -
Chakkiliyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 5,595,000 Hindi 5,531,000 - - 63,000 - -
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
 Chepang 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Chhetri 800 Nepali 700 - 80 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 78,000 Hindi 76,000 - - - - 2,200
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Chidar 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
Chik (Hindu traditions) 8,800 Sadri 8,800 - - - - -
 Chitara 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 30,000 Hindi - - - 30,000 - -
Chudigar 30 Mewari - 30 - - - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Dadupanthi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dahait 72,000 Hindi 72,000 - - - - -
Daharia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
Damor 2,800 Bhili 2,700 - - 80 - -
 Dangi 395,000 Hindi 395,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Daroga (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 357,000 Hindi 353,000 - - - - 3,800
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 5,800 Urdu - 5,800 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 165,000 Hindi 165,000 - - - - -
Devanga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Dewar 2,600 Oriya 2,600 - - - - -
 Dhakad 247,000 Hindi 247,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar 48,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka 6,800 Gujarati 6,800 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 102,000 Hindi 102,000 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 2,200 Chhattisgarhi 2,100 - - 100 - -
 Dharkar 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Dhimar 931,000 Hindi 931,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 668,000 Hindi 668,000 - - 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
Dohor 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Oriya 55,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 6,900 Urdu - 6,900 - - - -
 Faqir 8,900 Urdu - 8,900 - - 40 -
 Gadaba 2,600 Oriya 2,500 - - 30 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 940,000 Hindi 940,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gamit 1,900 Gamit 1,900 - - - - -
 Ganda 4,600 Oriya 4,600 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Garpaguri 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Gawaria 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 144,000 Hindi 144,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 3,600 Urdu - 3,600 - - - -
Goan Catholic 2,100 Konkani, Goan - - - 2,100 - -
Godhi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Golak 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Goley 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Gond 5,512,000 Hindi 4,997,000 2,400 200 25,000 80 487,000
 Gondhali 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Gopal 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Gosain (Hindu traditions) 199,000 Hindi 199,000 - - - - -
Gowari 72,000 Marathi 72,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,135,000 Hindi 1,130,000 - - - - 4,500
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Gujjar 1,100 Gujari - 1,100 - - - -
 Guria 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
 Gurung 100 Nepali 30 - 80 - - -
Habura 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hadi 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Hajam 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Halba 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - 20 - - 90
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Hammal 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - -
 Hela 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hijda 500 Hindi 200 300 - - - -
Holar 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
Ilavan 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - 90 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 236,000 Hindi 235,000 - - - - 600
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 111,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 111,000 -
Jat, Bains 500 Panjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
Jat, Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat, Barh (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Sikh traditions) 80 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Jat, Chima (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat, Dalal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern 1,200 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat, Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Jat, Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Panjabi, Eastern 2,200 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Sikh traditions) 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jat, Hela (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat, Jakhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Kharral (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Jat, Mann (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Mann (Sikh traditions) 90 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jat, Pachhade (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Sangwan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai (Hindu traditions) 400 Panjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Jat, Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jat, Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jat, Thakurela (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Varaich (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 100 Marathi - - - - - 100
Jhamral 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
 Jingar 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 134,000 Bengali 134,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 2,100 Hindi 100 - - - 1,900 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Oriya 28,000 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 2,487,000 Hindi 2,488,000 - - - - 40
Kachhi (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Kadera 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 268,000 Hindi 268,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 6,200 Bengali 6,200 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 311,000 Telugu 311,000 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Kalota 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 219,000 Hindi 219,000 - - - - -
Kamad 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kamar 6,400 Kamar 6,400 - - - - -
Kamathi 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Kami 200 Nepali 100 - 30 - - -
Kamrai 400 Bagheli 400 - - - - -
 Kandera 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Kandra 90 Oriya 90 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Karan 50 Oriya 50 - - - - -
Karku 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Marathi 29,000 - - - - 30
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 900 Kashmiri - 900 - - - -
 Kathodi 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Katia 188,000 Hindi 188,000 - - - - -
 Kawar 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - 70 20 -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 414,000 Bengali 414,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 77,000 Bengali 76,000 - - - - 300
Khandait 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 190,000 Hindi 190,000 - - - - -
Kharadi 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Kharia 2,400 Kharia 2,200 - - 200 - -
Kharol 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khasi Unknown Khasi - - - - - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 459,000 Hindi 459,000 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Hindi 142,000 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Khatki 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 32,000 200 - - - 300
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 2,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
 Khoja 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Kir 51,000 Hindi 51,000 30 - - - -
Kirar 730,000 Hindi 730,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kol 1,175,000 Hindi 1,170,000 100 - 300 30 4,400
 Kolha 1,800 Ho 1,800 - - - - -
Kolhati 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Koli 723,000 Gujarati 723,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - -
Koli Malhar 7,300 Marathi 7,300 - - - - -
Kolowar 2,000 Kolami, Northwestern 1,900 - - 30 - -
 Kolta 18,000 Oriya 18,000 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Koria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Korku 650,000 Korku 650,000 200 40 200 20 700
 Korwa 3,400 Telugu 3,300 - - - - 40
 Koshti 55,000 Marathi 55,000 - - - - 30
Kotwal 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - -
 Koya 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kudumban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,400 Oriya 1,400 - - - - -
 Kumal 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 972,000 Hindi 971,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 880,000 Gujarati 879,000 - - 100 - 1,100
 Kuravan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,066,000 Hindi 2,066,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 2,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,200 -
Ladia 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
Lahangar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lakhera 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Limbu 80 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Lingader 1,000 Marathi - - - - - 1,000
 Lingayat 1,100 Kannada - - - - - 1,100
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,792,000 Hindi 1,792,000 - - 30 - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Lohana 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 786,000 Hindi 781,000 - 5,300 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Lotha 20 Naga, Lotha - - - 20 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Madari 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Magar 500 Nepali 400 - 50 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 12,000 Marathi - - - 12,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 873,000 Marathi 873,000 - - 400 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 100 Marathi - 100 - - - -
 Mahishya 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Mahli 20,000 Marathi 20,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 393,000 Marathi 393,000 - - 40 - 700
 Mahratta Kunbi 46,000 Gujarati 46,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 4,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,100 -
 Mahyavanshi 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
 Majhi 50,000 Hindi 49,000 20 - 60 20 300
 Majhwar 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Makwana (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Telugu 4,900 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 2,400 Malayalam - - - 2,400 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 788,000 Hindi 788,000 - - - - -
Mali (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
Mana 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
Manbhav 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
 Mangala 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Manihar 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Mappila 2,000 Malayalam - 2,000 - - - -
 Maravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 1,900 Marathi - - - 1,900 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Marathi 33,000 - - 100 - -
 Matia 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Mawasi 109,000 Hindi 108,000 400 - 60 - 30
 Mazhabi 1,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Meitei 90 Meitei 90 - - - - -
 Memon 1,900 Gujarati - 1,900 - - - -
 Meo (Muslim traditions) 109,000 Urdu - 109,000 - - - -
 Miana 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
 Mina 380,000 Hindi 380,000 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Mirdas (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - -
 Mizo 20 Mizo - - - 20 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
 Moghal 69,000 Urdu - 68,000 - - - -
Moghia 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
 Momna 700 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
Mukeri (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Munda 4,600 Mundari 3,900 100 - 600 - -
 Munnur 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Muskhan 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Nadar 700 Tamil 400 - - 300 - -
 Naga, unspecified 60 Naga Pidgin 20 - - 40 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi