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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Adaviar India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Adi Dravida India 8,608,000 8,608,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 172
Adi Dravida Christian India 566,000 566,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 17,000 887,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 870,000 887,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 17
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,400 670,000 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 662,000 670,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 13
Agamudaiyan Udayar India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 18.09 % -
Alavan India 7,600 7,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Sri Lanka 15,000 167,000 Hinduism 14.98 % -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 1.26 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Ambattan India 183,000 183,000 Hinduism 2.44 % 4
Ambattan Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Arunthathiyar India 1,026,000 1,026,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Arwa Mala India 95,000 95,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Sri Lanka 15,000 29,332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti Sri Lanka 6,200 751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti India 745,000 751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
Bharathar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 2,200 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 38,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 600 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Boya Sri Lanka 16,000 4,006,000 Hinduism 14.00 % -
 Brahmin Sri Lanka 99,000 63,225,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 2
Brahmin Ashtashasram India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Dravida India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Brahmin Iyer India 304,000 304,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Sholiar India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Tamil India 509,000 509,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Brahmin Vadama India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chackaravar India 39,000 39,000 Hinduism 15.59 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 4,700 123,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 118,000 123,000 Christianity 99.97 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 26,000 889,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 863,000 889,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
Chayakkaran India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devendrakulathan India 88,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 10,000 12,343,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 1
East Indian Guadeloupe 4,000 117,000 Christianity 56.00 % 2.00 % -
Eravallan India 7,800 7,800 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Hajam Sri Lanka 4,700 4,531,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 102,000 102,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
Idayan Sri Lanka 9,000 80,000 Hinduism 12.72 % -
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan Sri Lanka 77,000 5,955,000 Hinduism 13.34 % -
Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 36.16 % -
Kadaiyan Sri Lanka 900 15,000 Hinduism 7.45 % -
Kadaiyan India 14,000 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaikolan Sri Lanka 76,000 2,504,000 Hinduism 12.52 % -
 Kaikolan India 2,428,000 2,504,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 49
Kallan Sri Lanka 17,000 1,291,000 Hinduism 9.12 % -
Kallan India 1,274,000 1,291,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 25
Karaiyar Sri Lanka 189,000 189,000 Hinduism 15.81 % -
Karumpuram India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 3,300 662,000 Hinduism 7.95 % -
Kattunayakan India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavathi India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 16.60 % -
Kepmaris India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kochu Velan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Koliyan India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 4.15 % 1
Koviar Sri Lanka 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 17.02 % -
Koviyar Sri Lanka 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 15.77 % -
Kuda Korava India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kudumban India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 6.29 % -
 Kudumi India 289,000 289,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,100 15,871,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Kunnavan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuravan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 500 16,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 16,000 Christianity 95.61 % -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 3,900 432,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madappalli Sri Lanka 800 800 Hinduism 12.42 % -
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 260,000 260,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Maha Malasar India 300 300 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
Malai Vellala India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malakkuravan India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Malayali India 374,000 1,391,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
Malayan, tribe India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Maniyattikkaran India 5,000 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkalage Sri Lanka 8,500 8,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) India 800 800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan Kayalam India 300 300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Maravan Sri Lanka 97,000 3,252,000 Hinduism 13.56 % -
 Maravan India 3,155,000 3,252,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 63
Maravar Sri Lanka 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 16.49 % -
Melakkaran India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mudugar India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 4.49 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,100 155,000 Hinduism 2.78 % 1
Mukkuvar Sri Lanka 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 18.51 % -
Mutali India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 2.87 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 8,700 1,280,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,271,000 1,280,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 3,008,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,983,000 3,008,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Nair Sri Lanka 3,900 6,688,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalavar Sri Lanka 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
Nanjil Mudali India 600 600 Hinduism 14.29 % -
Navait Sri Lanka 16,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Navithan Sri Lanka 21,000 811,000 Hinduism 13.76 % -
 Navithan India 790,000 811,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Oochan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Osta (Nasuva) Sri Lanka 7,900 7,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pagadai India 8,300 8,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paliyan India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palla Sri Lanka 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 15.91 % -
Pallan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 6,600 469,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 462,000 469,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 45,000 2,521,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) India 2,476,000 2,521,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 50
Pallar Sri Lanka 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 16.04 % -
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliwilli Sri Lanka 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 15.08 % -
Palliyan India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 3.96 % 1
Palliyar India 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 7.76 % -
 Panan India 234,000 239,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Panar Sri Lanka 4,900 239,000 Hinduism 11.96 % -
Panikkan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panisavan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panna Sri Lanka 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 16.38 % -
 Pannadi India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panniandi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 15,000 807,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 792,000 807,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 99,000 2,307,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000 2,307,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paraiyar Sri Lanka 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 15.03 % -
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,700 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Sri Lanka 40,000 11,705,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Patnulkaran India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pondicherry Catholic India 43,000 43,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Primanar Sri Lanka 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 1
Pulayan Sri Lanka 4,400 1,063,000 Hinduism 11.79 % -
 Puthirai Vannan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Rajput Tambiran India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sahari India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sali, Seriyar Sri Lanka 3,300 1,024,000 Hinduism 10.94 % -
 Samban Sri Lanka 1,400 22,000 Hinduism 8.03 % -
 Samban India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Sayankulam India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Sri Lanka 48,000 15,799,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Semman India 5,000 6,100 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
Semman, Sempadawar Sri Lanka 1,100 6,100 Hinduism 6.25 % -
 Shaikh Sri Lanka 196,000 236,724,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Silpi Sri Lanka 3,300 208,000 Hinduism 10.80 % -
Siviyar Sri Lanka 500 500 Hinduism 16.00 % -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,100 7,833,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
Sri Lanka Chetti Sri Lanka 6,600 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka 662,000 662,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,100 9,100 Hinduism 37.72 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Martinique 7,200 51,000 Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Reunion 44,000 51,000 Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Bahrain 39,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 14.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Canada 27,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Fiji 78,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Myanmar (Burma) 148,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 11.00 % 3.80 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Germany 34,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Italy 30,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Mauritius 1,100 2,704,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Oman 102,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Malaysia 1,862,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.45 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) New Zealand 9,600 2,704,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Qatar 26,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Saudi Arabia 66,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) South Africa 31,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 1.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Singapore 118,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.80 % 2
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Thailand 34,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 10.50 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) United States 89,000 2,704,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Vietnam 9,600 2,704,000 Hinduism 10.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka 1,105,000 4,295,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 22
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,190,000 4,295,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Tamil, Jaffna Malaysia 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tattar Sri Lanka 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,600 19,260,000 Hinduism 6.93 % -
Thacher Sri Lanka 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 9.83 % -
Thanakavar Sri Lanka 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 9.53 % -
Thimilar Sri Lanka 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
 Tholuva Naicker India 900 900 Christianity 53.93 % -
Thurumber Sri Lanka 900 900 Hinduism 13.98 % -
Tiruvalluvar India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valluvan Sri Lanka 2,900 120,000 Hinduism 9.86 % -
 Valluvan India 117,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vaniyan Sri Lanka 17,000 953,000 Hinduism 12.77 % -
Vaniyan India 936,000 953,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 3,600 142,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 138,000 142,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 895,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 870,000 895,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
Vannar Sri Lanka 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 35,000 12,623,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,588,000 12,623,000 Hinduism 1.46 % 252
Vanniyan Agnikula India 586,000 586,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 12
Vanniyan Kalingi India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
Vanniyan Kotton India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vanniyan Thigala India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 1
Vanniyar Sri Lanka 97,000 97,000 Hinduism 15.46 % -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) India 5,000 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Sri Lanka 29,000 2,584,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
Vellalan India 2,555,000 2,584,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 51
Vellalan Isai India 141,000 141,000 Hinduism 0.73 % 3
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Mudaliar India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Vellalan Nanchilnattu India 198,000 198,000 Hinduism 7.84 % -
Vellalan Nanjanad India 197,000 197,000 Hinduism 1.12 % 4
Vellalan Pattanavan India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Sozhia India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 1.08 % 3
Vellalan Tondamandalam India 210,000 210,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 4
Vellalan Virakodi India 118,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 2
Vellalar Sri Lanka 1,137,000 1,137,000 Hinduism 14.80 % -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettakkaran India 5,300 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettar Sri Lanka 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 8.86 % -
Vettiyan India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettuvan Gounder India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Sri Lanka 7,000 7,685,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 7,100 60,232,000 Hinduism 0.85 % 1
Yatagiri India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  227         132       1,164
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Andhra India 315,000 316,000 Hinduism 0.89 % 6
Adi Andhra Christian India 27,000 27,000 Christianity 99.32 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,974,000 2,974,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 59
 Adiyan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.75 % 1
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 206,000 206,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Ajila India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 152,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
 Andh India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Angami India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
Anglo India 139,000 157,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ansari India 10,605,000 16,502,000 Islam 0.00 % 212
Anuppan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 500 500 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
Arasar India 74,000 74,000 Christianity 77.61 % -
 Arasu India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Aray Mala India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Arayan Sri Lanka 900 200,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 199,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
 Badaga India 218,000 218,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,486,000 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Baha'i India 13,000 25,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baiga India 576,000 579,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 12
Baira India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,508,000 3,954,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
Balagai India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,718,000 1,718,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Balija Bolla India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Bania India 29,114,000 29,332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India 4,799,000 4,839,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 96
 Bania Kasarwani India 407,000 407,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Bania Kasaundhan India 490,000 492,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Bania Mahur India 869,000 870,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
Banijiga India 720,000 720,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,116,000 6,117,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 122
Barda India 3,500 3,500 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor Kandra India 941,000 941,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bavcha India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Beda Jangam India 307,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,497,000 2,498,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,889,000 1,901,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
 Bhaina India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 311,000 311,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 6
 Bhil India 16,928,000 17,393,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 339
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,409,000 6,567,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 128
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 458,000 458,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,153,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
Binjhal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 6.02 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,587,000 1,587,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
Bondili India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Boya India 3,990,000 4,006,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Brahmin India 59,242,000 63,225,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1185
Brahmin Acharya India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Deshastha India 565,000 565,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 282,000 282,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,967,000 2,998,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Joshi India 354,000 358,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Brahmin Mahratta India 461,000 461,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 145,000 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Brahmin Saraswat India 567,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Brahmin Velanadu India 118,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 218,000 685,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
 Chalvadi India 227,000 227,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 48,867,000 49,290,000 Hinduism 1.25 % 977
Chandala India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 99.04 % -
Chavalakkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 15.84 % -
 Chenchu India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 376,000 376,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 462,000 462,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Chodhara India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.17 % 1
 Christian India 983,000 1,255,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,903,000 2,911,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Deori India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 148,000 148,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Devanga India 478,000 478,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 10
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) India 562,000 569,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 11
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,810,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanka India 422,000 422,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 8
 Dhanwar India 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,031,000 12,343,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 241
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 970,000 2,179,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Dhodia India 683,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
Dom India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,276,000 2,314,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 46
 Dubla India 680,000 680,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Dudekula India 9,200 9,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ellamalawar India 5,100 5,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 133,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Gamit India 457,000 461,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,531,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Garasia India 394,000 394,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 8
 Garo India 1,101,000 1,231,000 Christianity 95.60 % 80.00 % -
 Gavara India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Godagali India 5,400 5,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,294,000 14,300,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 286
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Goudu India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,100 9,100 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 1
 Hajam India 1,987,000 4,531,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 40
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Halba India 731,000 731,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho India 1,078,000 1,146,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Hojai India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 20.38 % -
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Ilavan India 5,878,000 5,955,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 118
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 52,000 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 8.11 % -
 Irular India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 5
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Jaggali India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
Jalakaduguvallu India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jamatia India 84,000 89,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,183,000 3,789,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kadan India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 335,000 335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kakkalan India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,922,000 3,924,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,766,000 1,766,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kalladi India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanakkan India 255,000 255,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Kanikkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 1.53 % 1
Kaniyan India 99,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 2
 Kapu India 15,016,000 15,017,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 300
 Kapu Reddi India 3,572,000 3,572,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 71
Karimpalan India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 652,000 662,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kathodi India 314,000 314,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
 Kawar India 990,000 994,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
Keralamuthali India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 34.79 % -
 Khairwar India 418,000 419,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 8
Kharia India 754,000 766,000 Hinduism 31.62 % -
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,529,000 1,614,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kir (Hindu traditions) India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Kisan India 1,621,000 1,627,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kokna India 1,087,000 1,087,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Kol India 1,767,000 1,769,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 710,000 710,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,263,000 2,303,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 45
 Koli Dhor India 449,000 449,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,681,000 1,695,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Koli Malhar India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Kolowar India 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 2
Koosa India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 9,000 9,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koracha, caste India 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Korama India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Korama Kunchi India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori India 2,594,000 2,617,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 449,000 452,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Koshti India 1,084,000 1,084,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 22
Kota India 800 800 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Kotia India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
 Koya India 786,000 786,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 16
Krishnanvak India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kui Khond India 1,844,000 1,849,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 183,000 Christianity 91.24 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,526,000 15,871,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 311
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,678,000 17,691,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 354
Kunchatiga India 377,000 377,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 428,000 432,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,971,000 19,267,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 379
 Kuruba India 4,164,000 4,164,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
Kuruman Tacchan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,397,000 3,397,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,412,000 9,708,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
Lohara India 265,000 283,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Lotha India 178,000 178,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Madasi Kuruva India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madiga Dasu India 8,200 8,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahli India 405,000 437,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 8
 Mahratta India 30,399,000 30,404,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 608
Maila India 2,700 2,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhwar India 188,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 5,691,000 5,691,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 114
 Mala Dasari India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Pulayan India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Urali India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,660,000 2,660,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 42.84 % -
Malai Pandaram India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
 Malayali Sri Lanka 700 1,391,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
Malayan, caste Sri Lanka 1,500 35,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, caste India 33,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 18.42 % -
Malayekandi India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,861,000 10,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 197
 Mangala India 1,887,000 1,888,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Manna Dhora India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Mappila India 9,153,000 9,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 183
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Masthi India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mauritian Mauritius 976,000 1,074,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
Mavilan India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mawasi India 110,000 110,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
Meda India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Meena India 4,661,000 4,661,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 568,000 570,000 Christianity 98.84 % 94.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,062,000 2,345,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 41
 Moger India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Moghal India 1,747,000 3,024,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Mondiwaru India 700 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukha Dhora India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 154,000 155,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,688,000 3,835,000 Hinduism 20.40 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 171,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 3
Nagartha India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,822,000 11,979,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Naikda India 3,821,000 3,821,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,684,000 6,688,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
Nalkadaya India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 472,000 490,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Nau Buddh India 963,000 963,000 Buddhism 0.33 % 19
Navait India 57,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nayadi India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Nicobarese India 27,000 27,000 Christianity 95.38 % -
 Oraon India 4,474,000 4,637,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
Padannan India 8,500 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panchama India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pandaram India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panditattan India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panika India 1,082,000 1,082,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 22
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Parala India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 365,000 365,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 35,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 1
Parja India 493,000 493,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,486,000 11,705,000 Islam 0.00 % 230
 Patelia India 120,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
Pathiyan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumal Makkukkaran India 1,400 1,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pichakuntla India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pindara India 69,000 79,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara India 3,396,000 3,621,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 68
Pomla India 1,500 1,500 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
 Pulayan India 1,059,000 1,063,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Qassab India 1,079,000 2,162,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 22
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,716,000 45,800,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 914
 Rajput Surajbansi India 247,000 247,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 350,000 350,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Razu India 472,000 472,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Sali India 1,021,000 1,024,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal India 7,642,000 8,340,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 153
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.70 % -
 Satani India 432,000 432,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,855,000 15,799,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 157
 Sema India 246,000 246,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 533,000 533,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Shaikh India 85,980,000 236,724,000 Islam 0.00 % 1720
 Shaikh Qureshi India 8,093,000 8,574,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 162
Silpi India 205,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,742,000 7,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 South Asian, general Cambodia 1,700 10,702,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 South Asian, general Mauritius 66,000 10,702,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,709,000 3,710,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,847,000 2,159,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,749,000 19,260,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 375
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Thakkar India 587,000 592,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 12
Thandan (Christian traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 233,000 233,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Thoti, caste India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 634,000 759,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiwa India 256,000 256,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Ulladan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Urikkara Naicker India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,548,000 3,554,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Vakkaliga India 6,352,000 6,352,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 127
Valan India 88,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vallan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valmiki India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 5.14 % -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) India 4,027,000 4,052,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 81
 Varli India 1,249,000 1,253,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 352,000 353,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Velama India 435,000 435,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
Velan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vellalan Vipravindolu India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Veluthadanayar India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vetan (Christian traditions) India 3,500 3,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vettuvan India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma India 7,678,000 7,685,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 154
 Viswakarma Asari India 701,000 701,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Panchal India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Viswakarma Thattan India 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vitholia India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 5.96 % -
Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,970,000 60,232,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1179
 Yadav Gola India 4,919,000 4,924,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Yenadi India 677,000 677,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 14
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Yerukula India 541,000 541,000 Hinduism 1.77 % 11
  Totals:  368         311       15,684

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