CountrySri Lanka

State:

  

Sabaragamuwa

District:

  

All



Number of People Groups

126

Unreached People Groups

49

Total Population

2,059,000

Buddhist

85.4 %

Christian

1.7 %

Hindu

8.3 %

Muslim

4.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 1,500 Tamil 1,300 - - 200 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 700 Tamil 600 - - 80 - -
Ahinkuntaya 7,000 Sinhala - - 6,900 70 - -
Ambalavasi 1,000 Tamil 900 - - 100 - -
Ambattan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Arab 200 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 200 - - - -
Badahala 13,000 Sinhala - - 13,000 200 - -
 Bania 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Batgama 91,000 Sinhala - - 91,000 300 - -
Berava 42,000 Sinhala - - 42,000 600 - -
Bharathar 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Bintanna 800 Sinhala - - 800 - - -
Bodhivansha 1,700 Sinhala - - 1,700 - - -
 Bohra 80 Gujarati - 80 - - - -
 Boya 1,800 Tamil 1,600 - - 200 - -
 Brahmin 6,800 Tamil 6,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Indian Tamil 3,900 Tamil 3,900 - - 20 - -
 Burgher 1,000 Sinhala - - 80 900 - 30
 Chakkiliyan 2,000 Tamil 1,700 - - 300 - -
 Christian 700 Language unknown - - - 700 - -
Couratto 3,500 Sinhala - - 3,500 60 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Dodda-Weddah 6,900 Sinhala - - 6,800 100 - -
Durava 7,000 Sinhala - - 6,900 100 - -
Gahala 2,900 Sinhala - - 2,800 20 - -
Gattara 89,000 Sinhala - - 88,000 1,400 - -
Gauraykwallu 2,800 Sinhala - - 2,700 30 - -
 Govigama 64,000 Sinhala - - 63,000 1,300 - -
Govigama Patti 3,300 Sinhala - - 3,300 20 - -
Govigama Radala 3,300 Sinhala - - 3,300 20 - -
 Hajam 300 Tamil - 300 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Handi 800 Sinhala - - 800 - - -
Hannali 39,000 Sinhala - - 38,000 600 - -
Hanomoreyo 2,100 Sinhala - - 2,100 - - -
Heeri 10,000 Sinhala - - 10,000 200 - -
Henawalayo 2,800 Sinhala - - 2,700 30 - -
Hinna 28,000 Sinhala - - 28,000 500 - -
Hunna 11,000 Sinhala - - 10,000 100 - -
Idayan 900 Tamil 800 - - 80 - -
 Ilavan 8,400 Tamil 7,400 - - 1,000 - -
Indian Tamil 700 Tamil 500 - - 200 - -
 Japanese 100 Japanese - - 90 - - 20
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 40 Punjabi, Western - 40 - - - -
Kadaiyar 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 8,300 Tamil 7,300 - - 900 - -
Kallan 2,000 Tamil 1,800 - - 200 - -
 Kapu 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Karaiyar 8,200 Tamil 8,100 - - 200 - -
Karava 75,000 Sinhala - - 74,000 1,100 - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - 40 - -
Kiddea 1,700 Sinhala - - 1,700 - - -
Kinnara 6,800 Sinhala - - 6,800 30 - -
Konta Durayi 2,000 Sinhala - - 2,000 - - -
Koviar 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 600 - - 50 - -
 Kuravan 400 Tamil 400 - - 50 - -
Kustarogiyo 1,700 Sinhala - - 1,700 - - -
 Mahishya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Malay, Javar 500 Sri Lankan Creole Malay - 500 - - - -
 Mappila 200 Malayalam - 200 - - - -
 Maravan 11,000 Tamil 9,900 - - 1,300 - -
Maravar 4,200 Tamil 4,000 - - 100 - -
 Memon 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Nadar 1,600 Tamil 1,400 - - 300 - -
 Nair 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Nalavar 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Navait 1,100 Tamil - 1,100 - - - -
Navandanna 138,000 Sinhala - - 136,000 1,600 - -
Navithan 2,400 Tamil 2,100 - - 300 - -
Oli 3,500 Sinhala - - 3,500 20 - -
Osta [Nasuva] 100 Tamil - 100 - - - -
Palla 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Pallan 6,100 Tamil 5,400 - - 700 - -
Pallar 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
Palliwilli 300 Tamil 300 - - 20 - -
Pamunu 3,500 Sinhala - - 3,500 20 - -
Panar 500 Tamil 500 - - 50 - -
Panna 500 Tamil 400 - - 20 - -
Pannikki 28,000 Sinhala - - 28,000 400 - -
 Paraiyan 13,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 1,200 - -
Paraiyar 3,200 Tamil 2,800 - 400 20 - -
Paravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 2,300 Tamil - 2,300 - - - -
Pidayne Danno 1,000 Sinhala - - 1,000 - - -
Porowakara 400 Sinhala - - 400 - - -
Primanar 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Pulayan 500 Tamil 400 - - 50 - -
Radava 45,000 Sinhala - - 44,000 600 - -
Radayo 400 Sinhala - - 400 - - -
Rajaka 17,000 Sinhala - - 17,000 300 - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 30 Punjabi, Western - 30 - - - -
Rodiya 6,900 Sinhala - - 6,900 - - -
Sali, Seriyar 400 Tamil 400 - - 40 - -
 Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,700 Tamil - 2,700 - - - -
Semman, Sempadawar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Shaikh 14,000 Tamil - 14,000 - - - -
Silpi 400 Tamil 400 - - 30 - -
Sinhalese 22,000 Sinhala - - 21,000 500 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Sri Lanka Chetti 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Sri Lanka Moor 14,000 Tamil - 14,000 - - - -
Sri Lankan Tamil 600 Tamil 500 - - 20 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 59,000 Tamil - 59,000 - - - -
Tattar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Thanakavar 400 Tamil 300 - - 30 - -
Thimilar 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 300 Tamil 300 - - 40 - -
Vaniyan 1,900 Tamil 1,700 - - 200 - -
 Vannan 3,300 Tamil 3,000 - - 400 - -
 Vanniyan 4,200 Tamil 3,800 - - 300 - -
Vanniyar 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - 20 - -
Vellalan 4,300 Tamil 4,000 - - 300 - -
Vellalar 54,000 Tamil 54,000 - - 300 - -
 Viswakarma 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Wahumpura 985,000 Sinhala - - 971,000 14,000 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Yamannu 12,000 Sinhala - - 12,000 200 - -
  Totals:  126 2,059,000   49 171,000 94,000 1,759,000 36,000 0 50
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