Country:

India

State: Assam
District: All

Number of People Groups

356

Unreached People Groups

263

Total Population

34,400,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

3.8 %

Hindu

63.8 %

Muslim

31.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 1,500 Adi 1,500 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 40 Tamil - - - 40 - -
 Ahom 1,450,000 Assamese 1,385,000 40 4,500 60,000 - -
 Aiton 4,200 Aiton 1,700 - 2,300 - - 300
 Aka 2,600 Hruso 2,200 - 100 100 - 90
 Angami 15,000 Naga, Angami 100 - - 15,000 - -
 Ansari 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Ao 5,400 Naga, Ao 70 - - 5,400 - -
 Arleng 561,000 Karbi 456,000 1,200 300 101,000 - 2,200
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 3,059,000 Assamese - 3,059,000 - - - -
Assamese (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Assamese - - - - 1,300 -
Asur 1,000 Asuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Baloch 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 169,000 Hindi 166,000 - - - - 2,700
 Bania Agrahari 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Bania Bais 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 8,700 Hindi 8,700 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 58,000 Assamese 57,000 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Gandha Banik 25,000 Bengali 25,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 100
 Bania Kasarwani 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 50
Bania Khatri 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 800
 Bania Porwal 18,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 1,300
Bania Rauniar 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,052,000 Hindi 1,034,000 - - - - 18,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 400 Lambadi 400 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Barman 7,900 Dimasa 7,800 - - 30 - 20
 Bauri 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 3,400 Odia 3,400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 50 Bhatri 50 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 3,500 Sikkimese - - 3,500 - - -
Bhottada 1,400 Kuvi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 82,000 Bengali 81,000 - - 50 - 300
 Bhumij 267,000 Bengali 256,000 30 30 11,000 - 200
 Biate 12,000 Biate 10,000 - - 2,300 - -
Bilaspuri 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Binjhia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Birhor 3,700 Birhor 3,600 - - 100 - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 15,000 Bishnupuriya 15,000 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 1,739,000 Boro 1,574,000 - 300 161,000 100 3,600
Bodo (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Boro - 3,100 - - - -
 Boria Assam 212,000 Assamese 212,000 - - - - -
 Boya 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ganak 69,000 Assamese 69,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 58,000 Hindi 58,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 57,000 Bengali 57,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 1,207,000 Hindi 1,203,000 - - - - 4,500
 Brahmin Utkal 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Bru 16,000 Kok Borok 15,000 - 70 600 - 300
 Burmese 1,000 Burmese - - 1,000 60 - -
 Chakhesang 2,300 Naga, Chokri 20 - - 2,300 - -
 Chakma 23,000 Chakma 18,000 - 3,500 1,400 - 300
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - 400 - -
 Chang 400 Naga, Chang - - - 400 - -
 Chepang 1,000 Nepali 700 - 300 - - -
 Chero 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Chhetri 229,000 Nepali 228,000 - 1,100 300 - -
 Chik Baraik 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Chin Mara 600 Chin, Mara 20 - - 500 - -
 Chiru 200 Chiru 50 - - 200 - -
 Christian 113,000 Hindi - - - 113,000 - -
 Darjee 14,000 Nepali 13,000 - 300 100 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Deori 54,000 Deori 54,000 60 - 300 - 80
 Dhanwar Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Hindi 9,100 - - - - -
 Dowaniya 3,400 Assamese - - 3,400 - - -
 Drukpa 2,300 Dzongkha - - 2,300 - - -
 Dura 1,200 Odia 800 - 300 - - -
 Ganda 4,500 Odia 4,500 - - - - -
 Gangai 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
 Gangte 300 Gangte 300 - - 40 - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 183,000 Garo 6,600 800 300 175,000 20 500
 Gauda 5,900 Odia 5,900 - - - - -
 Gharti 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Goanese 600 Konkani, Goan - - - 600 - -
 Gokha 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gond Maria 45,000 Gondi, Northern 42,000 - - 3,200 - 40
 Gond unspecified 658,000 Hindi 602,000 30 300 52,000 - 3,500
 Gonrhi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gorait 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Guria 3,500 Odia 3,500 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 19,000 Nepali 14,000 - 4,700 200 - 500
 Hadi 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Hajang 33,000 Bengali 32,000 90 - 200 - 80
Hajang Banai 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Halam 1,000 Kok Borok 500 - - 400 - -
 Halam Chorei 400 Chin, Falam 200 - - 200 - -
 Halam Kaipeng 60 Chin, Falam - - - 50 - -
 Halam Molsom Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 70 Chinese, Mandarin - - 70 - - -
 Hira 62,000 Assamese 62,000 - - 50 - -
 Hmar 20,000 Hmar 100 30 40 19,000 - -
 Ho 48,000 Ho 45,000 - - 3,200 - 50
Hojai 4,800 Assamese 3,700 - 90 1,000 - -
Hrangkhol 8,000 Hrangkhol 8,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Illemei 400 Naga, Mao - - - 400 - -
 Jalkeot 28,000 Assamese 28,000 - - 70 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 12,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 12,000 -
Jatapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 89,000 Bengali 89,000 - - 80 - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 124,000 Bengali 124,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 143,000 Deori 141,000 100 - 1,500 - 200
 Kachari Sonwal 302,000 Assamese 299,000 700 100 1,700 20 300
 Kachin 5,800 Jingpho - - 5,800 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kahha 800 Naga, Phom - - - 800 - -
Kaibartta Jalia 138,000 Bengali 138,000 - - 40 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 688,000 Bengali 687,000 - 50 400 70 -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kalingi 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kami 23,000 Nepali 22,000 - 900 300 - -
Kandra 3,300 Odia 3,300 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Karan 2,000 Odia 2,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 687,000 Hindi 687,000 - - 500 - -
 Kayastha Karan 114,000 Bengali 114,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 108,000 Bengali 107,000 - - 900 - -
 Khamiyang 400 Khamyang - - 400 - - -
 Khampti 1,600 Adi 500 - 1,100 20 - -
 Khandait 13,000 Odia 13,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 236,000 Kharia 232,000 - - 4,400 - 70
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 49,000 Khasi 4,800 200 80 44,000 - 20
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Khiamniungan 500 Naga, Khiamniungan - - - 500 - -
 Kisan 6,500 Hindi 6,400 - - 90 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Koch 1,300 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Kol 4,300 Hindi 4,200 - - 80 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kolta 2,300 Odia 2,300 - - - - -
 Konyak 1,800 Naga, Konyak 100 - - 1,600 - -
 Korku 51,000 Korku 48,000 - 50 2,600 - -
 Korwa 58,000 Telugu 56,000 - - 1,400 - -
 Koya unspecified 5,700 Telugu 5,600 - - 90 - -
 Kui Khond 69,000 Odia 64,000 - - 5,400 - 50
 Kuki Chin 41,000 Bengali 7,300 80 90 34,000 - 50
Kuki Chin Changsen 2,800 Chin, Thado 2,200 - - 600 - -
Kuki Chin Chongthir 1,300 Chin, Falam 50 - - 1,200 - -
Kuki Chin Khelma 2,500 Bengali 1,300 - - 1,300 - -
Kuki Chin Kholhang 12,000 Chin, Thado 8,600 - - 3,100 - -
Kuki Chin Khongsai 1,300 Chin, Thado 70 - - 1,200 - -
 Kumal 3,700 Nepali 3,700 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 166,000 Hindi 166,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 364,000 Hindi 364,000 - - 400 - -
 Kurmi Mahato 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
Kusiari 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Lama 300 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Lamkang 60 Lamkang 60 - - - - -
 Lingayat 50 Kannada - - - - - 50
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 6,300 Bengali 6,300 - - - - -
Loi 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
 Lotha 3,300 Naga, Lotha 40 - - 3,300 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Magar 187,000 Nepali 180,000 - 3,000 4,300 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Mahara 2,000 Odia 1,800 - 200 - - -
 Mahishya 948,000 Bengali 947,000 - - 1,100 - -
 Mahli 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Maimal 2,500 Bengali - 2,500 - - - -
 Majhwar 5,800 Hindi 5,700 - 30 70 - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Hindi 93,000 - - 80 - -
Malto 7,200 Santhali 6,800 - - 400 - -
 Mangala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Mappila 60 Malayalam - 60 - - - -
 Maravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Marma 20 Rakhine 20 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mech 12,000 Boro 12,000 30 - 100 - -
Meitei Bishnupriya 700 Meitei 700 - - - - -
Meitei Kshatriya 19,000 Meitei 19,000 - - - - -
 Meitei Panan 14,000 Meitei 14,000 - - - - -
Meitei Thanga 14,000 Meitei 14,000 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 183,000 Meitei 183,000 - - 70 - 100
 Miri 792,000 Mising 772,000 2,100 30 8,000 60 8,200
 Mishmi 3,600 Digaro-Mishmi 3,300 - - 400 - -
 Mizo 5,300 Mizo 100 - - 5,200 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 4,900 Mizo 200 - 20 4,600 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Bengali 91,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
Mukha Dhora 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Munda 1,679,000 Mundari 1,520,000 40 200 159,000 - 1,900
 Munnur 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 77,000 Hindi 77,000 - - 50 - -
 Mutrasi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Naga 3,900 Nagamese 500 100 30 3,300 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 133,000 Hindi 133,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Nair 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 620,000 Bengali 619,000 - 50 800 - -
 Namassej Chandel 346,000 Bengali 345,000 - - 400 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Newah 42,000 Nepali 41,000 - 1,400 100 - 50
 Nissi 9,000 Nyishi 7,500 - - 1,500 - -
Nocte 600 Naga, Nocte 500 - - 90 - -
 Oraon 841,000 Kurux 756,000 - 80 84,000 - 1,800
Paik 1,400 Odia 1,400 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 200 Chin, Paite - - - 200 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Pan 11,000 Odia 11,000 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Parja unspecified 4,600 Odia 4,600 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 30,000 Urdu - 30,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patial 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 212,000 Bengali 212,000 - - 70 20 -
Pawi 100 Chin, Hakha - - - 100 - -
 Pnar 300 Pnar - - - 300 - -
 Pochury 1,000 Naga, Pochuri - - - 1,000 - -
 Pod 290,000 Bengali 290,000 - - 300 - -
Poi 500 Mizo - - - 500 - -
 Rabha 347,000 Assamese 334,000 700 20 12,000 - 300
 Rai 51,000 Nepali 37,000 - - 3,300 - 10,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 231,000 Bengali 223,000 - 70 6,100 - 2,400
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 334,000 Hindi 332,000 - - - - 2,700
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 4,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,000 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Ralte 500 Mizo 40 - - 400 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Ranabhat 11,000 Assamese 11,000 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Rengma 6,200 Naga, Southern Rengma 200 - - 6,100 - -
 Rongmei 700 Naga, Inpui 100 - - 600 - -
Sagarbanshi 1,000 Odia 1,000 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sakachep 14,000 Sakachep 2,100 - - 12,000 - -
 Saloi 4,600 Assamese 4,600 - - - - -
 Sangtam 1,100 Naga, Sangtam - - - 1,100 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 1,025,000 Santhali 897,000 70 - 92,000 - 35,000
 Saora unspecified 118,000 Odia 112,000 - - 6,600 - 20
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Sarki 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - - 70 - -
 Sayyid 158,000 Urdu - 158,000 - - - -
 Sema 8,800 Naga, Sumi 100 - - 8,700 - -
Shabar 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 7,637,000 Urdu - 7,637,000 - - - -
Shan 1,800 Shan - - 1,400 20 - 400
 Sherdukpen 70 Sherdukpen 20 - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 3,200 Nepali 600 - 2,500 70 - -
 Singpho 3,100 Singpho 60 - 2,800 200 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - 20
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 65,000 Bengali 65,000 - - 20 - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 42,000 Nepali 41,000 - - 300 - 100
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Bengali 74,000 - - 100 - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tai Man 3,500 Phake 60 - 3,400 - - -
Tai Taroi 2,400 Singpho - - 2,400 - - -
 Tamang 45,000 Nepali 36,000 - 5,900 2,300 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 50 Tamil - 50 - - - -
 Tangchanghya 300 Tangchangya - - 200 50 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200,000 Bengali 200,000 - - 100 - -
 Tanu 100 Apatani 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 240,000 Hindi 240,000 - - - - -
 Thadou 500 Chin, Thado - - - 500 - -
 Thakali 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Thakuri 34,000 Nepali 34,000 - - 100 - -
 Thami 1,900 Nepali 1,900 - - - - -
 Tharu 58,000 Hindi 55,000 - - 3,100 - -
 Tibetan 700 Tibetan, Central - - 700 - - -
 Tikhir 50 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 50 - -
 Tili 107,000 Bengali 107,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 49,000 Kok Borok 47,000 - 90 2,400 - 90
 Tiwa 250,000 Assamese 244,000 500 - 4,600 - 200
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Turkmen 20 Turkmen - 20 - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 1,000 Vaiphei 20 - - 1,000 - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 9,900 Hindi 9,900 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 416,000 Hindi 416,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
Yadav Kaonra 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 73,000 Bengali 73,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 34,000 Nepali 19,000 - 30 2,300 - 13,000
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yerukula 90 Yerukula 90 - - - - -
 Yimchungra 1,000 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 1,000 - -
 Zeliang 21,000 Naga, Zeme 3,500 - - 18,000 - -
  Totals:  356 34,400,000   263 21,947,000 10,945,000 62,000 1,307,000 21,000 117,000


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