CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

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Number of People Groups

768

Unreached People Groups

716

Total Population

118,333,000

Buddhist

5.7 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

80.3 %

Muslim

10.6 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

2.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,500 Telugu 2,400 - - 80 - -
 Adi Dravida 39,000 Tamil 37,000 - - 1,400 - -
Adi Karnataka 7,400 Kannada 7,300 - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Kannada 7,500 - 200 - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 338,000 Marathi 338,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Alitkar Salankar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Alkari 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Alwar 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,700 Tamil 1,600 - - 90 - -
Anamuk 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Andh 488,000 Marathi 484,000 200 1,200 70 100 2,200
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 38,000 English - - - 38,000 - -
 Ansari 699,000 Urdu - 699,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 700 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 700 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Aray Mala 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - 20 - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 6,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,300 -
Arwa Mala 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - 20 - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 300 Assamese - 300 - - - -
Atari 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Audhelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Badaik 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 915,000 Hindi 915,000 - - 200 - 20
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Bagwan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 6,600 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 6,600
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 700 - 40 - - -
Bahrupi 4,100 Marathi 4,000 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Baiga 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Bengali 163,000 - - - - 300
Baiti 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - 300 - - -
Balasantoshi 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Telugu 48,000 - - - - -
Balija (Muslim traditions) 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,801,000 Hindi 2,659,000 - - - 100 1,142,000
 Bania, Agarwal 321,000 Hindi 220,000 - - - - 101,000
 Bania, Agrahari 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Bannore 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Chaturth 30,000 Marathi 3,800 - - - - 26,000
 Bania, Chetti 90,000 Tamil 72,000 - - - - 17,000
Bania, Dhusar 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 11,000 Hindi 7,700 - - - - 3,700
Bania, Golapurab 80 Hindi 40 - - - - 40
Bania, Gujar 131,000 Gujarati 130,000 - - - - 200
Bania, Jaiswal 18,000 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 13,000
Bania, Kasar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 50
 Bania, Kasarwani 9,600 Hindi 9,400 - - - - 200
 Bania, Kasaundhan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 5,000 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 3,500
 Bania, Khedayata 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 43,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - 2,600
 Bania, Lad 53,000 Gujarati 49,000 - - - - 4,400
Bania, Mahajan 17,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 400
 Bania, Mahesri 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 58,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 7,400
Bania, Marwadi 4,400 Marwari 4,400 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 3,700 Gujarati 3,600 - - - - 100
Bania, Nagar 8,100 Gujarati 8,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 37,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 24,000
 Bania, Oswal 132,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - 102,000
 Bania, Porwal 56,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 30,000
Bania, Saitwal 44,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 27,000
 Bania, Srimali 68,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - 44,000
Bania, Ummad 50,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 31,000
Banijiga 23,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - 6,700
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,072,000 Lambadi 1,061,000 200 - 200 - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 2,900 Marathi 2,800 - - 80 - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - 50 - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Basor 62,000 Hindi 61,000 - 200 - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 63,000 Kannada 57,000 - 200 - - 5,500
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Kannada 51,000 - 300 - - -
Bedar, Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 295,000 Kannada 295,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhaina 500 Chhattisgarhi 400 200 - - - -
 Bhampta 35,000 Marathi 35,000 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,400 Oriya 2,400 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 288,000 Hindi 272,000 - 3,600 13,000 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 8,200 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
Bhansala 169,000 Marathi 169,000 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,300 Bhatri 1,200 20 - 20 90 -
Bhavin 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 6,000 Konkani, Goan 6,000 - - - - -
 Bhil 2,341,000 Hindi 2,233,000 62,000 3,200 14,000 500 27,000
 Bhisti 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 532,000 Hindi 532,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Buddhist traditions) 40 Sikkimese - - 40 - - -
Bhottada 50 Kuvi 50 - - - - -
Bhoyar 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhulia 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bhunjia 3,000 Bhunjia 3,000 20 - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 307,000 Marathi 307,000 - - - - -
Bindla 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Binjhia 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - 30 - - 20
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bodo Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Bohra 279,000 Gujarati - 279,000 - - - -
 Boya 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,957,000 Hindi 4,803,000 - 400 900 - 152,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,400 -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavada 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 6,900 Gujarati 6,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 6,900 Gujarati 6,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 391,000 Marathi 391,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 433,000 Marathi 433,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 153,000 Marathi 153,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 183,000 Hindi 183,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 95,000 Gujarati 95,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 193,000 Hindi 193,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 43,000 Kannada 43,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karbadu 59,000 Marathi 59,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 21,000 Kashmiri 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 6,200 Gujarati 6,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 134,000 Marathi 134,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 3,300 Malvi 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mastan 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 7,800 Gujarati 7,800 - - - - -
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 Marwari 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 175,000 Hindi 175,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 83,000 Hindi 83,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 252,000 Hindi 252,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 900 Burmese - - 900 - - -
Byagara 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
Chadar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 4,600 Tamil 4,600 - - 30 - -
 Chalvadi 4,800 Kannada 4,100 - 700 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,683,000 Hindi 1,629,000 - 22,000 33,000 - -
Chandala 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Gujarati 34,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, tribe 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chenchu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Malayalam 2,300 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 700 - 40 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - 2,500
Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Chitara 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Marathi 45,000 - - - - 60
 Chodhara 400 Chodri 400 - 30 - - -
 Christian unspecified 115,000 Hindi - - - 115,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Marathi 54,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dakkal 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Dandigan 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dangi 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 712,000 Hindi 699,000 - - - - 10,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Devadiga 6,600 Tulu 6,600 - - - - -
Devanga 35,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - 9,100
Dewar 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 149,000 Gujarati 146,000 900 1,300 1,000 20 800
Dhangri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhanka 56,000 Gujarati 34,000 17,000 100 300 - 3,500
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 26,000 Chhattisgarhi 26,000 40 30 - - 20
Dhavad 1,800 Marathi - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhimar 531,000 Hindi 531,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 663,000 Hindi 661,000 - 1,300 - - 200
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - 30
 Dhor 126,000 Marathi 125,000 - 900 - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 300 Maldivian - 300 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - 200 - - -
Domm 600 Telugu 600 - 20 - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dubla 24,000 Dubli 23,000 60 - - - 70
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - 20 - - -
 Faqir 2,000 Urdu 200 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Gamit 111,000 Gamit 100,000 200 40 10,000 - 400
Gammalla Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Ganda 2,200 Oriya 2,100 - 40 - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
Gandla 6,000 Telugu 6,000 - - - - -
 Gangakula 31,000 Kannada 31,000 - - - - -
Gaondi 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - 20
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - 30 - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 900 Oriya 900 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,500 Marathi 8,500 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Muslim traditions) 27,000 Gujarati - 27,000 - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
Ghisadi 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 183,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 183,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
Golak 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gond 2,038,000 Hindi 1,915,000 4,900 9,100 10,000 500 99,000
 Gondhali 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
Gopal 36,000 Gujarati 36,000 - - - - -
 Gosain 411,000 Hindi 411,000 - - - - 400
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Gowari 421,000 Marathi 420,000 - - - - 1,300
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 278,000 Hindi 277,000 - - - - 700
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar 40 Gujari - 40 - - - -
 Guria 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 60 Nepali 30 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 384,000 Marathi 363,000 300 1,800 400 200 18,000
Halleer 3,600 Marathi 3,400 - - - 200 -
Halsar 1,200 Konkani, Goan 1,200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Hammal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin - - 5,400 - - 600
Hanabar 3,000 Tulu 3,000 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 800 Kannada 300 - - - - 500
Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Hatkar 267,000 Marathi 267,000 - - - - -
 Hijda 162,000 Hindi 151,000 11,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
Holar 95,000 Marathi 94,000 - 700 50 - -
Holer 28,000 Kannada 27,000 - 1,100 - - -
Idayan 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
Ilavan 42,000 Malayalam 40,000 - - 1,500 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi 123,000 - - - - 1,900
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 131,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 131,000 -
Jat, Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat, Chima (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Jat, Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
 Jat, Gil (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
Jat, Kharral (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat, Mann (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Mann (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jat, Pachhade 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat, Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
Jat, Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 2,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,700 -
Jat, Varaich (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 5,800 Marathi - - - - - 5,800
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 4,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,700 -
 Jingar 5,800 Marwari 5,700 - - - - 60
Jirayat 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
Josi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 3,700 Hindi 400 - - - 3,300 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Marathi 81,000 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Oriya 1,600 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 1,200
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Gujarati 18,000 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Kannada 20,000 - - - - -
Kaghzi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Kaibartta 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 105,000 Kannada 104,000 - 500 - - -
 Kaikolan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 222,000 Telugu 221,000 - - - - 900
Kalavant 6,100 Kannada 4,500 - - - - 1,600
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 225,000 Hindi 225,000 - - - - -
Kamalia 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 5,600 Kamar 5,500 - - - - 30
Kamathi 182,000 Telugu 182,000 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 50 - - - - 200
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 5,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,600 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 41,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 191,000 Telugu 191,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 162,000 Marathi 153,000 - - - - 9,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Kashmiri - 3,100 - - - -
 Kathodi 301,000 Marathi 300,000 100 500 200 60 900
Katia 6,200 Hindi 6,100 - 70 - - -
 Kawar 30,000 Hindi 30,000 20 80 40 30 200
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Bengali 38,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Khandait 900 Oriya 900 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - 50 - - -
Khangar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 1,200 Kharia 2,000 - - 100 - -
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Gujarati 145,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 600 Khasi - - - 600 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 114,000 Hindi 113,000 - 900 - 90 -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Gujarati - 10,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 279,000 Gujarati - 279,000 - - - -
 Kinnaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kirar 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Koch 200 - - - - -
Kodalo Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kodava 200 Kodava 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kokna 738,000 Kukna 729,000 4,300 500 4,100 100 200
 Kol 7,400 Hindi 7,300 - 40 30 - 60
 Kolha 76,000 Ho 76,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 28,000 Marathi 28,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Gujarati 60,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 218,000 Marathi 218,000 100 500 70 40 300
 Koli Mahadev 1,559,000 Marathi 1,546,000 900 1,900 5,300 400 2,600
Koli Malhar 299,000 Marathi 299,000 100 200 70 40 100
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Kolowar 233,000 Kolami, Northwestern 228,000 200 300 600 40 3,900
 Kolta 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
Konai 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Konkanese 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Koracha, caste 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Korama 2,900 Kannada 2,900 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Korku 270,000 Korku 268,000 400 500 1,000 70 500
 Korwa 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Koshti 496,000 Marathi 493,000 30 - - - 3,900
 Koya 300 Telugu 200 100 - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,300 Kannada 300 - - - - 1,000
 Kudumban 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Kudumi 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 787,000 Hindi 784,000 - 600 - - 2,400
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 7,451,000 Gujarati 7,436,000 - - 50 - 14,000
Kunchatiga 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Kuravan 2,500 Malayalam 2,200 - - 300 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 33,000 Kannada 33,000 - - - - 60
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 4,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
 Ladakhi (Christian traditions) Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Lingader 76,000 Marathi 100 - 200 - - 76,000
 Lingayat 98,000 Kannada - - - - - 97,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 134,000 Hindi 134,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 31,000 Gujarati 30,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 637,000 Hindi 637,000 - - - - 100
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 211,000 Gujarati 211,000 - - - - -
Madari 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Madgi 70,000 Telugu 67,000 - 2,900 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,300 Telugu - - - 2,300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - 300 50 - -
 Magar 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 360,000 Marathi - - - 360,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 8,235,000 Marathi 3,460,000 - 4,760,000 11,000 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Marathi - 2,300 1,300 - - -
 Mahishya 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 201,000 Marathi 201,000 - - - - 60
 Mahratta 27,251,000 Marathi 27,100,000 - 600 100 - 149,000
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,144,000 Gujarati 3,144,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 7,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,400 -
 Mahyavanshi 24,000 Gujarati 23,000 - 300 - - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
Mairal 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Majothi 300 Kacchi - 300 - - - -
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