CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

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Number of People Groups

787

Unreached People Groups

735

Total Population

120,687,000

Buddhist

5.6 %

Christian

1.0 %

Hindu

80.5 %

Muslim

10.7 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

2.0 %
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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 2,500 - - 80 - -
 Adi Dravida 41,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 1,400 - -
Adi Karnataka 7,500 Kannada 7,500 - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Kannada 7,700 - 300 - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 349,000 Marathi 349,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Ahom 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
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 486,000 Marathi 478,000 200 5,800 70 100 2,400
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 32,000 English - - - 32,000 - -
 Ansari 713,000 Urdu - 713,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 800 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 800 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Aray Mala 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - 20 - - -
Arayan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 5,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,800 -
Arwa Mala 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - 30 - - -
 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) 920,000 Hindi 920,000 - - 200 - 20
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
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 - 50 - - -
Bahrupi 4,000 Marathi 4,000 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Baiga 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 164,000 Bengali 164,000 - - - - 300
Baiti 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - 20 - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - 600 - - -
Balasantoshi 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - 30 - - -
 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 3,752,000 Hindi 2,664,000 - - - 100 1,087,000
 Bania, Agarwal 320,000 Hindi 220,000 - - - - 100,000
 Bania, Agrahari 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bania, Bannore 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Chaturth 29,000 Marathi 3,800 - - - - 26,000
 Bania, Chetti 90,000 Tamil 73,000 - - - - 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 133,000 Gujarati 132,000 - - - - 200
Bania, Jaiswal 18,000 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 13,000
Bania, Kasar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 50
 Bania, Kasarwani 9,700 Hindi 9,500 - - - - 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 44,000 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 51,000 - - - - 7,400
Bania, Marwadi 4,400 Marwari 4,400 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 3,700 Gujarati 3,600 - - - - 100
Bania, Nagar 8,000 Gujarati 8,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 38,000 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 25,000 - - - - 44,000
Bania, Ummad 50,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 31,000
Banijiga 23,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - 6,500
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,062,000 Lambadi 1,062,000 200 - 200 - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 3,200 Marathi 3,200 - - 80 - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - 50 - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Gujarati 23,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Basor 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - 300 - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 59,000 Kannada 54,000 - 200 - - 5,400
 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) 296,000 Kannada 296,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhaina 600 Chhattisgarhi 400 200 - - - -
 Bhampta 35,000 Marathi 35,000 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 291,000 Hindi 275,000 - 5,200 11,000 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 8,400 Urdu - 8,200 - - - -
Bhansala 172,000 Marathi 172,000 - - - - -
Bhansali Vegu 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 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 2,333,000 Hindi 2,222,000 62,000 3,800 17,000 500 27,000
Bhil, Aher 29,000 Bhili 29,000 - - - - 90
Bhil, Dhangri 300 Dungra Bhil 300 - - - - -
Bhil, Dhanka 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
Bhil, Dubla 52,000 Gujarati 52,000 - - - - 200
Bhil, Kataria 500 Wagdi 500 - - - - -
Bhil, Mankar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bhil, Mavchi 152,000 Mawchi 151,000 - 20 900 - 700
Bhil, Nihal 37,000 Nimadi 37,000 - - - - 100
Bhil, Paware 73,000 Bareli, Rathwi 72,000 - - 400 - 500
Bhil, Tadvi 44,000 Dhanki 8,000 36,000 - 20 - -
Bhil, Vasave 492,000 Vasavi 483,000 500 300 2,400 60 4,600
 Bhisti 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 532,000 Hindi 532,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sikkim 70 Sikkimese - - 70 - - -
Bhottada 50 Kuvi 50 - - - - -
Bhoyar 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhulia 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bhunjia 3,000 Bhunjia 2,900 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 Boro - - - - - -
 Bohra 280,000 Gujarati - 280,000 - - - -
 Boya 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 5,025,000 Hindi 4,873,000 - 400 900 - 151,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavada 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 7,000 Gujarati 7,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 7,000 Gujarati 7,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 392,000 Marathi 392,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 433,000 Marathi 433,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 154,000 Marathi 154,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 182,000 Hindi 182,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 97,000 Gujarati 97,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Joshi 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 195,000 Hindi 195,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 43,000 Kannada 43,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karbadu 59,000 Marathi 59,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 22,000 Kashmiri 22,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 6,200 Gujarati 6,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 135,000 Marathi 135,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 3,400 Malvi 3,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mastan 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 7,900 Gujarati 7,900 - - - - -
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 176,000 Hindi 176,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Saraswat 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 254,000 Hindi 254,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 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 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - 30 - -
 Chalvadi 4,800 Kannada 4,100 - 700 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,676,000 Hindi 1,615,000 - 30,000 32,000 - -
Chandala 20 Odia 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) 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
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 44,000 - - - - 60
 Chodhara 400 Chodri 400 - 30 - - -
 Christian unspecified 60,000 Hindi - - - 60,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Marathi 54,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dakkal 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Dandigan 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dangi 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 723,000 Hindi 712,000 - - - - 10,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Devadiga 6,700 Tulu 6,700 - - - - -
Devanga 36,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - 9,100
Dewar 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 149,000 Gujarati 145,000 900 1,400 1,000 20 800
Dhangri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhanka 55,000 Gujarati 34,000 17,000 100 300 - 3,500
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 26,000 Chhattisgarhi 26,000 40 80 - - 20
Dhavad 1,800 Marathi - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhimar 531,000 Hindi 531,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 662,000 Hindi 661,000 - 1,800 - - 200
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - 30
 Dhor 127,000 Marathi 126,000 - 1,100 - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Odia 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 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - 20 - - -
 Faqir 2,000 Urdu 300 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Gamit 110,000 Gamit 99,000 200 50 10,000 - 400
Gammalla Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Ganda 2,200 Odia 2,200 - 50 - - -
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) 1,700 Gujarati 1,600 - 30 - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,400 Marathi 8,400 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Gujarati - 26,000 - - - -
 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 165,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 165,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Golak 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gond 2,032,000 Hindi 1,906,000 4,800 9,900 10,000 500 100,000
Gond, Arakh 30,000 Gondi, Northern 28,000 - - - - 1,800
Gond, Jhare 26,000 Gondi, Northern 24,000 - - - - 1,800
Gond, Mannewar 30,000 Marathi 29,000 - 30 - - 1,000
Gond, Maria 394,000 Maria 369,000 500 1,100 800 40 23,000
Gond, Muria 2,700 Chhattisgarhi 2,600 - - - - 50
Gond, Rajgond 378,000 Gondi, Northern 369,000 200 400 - - 9,800
Gond, Sonjhari 47,000 Marathi 46,000 80 - - - 1,500
 Gondhali 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
Gopal 36,000 Gujarati 36,000 - - - - -
 Gosain 412,000 Hindi 412,000 - - - - 400
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Gowari 419,000 Marathi 418,000 - - - - 1,300
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 277,000 Hindi 276,000 - - - - 700
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar 80 Gujari - 80 - - - -
 Guria 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 60 Nepali 30 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 382,000 Marathi 362,000 300 1,900 400 200 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 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,700 Chinese, Mandarin - - 3,300 - - 400
Hanabar 3,100 Tulu 3,100 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 900 Kannada 300 - - - - 500
Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Hatkar 267,000 Marathi 267,000 - 200 - - -
 Hijda 171,000 Hindi 159,000 11,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
Holar 95,000 Marathi 94,000 - 900 50 - -
Holer 28,000 Kannada 26,000 - 1,200 - - -
Idayan 6,400 Tamil 6,400 - - - - -
Ilavan 43,000 Malayalam 42,000 - - 1,500 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 127,000 Hindi 125,000 - - - - 1,900
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 118,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 118,000 -
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) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
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) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Javeri 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 4,600 Marathi - - - - - 4,600
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 4,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
 Jingar 5,800 Marwari 5,700 - - - - 40
Jirayat 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
Josi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 3,400 Hindi 400 - - - 3,000 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Marathi 81,000 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
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) 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
Kaghzi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kaibartta 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 105,000 Kannada 104,000 - 600 - - -
 Kaikolan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 224,000 Telugu 223,000 - - - - 900
Kalavant 6,100 Kannada 4,500 - - - - 1,600
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 224,000 Hindi 224,000 - - - - -
Kamalia 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 5,600 Kamar 5,500 - - - - 30
Kamathi 191,000 Telugu 191,000 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 60 - - - - 200
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 5,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,000 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kaora 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 41,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 191,000 Telugu 191,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Marathi 153,000 - - - - 8,900
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Kashmiri - 3,200 - - - -
 Kathodi 294,000 Marathi 292,000 100 600 200 60 900
Katia 6,300 Hindi 6,200 - 90 - - -
 Kawar 30,000 Hindi 30,000 20 80 40 30 200
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Bengali 40,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Khandait 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,200 - 50 - - -
Khangar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 2,100 Kharia 2,000 - - 100 - -
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 153,000 Gujarati 153,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 600 Khasi - - - 600 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 114,000 Hindi 113,000 - 1,200 - 90 -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 9,900 Gujarati - 9,900 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 283,000 Gujarati - 283,000 - - - -
 Kinnaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kirar 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Koch 200 - - - - -
Kodalo Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kodava 200 Kodava 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kokna 735,000 Kukna 725,000 4,300 500 4,100 100 200
 Kol 7,400 Hindi 7,300 - 40 30 - 70
 Kolha 76,000 Ho 76,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 28,000 Marathi 28,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Gujarati 61,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 218,000 Marathi 217,000 100 500 400 40 300
 Koli Mahadev 1,538,000 Marathi 1,527,000 900 3,700 5,400 400 2,700
 Koli Malhar 298,000 Marathi 298,000 100 400 80 40 100
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Gujarati 7,800 - - - - -
Kolowar 232,000 Kolami, Northwestern 226,000 200 1,000 600 40 3,900
 Kolta 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
Konai 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Konkanese 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Koracha, caste 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Korama 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Korku 269,000 Korku 267,000 400 500 1,000 70 500
 Korwa 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Koshti 503,000 Marathi 500,000 30 - - - 3,900
 Koya 400 Telugu 200 100 - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,300 Kannada 300 - - - - 1,000
 Kudumban 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Kudumi 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 770,000 Hindi 766,000 - 800 - - 2,400
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 3,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 7,318,000 Gujarati 7,305,000 - 100 50 - 14,000
Kunchatiga 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
 Kuravan 2,600 Malayalam 2,300 - - 300 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 33,000 Kannada 33,000 - - - - 60
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 3,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,800 -
 Ladakhi Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Lingader 76,000 Marathi 100 - 400 - - 76,000
 Lingayat 97,000 Kannada - - - - - 97,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 133,000 Hindi 133,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 31,000 Gujarati 31,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 632,000 Hindi 631,000 - 60 20 - 100
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 211,000 Gujarati 211,000 - - - - -
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