Country:

India

State: Maharashtra
District: All

Number of People Groups

864

Unreached People Groups

803

Total Population

125,178,000

Buddhist

4.2 %

Christian

0.9 %

Hindu

82.0 %

Muslim

10.8 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,800 Telugu 2,700 - - 100 - -
 Adi Dravida 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 100 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
 Adi Karnataka 7,300 Kannada 7,300 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 30 Kannada - - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - 20 - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 343,000 Marathi 343,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Ahom 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Alitkar Salankar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Alkari 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Alwar 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
Anamuk 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Andh 481,000 Marathi 477,000 700 800 70 60 2,100
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo 25,000 English - - - 25,000 - -
 Ansari 697,000 Urdu - 697,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 800 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 800 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Aray Mala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 5,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,600 -
 Arwa Mala 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 300 Assamese - 300 - - - -
Atari 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Audhelia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Badaik 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 913,000 Hindi 913,000 - - 400 - 20
Badhai Kharadi 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
Badhai Konkani 46,000 Marathi 46,000 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bagdi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Bagwan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 7,700 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 6,500
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bahrupi 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Baiga 500 Hindi 500 20 20 20 - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 161,000 Hindi 161,000 - - - - 40
Baiti 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - 90 - - -
Balasantoshi 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - 30 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Telugu 48,000 - - - - -
Balija (Muslim traditions) 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
Balija Bogam 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 4,700 Telugu 4,700 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Baloch 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,667,000 Hindi 2,608,000 - - - 100 1,060,000
 Bania Agarwal 314,000 Hindi 216,000 - - - - 98,000
 Bania Agrahari 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Bannore 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Bania Chaturth 29,000 Marathi 3,700 - - - - 25,000
 Bania Chetti 83,000 Tamil 71,000 - - - - 12,000
Bania Dhusar 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 11,000 Hindi 7,500 - - - - 3,700
Bania Golapurab 80 Hindi 40 - - - - 40
Bania Gujar 130,000 Gujarati 130,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Jaiswal 18,000 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 12,000
Bania Kasar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 50
 Bania Kasarwani 9,500 Hindi 9,300 - - - - 200
 Bania Kasaundhan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 4,900 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 3,400
 Bania Khedayata 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 43,000 Telugu 40,000 - - - - 2,700
 Bania Lad 52,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania Mahajan 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 300
 Bania Mahesri 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 57,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 7,200
Bania Marwadi 4,300 Marwari 4,300 - - - - -
Bania Modh 3,600 Gujarati 3,500 - - - - 100
Bania Nagar 7,900 Gujarati 7,900 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 37,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 23,000
 Bania Oswal 128,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - 98,000
Bania Pancham 38,000 Kannada 7,800 - - - - 31,000
 Bania Porwal 55,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 29,000
Bania Saitwal 43,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 26,000
 Bania Srimali 67,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - 43,000
Bania Ummad 49,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 30,000
Banijiga 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,044,000 Lambadi 1,043,000 - - 200 - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Lambadi 93,000 - - - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 2,300 Marathi 2,200 20 - - - -
 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 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - 500 20 - -
Basor Kandra 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - 20 - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bavcha 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - 30 - - -
Bedar Bile 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 293,000 Kannada 293,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - -
Beldar Mith Gauda 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 5,000 Kannada 5,000 - - - - -
 Bhaina 400 Chhattisgarhi 300 100 - - - -
 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 (Muslim traditions) 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Bhansala 170,000 Marathi 170,000 - - - - -
Bhansali Vegu 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 30
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,100 Bhatri 1,100 20 - 20 20 -
Bhavin 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 5,800 Konkani, Goan 5,800 - - - - -
 Bhil 2,625,000 Hindi 2,504,000 66,000 2,100 14,000 500 38,000
Bhil Aher 33,000 Marathi 33,000 30 - 20 - 60
Bhil Dhangri 400 Dungra Bhil 300 - - - - -
Bhil Dhanka 21,000 Gujarati 21,000 40 - 20 - 30
 Bhil Dubla 53,000 Bhili 53,000 80 - 30 - 90
Bhil Kataria 1,200 Wagdi 1,200 - - - - -
Bhil Mankar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bhil Mavchi (Hindu traditions) 183,000 Mawchi 176,000 3,200 50 900 - 2,400
Bhil Nihal 39,000 Hindi 35,000 2,500 20 - - 1,500
Bhil Paware 96,000 Marathi 91,000 2,800 20 400 - 1,900
Bhil Tadvi 67,000 Dhanki 30,000 34,000 - 40 - 3,400
Bhil Vasave 626,000 Vasavi 599,000 13,000 200 2,200 100 11,000
 Bhisti 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 530,000 Hindi 530,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 70 Sikkimese - - 70 - - -
Bhottada 50 Kuvi 50 - - - - -
 Bhoyar 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhulia 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bhunjia 2,300 Bhunjia 2,200 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 303,000 Marathi 303,000 - - - - -
Bindla 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Binjhia 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - 20
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Unknown Boro - - - - - -
 Bohra 275,000 Gujarati - 275,000 - - - -
 Boya 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 4,000 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,818,000 Hindi 4,670,000 - 400 900 - 148,000
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 6,800 Gujarati 6,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 6,900 Gujarati 6,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 383,000 Marathi 383,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Daima 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 424,000 Marathi 424,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 151,000 Konkani 151,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 178,000 Hindi 178,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 95,000 Gujarati 95,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 190,000 Hindi 190,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 42,000 Kannada 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karbadu 58,000 Marathi 58,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 21,000 Kashmiri 21,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 6,100 Gujarati 6,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 132,000 Marathi 132,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Malvi 3,300 Malvi 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mastan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 9,900 Gujarati 9,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 1,900 Marwari 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 171,000 Hindi 171,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 83,000 Hindi 83,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 248,000 Hindi 248,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Srigaud 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 900 Burmese - - 900 - - -
Byagara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Chadar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - 30 - -
 Chalvadi 3,300 Kannada 2,900 - 500 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,452,000 Hindi 1,423,000 - 15,000 13,000 900 -
Chandala 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Gujarati 35,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, tribal 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chenchu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 600 - 40 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - 2,500
Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Chitara 1,800 Chhattisgarhi 1,800 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Marathi 44,000 - - - - -
 Chodhara 400 Chodri 400 - 30 - - -
 Christian 61,000 Tamil - - - 61,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dakkal 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Dandigan 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Dangi 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 713,000 Hindi 702,000 - - - - 10,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - -
Depala 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Tulu 6,600 - - - - -
Devadiga Kalavant 800 Konkani 800 - - - - -
 Devanga 26,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
Dewar 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
Dhale 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 146,000 Gujarati 142,000 800 1,300 1,000 20 800
Dhangri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhanka 36,000 Gujarati 27,000 7,300 30 40 - 700
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 4,400 Chhattisgarhi 4,300 - 50 - - -
Dhavad 1,800 Marathi - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhimar 526,000 Hindi 526,000 - - 80 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 651,000 Hindi 649,000 - 1,800 - - 200
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Dhodia 18,000 Gujarati 18,000 50 20 - - 90
 Dhor 118,000 Marathi 117,000 - 500 50 - -
Divehi 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Dom 600 Telugu 600 - 20 - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Odia 3,600 - 20 - - -
 Dubla 19,000 Dubli 19,000 70 30 - - 50
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 3,400 Kannada 3,400 - 20 - - -
 Faqir 1,900 Urdu 200 1,700 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Gamit 69,000 Gamit 65,000 300 - 2,500 20 400
Gammalla Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Ganda 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
 Gandla 5,900 Telugu 5,900 - - - - -
 Gangakula 31,000 Kannada 31,000 - - - - -
Gaondi 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - 20
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Garpaguri 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,300 Marathi 8,300 - - - - -
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 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Goanese 166,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 166,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Golak 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gond 1,642,000 Hindi 1,556,000 5,900 3,200 1,200 300 74,000
Gond Arakh 44,000 Gondi, Northern 40,000 100 50 20 - 3,600
Gond Jhare 53,000 Gondi, Northern 48,000 200 60 30 - 4,400
Gond Mannewar 28,000 Gondi, Adilabad 27,000 70 50 20 - 1,300
Gond Maria 436,000 Gondi, Northern 407,000 1,000 600 300 20 27,000
Gond Muria 7,000 Hindi 6,800 - - - - 200
Gond Rajgond 361,000 Gondi, Northern 344,000 700 700 200 - 15,000
Gond Sonjhari 49,000 Gondi, Northern 47,000 60 50 - - 1,500
 Gondhali 52,000 Marathi 52,000 - - - - -
Gopal 35,000 Gujarati 35,000 - - - - -
 Gosain 407,000 Hindi 407,000 - - - - 300
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Gowari 378,000 Marathi 377,000 - - 80 - 1,200
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 271,000 Hindi 271,000 - - - - 700
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) 80 Gujari - 80 - - - -
 Guria 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 60 Nepali 30 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 265,000 Marathi 257,000 900 500 80 30 7,100
Halleer 100 Konkani, Goan 60 - - - 40 -
Halsar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Hammal 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,700 Chinese, Mandarin - - 3,300 - - 400
Hanabar 3,000 Tulu 3,000 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Hatkar 262,000 Marathi 262,000 - 200 - - -
 Hijda 167,000 Hindi 157,000 10,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
 Holar 110,000 Marathi 110,000 - 600 50 40 -
 Holaya 19,000 Kannada 18,000 - 400 - - -
Idayan 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 42,000 Malayalam 41,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 127,000 Hindi 125,000 - - - - 1,800
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 116,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 116,000 -
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) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
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) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat Sahrawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern 2,400 - - - - -
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat Virk (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 4,400 Marathi - - - - - 4,400
 Jhalo Malo 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 4,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,100 -
 Jingar 5,600 Marwari 5,600 - - - - 40
Jirayat 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Josi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 79,000 Marathi 79,000 - - - - -
 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 104,000 Kannada 103,000 - 30 - - -
 Kaikolan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 221,000 Telugu 220,000 - - - - 900
 Kalal Idiga 90,000 Telugu 90,000 - - - - 200
Kalavant 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 227,000 Hindi 227,000 - - - - -
 Kamalia 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 1,700 Kamar 1,600 - - - - -
Kamathi 190,000 Telugu 190,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 60 - - - - 200
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 4,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,900 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 46,000 Urdu - 46,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
 Kanaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Kaora 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 44,000 Telugu 44,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 202,000 Telugu 202,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 54,000 Telugu 54,000 - - - - -
Karan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 153,000 Marathi 152,000 - - - - 1,400
Kasar Otari 5,300 Telugu 5,300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Kashmiri - 3,200 - - - -
 Kathodi 289,000 Marathi 288,000 600 300 300 30 1,100
Katia 5,300 Hindi 5,200 - 30 - - -
 Kawar 27,000 Hindi 26,000 90 40 - 40 100
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 2,000 Bengali 1,900 - - - - 20
 Khandait 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Khangar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Kharia 1,100 Kharia 900 - - 100 - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 151,000 Gujarati 151,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 110,000 Hindi 110,000 - 200 30 90 -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 9,700 Gujarati - 9,700 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 3,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,300 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 277,000 Gujarati - 277,000 - - - -
Khorot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 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 697,000 Kukna 690,000 4,700 400 900 100 1,000
 Kol 7,000 Hindi 6,900 20 40 - - -
 Kolha 79,000 Ho 79,000 - - 60 - -
 Kolhati 27,000 Marathi 27,000 - - - - -
Koli 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - 300 40 - -
 Koli Dhor 266,000 Marathi 265,000 700 300 90 80 400
 Koli Mahadev 1,517,000 Marathi 1,506,000 3,400 3,200 1,000 200 2,700
 Koli Malhar 287,000 Marathi 282,000 500 3,300 100 30 600
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Koli Son 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - 30 - - -
Kolowar 197,000 Kolami, Northwestern 196,000 400 200 100 40 1,100
 Kolta 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Konai 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Konkanese 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Koracha, caste 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Korama 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Korku 268,000 Korku 267,000 400 100 400 30 400
Korku Bawaria 14,000 Korku 14,000 - - 20 - -
Korku Muwasi 18,000 Korku 18,000 20 - 20 - 20
Korku Nahal 14,000 Korku 14,000 - - 20 - -
 Korwa 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Koshti 504,000 Marathi 500,000 30 - - - 3,800
 Koya 500 Telugu 300 200 - - - -
Koya Racha Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kudumban 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Kudumi 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Kuki Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 758,000 Hindi 757,000 - 800 - - 50
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 3,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 7,179,000 Gujarati 7,169,000 - 100 50 - 13,000
Kunbi Anjna 107,000 Gujarati 107,000 - - - - 40
Kunbi Dhaneja 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Ghatole 217,000 Marathi 217,000 - - - - 60
Kunbi Hindre 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Jadav 165,000 Marathi 165,000 - - - - 60
 Kunbi Kadwa 72,000 Gujarati 72,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Khaire 57,000 Marathi 57,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 603,000 Konkani, Goan 602,000 - - - - 300
 Kunbi Lewa 223,000 Gujarati 223,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Lonari 88,000 Marathi 88,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Tirole 313,000 Marathi 313,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 35,000 Kannada 35,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Ladakhi Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Lingader 5,300 Marathi 5,300 - - - - -
 Lingayat 247,000 Kannada - - - - - 247,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 132,000 Hindi 132,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 31,000 Gujarati 30,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 632,000 Hindi 631,000 - 60 20 - 100
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 208,000 Gujarati 208,000 - - - - -
Machhi Mitna 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Madgi 58,000 Telugu 52,000 - 5,200 300 - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,500 Telugu - - - 2,500 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Telugu 15,000 - 200 80 - -
 Magar 300 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 365,000 Marathi - - - 365,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 8,347,000 Marathi 3,896,000 - 4,433,000 12,000 4,500 -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Marathi - 2,300 - - - -
 Mahishya 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 199,000 Marathi 199,000 - - - - 60
 Mahratta 26,930,000 Marathi 26,788,000 - 600 100 - 143,000
Mahratta Gomatang 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Jadhav 2,811,000 Marathi 2,799,000 - - - - 11,000
 Mahratta Konkani 466,000 Marathi 466,000 - - - - 50
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,044,000 Gujarati 3,044,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Pawar 615,000 Marathi 614,000 - - - - 1,000
 Mahratta Shinde 534,000 Marathi 531,000 - - - - 2,800
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 6,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,600 -
 Mahyavanshi 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - 90 30 - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
Mairal 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Majothi 300 Kacchi - 300 - - - -
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Gujarati - 2,900 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 3,500 Telugu - - - 3,500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - 500 60 - -
 Mala Dasari 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Mala Hannai Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 8,200 Telugu 8,100 - - - 20 -
Mala Masti Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sale 400 Telugu 400 - 40 - - -
Mala Sanyasi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 89,000 Malayalam - - - 89,000 - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 3,103,000 Hindi 3,102,000 - 1,700 30 - 200
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 160,000 Gujarati - 160,000 - - - -
Mana 222,000 Marathi 222,000 - - - - -
Manbhav 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mang Garodi 41,000 Marathi 40,000 - 300 - - -
 Mangala 42,000 Telugu 42,000 - - - - -
 Mangrik 30 Ladakhi - - 30 - - -
 Manihar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Manne 2,600 Telugu 2,500 - 40 - - -
 Mappila 56,000 Malayalam - 56,000 - - - -
 Maravan 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Masthi 60 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 164,000 Marathi - - - 164,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 2,529,000 Marathi 2,487,000 - 37,000 3,900 900 -
 Matia 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mawalud 99,000 Urdu - 99,000 - - - -
Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Meena 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - 100 - 30 -
 Meitei 500 Meitei 500 - - - - -
 Memon 247,000 Gujarati - 247,000 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Miana 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern 70 - - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mizo 400 Mizo - - - 400 - -
Mizo Lushai 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Bengali 139,000 - - 3,500 - -
 Moger 9,700 Kannada 9,700 - - - - -
 Moghal 209,000 Urdu - 209,000 - - - -
Molesalam 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Molvi 4,500 Gujarati - 4,500 - - - -
 Momna 9,600 Gujarati - 9,600 - - - -
Mondiwaru 500 Telugu - 500 - - - -
 Mudugar 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Mukri 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Munda 500 Mundari 500 - - - - -
 Munnur 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 14,000 Telugu 14,000 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 6,600 Tamil - - - 6,600 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 300 Gujarati 300 - 20 - - -
 Naga 400 Naga Pidgin - - - 400 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 824,000 Hindi 823,000 - 1,100 - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Naikda 23,000 Kannada 22,000 300 - 20 - 50
Naikwadi 600 Marathi - 600 - - - -
 Nair 56,000 Malayalam 56,000 - - - - -
Naksia 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Nalband 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,800 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
Nanakshahi 1,100 Hindi - - - - 1,100 -
Nanbai 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Nandiwale 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 737,000 Marathi - - 733,000 3,300 - -
 Navithan 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 200 - 50 - - -
 Oraon 44,000 Kurux 40,000 200 200 2,800 - 300
Padiar Unknown Konkani, Goan - - - - - -
 Paharia 3,600 Santhali 3,600 - - - - -
Paik 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
Paliya 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - - - -
 Pan 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Panchama 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Pandaram 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Pangul 21,000 Marathi 21,000 - - - - -
 Panika 1,700 Chhattisgarhi 1,700 - - - - -
 Panka 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 5,100 Tamil - - - 5,100 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Pardhan 147,000 Pardhan 143,000 400 300 200 - 3,300
 Pardhi 227,000 Pardhi 224,000 1,300 700 100 70 1,100
Parja 600 Odia 500 40 - - - -
 Parsee 67,000 Gujarati - - - - - 67,000
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,216,000 Urdu - 1,216,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - 70 - - -
 Patelia 2,700 Gujarati 2,400 70 20 100 - 80
 Patharwat 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
Patlia 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Patralu 3,800 Odia 3,800 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Kannada 3,000 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 200
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Bareli, Rathwi 200 - - - - -
 Perka 7,600 Telugu 7,600 - - - - -
 Persian 3,300 Persian, Iranian - 3,300 - - - -
Phudgi 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Pindara 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Pinjara 87,000 Urdu - 87,000 - - - -
 Pod 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Poi 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Pomla 100 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Prabhu 3,200 Gujarati 3,200 - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 251,000 Marathi 251,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 59,000 Marathi 59,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Pundari 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Qalaigar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qassab 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
Quam-e-Punjab 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,900 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Gujarati 9,600 - - - - -
 Rabha 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
Rachband 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
 Raddi 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Rai 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
Rajpur 1,600 Konkani, Goan 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,197,000 Hindi 1,183,000 - 70 30 - 14,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 50,000 Urdu - 50,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30,000 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - 30,000 -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bundela 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Marathi 70,000 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Rajput Paik 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 109,000 Hindi 109,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Rajput Rawat 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Raju 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Rajwar 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Ralte 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 4,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,300 -
Ramoshi 316,000 Marathi 316,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 182,000 Marathi 182,000 - - - - 300
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 9,900 Urdu - 9,900 - - - -
 Rathawa 400 Rathawi 400 - - - - -
 Rathia (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Ravalia 5,400 Gujarati 5,400 - - - - -
 Rawal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Sagar 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Sahi 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 5,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,100 -
Salat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
 Sali 398,000 Kannada 397,000 - - - - 400
Saltangar 300 Marathi - 300 - - - -
 Salvi 60 Mewari 60 - - - - -
Sangar 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - 20 - - -
 Santal 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Saora 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Sarekari 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Kangri 4,000 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 6,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,500 -
 Sarki 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Satani 3,000 Telugu 3,000 - - - - -
Sauntia 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,290,000 Urdu - 1,290,000 - - - -
 Segidi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Shabar 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Shaikh 7,550,000 Urdu - 7,550,000 - 80 - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 753,000 Urdu - 753,000 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - 40 - - -
 Sherpa 40 Nepali - - 40 - - -
Shinligar 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Siddi (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
Silawat (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Silawat (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 9,000 Sindhi - 9,000 - - - -
 Sindhi Mohana 600 Sindhi - 600 - - - -
 Sindhi Samon 500 Sindhi - 500 - - - -
 Sindhi Sumra 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Sindhollu 1,000 Telugu 900 - - - 200 -
Sindhuria 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 700 Sinhala - - 700 - - -
Somvanshi 292,000 Marathi 292,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,292,000 Hindi 1,280,000 - - - - 11,000
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Sonar Aksali 31,000 Gujarati 31,000 - - - - -
Sonjhara 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
Sudra 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 118,000 Malayalam - - - 118,000 - -
Tagwale 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Tai Man 30 Phake - - 30 - - -
Takari 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Talkute 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Tamang 100 Nepali 100 - 40 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 428,000 Hindi 428,000 - - - - 80
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 34,000 Tamil - 34,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Targala 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
Taria 4,500 Marathi 4,500 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 13,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 13,000 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 1,505,000 Hindi 1,504,000 - 1,000 100 - 100
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 37,000 Urdu - 37,000 - - - -
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Teli Sahu 81,000 Marathi 81,000 - - - - -
 Thakar 89,000 Marathi 89,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 576,000 Marathi 573,000 1,400 200 100 100 900
 Thakuri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 400 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 400 - - - - -
 Thori (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Thoti, tribal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - 20
 Tibetan 2,300 Tibetan, Central - - 2,300 - - -
 Tili 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Tirmali 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Turkmen 200 Turkmen - 200 - - - -
 Urali 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 366,000 Telugu 366,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 147,000 Kannada 147,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Balmiki) Mehtar 25,000 Hindi 24,000 - 60 - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 222,000 Hindi 218,000 - 1,500 2,800 200 -
Vaniyan 4,300 Tamil 3,300 - - 1,100 - -
 Vanjara 833,000 Marathi 833,000 - - - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 72,000 Tamil 72,000 - - - - -
 Varli 808,000 Varli 802,000 1,100 200 1,600 100 2,800
Vasudev 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Velama 4,400 Telugu 4,400 - - - - -
Velan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Vellalan 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 500 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - 60 - -
 Viramushti 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 236,000 Telugu 236,000 - - - - 30
 Viswakarma Asari 3,700 Malayalam 3,700 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kollan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Panchal 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Vitholia 600 Gujarati 500 40 - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,334,000 Hindi 1,333,000 - - 40 40 90
 Yadav Dhindhor 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 112,000 Telugu 112,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 180,000 Hindi 180,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 7,500 Hindi 7,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Yenadi 4,500 Telugu 4,500 - - - - -
Yerava 500 Ravula 500 - - - - -
 Yerukula 700 Yerukula 700 - - - - -
Zarekari 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
  Totals:  864 125,178,000   803 102,695,000 13,472,000 5,264,000 1,088,000 238,000 2,421,000
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