CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Mumbai suburban



Number of People Groups

538

Unreached People Groups

497

Total Population

10,386,000

Buddhist

4.5 %

Christian

3.3 %

Hindu

69.3 %

Muslim

17.7 %

Sikh

0.5 %

Other Religions

4.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 30 Adi 30 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 25,000 Tamil 24,000 - - 800 - -
Adi Karnataka 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Kannada 3,000 - 100 - - -
 Agri 113,000 Marathi 113,000 - - - - -
 Aguri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Ahom Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Ambattan 700 Tamil 700 - - 40 - -
Anamuk 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Andh 300 Marathi 200 - - 30 - -
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
Anglo 20,000 English - - - 20,000 - -
 Ansari 250,000 Urdu - 250,000 - - - -
 Arab 100 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 100 - - - -
Aray Mala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Arayan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Armenian 200 Armenian - - - 200 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
Arwa Mala 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 40 Assamese - 40 - - - -
Atari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Audhelia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Badaik 400 Sadri 400 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Baha'i 3,400 Hindi - - - - - 3,400
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - 30 - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Bengali 8,300 - - - - -
Bajania 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Bajgar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 80 Bengali - 80 - - - -
Bakad 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Bania 712,000 Hindi 420,000 - - - - 292,000
 Bania, Agarwal 43,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - 19,000
 Bania, Agrahari 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania, Chetti 19,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - 2,400
Bania, Dhusar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 4,400 Hindi 1,700 - - - - 2,700
Bania, Gujar 58,000 Gujarati 58,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 7,900 Hindi 2,700 - - - - 5,200
 Bania, Kasarwani 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 2,100 Hindi 600 - - - - 1,500
 Bania, Komti 9,400 Telugu 8,800 - - - - 600
 Bania, Lad 8,700 Gujarati 8,700 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 13,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania, Modh 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Bania, Nagar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 17,000 Hindi 7,600 - - - - 9,000
 Bania, Oswal 13,000 Hindi 4,300 - - - - 8,300
 Bania, Porwal 10,000 Hindi 6,100 - - - - 3,900
Bania, Saitwal 10,000 Hindi 4,800 - - - - 5,700
 Bania, Srimali 20,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - 10,000
Bania, Ummad 11,000 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 5,200
Banijiga 2,600 Kannada 2,500 - - - - 100
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Lambadi 23,000 - - - - -
 Baori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Barda 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Basor 3,400 Hindi 3,300 - 30 - - -
 Bauri 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Bavcha 50 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 2,300 Kannada 2,100 - 40 - - 200
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bhaina 20 Chhattisgarhi 20 - - - - -
 Bhampta 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Bhandari 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 56,000 - 1,500 7,000 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Bhansala 6,700 Marathi 6,700 - - - - -
Bhansali Vegu 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 60 Bhatri - - - - 60 -
Bhavin 70 Konkani 70 - - - - -
 Bhil 1,800 Hindi 1,700 60 - - - -
Bhil, Paware 100 Bareli, Rathwi 100 - - - - -
Bhil, Tadvi 60 Dhanki - 60 - - - -
 Bhisti 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sikkim 20 Sikkimese - - 20 - - -
Bhottada 20 Kuvi 20 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhumij 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Bhunjia 80 Bhunjia 80 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Bindla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Binjhia 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bohra 173,000 Gujarati - 173,000 - - - -
 Boya 3,600 Telugu 3,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin 772,000 Hindi 735,000 - - 300 - 37,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavada 2,800 Gujarati 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 3,800 Gujarati 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 46,000 Marathi 46,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 33,000 Marathi 33,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 51,000 Gujarati 51,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 4,700 Kannada 4,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karbadu 12,000 Marathi 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 11,000 Kashmiri 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 1,800 Malvi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 2,600 Gujarati 2,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 4,300 Gujarati 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Pushkarna 1,000 Marwari 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 5,800 Tamil 5,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 3,600 Telugu 3,600 - - - - -
Brittal Bania Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Byagara 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan 2,000 Tamil 1,900 - - 20 - -
 Chalvadi 800 Kannada 600 - 100 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 241,000 Hindi 214,000 - 6,100 22,000 - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Chhetri 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,400 - - - - 100
 Chodhara 40 Chodri 30 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 4,600 Hindi - - - 4,600 - -
Dakkal 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Hindi 89,000 - - - - 1,100
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Devadiga 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
Devanga 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - 100
 Dhangar 8,300 Gujarati 8,200 - - 40 - 60
 Dhanka 300 Gujarati 300 50 - - - -
 Dhanwar 500 Chhattisgarhi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 5,400 Urdu - 5,400 - - - -
 Dhodia 4,900 Gujarati 4,800 - - - - 20
 Dhor 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - 200 - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 100 Maldivian - 100 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Odia 1,000 - 20 - - -
 Dubla 5,100 Dubli 5,000 - - - - 30
Dulia 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Faqir 600 Urdu 300 300 - - 20 -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gamit 2,400 Gamit 2,300 - - - - -
 Ganda 400 Odia 400 - 20 - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Gandla 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Gangakula 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ghisadi 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 53,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 53,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gond 5,900 Hindi 5,700 70 30 20 - 50
 Gondhali 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
Gopal 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Gosain 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 20
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Guria 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Gurung Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
 Halba 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Halleer 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Halsar 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,500 Chinese, Mandarin - - 1,300 - - 200
 Hande Jogi 100 Kannada 80 - - - - 20
 Hijda 139,000 Hindi 132,000 6,200 - - - -
Holar 2,700 Marathi 2,600 - 80 - - -
Holer 400 Kannada 400 - 30 - - -
Idayan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Ilavan 18,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - 600 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - 1,000
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 21,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 21,000 -
Jat, Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat, Chima (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat, Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Hindu traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
 Jat, Gil (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jat, Kharral (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat, Mann (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Mann (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat, Sahrawat 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat, Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Jat, Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Jat, Varaich (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Javeri 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 700 Marathi - - - - - 700
 Jhalo Malo 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 900 Hindi 300 - - - 600 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Gujarati 6,100 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Kannada 6,600 - - - - -
Kaghzi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Kaibartta 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Telugu 6,500 - - - - 300
Kalavant 200 Kannada 200 - - - - 20
 Kalingi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kallan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Kamar 300 Kamar 300 - - - - -
Kamathi 106,000 Telugu 106,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Kanai 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Karan 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Marathi 3,400 - - - - 100
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Kashmiri - 1,700 - - - -
 Kathodi 600 Marathi 600 - 20 - - -
Katia 1,500 Hindi 1,400 - 40 - - -
 Kawar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kharia 100 Kharia 100 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 76,000 Gujarati 76,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Hindi 8,000 - 100 - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,100 - - - - 100
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 7,100 Gujarati - 7,100 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 191,000 Gujarati - 191,000 - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 40 Koch 40 - - - - -
 Kodava 60 Kodava 60 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kokna 3,500 Kukna 2,800 300 100 300 - -
 Kol 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kolhati 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 30,000 Marathi 30,000 20 50 80 20 20
 Koli Malhar 3,800 Marathi 3,800 - - 20 - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Gujarati 3,500 - - - - -
Kolowar 300 Kolami, Northwestern 300 - - - - -
 Kolta 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Konai 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Konkanese 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Korama 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kori 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Korku 90 Korku 60 - 20 - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koshti 19,000 Marathi 18,000 - - - - 600
 Koya 30 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 20 Kannada - - - - - 20
 Kudumban 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Kudumi 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 187,000 Gujarati 186,000 - - - - 1,700
Kunchatiga 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
 Kuravan 1,100 Malayalam 1,000 - - 80 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Lingader 2,100 Marathi 100 - 20 - - 1,900
 Lingayat 1,700 Kannada - - - - - 1,700
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Lohana 4,900 Gujarati 4,800 - - - - 100
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Gujarati 16,000 - - - - -
Madari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Madgi 900 Telugu 800 - 50 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 800 Telugu - - - 800 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Telugu 2,600 - 100 40 - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 90 - 20 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 98,000 Marathi - - - 98,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 316,000 Marathi 60,000 - 252,000 3,600 - -
 Mahishya 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 2,707,000 Marathi 2,689,000 - - - - 16,000
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,700 Gujarati 8,700 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Mahyavanshi 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - 400 - - -
Majothi 90 Kacchi - 90 - - - -
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 500 Gujarati - 500 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 900 Telugu - - - 900 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,600 - 200 30 - -
Mala Dasari 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Hannai 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Mala Jangam 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Mala Masti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Sale 200 Telugu 200 - 20 - - -
Mala Sanyasi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 38,000 Malayalam - - - 38,000 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 20,000 Gujarati - 20,000 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 2,200 Marathi 2,100 - 60 - - -
 Mangala 6,100 Telugu 6,100 - - - - -
Manne 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 38,000 Malayalam - 38,000 - - - -
 Maravan 3,600 Tamil 3,600 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Mashti 100 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 33,000 Marathi - - - 33,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Marathi 59,000 - 5,700 1,400 - -
 Matia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Mazhabi 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Hindi 41,000 - 1,300 - - -
 Meitei 200 Meitei 200 - - - - -
 Memon 164,000 Gujarati - 164,000 - - - -
 Meo (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Miana 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 95,000 Bengali 93,000 - - 2,600 - -
 Moger 4,000 Tulu 4,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 41,000 Urdu - 41,000 - - - -
 Momna 4,600 Gujarati - 4,600 - - - -
Mondiwaru 400 Telugu - 400 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Mukri 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Munda 40 Mundari 40 - - - - -
 Munnur 3,100 Telugu 3,100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
 Nadar 9,500 Tamil 5,500 - - 3,900 - -
 Nadia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified 100 Naga Pidgin - - - 100 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 500
Nai (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Naikda 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Nair 31,000 Malayalam 31,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Nanbai 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 198,000 Marathi - - 196,000 1,700 - -
Navithan 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Newah 100 Nepali 90 - 20 - - -
 Oraon 1,700 Kurux 1,600 - - 70 - -
Paik 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Pallan 10,000 Tamil 9,700 - - 300 - -
 Pan 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Pandaram 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Pangul 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 8,600 Tamil 5,800 - - 2,800 - -
Paravan 40 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pardhan 200 Pardhan 200 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,700 Pardhi 2,600 - 20 - - -
 Parja 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Parsee 43,000 Gujarati - - - - - 43,000
 Pashtun, Pathan 160,000 Urdu - 160,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - 100 - - -
 Patelia 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Patharwat 4,500 Marathi 4,500 - - - - -
Patlia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Perka 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Persian 1,100 Persian, Iranian - 1,100 - - - -
Phudgi 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Pinjara 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
 Pod 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Poi 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Pomla 20 Gujarati - - - - - -
 Portuguese 50 Indo-Portuguese - - - 50 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 96,000 Marathi 96,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Pundari 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Qalaigar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Qassab 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Quam-e-Punjab 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,100 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Gujarati 4,600 - - - - -
 Rabha Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Rachband 400 Punjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Raddi 700 Kannada 700 - - - - 60
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Rajbanshi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 1,400
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 7,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,500 -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Paik 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Solanki 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Raju 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Ralte 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Ramoshi 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rathawa 70 Rathawi 70 - - - - -
 Ravalia 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Rawat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Salat (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
Sali 49,000 Kannada 48,000 - -