CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Mumbai suburban



Number of People Groups

573

Unreached People Groups

530

Total Population

10,493,000

Buddhist

4.6 %

Christian

3.4 %

Hindu

70.0 %

Muslim

18.5 %

Sikh

0.5 %

Other Religions

3.1 %
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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 26,000 Tamil 25,000 - - 800 - -
 Adi Karnataka 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Kannada 3,100 - 200 - - -
 Agri 116,000 Marathi 116,000 - - - - -
 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 21,000 English - - - 21,000 - -
 Ansari 256,000 Urdu - 256,000 - - - -
 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) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
Badhai Kharadi 3,800 Gujarati 3,800 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Bagdi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Baha'i 3,500 Hindi - - - - - 3,500
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - 30 - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Bengali 8,500 - - - - 500
Bajania 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
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 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Baloch 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 44,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - 20,000
 Bania Agrahari 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bania Brittal Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 19,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - 2,500
Bania Dhusar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 4,500 Hindi 1,700 - - - - 2,800
Bania Gujar 60,000 Gujarati 60,000 - - - - -
Bania Jaiswal 8,100 Hindi 2,800 - - - - 5,300
 Bania Kasarwani 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 2,200 Hindi 600 - - - - 1,600
 Bania Komti 9,600 Telugu 9,000 - - - - 600
 Bania Lad 8,900 Gujarati 8,900 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 14,000 Hindi 9,200 - - - - 4,400
Bania Modh 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Bania Nagar 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 17,000 Hindi 7,800 - - - - 9,200
 Bania Oswal 13,000 Hindi 4,400 - - - - 8,500
 Bania Porwal 10,000 Hindi 6,200 - - - - 4,000
Bania Saitwal 11,000 Hindi 4,900 - - - - 5,800
 Bania Srimali 21,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - 10,000
Bania Ummad 11,000 Hindi 5,500 - - - - 5,300
 Bania unspecified 354,000 Hindi 209,000 - - - - 145,000
Banijiga 2,700 Kannada 2,600 - - - - 100
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Lambadi 24,000 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Lambadi 1,000 - - - - -
 Baori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Barda 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
Barutgar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Basor 3,500 Hindi 3,400 - 30 - - -
 Bauri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 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) 66,000 Hindi 57,000 - 1,600 7,200 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - 90 - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Bhansala 6,800 Marathi 6,800 - - - - -
Bhansali Vegu 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 60 Bhatri - - - - 60 -
Bhavin 70 Konkani 70 - - - - -
Bhil Paware 100 Bareli, Rathwi 100 - - - - -
Bhil Tadvi 60 Dhanki - 60 - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 1,400 Hindi 1,300 50 - - - -
 Bhisti 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 30 Sikkimese - - 30 - - -
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 178,000 Gujarati - 178,000 - - - -
 Boya 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 2,900 Gujarati 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 3,900 Gujarati 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 47,000 Marathi 47,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Daima 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Deshastha 34,000 Marathi 34,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 55,000 Konkani 55,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 53,000 Gujarati 53,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 4,800 Kannada 4,800 - - - - -
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 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Malvi 1,800 Malvi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 4,400 Gujarati 4,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Pushkarna 1,100 Marwari 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Srigaud 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 6,000 Tamil 6,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 375,000 Hindi 357,000 - - 200 - 18,000
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Burmese 200 Burmese - - 200 - - -
Byagara 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - - 20 - -
 Chalvadi 800 Kannada 600 - 100 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 247,000 Hindi 219,000 - 6,200 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 2,500 - - - - 100
 Chodhara 40 Chodri 30 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 4,700 Kannada - - - 4,700 - -
Dakkal 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Hindi 92,000 - - - - 1,100
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Devadiga 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
Devanga 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - 100
 Dhangar Bharwad 8,500 Gujarati 8,400 - - 40 - 60
 Dhanka 300 Gujarati 300 60 - - - -
 Dhanwar 500 Chhattisgarhi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
 Dhodia 5,000 Gujarati 5,000 - - - - 30
 Dhor 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - 200 - - -
Divehi 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Odia 1,000 - 20 - - -
 Dubla 5,200 Dubli 5,100 - - - - 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 2,400 - - - - -
 Ganda 400 Odia 400 - 20 - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Gandla 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Gangakula 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
 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 55,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 55,000 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 3,900 Hindi 3,800 40 20 - - 30
 Gondhali 6,600 Marathi 6,600 - - - - -
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 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Halba 1,500 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Halleer 200 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 142,000 Hindi 136,000 6,400 - - - -
Holar 2,800 Marathi 2,700 - 80 - - -
Holer 400 Kannada 400 - 30 - - -
Idayan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Ilavan 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - 700 - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
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) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
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 unspecified (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 800
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 18,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 18,000 -
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 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Julaha 900 Hindi 300 - - - 600 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Gujarati 6,200 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Kannada 6,800 - - - - -
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) 7,000 Telugu 6,600 - - - - 400
Kalal Idiga 4,700 Telugu 4,400 - - - - 200
Kalavant 200 Kannada 200 - - - - 20
 Kalingi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kallan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Kamar 300 Kamar 300 - - - - -
Kamathi 109,000 Telugu 109,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
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 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Karan 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Marathi 3,500 - - - - 100
Kasar Otari 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Kashmiri - 1,700 - - - -
 Kathodi 700 Marathi 600 - 20 - - -
Katia 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - 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) 78,000 Gujarati 78,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Hindi 8,200 - 100 - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,300 - - - - 100
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 7,300 Kacchi - 7,300 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 195,000 Gujarati - 195,000 - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 40 Koch 40 - - - - -
 Kodava 60 Kodava 60 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kokna 3,600 Kukna 2,800 300 100 300 - -
 Kol 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kolhati 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Gujarati 23,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 31,000 Marathi 31,000 30 60 80 20 30
 Koli Malhar 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - 20 - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Gujarati 3,600 - - - - -
Koli Son 700 Konkani 600 - - 80 - -
Kolowar 300 Kolami, Northwestern 300 - - - - -
 Kolta 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Konai 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Konkanese 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Korama 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Kori 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Korku 90 Korku 70 - 20 - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koshti 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - - - - 600
 Koya 30 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 20 Kannada - - - - - 20
 Kudumban 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kudumi 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 192,000 Gujarati 190,000 - - - - 1,700
Kunbi Anjna 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Kadwa 6,200 Gujarati 6,200 - - - - -
Kunbi Konkani 41,000 Konkani, Goan 41,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Lewa 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
 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 - 30 - - 2,000
 Lingayat 1,200 Kannada - - - - - 1,200
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Lohana 5,000 Gujarati 4,900 - - - - 100
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Gujarati 16,000 - - - - -
Madari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Madgi 900 Telugu 900 - 50 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 800 Telugu - - - 800 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Telugu 2,700 - 100 40 - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 90 - 20 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 101,000 Marathi - - - 101,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 324,000 Marathi 62,000 - 258,000 3,700 - -
 Mahishya 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Mahratta 2,776,000 Marathi 2,757,000 - - - - 17,000
Mahratta Jadhav 229,000 Marathi 229,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,900 Gujarati 8,900 - - - - -
Mahratta Shinde 234,000 Marathi 234,000 - - - - -
 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) 1,900 Telugu 1,700 - 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 39,000 Malayalam - - - 39,000 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 20,000 Gujarati - 20,000 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - 60 - - -
 Mangala 6,200 Telugu 6,200 - - - - -
Manne 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 39,000 Malayalam - 39,000 - - - -
 Maravan 3,700 Tamil 3,700 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Mashti 100 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 34,000 Marathi - - - 34,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Marathi 61,000 - 5,800 1,500 - -
 Matia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Mazhabi 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 42,000 - 1,300 - - -
 Meitei 200 Meitei 200 - - - - -
 Memon 169,000 Gujarati - 169,000 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Miana 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Bengali 95,000 - - 2,600 - -
 Moger 4,100 Tulu 4,100 - - - - -
 Moghal 42,000 Urdu - 42,000 - - - -
 Momna 4,700 Gujarati - 4,700 - - - -
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 3,200 Telugu 3,200 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - -
 Nadar 9,700 Tamil 5,700 - - 4,000 - -
 Nadia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Naga unspecified 100 Naga Pidgin - - - 100 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - 500
Nai (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Naikda 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Nair 32,000 Malayalam 32,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Nanbai 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 203,000 Marathi - - 201,000 1,800 - -
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 9,900 - - 300 - -
 Pan 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Pandaram 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Pangul 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 8,800 Tamil 6,000 - - 2,900 - -
Paravan 40 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pardhan 200 Pardhan 200 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,700 Pardhi 2,700 - 30 - - -
 Parja 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Parsee 44,000 Gujarati - - - - - 44,000
 Pashtun Northern 164,000 Urdu - 164,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 7,900 - 100 - - -
 Patelia 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Patharwat 4,600 Marathi 4,600 - - - - -
Patlia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Perka 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Persian 1,100 Persian, Iranian - 1,100 - - - -
Phudgi 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Pinjara 6,900 Urdu - 6,900 - - - -
 Pod 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Poi 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Pomla 20 Gujarati - - - - - -
 Portuguese 50 Indo-Portuguese - - - 50 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 98,000 Marathi 98,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 38,000 Marathi 38,000 - - - - -
Pulayan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Pundari 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Qalaigar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Qassab 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Quam-e-Punjab 2,200 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,200 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Gujarati 4,700 - - - - -
 Rabha Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Rachband 400 Punjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Raddi 700 Kannada 700 - - - - 60
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Rajbanshi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Paik 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -