CountryIndia

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Odisha

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Number of People Groups

686

Unreached People Groups

653

Total Population

43,690,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

2.4 %

Hindu

94.1 %

Muslim

2.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - 400 - -
 Adi Dravida 2,100 Tamil 1,900 - - 200 - -
Adi Karnataka 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Agariya 47,000 - - - - -
Agaria (Muslim traditions) 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
Agaru 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
 Aghori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Aguri 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Ajila 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Akula 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
Alia 56,000 Oriya 56,000 - - - - -
Amat 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
Anglo 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 5,400 Urdu - 5,400 - - - -
 Arakh 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Aruva 24,000 Oriya 24,000 - - - - -
Asari 6,900 Oriya 6,900 - - - - -
Asur 1,100 Asuri 1,100 - - - - -
Audhelia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ayyarakam 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Badaga Unknown Badaga - - - - - -
Badaik 17,000 Sadri 17,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 95,000 Hindi 95,000 - - - - -
 Bagata 7,200 Telugu 6,800 - - 300 - 100
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Bengali 62,000 - - - - -
Baggilu 1,400 Oriya 1,400 - - - - -
Bagheti 38,000 Oriya 38,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 1,300 Hindi - - - - - 1,300
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Baiga 2,300 Hindi 2,100 - - 200 - 40
Baira 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 128,000 Bengali 128,000 - - - - -
Baiti 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Hindu traditions) 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
Bakati 2,600 Oriya 2,600 - - - - -
Bakuda 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Balasantoshi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 89,000 Telugu 89,000 - - - - -
Bangti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania 261,000 Hindi 253,000 - - - - 7,500
 Bania, Agarwal 38,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - 4,300
 Bania, Agrahari 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Bania, Barnawar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania, Gandha Banik 9,100 Bengali 9,100 - - - - -
Bania, Golapurab 30 Hindi - - - - - 20
Bania, Jaiswal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - 70
 Bania, Kasarwani 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 200
Bania, Khatri 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 2,900 Hindi 2,600 - - - - 300
 Bania, Nima 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 1,700 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 600
 Bania, Porwal 1,300 Hindi 900 - - - - 300
Bania, Rauniar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Bania, Saraogi 300 Hindi - - - - - 300
 Bania, Srimali 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Lambadi 19,000 - - 200 - 60
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Banka 26,000 Oriya 26,000 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bargunda 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Bariki 25,000 Oriya 25,000 - - - - -
 Basor 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Basushabar 2,000 Oriya 2,000 - - - - -
 Bathudi 255,000 Oriya 254,000 - - 900 - 200
 Bauri 639,000 Bengali 638,000 - - 1,100 - -
Bauti 2,700 Oriya 2,700 - - - - -
Bavuri 4,800 Oriya 4,800 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Begulu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Behara 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
Belama 25,000 Oriya 25,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Kannada 5,100 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
Betora 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Bhadayi 4,100 Oriya 4,100 - - - - -
 Bhaina 6,100 Chhattisgarhi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bhampta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhandari 592,000 Oriya 592,000 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,100 - - 80 - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhar 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Oriya 6,400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 113,000 Bhatri 113,000 - - - - -
 Bhil 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhisti 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhogta Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Hindi 136,000 - - - - -
Bhottada 499,000 Kuvi 446,000 - - 21,000 - 200
Bhoyar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 376,000 Hindi 373,000 70 - 2,100 - 700
Bhulia 117,000 Oriya 117,000 - - - - -
Bhumia 167,000 Oriya 160,000 80 - 6,300 - 100
 Bhumij 263,000 Bengali 256,000 100 20 1,300 - 5,300
Bhunjia 16,000 Bhunjia 16,000 20 - 90 - 300
Bidur 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Bind 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
Binjhal 177,000 Oriya 146,000 60 - 31,000 40 400
 Binjhia 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 300
Birhor 1,500 Birhor 1,400 - - 50 - -
 Birjia 3,700 Bijori 3,700 - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 105,000 Hindi 105,000 - - - - -
Bissoyi 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
Bitopi 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Bohra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Boipari 16,000 Oriya 16,000 - - - - -
Bolanti 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Bolasi 24,000 Oriya 24,000 - - - - -
Bolodia 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
Bondili 1,200 Oriya 1,200 - - - - -
 Bondo Poroja 11,000 Bondo 11,000 - - 100 - 30
 Bonka 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Bosantiya 5,500 Oriya 5,500 - - - - -
 Boya 2,200 Telugu 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin 2,120,000 Hindi 2,117,000 - 100 - - 1,400
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Brahmin, Acharaj 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bhagor 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chakula 43,000 Oriya 43,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Dakshini 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 8,800 Hindi 8,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jyoti 66,000 Oriya 66,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Marathi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mastan 84,000 Oriya 84,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 55,000 Bengali 55,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Rikhisur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Vyas 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Bukora 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 40 Burmese - - 40 - - -
Butalu 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Byagara 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Chachati 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Chadar 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Chain 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Chakali 700 Oriya 700 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chalvadi Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 207,000 Hindi 206,000 - - 1,700 - -
Chandala 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - - - - -
Chandhai Maru 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Chaudhari, caste 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Chauhan 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
Chaupal 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Chenchu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Chero 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Cherua 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Chik (Hindu traditions) 200 Sadri 200 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Chitara 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 45,000 Hindi - - - 45,000 - -
Chuditya 6,100 Oriya 6,100 - - - - -
 Dahait 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Daharia 70 Chhattisgarhi 70 - - - - -
Daityapati 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Dal 30,000 Oriya 30,000 - - - - 70
 Dalu 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
Dammalia 5,700 Oriya 5,700 - - - - -
Dandasi 87,000 Oriya 87,000 - - - - -
 Dangi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - 40
Darzi (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Dera 3,500 Oriya 3,500 - - - - -
Desau Bhumij 2,800 Oriya 2,700 20 - - - 50
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Devadasi 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Devangri 48,000 Oriya 48,000 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Dewar 315,000 Oriya 315,000 - - - - -
Dhakoda 17,000 Oriya 17,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Dhanka 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 3,400 Chhattisgarhi 3,400 - - - - -
 Dharua 17,000 Duruwa 17,000 - - 20 - -
 Dhimar 157,000 Hindi 157,000 - - 30 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 795,000 Hindi 795,000 - - - - -
Didayi 8,200 Gata' 8,200 - - - - -
 Dolai 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
Dolapati 7,600 Oriya 7,600 - - - - -
Dolokondiyari 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
Doluva 12,000 Oriya 12,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 826,000 Oriya 823,000 - - 3,500 - -
Dondsena 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Dora 8,300 Halbi 8,300 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Dudekula 400 Telugu - 400 - - - -
Dulia 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Dura 1,100 Oriya 900 - 200 - - -
Durgamurgi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Endra 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Faqir 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Gadaba 105,000 Oriya 101,000 100 - 3,400 - 600
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Gamit 50 Gamit 50 - - - - -
Gammalla 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Ganda 755,000 Oriya 755,000 - - - - -
Gandhmali 12,000 Oriya 12,000 - - - - -
 Gandia, Odisha 5,400 Koya 5,300 - - 40 - 20
Gandla 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - - - - -
Ganga Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Gantra 9,000 Oriya 9,000 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gauda 1,608,000 Oriya 1,608,000 - - - - -
Gavara 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Gayinta 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
 Ghara 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - 60 - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 146,000 Hindi 146,000 - - - - -
Ghogia 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi 125,000 - - - - -
Ghusuria 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
Godagali 1,900 Oriya 1,900 - - - - -
Godari 2,900 Telugu 2,900 - - - - -
Godatri 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Godiya 13,000 Oriya 13,000 - - - - -
Godra 5,700 Oriya 5,700 - - - - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 238,000 Oriya 238,000 - - - - -
Golla 156,000 Oriya 156,000 - - - - -
 Gond 1,062,000 Hindi 1,014,000 200 40 29,000 20 16,000
Gontara 1,100 Oriya 1,100 - - - - -
Gopal 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
 Gorait 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Gosain 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
Gudiya 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Guna 2,000 Oriya 2,000 - - - - -
Gura 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Guria 698,000 Oriya 698,000 - - - - -
Gyta 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Hadi 264,000 Bengali 264,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Halba 21,000 Marathi 20,000 - - 300 - 20
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 60 Chinese, Mandarin - - 60 - - -
 Hatkar 7,000 Marathi 7,000 - - - - -
Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Ho 77,000 Ho 76,000 70 - 900 - 800
Holar 6,200 Marathi 6,200 - - - - -
Ilavan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - 20 - -
Irika 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Jaggali 7,900 Telugu 7,900 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Janna 1,800 Oriya 1,800 - - - - -
Janughanta 1,800 Oriya 1,800 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 12,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 12,000 -
Jatapu 14,000 Telugu 11,000 - - 1,700 - 700
Jayapore 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jingar 20 Marwari 20 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Bengali 49,000 - - - - -
Jogula 1,500 Oriya 1,500 - - - - -
Joura 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Juang 53,000 Oriya 53,000 - - 200 20 60
 Julaha 300 Hindi 30 - - - 300 -
Kabadi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Oriya 33,000 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Kadar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Kahalia 7,000 Oriya 7,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 120,000 Bengali 120,000 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Kalagara 4,000 Oriya 4,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Kalingi 246,000 Oriya 246,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 1,400 Bengali - 1,400 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 80 Kamar 80 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kambo 49,000 Oriya 49,000 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Kammara 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
Kamsala 30,000 Oriya 30,000 - - - - -
Kanakkan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kandha Gauda 29,000 Oriya 25,000 - - 2,500 - 900
Kandra 625,000 Oriya 625,000 - - - - -
 Kandu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Kansali 3,700 Oriya 3,700 - - - - -
 Kaora 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Kapali 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Kapewar 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kapu 260,000 Telugu 260,000 - - - - -
Karan 524,000 Oriya 524,000 - - - - -
Karenga 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
Karmali 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - -
 Karnam 83,000 Oriya 83,000 - - - - -
Karua 6,100 Oriya 6,100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Marathi 98,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
Katia 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Kattunayakan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kawar 15,000 Hindi 14,000 - - 200 - 50
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Bengali 125,000 - - - - -
Kela (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Oriya 27,000 - - - - -
Khadala 122,000 Oriya 122,000 - - - - -
Khadura 9,700 Oriya 9,700 - - - - -
 Khairwar 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
Khandait 1,473,000 Oriya 1,473,000 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
Kharia 251,000 Kharia 174,000 - 30 75,000 40 1,400
 Kharwar 5,000 Hindi 4,500 - - 400 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Khatti Khatti 1,800 Oriya 1,800 - - - - -
Khendra 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
Khodara 3,100 Oriya 3,100 - - - - -
Khoira 2,400 Oriya 2,400 - - - - -
 Khoja 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Khondite Odiya 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Khoruda 3,300 Oriya 3,300 - - - - -
 Kisan 391,000 Hindi 362,000 50 - 26,000 60 2,600
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Koch 200 - - - - -
Kodalo 3,100 Oriya 3,100 - - - - -
Kohara 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kol 8,500 Hindi 7,300 - - 1,000 - 100
Kolah Lohara 18,000 Oriya 17,000 40 - 400 - 700
 Kolha 597,000 Ho 554,000 80 40 4,300 - 39,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Koli Malhar 7,500 Marathi 7,400 - - 30 - -
Kollara, Odisha 5,700 Oriya 5,700 - - - - -
 Kolta 463,000 Oriya 463,000 - - - - -
Komarao 10,000 Oriya 10,000 - - - - -
Konai 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - 500 - 30
 Konda Reddi 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Konsari 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
Koracha, caste 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Kori 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - 100 - 20
 Korku 100 Korku 100 - - - - -
Korona 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
Korti 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - - - -
 Korwa 3,000 Telugu 2,900 - - 100 - 20
 Koshti 29,000 Marathi 29,000 - - - - -
 Kotia 43,000 Oriya 43,000 - - 90 - 300
 Koya 143,000 Telugu 138,000 - - 5,300 - 200
 Kudumban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kudumi 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,720,000 Oriya 1,427,000 500 40 287,000 30 5,100
 Kuli 9,300 Oriya 9,200 - - 100 - 30
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 889,000 Hindi 889,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Kummari 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 148,000 Gujarati 148,000 - - - - -
 Kuravan 200 Malayalam 100 - - 20 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Kurunga 6,500 Oriya 6,500 - - - - -
 Kuruni 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Kusiari 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Kusta 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Laheri (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,900 - - - - -
 Lakhera 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Liari 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 300 Kannada - - - - - 300
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - 200 - 30
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 689,000 Hindi 698,000 - - - - -
Lohara 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Madari 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 400 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
Maghaiya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mahanta 38,000 Oriya 38,000 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,300 Marathi - - - 1,300 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Marathi 33,000 - - - - -
Mahara 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Mahishya 2,314,000 Bengali 2,308,000 - - 7,000 - -
 Mahli 17,000 Marathi 13,000 - - 300 - 4,000
 Mahratta 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Mahuria 6,800 Oriya 6,800 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
 Majhi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Majhwar 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Majjula 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Mala Dasu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sale Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 1,100 Malayalam - - - 1,100 - -
 Malayali 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 623,000 Hindi 623,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Gujarati - 2,000 - - - -
Malto 300 Santhali 300 - - - - -
Manbhav 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Mandia 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
 Mangala 35,000 Telugu 35,000 - - - - -
Mangan 1,700 Oriya 1,700 - - - - -
Mangli 1,100 Oriya 1,100 - - - - -
Mankidi 1,700 Oriya 1,600 - - - - 200
Mankirdia 2,300 Oriya 2,100 - - 80 - 100
 Manna Dhora 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Manne Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mappila 1,200 Malayalam - 1,200 - - - -
 Maravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Markande 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 100 Marathi - - - 100 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Matia 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - 30 - 30
 Mazhabi 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Memon 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
Mewar 1,400 Oriya 1,400 - - - - -
Mir 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Mirdas (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 43,000 - - 1,400 - 20
Mishri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Bengali 6,900 - - - - -
 Moghal 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Mukha Dhora 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Muli 21,000 Telugu 21,000 - - - - -
 Munda 593,000 Mundari 434,000 90 50 136,000 200 23,000
Mundala 80 Tulu 80 - - - - -
Mundapotta 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Mundari 47,000 Mundari 40,000 - - 5,400 - 1,600
 Munnur 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 20,000 Telugu 20,000 - - - - -