Country:

India

State: Tamil Nadu
District: All

Number of People Groups

606

Unreached People Groups

537

Total Population

75,853,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.7 %

Hindu

88.3 %

Muslim

5.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adaviar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 58,000 Telugu 58,000 - - 600 - -
Adi Andhra Christian 4,700 Telugu - - - 4,700 - -
 Adi Dravida 7,222,000 Tamil 7,207,000 - 900 5,300 400 -
Adi Dravida Christian 501,000 Tamil - - - 501,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 26,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 300 Kannada - - - 300 - -
 Adiyan 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - 30 - 20
 Agamudaiyan 806,000 Tamil 802,000 - - 4,300 - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 611,000 Tamil 610,000 - - 1,300 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 8,500 Tamil 6,900 - - 1,600 - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 2,600 Telugu 2,500 - - 200 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 6,800 Telugu - - - 6,800 - -
Ajila 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 6,100 Kurichiya 6,000 - - - - 30
Alavan 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 61,000 Malayalam 61,000 - - 500 - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - 40 - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 90 - -
Ambattan 166,000 Tamil 166,000 - - 100 - -
Ambattan Christian 1,900 Tamil - - - 1,900 - -
Anamuk 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Angami 50 Naga, Angami - - - 50 - -
Anglo 9,000 English - - - 9,000 - -
 Ansari 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
Anuppan 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Ao 50 Naga, Ao - - - 50 - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
Arandan 200 Aranadan 100 - - - - -
Arasar 8,400 Malayalam 8,100 - - 200 - -
Arasar Christian 23,000 Malayalam - - - 23,000 - -
 Arasu 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
Aray Mala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Arayan 44,000 Malayalam 44,000 - - 100 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Arunthathiyar 969,000 Tamil 969,000 - 30 - 70 -
 Arwa Mala 80,000 Tamil 80,000 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 30 Assamese - 30 - - - -
Ayyanavar 2,500 Malayalam 2,500 - - - - -
 Badaga 196,000 Badaga 195,000 - - 600 - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Bagata 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Baira 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Bakad 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bakuda 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
Balagai 6,300 Kannada 6,300 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 230,000 Kannada 230,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 22,000 Telugu 22,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 7,700 Kannada 7,700 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Bania 720,000 Hindi 646,000 - - 20 - 73,000
 Bania Agarwal 23,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 4,600
 Bania Agrahari 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 392,000 Tamil 354,000 - - - - 37,000
Bania Gujar 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 14,000 Telugu 14,000 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - - - 200
Bania Mahajan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 8,000 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 5,500
 Bania Porwal 4,500 Hindi 3,000 - - - - 1,500
 Bania Srimali 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
Banijiga 14,000 Kannada 14,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 73,000 Lambadi 73,000 - - - - -
Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Lambadi 3,900 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Gujarati 2,200 - - - - -
Bariki 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Basor 147,000 Hindi 147,000 - - - - -
Bathada 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bauri 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Kannada 152,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Kannada 152,000 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Bellara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Bhansala 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 34,000 Tamil - - - 34,000 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Tamil 6,900 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhil 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Bohra 5,000 Gujarati - 5,000 - - - -
Bondili 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Boya 1,866,000 Telugu 1,866,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 2,340,000 Hindi 2,328,000 - - 700 - 11,000
Brahmin Anavala 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Brahacharanam 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 3,300 Tamil - - - 3,000 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 77,000 Tamil 77,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 20,000 Marathi 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Iyer 222,000 Tamil 222,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 68,000 Kannada 68,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 8,300 Telugu 8,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Malla Jetti 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 65,000 Malayalam 65,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Prathamusakha 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 388,000 Tamil 388,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 51,000 Telugu 51,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vadama 30,000 Tamil 30,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Velanadu 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
 Budaga Jangam 7,400 Telugu 7,400 - - - - -
 Burmese 400 Burmese - - 400 - - -
Byagara 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 17,000 Konkani - 17,000 - - - -
Chackaravar 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 2,900 Tamil - - - 2,900 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 115,000 Tamil - - - 115,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 789,000 Tamil 789,000 - 30 500 20 -
 Chalvadi 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Chandala 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 9,400 Malayalam 9,400 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 1,500 Malayalam - - - 1,500 - -
Chayakkaran 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
 Chenchu 5,100 Telugu 5,100 - - 40 - -
 Chenna Dasar 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 80,000 Malayalam - - - 80,000 - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian 144,000 Hindi - - - 144,000 - -
 Dakkal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Dandasi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 114,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 300 Tulu 300 - - - - -
 Devanga 41,000 Kannada 40,000 - - 800 - -
 Devendrakulathan 85,000 Tamil 85,000 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 7,500 Gujarati 7,500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 933,000 Hindi 933,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Dhor 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Digambara 1,100 Kannada - - - - - 1,100
Divehi 100 Maldivian - 100 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Odia 17,000 - - - - -
 Dudekula 900 Telugu - 900 - - - -
Ellamalawar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Eravallan 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
 Gamit 1,700 Gamit 1,700 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Gangakula 68,000 Kannada 68,000 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gavara 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goanese 14,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 14,000 - -
Godagali 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Godari 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Godda 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Gond 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
Gowdali 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Gudigar 400 Konkani 400 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gurung Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 7,000 Vaagri Booli 7,000 - - - - -
Halleer 20 Konkani, Goan 20 - - - - -
Halsar 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 400 Chinese, Mandarin - - 400 - - 40
 Hande Jogi 4,500 Kannada 4,500 - - - - -
 Hasalaru 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
Hasla 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 97,000 Tamil 97,000 - - 200 - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
 Holar 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
 Holaya 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Idayan 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 2,071,000 Malayalam 2,064,000 - - 400 - -
Ilavan Christian 54,000 Tamil - - - 54,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 5,900 Malayalam 5,900 - - - - -
Ilavathi 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
Ilayathu 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
 Irular 188,000 Irula 186,000 300 - 600 - 300
Jaggali 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Jalakaduguvallu 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Jambuvulu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 6,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,600 -
Jatapu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Jenu Kuruba 11,000 Kurumba, Jennu 11,000 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Kadaiyan 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 500 - -
 Kadan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kahha 30 Naga, Phom - - - 30 - -
 Kaibartta 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 20,000 Kannada 20,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 2,172,000 Tamil 2,165,000 - - 5,500 - -
 Kakkalan 7,300 Malayalam 7,300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 151,000 Telugu 151,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 94,000 Telugu 94,000 - - - - -
Kalladi 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Kallan 1,186,000 Tamil 1,184,000 - - 2,400 - -
Kallan Tondaman 448,000 Tamil 447,000 - - 1,200 - -
Kamathi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kammara 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Kamsala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Kanakkan 5,500 Malayalam 5,500 - - 40 - -
 Kanikkaran 3,800 Kanikkaran 3,500 - - 300 - -
 Kaniyan 2,200 Malayalam 1,700 - - 500 - -
 Kapu 563,000 Telugu 563,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 73,000 Telugu 73,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 22,000 Telugu 22,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Karnam 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
Karumpuram 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,000 - - 100 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 200 Kashmiri - 200 - - - -
Kattunayakan 46,000 Tamil 46,000 40 - 300 - 50
Kavara 56,000 Tamil 56,000 - - - - -
Kavathi 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 2,000 Tamil - - - 2,000 - -
Kavuthiyan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Kepmaris 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - 20 - -
Keralamuthali Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Khandait 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Khoja 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
Kochu Velan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Koli 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 2,300 Marathi 2,300 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Koliyan 7,900 Tamil 7,600 - - 400 - -
Kolupulvandlu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 600 Telugu 400 - - 100 - -
 Konda Reddi 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Konyak 40 Naga, Konyak - - - 40 - -
Koosa Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Kootan 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 300 Tulu 300 - - - - -
 Korama 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Kori 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Koshti 50,000 Marathi 50,000 - - 200 - -
Kota 400 Kota 400 - - - - -
Kotegar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koya 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Kudiya 70 Kudiya 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 25,000 Tamil 23,000 - - 2,000 - -
 Kudumi 113,000 Tamil 113,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kuli 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 231,000 Hindi 231,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 33,000 Kannada 33,000 - - - - -
Kunnavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 13,000 Tamil - - - 13,000 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 140,000 Malayalam 140,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 743,000 Kannada 743,000 40 - 30 - 20
 Kuruman 31,000 Kurumba, Betta 31,000 40 - 20 - 60
Kuruman Tacchan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Lingayat 89,000 Kannada - - - - - 89,000
 Lohana 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 128,000 Hindi 128,000 - - - - -
 Lotha 50 Naga, Lotha - - - 50 - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 245,000 Tamil 245,000 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 6,000 Telugu - - - 6,000 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Telugu 5,800 - - 40 - -
 Madiga Dasu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Maha Malasar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Mahar 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,400 Marathi - - - 1,400 - -
 Mahishya 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta 140,000 Marathi 140,000 - - - - 200
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,300 Gujarati 8,300 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Mahyavanshi 5,200 Gujarati 5,200 - - - - -
Maila 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 7,700 Telugu - - - 7,700 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - 30 - -
 Mala Dasari 7,900 Telugu 7,900 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Mala Masti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 69,000 Telugu 69,000 - - - - -
Mala Sale 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mala Urali 3,100 Telugu 3,100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 236,000 Malayalam - - - 236,000 - -
Malai Arayan 300 Malayalam 300 - - 30 - -
Malai Pandaram 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 7,200 Malayalam 7,000 - - 200 - -
Malai Vellala 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 20,000 Tamil 20,000 30 - 60 - 30
Malakuravan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Malasar 6,400 Tamil 6,400 - - - - -
 Malayali 357,000 Tamil 356,000 400 - 400 - 200
Malayan, caste 23,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - - - -
Malayarayar 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Malayekandi 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mang Garodi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 471,000 Telugu 471,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 43,000 Malayalam 43,000 - - 100 - -
Mannan, tribal 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Manne 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mappila 93,000 Malayalam - 93,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 400 Tamil - 400 - - - -
Marakkan Kayalam 300 Tamil - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 3,025,000 Tamil 2,948,000 - - 78,000 - -
 Masan Jogi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Masthi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 300 Marathi - - - 300 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
Matangi 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Mavilan 4,000 Tulu 4,000 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Meitei 90 Meitei 90 - - - - -
Melakkaran 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Memon 2,300 Gujarati - 2,300 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Moger 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Momna 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
Mondiwaru 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
 Mudugar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - 80 - -
Mukha Dhora 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 3,000 Malayalam - - - 3,000 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Mundala 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 51,000 Telugu 51,000 - - - - -
Mutali 37,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 800 - -
 Muthan 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 54,000 Telugu 53,000 - - 400 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,012,000 Tamil - - - 1,012,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 1,663,000 Tamil 1,663,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Naga Pidgin - - - 20 - -
Nagartha 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 579,000 Hindi 579,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Nair 1,318,000 Malayalam 1,302,000 - - 16,000 - -
Nair Anthur 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Nanjil Mudali 600 Tamil 500 - - 80 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 100 Hindi - - 100 - - -
Navait 20,000 Konkani - 20,000 - - - -
 Navithan 729,000 Tamil 729,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Newah Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Odiya 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Oochan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Padannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pagadai 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
Pale 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Paliyan 7,100 Tamil 7,100 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 445,000 Tamil - - - 472,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 2,307,000 Tamil 2,303,000 - 100 4,600 70 -
Palleyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Palliyan 4,600 Tamil 4,400 - - 200 - -
Palliyar 5,400 Tamil 5,100 - - 200 - -
Palluvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pambada 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Pan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Panan 179,000 Tamil 179,000 - - - - -
 Panchama 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Pandaram 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
Panditattan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panikkan 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
Panisavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan 10,000 Paniya 9,800 60 - 100 - -
 Pannadi 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - - - -
Panniandi 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 618,000 Tamil - - - 618,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 1,807,000 Tamil 1,802,000 - 50 3,400 200 -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 24,000 Tamil - - - 24,000 - -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Malayalam 22,000 - 80 - - -
 Pardhan 50 Pardhan 50 - - - - -
 Parsee 300 Gujarati - - - - - 300
 Pashtun, Pathan 201,000 Urdu - 201,000 - - - -
 Patelia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Pathiyan 5,300 Malayalam 5,300 - - - - -
Patnulkaran 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Persian 200 Persian, Iranian - 200 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Perumannan 40,000 Malayalam 40,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Pindara 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pinjara 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Poi 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Pulayan 8,400 Malayalam 8,400 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 28,000 Tamil 28,000 - - 100 - -
 Qassab 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Raddi 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 232,000 Hindi 231,000 - - - - 900
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
Rajput Tambiran 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
Ralte 60 Mizo - - - 60 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Rathawa 1,700 Rathawi 1,700 - - - - -
 Ravalia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Rawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Razu 59,000 Telugu 59,000 - - - - -
 Relli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Rona 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Sada 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
Sahari 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sali 113,000 Kannada 113,000 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Samagara 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Samanthan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Samban 7,500 Tamil 7,300 - - 200 - -
 Santal 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Saora 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Satani 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
Sayankulam 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Sayyid 231,000 Urdu - 231,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 8,100 Urdu - 8,100 - - - -
 Sema 50 Naga, Sumi - - - 50 - -
Semman 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - 30 - -
 Shaikh 905,000 Urdu - 905,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 105,000 Urdu - 105,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 46,000 Urdu - 46,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 6,000 Urdu - 6,000 - - - -
Sillekyatha 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Silpi 66,000 Telugu 66,000 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 1,700 Sinhala - - 1,700 - - -
Siyal 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Soligar 6,000 Sholaga 5,900 - - 40 - -
 Somvanshi 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 360,000 Hindi 359,000 - - - - 1,400
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Swetambara 200 Marwari - - - - - 200
 Syrian Christian 315,000 Malayalam - - - 315,000 - -
 Tamang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,200 - - - - 800
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 2,560,000 Tamil - 2,560,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 242,000 Hindi 242,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 1,900 Malayalam - - - 1,900 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Thantapulayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 30 - - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 900 Tamil 400 - - 500 - -
 Thoti, caste 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
Thoti, tribal 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Toda 2,000 Toda 1,700 20 - 200 - -
 Ulladan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Urali 13,000 Malayalam 12,000 30 - 1,000 - 30
Urikkara Naicker 1,100 Telugu 1,000 - - - - 80
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 508,000 Telugu 506,000 - - 1,600 - -
 Vakkaliga 217,000 Kannada 217,000 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Gangadikara 8,700 Kannada 8,700 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 5,500 Kannada 5,500 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
Valan 33,000 Malayalam 33,000 - - - - -
Valanchian 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Vallan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Vallon 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Valluvan 90,000 Tamil 90,000 - - - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Vaniyan 615,000 Tamil 517,000 - - 99,000 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 123,000 Tamil - - - 123,000 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 769,000 Tamil 769,000 - - 700 - -
 Vanniyan 10,696,000 Tamil 10,517,000 - - 178,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 464,000 Tamil 456,000 - - 7,500 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - 500 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 92,000 Tamil 92,000 - - 600 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Varli 1,500 Varli 1,500 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 3,600 Tamil - - - 3,600 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Tamil 9,000 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 188,000 Malayalam 188,000 - - - - -
 Velama 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Velan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Vellalan 1,808,000 Tamil 1,754,000 - - 55,000 - -
Vellalan Isai 137,000 Tamil 136,000 - - 1,000 - -
Vellalan Kongu 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 8,800 Tamil 8,800 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 195,000 Tamil 179,000 - - 15,000 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 102,000 Tamil 100,000 - - 2,200 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 6,700 Tamil 6,700 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 144,000 Tamil 142,000 - - 1,600 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 204,000 Tamil 202,000 - - 1,700 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 116,000 Tamil 115,000 - - 900 - -
Veluthadanayar 91,000 Malayalam 91,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
Vettiyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettuvan 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
Vettuvan Gounder 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 2,644,000 Telugu 2,641,000 - - 3,100 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 279,000 Malayalam 279,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 55,000 Malayalam 55,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Panchal 8,800 Kannada 8,800 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 66,000 Malayalam 66,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 3,018,000 Hindi 3,018,000 - - - - -
Yadav Ghosi 88,000 Hindi 88,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 871,000 Telugu 871,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Yenadi 87,000 Telugu 87,000 - - - - -
Yerava 20 Ravula 20 - - - - -
 Yerukula 14,000 Yerukula 14,000 - - - - -
 Yimchungra 40 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 40 - -
  Totals:  606 75,853,000   537 66,975,000 4,298,000 4,100 4,345,000 14,000 228,000
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