Country:

India

State: Tamil Nadu
District: All

Number of People Groups

585

Unreached People Groups

517

Total Population

78,277,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.2 %

Hindu

87.9 %

Muslim

5.6 %

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
 Adi Andhra 65,000 Telugu 64,000 - 90 700 - -
Adi Andhra Christian 12,000 Telugu - - - 12,000 - -
 Adi Dravida 7,062,000 Tamil 7,048,000 - 5,300 6,400 400 -
Adi Dravida Christian 526,000 Tamil - - - 526,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 31,000 Kannada 31,000 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 400 Kannada - - - 400 - -
 Adiyan 3,900 Malayalam 3,800 20 - 30 - 20
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 674,000 Tamil 673,000 - - 1,500 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 9,600 Tamil 7,900 - - 1,700 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 764,000 Tamil 760,000 - - 4,300 - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 2,700 Telugu 2,500 - - 200 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 7,200 Telugu - - - 7,200 - -
Ajila 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 7,100 Kurichiya 7,100 20 - - - 40
 Alavan 4,500 Tamil 4,500 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 71,000 Malayalam 71,000 - - 600 - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - 50 - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 100 - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 173,000 Tamil 173,000 - - 90 - -
Ambattan Christian 2,200 Tamil - - - 2,200 - -
 Angami 60 Naga, Angami - - - 60 - -
Anglo Indian 10,000 English - - - 10,000 - -
 Ansari 34,000 Urdu - 34,000 - - - -
Anuppan 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Ao 60 Naga, Ao - - - 60 - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
Arandan 200 Aranadan 200 - - - - -
Arasar 8,700 Malayalam 8,500 - - 200 - -
Arasar Christian 23,000 Malayalam - - - 23,000 - -
 Arasu 3,800 Kannada 3,800 - - - - -
Aray Mala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Arayan 54,000 Malayalam 54,000 - - 200 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Arunthathiyar 1,054,000 Tamil 1,053,000 - 100 - 70 -
 Arwa Mala 80,000 Tamil 80,000 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 30 Assamese - 30 - - - -
Ayyanavar 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
 Badaga 231,000 Badaga 230,000 - - 700 - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Bagata 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 1,600 Hindi - - - - - 1,600
 Baira 1,600 Kannada 1,600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Bakad 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bakuda 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
Balagai 7,400 Kannada 7,400 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 237,000 Kannada 237,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 4,900 Telugu 4,900 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 26,000 Telugu 26,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 8,900 Kannada 8,900 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 26,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - 5,000
 Bania Agrahari 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 432,000 Tamil 390,000 - - - - 42,000
Bania Gujar 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 30,000 Telugu 30,000 - - - - 300
Bania Mahajan 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 8,700 Hindi 2,600 - - - - 6,100
 Bania Porwal 5,100 Hindi 3,400 - - - - 1,700
 Bania Srimali 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 699,000 Hindi 628,000 - - 20 - 71,000
 Banijiga 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Lambadi 74,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Lambadi 3,500 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
Bariki 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Basor 167,000 Hindi 167,000 - - - - -
Bathada 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 154,000 Kannada 154,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 162,000 Kannada 162,000 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 5,900 Kannada 5,900 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Kannada 3,600 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 2,000 Kannada 2,000 - - - - -
Bellara 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Bhansala 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 40,000 Tamil - - - 40,000 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Tamil 7,600 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Bohra 5,600 Gujarati - 5,600 - - - -
Bondili 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Boya 2,038,000 Telugu 2,038,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 40,000 Tamil 40,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 3,000 Gujarati 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 3,100 Tamil - - - 3,100 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 17,000 Marathi 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 85,000 Tamil 85,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 246,000 Tamil 246,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 75,000 Kannada 75,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 9,100 Telugu 9,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 40,000 Marathi 40,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 22,000 Malayalam 22,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 73,000 Malayalam 73,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 413,000 Tamil 413,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 57,000 Telugu 57,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 2,211,000 Hindi 2,200,000 - - 700 - 10,000
Brahmin Vadama 34,000 Tamil 34,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 7,900 Telugu 7,900 - - - - -
 Burmese 500 Burmese - - 500 - - -
Byagara 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 18,000 Konkani - 18,000 - - - -
Chackaravar 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 3,100 Tamil - - - 3,100 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 134,000 Tamil - - - 134,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 920,000 Tamil 919,000 - 500 600 40 -
 Chalvadi 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Chandala 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 1,700 Malayalam - - - 1,700 - -
Chayakkaran 34,000 Tamil 34,000 - - - - -
 Chenchu 4,100 Telugu 4,000 - - 30 - -
 Chenna Dasar 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 81,000 Malayalam - - - 81,000 - -
 Chhetri 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Christian 176,000 Hindi - - - 176,000 - -
 Dakkal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Dandasi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 105,000 Hindi 105,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 3,600 Kannada 3,600 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Devanga 48,000 Kannada 47,000 - - 1,000 - -
 Devendrakulathan 93,000 Tamil 93,000 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 8,100 Gujarati 8,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 795,000 Hindi 795,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
 Dhor 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Divehi 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Odia 19,000 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dudekula 1,000 Telugu - 1,000 - - - -
Ellamalawar 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Eravallan 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - 20 - -
 Gamit 1,900 Gamit 1,900 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
 Gangakula 79,000 Kannada 79,000 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gavara 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Goanese 16,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 16,000 - -
Godagali 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Godari 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Godda 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - -
 Gudigar 500 Konkani 500 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 7,800 Vaagri Booli 7,800 - - - - -
Halleer 20 Konkani, Goan 20 - - - - -
Halsar 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 400 Chinese, Mandarin - - 400 - - 50
 Hande Jogi 5,300 Kannada 5,300 - - - - -
 Hasalaru 90 Tulu 90 - - - - -
Hasla 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 111,000 Tamil 111,000 - - 300 - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
 Holar 3,600 Marathi 3,600 - - - - -
 Holaya 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Idayan 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 2,269,000 Malayalam 2,268,000 - - 500 - -
Ilavan Christian 63,000 Tamil - - - 63,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 6,700 Malayalam 6,700 - - - - -
Ilavathi 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
Ilayathu 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
 Irular 187,000 Irula 185,000 300 - 700 - 300
Jaggali 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Jambuvulu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 6,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,100 -
Jatapu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Jenu Kuruba 12,000 Kurumba, Jennu 12,000 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Bengali 32,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 14,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 500 - -
 Kadan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 14,000 Kannada 14,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kahha 40 Naga, Phom - - - 40 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 23,000 Kannada 23,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 2,401,000 Tamil 2,395,000 - - 5,700 - -
 Kakkalan 8,500 Malayalam 8,500 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 140,000 Telugu 140,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 105,000 Telugu 105,000 - - - - -
Kalladi 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 463,000 Tamil 462,000 - - 1,400 - -
Kallan unspecified 1,076,000 Tamil 1,074,000 - - 2,400 - -
Kamathi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Kammara 1,300 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Kamsala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Kanakkan 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - 50 - -
 Kanikkaran 4,200 Kanikkaran 3,900 - - 400 - -
 Kaniyan 2,100 Malayalam 1,600 - - 500 - 20
 Kapu Reddi 71,000 Telugu 71,000 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 515,000 Telugu 515,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 24,000 Telugu 24,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Karnam 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Marathi 900 - - 100 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
 Kattunayakan 47,000 Tamil 47,000 30 - 300 - 50
Kavara 70,000 Tamil 70,000 - - - - -
Kavathi 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 2,100 Tamil - - - 2,100 - -
Kavuthiyan 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kepmaris 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 2,700 Malayalam 2,700 - - 20 - -
Keralamuthali Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Khandait 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Khoja 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 2,300 Marathi 2,300 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
Koliyan 6,300 Tamil 5,900 - - 300 - -
Kolupulvandlu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 700 Telugu 500 - - 200 - -
 Konda Reddi 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - 20 - 20
 Konyak 50 Naga, Konyak - - - 50 - -
Kootan 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 300 Tulu 300 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Kori 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Koshti 59,000 Marathi 59,000 - - 200 - -
Kota 500 Kota 500 - - - - -
Kotegar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Kudiya 100 Kudiya 100 - - - - -
 Kudumban 29,000 Tamil 27,000 - - 2,300 - -
 Kudumi 121,000 Tamil 121,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kuli 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 247,000 Hindi 247,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Gujarati 44,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 38,000 Kannada 38,000 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 14,000 Tamil - - - 14,000 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 154,000 Malayalam 153,000 - 100 - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 888,000 Kannada 888,000 40 - 40 - 20
 Kuruman 32,000 Kurumba, Betta 32,000 50 - 30 - 60
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Lingayat 93,000 Kannada - - - - - 93,000
 Lohana 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi 129,000 - - - - -
 Lotha 60 Naga, Lotha - - - 60 - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 288,000 Tamil 288,000 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 6,400 Telugu - - - 6,400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Telugu 6,800 - 30 40 - -
 Madiga Dasu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,500 Marathi - - - 1,500 - -
 Mahishya 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,500 Gujarati 8,500 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 134,000 Marathi 134,000 - - - - 200
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Mahyavanshi 5,900 Gujarati 5,900 - - - - -
Maila 500 Tulu 500 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 7,700 Telugu - - - 7,700 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Telugu 4,200 - - 30 - -
 Mala Dasari 7,600 Telugu 7,600 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 79,000 Telugu 79,000 - - - - -
Mala Sale 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Mala Urali 3,600 Telugu 3,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 274,000 Malayalam - - - 274,000 - -
Malai Arayan 300 Malayalam 300 - - 40 - -
Malai Pandaram 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 8,400 Malayalam 8,200 - - 200 - -
Malakkuravan 19,000 Tamil 18,000 30 - 80 - 20
Malakuravan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Malasar 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
 Malayali 392,000 Tamil 391,000 400 20 500 - 200
Malayan, caste 29,000 Malayalam 29,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 45,000 Tamil 45,000 - - - - -
Malayarayar 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - 20 - -
Malayekandi 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Malla Jetti 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 471,000 Telugu 471,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 49,000 Malayalam 49,000 - - 100 - -
Mannan, tribal 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Manne 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mappila 108,000 Malayalam - 108,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Maravan 3,152,000 Tamil 3,071,000 - - 82,000 - -
 Masan Jogi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Masthi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 400 Marathi - - - 400 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Matangi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mavilan 4,700 Malayalam 4,700 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 100 Meitei 100 - - - - -
 Memon 2,500 Gujarati - 2,500 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 200 Kannada 100 - 20 - - -
 Moghal 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Momna 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
 Mudugar 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 90 - -
Mukha Dhora 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 3,600 Malayalam - - - 3,600 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 30 Malayalam - 30 - - - -
Mundala 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Munnur 43,000 Telugu 43,000 - - - - -
Mutali 41,000 Tamil 40,000 - - 900 - -
 Muthan 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 50,000 Telugu 50,000 - - 400 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,128,000 Tamil - - - 1,128,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 1,777,000 Tamil 1,777,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Nagamese - - - 30 - -
Nagartha 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 603,000 Hindi 603,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Nair 1,318,000 Malayalam 1,304,000 - - 15,000 - -
Nair Anthur 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Navait 23,000 Konkani - 23,000 - - - -
 Navithan 815,000 Tamil 815,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Odiya 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Padannan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Pagadai 8,500 Tamil 8,500 - - - - -
Pale 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Paliyan 8,400 Tamil 8,400 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 504,000 Tamil - - - 537,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 2,486,000 Tamil 2,480,000 - 1,000 5,000 80 -
Palleyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Palliyan 5,200 Tamil 5,000 - - 200 - -
Palliyar 6,300 Tamil 6,000 - - 300 - 20
Palluvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Pambada 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Panan 210,000 Tamil 210,000 - - - - -
 Panchama 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Pandaram 2,900 Malayalam 2,900 - - - - -
Panditattan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panikkan 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - - - -
 Paniyan 12,000 Paniya 12,000 70 - 200 - -
 Pannadi 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
Panniandi 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 688,000 Tamil - - - 688,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 1,995,000 Tamil 1,990,000 - 1,000 3,700 300 -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 29,000 Tamil - - - 29,000 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Malayalam 26,000 - 90 - - -
 Pardhan 40 Pardhan 40 - - - - -
 Parsee 300 Gujarati - - - - - 300
 Pashtun Afridi 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 7,800 Urdu - 7,800 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 178,000 Urdu - 178,000 - - - -
 Patelia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Pathiyan 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
Patnulkaran 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Persian 200 Dari - 200 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Perumannan 49,000 Malayalam 49,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Pindara 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Pinjara 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Poi 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 8,500 Malayalam 8,500 - 30 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - 100 - -
 Qassab 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Raddi 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 216,000 Hindi 215,000 - - - - 700
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 2,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,300 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
Ralte 70 Mizo - - - 70 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Rathawa 1,900 Rathawi 1,900 - - - - -
 Ravalia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Rawat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Razu 63,000 Telugu 63,000 - - - - -
 Relli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Rona 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sali 132,000 Kannada 132,000 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
Samagara 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Samanthan 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Samban 8,400 Tamil 8,200 - - 200 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Satani 30,000 Telugu 30,000 - - - - -
Sayankulam 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 226,000 Urdu - 226,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 8,800 Urdu - 8,800 - - - -
 Sema 60 Naga, Sumi - - - 60 - -
Semman 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - 30 - -
Shaikh Faruqi 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 103,000 Urdu - 103,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 772,000 Urdu - 772,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Silpi 71,000 Telugu 71,000 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 1,800 Sinhala - - 1,800 - - -
Siyal 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Soligar 6,900 Sholaga 6,900 - - 30 - -
 Somvanshi 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 313,000 Hindi 312,000 - - - - 1,300
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 365,000 Malayalam - - - 365,000 - -
 Tamang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,500 - - - - 900
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 2,678,000 Tamil - 2,678,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 262,000 Hindi 262,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 2,200 Malayalam - - - 2,200 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
Thantapulayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 1,100 Tamil 500 - - 600 - -
 Thoti, caste 4,700 Telugu 4,700 - - - - -
Thoti, tribal 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Tibetan 100 Tibetan, Central - - 100 - - -
 Tili 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Tipera 30 Kok Borok 30 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Toda 2,300 Toda 2,000 20 - 300 - -
 Ulladan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Urali 16,000 Malayalam 15,000 30 - 1,200 - 30
Urikkara Naicker 800 Telugu 700 - - - - 80
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 520,000 Telugu 518,000 - - 1,600 - -
Vakkaliga Gangadikara 10,000 Kannada 10,000 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 6,500 Kannada 6,500 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 25,000 Kannada 25,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 221,000 Kannada 221,000 - - - - -
Valan 39,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - - - -
Valanchian 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Valluvan 93,000 Tamil 93,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Vaniyan 653,000 Tamil 548,000 - - 106,000 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 154,000 Tamil - - - 154,000 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 760,000 Tamil 760,000 - 40 700 - -
 Vanniyan 11,181,000 Tamil 10,994,000 - - 185,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 516,000 Tamil 508,000 - - 8,200 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 37,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 600 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 74,000 Tamil 73,000 - - 700 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Varli 1,700 Varli 1,700 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 4,100 Tamil - - - 4,100 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Tamil 9,800 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 215,000 Malayalam 215,000 - - - - -
 Velama 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Velan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 154,000 Tamil 153,000 - - 1,100 - -
Vellalan Kongu 23,000 Tamil 23,000 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 221,000 Tamil 203,000 - - 18,000 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 102,000 Tamil 99,000 - - 2,600 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 7,800 Tamil 7,800 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 162,000 Tamil 160,000 - - 1,900 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 220,000 Tamil 218,000 - - 2,100 - -
 Vellalan unspecified 1,753,000 Tamil 1,698,000 - - 54,000 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 133,000 Tamil 132,000 - - 1,100 - -
Veluthadanayar 105,000 Malayalam 105,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 700 Malayalam - - - 700 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Tamil 44,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
Vettiyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettuvan 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 278,000 Malayalam 278,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 61,000 Malayalam 61,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 10,000 Kannada 10,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 70,000 Malayalam 70,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 2,478,000 Telugu 2,474,000 - - 3,000 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 4,300 Malayalam 4,300 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 2,684,000 Hindi 2,684,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 93,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 836,000 Telugu 836,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 93,000 Telugu 93,000 30 - - - -
Yerava Unknown Ravula - - - - - -
 Yerukula 12,000 Yerukula 12,000 20 - - - -
 Yimchungra 50 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 50 - -
  Totals:  585 78,277,000   517 68,830,000 4,368,000 11,000 4,849,000 14,000 236,000


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