CountryIndia

State:

  

Tamil Nadu

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Number of People Groups

573

Unreached People Groups

515

Total Population

79,914,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.9 %

Hindu

88.3 %

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
Adaviar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 92,000 Telugu 82,000 - - 9,800 - -
 Adi Dravida 8,691,000 Tamil 8,065,000 - 5,200 623,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 41,000 Kannada 41,000 - 40 500 - -
 Adiyan 2,700 Malayalam 2,600 - - 200 - -
 Agamudaiyan 843,000 Tamil 839,000 - - 4,600 - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 651,000 Tamil 651,000 - - 1,200 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 8,900 Tamil 7,300 - - 1,600 - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 12,000 Malayalam 2,500 - - 9,500 - -
Ajila 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 4,800 Kurichiya 6,700 - - - - -
Alavan 4,600 Tamil 4,600 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 65,000 Malayalam 65,000 - - 500 - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - 40 - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 100 - -
Ambattan 180,000 Tamil 178,000 - - 2,200 - -
Anamuk 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Angami 50 Naga, Angami - - - 50 - -
Anglo 10,000 English - - - 10,000 - -
 Ansari 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
Anuppan 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Ao 50 Naga, Ao - - - 50 - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
Arandan 60 Aranadan 50 - - - - -
Arasar 33,000 Malayalam 8,600 - - 24,000 - -
 Arasu 3,400 Kannada 3,400 - - - - -
Aray Mala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Arayan 48,000 Malayalam 47,000 - - 100 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Arunthathiyar 878,000 Telugu 878,000 - 100 - 70 -
Arwa Mala 85,000 Tamil 85,000 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 30 Assamese - 30 - - - -
Ayyanavar 3,700 Malayalam 3,700 - - - - -
 Badaga 210,000 Badaga 209,000 - - 600 - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Bagata 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Baira 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Bengali 32,000 - - - - 3,300
Bakad 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Bakuda 800 Tulu 800 - - - - -
Balagai 6,700 Kannada 6,700 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 244,000 Telugu 244,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 4,500 Telugu 4,500 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 23,000 Telugu 23,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 8,100 Kannada 8,100 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Bandi 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 25,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 5,300
 Bania Agrahari 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 424,000 Tamil 380,000 - - - - 44,000
Bania Gujar 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 31,000 Telugu 31,000 - - - - 100
Bania Mahajan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 8,800 Hindi 2,700 - - - - 6,100
 Bania Porwal 4,900 Hindi 3,200 - - - - 1,700
 Bania Srimali 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 380,000 Hindi 333,000 - - 20 - 39,000
Banijiga 22,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - 6,800
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 78,000 Lambadi 78,000 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Lambadi 3,200 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
Bariki 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Basor 156,000 Hindi 156,000 - - - - -
Bathada 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 511,000 Telugu 511,000 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 15,000 Kannada 7,800 - - - - 6,700
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 161,000 Kannada 161,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 164,000 Kannada 164,000 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari 2,000 Kannada 2,000 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Bellara 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Bhansala 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bharathar 44,000 Tamil 8,200 - - 36,000 - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Hindu traditions) 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Bohra 5,300 Gujarati - 5,300 - - - -
Bondili 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Boya 1,968,000 Telugu 1,968,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 2,800 Gujarati 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Christian 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 1,400 - -
Brahmin Deshastha 17,000 Marathi 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 82,000 Tamil 82,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 21,000 Konkani 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Iyer 235,000 Tamil 235,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 73,000 Kannada 73,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 8,800 Telugu 8,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 40,000 Marathi 40,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 3,300 Marathi 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 70,000 Malayalam 70,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 417,000 Tamil 416,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 55,000 Telugu 55,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 1,178,000 Hindi 1,169,000 - - 1,900 - 5,600
Brahmin Vadama 32,000 Tamil 32,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Velanadu 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 400 Burmese - - 400 - - -
Byagara 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Chackaravar 21,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 3,100 - -
 Chakkiliyan 1,299,000 Tamil 1,174,000 - 300 124,000 - -
 Chalvadi 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Chandala 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 12,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - 1,600 - -
Chayakkaran 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
 Chenchu 4,500 Telugu 4,400 - - 40 - -
 Chenna Dasar 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Malayalam 3,200 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 86,000 Malayalam - - - 86,000 - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 106,000 Kannada - - - 105,000 - -
Dakkal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Dandasi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 122,000 Hindi 122,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 3,500 Kannada 3,500 - - - - -
Devadiga 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
Devanga 46,000 Kannada 43,000 - - 800 - 2,300
 Devendrakulathan 87,000 Tamil 87,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 8,000 Gujarati 8,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 982,000 Hindi 982,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
 Dhor 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Divehi 100 Maldivian - 100 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Odia 12,000 - - - - -
Domm 2,600 Telugu 2,600 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dudekula 1,000 Telugu - 1,000 - - - -
Ellamalawar 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Eravallan 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Gamit 1,800 Gamit 1,800 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gandla 21,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - 1,600
 Gangakula 72,000 Kannada 72,000 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gavara 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 15,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 15,000 - -
Godagali 1,400 Odia 1,400 - - - - -
Godda 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Gowdali 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Gudigar 400 Konkani 400 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gurung Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 7,500 Vaagri Booli 7,500 - - - - -
Halleer 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Halsar 70 Konkani, Goan 70 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 500 Chinese, Mandarin - - 500 - - 40
 Hande Jogi 5,700 Kannada 4,900 - - - - 800
Hasalaru 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
Hasla 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 103,000 Tamil 103,000 - - 300 - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
Holar 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Holer 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Idayan 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - - - -
Ilavan 2,250,000 Malayalam 2,192,000 - - 58,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 6,300 Malayalam 6,300 - - - - -
Ilavathi 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
Ilayathu 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
 Irular 206,000 Irula 204,000 100 - 700 - 1,300
Jaggali 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Jalakaduguvallu 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 5,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,900 -
Jatapu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Jenu Kuruba 12,000 Kurumba, Jennu 12,000 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 100 Hindi - - - - 100 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 12,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 500 - -
 Kadan 800 Kadar 800 - - 20 - -
Kadu Kuruba 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kahha 40 Naga, Phom - - - 40 - -
 Kaibartta 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 2,307,000 Tamil 2,302,000 - - 5,500 - -
 Kakkalan 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 162,000 Telugu 162,000 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 102,000 Telugu 102,000 - - - - -
Kalavant 1,400 Kannada - - - - - 1,400
Kalladi 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Kallan 1,259,000 Tamil 1,256,000 - - 2,500 - -
Kamathi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Kammara 700 Telugu 700 - - 20 - -
Kamsala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Kanakkan 6,000 Malayalam 5,900 - - 40 - -
 Kanikaran 5,800 Kanikkaran 5,600 - - 200 - -
Kaniyan 2,100 Malayalam 1,700 - - 400 - -
 Kapu 593,000 Telugu 593,000 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 62,000 Telugu 62,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 21,000 Telugu 21,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Karnam 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
Karumpuram 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Marathi 1,100 - - 100 - 2,100
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
Kattunayakan 57,000 Tamil 57,000 300 - 400 - 100
Kavara 71,000 Tamil 71,000 - 50 20 - -
Kavathi 13,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 2,100 - -
Kavuthiyan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Kepmaris 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 4,200 Malayalam 3,300 - - 900 - -
Khandait 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Khoja 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
Kochu Velan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Gujarati 24,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 2,500 Marathi 2,500 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Koliyan 14,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 700 - -
Kolupulvandlu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 24,000 Telugu 24,000 - - 100 - 20
 Konyak 50 Naga, Konyak - - - 50 - -
Koosa 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Kootan 6,400 Malayalam 6,400 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Koracha, tribe 500 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Korama 3,500 Kannada 3,500 - - - - -
 Kori 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Koshti 54,000 Marathi 54,000 - - 200 - -
Kota 1,600 Kota 1,600 - - - - -
Kotegar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koya 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,700 Kannada - - - - - 1,700
Kudiya 200 Kudiya 200 - - - - -
 Kudumban 70,000 Tamil 68,000 - - 2,200 - -
 Kudumi 121,000 Tamil 121,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kuli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 248,000 Hindi 247,000 - - - - 1,400
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Gujarati 51,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 35,000 Kannada 35,000 - - - - -
Kunnavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kuravan 143,000 Malayalam 130,000 - - 14,000 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 795,000 Kannada 795,000 - - - - -
Kuruman 31,000 Kurumba, Betta 31,000 - - 100 - 40
Kuruman Tacchan 60 Kurumba, Betta 60 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Lingader 40 Marathi - - - - - 40
 Lingayat 40,000 Kannada - - - - - 40,000
 Lohana 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Hindi 136,000 - - - - -
 Lotha 50 Naga, Lotha - - - 50 - -
 Madasi Kuruva 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 6,000 Telugu - - - 6,000 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Telugu 8,600 - - 50 - -
 Madiga Dasu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Maha Malasar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,500 Marathi - - - 1,500 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Marathi 3,300 - - - - -
 Mahishya 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta 150,000 Marathi 150,000 - - - - 200
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,900 Gujarati 8,900 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Mahyavanshi 5,500 Gujarati 5,500 - - - - -
Maila 500 Tulu 500 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 8,000 Telugu - - - 8,000 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Telugu 26,000 - - 80 - -
Mala Dasari 8,500 Telugu 8,500 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Mala Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Mala Jetti 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - - - - -
Mala Kuravan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Mala Masti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 73,000 Telugu 73,000 - - - - -
Mala Sale 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Mala Urali 3,300 Telugu 3,300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 257,000 Malayalam - - - 257,000 - -
Malai Arayan 700 Malayalam 700 - - 20 - -
Malai Pandaram 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
Malai Vedan 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - 40 - 30
Malai Vellala 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 20 - 200
Malasar 7,800 Tamil 7,800 - - 30 - 20
 Malayali 404,000 Tamil 403,000 200 - 700 20 500
Malayan, caste 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - - - -
Malayarayar 1,500 Malayalam 1,400 - - 20 - -
Malayekandi 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 493,000 Telugu 493,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 46,000 Malayalam 46,000 - - 200 - -
Mannan, tribe 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Manne 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mappila 115,000 Malayalam - 117,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 400 Tamil - 400 - - - -
Marakkan Kayalam 300 Tamil - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 3,178,000 Tamil 3,096,000 - - 83,000 - -
 Masan Jogi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Mashti 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 400 Marathi - - - 400 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
Matangi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mavilan 2,900 Tulu 2,900 - - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Meitei 100 Meitei 100 - - - - -
Melakkaran 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Memon 2,400 Gujarati - 2,400 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Moger 500 Tulu 500 - 30 - - -
 Moghal 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
 Momna 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
Mondiwaru 70 Telugu - 70 - - - -
 Mudugar 1,700 Tamil 1,600 - - 100 - 30
Mukha Dhora 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 3,200 Malayalam - - - 3,200 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 30 Malayalam - 30 - - - -
Mundala 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
 Munnur 54,000 Telugu 54,000 - - - - -
Mutali 40,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 800 - -
 Muthan 2,500 Malayalam 2,500 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 400 Malayalam 400 - - 50 - -
 Mutrasi 57,000 Telugu 57,000 - - 400 - -
 Nadar 2,848,000 Tamil 1,765,000 - - 1,081,000 - -
 Nadia 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Naga unspecified 30 Naga Pidgin - - - 30 - -
Nagartha 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 618,000 Hindi 614,000 - - - - 4,000
Nai (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Nair 1,391,000 Malayalam 1,373,000 - - 18,000 - -
Nair Anthur 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Nanjil Mudali 600 Tamil 500 - - 80 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 300 Marathi - - 300 - - -
Navait 21,000 Malayalam - 21,000 - - - -
Navithan 778,000 Tamil 778,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Odiya 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Oochan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Padannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pagadai 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - - - -
Pale 100 Kodava 100 - - - - -
Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Paliyan 7,600 Tamil 7,600 - - - - -
 Pallan 3,349,000 Tamil 2,836,000 - 900 511,000 200 -
Palleyan 500 Tamil 400 - - 30 - -
Palliyan 2,300 Tamil 2,200 - - 90 - -
Palliyar 3,800 Tamil 3,500 - - 200 - 30
Palluvan 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
Pambada 1,300 Tulu 1,300 - - - - -
 Pan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Panan 190,000 Tamil 190,000 - - - - -
 Panchama 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
Pandaram 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Panditattan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panikkan 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - - - -
Panisavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan 12,000 Paniya 11,000 20 - 200 - 70
 Pannadi 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - -
Panniandi 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 2,720,000 Tamil 2,049,000 - 900 669,000 400 -
Paravan 52,000 Malayalam 26,000 - 80 26,000 - -
Pardhan 60 Pardhan 60 - - - - -
 Parsee 300 Gujarati - - - - - 300
 Pashtun Northern 213,000 Urdu - 216,000 - - - -
 Patelia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Pathiyan 5,700 Malayalam 5,700 - - - - -
Patnulkaran 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Persian 300 Persian, Iranian - 300 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
Perumannan 42,000 Malayalam 42,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Pindara 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Pinjara 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Poi 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
 Portuguese 100 Indo-Portuguese - - - 100 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pulayan 139,000 Malayalam 139,000 - 40 - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 139,000 Malayalam 139,000 - 40 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 44,000 Tamil 44,000 - - 100 - -
 Qassab 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Raddi 2,800 Kannada 80 - - - - 2,700
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Rajbanshi 300 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 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 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
Rajput Tambiran 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 132,000 Hindi 132,000 - - - - 500
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
Ralte 60 Mizo - - - 60 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Raneyar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Rathawa 1,800 Rathawi 1,800 - - - - -
 Ravalia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Rawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Razu 63,000 Telugu 63,000 - - - - -
 Relli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Rona 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Sahari 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Sali 137,000 Kannada 122,000 - - - - 15,000
Sali Pattariyan 2,000 Tamil 1,900 - - - - 80
Samagara 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Samanthan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Samban 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - 40 400 - -
 Santal 30 Santhali 30 - - - - -
 Saora 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Sapari 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Satani 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
Sayankulam 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Sayyid 242,000 Urdu - 244,000 - - - -
Sema 60 Naga, Sumi - - - 60 - -
Semman 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - 30 - -
 Shaikh 949,000 Urdu - 953,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 112,000 Urdu - 112,000 - - - -
Sillekyatha 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 1,400 Sinhala - - 1,400 - - -
Siyal 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Soligar 5,000 Sholaga 4,900 - - - - 20
Somvanshi 33,000 Marathi 33,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 386,000 Hindi 385,000 - - - - 1,600
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 343,000 Malayalam - - - 343,000 - -
 Tamang Unknown Tamang, Eastern - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 9,900 - - - - 3,400
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 2,680,000 Tamil - 2,689,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 266,000 Hindi 260,000 - - - - 6,100
Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Thandan 16,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - 2,100 - -
Thantapulayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 30 - - - - -
Tholuba Naicker 400 Tamil 400 - - 500 - -
Thoti, caste 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
Thoti, tribe 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Toda 2,000 Toda 1,600 20 - 300 - -
 Ulladan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Urali 13,000 Malayalam 12,000 20 - 1,100 - 40
Urikkara Naicker 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - 80
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 536,000 Telugu 534,000 - - 1,700 - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Gujarati 2,200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 233,000 Kannada 233,000 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 5,900 Kannada 5,900 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 24,000 Kannada 24,000 - - - - -
Valan 35,000 Malayalam 35,000 - - - - -
Valanchian 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Vallan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Valluvan 108,000 Tamil 108,000 - - - - -
Vaniyan 653,000 Tamil 547,000 - - 106,000 - -
 Vannan 952,000 Tamil 820,000 - - 133,000 - -
 Vanniyan 11,307,000 Tamil 11,122,000 - - 189,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 456,000 Tamil 449,000 - - 7,500 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 38,000 Tamil 37,000 - - 500 - -
Vanniyan Kallaveli 151,000 Tamil 145,000 - - 5,800 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 98,000 Tamil 98,000 - - 100 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Varli 1,600 Varli 1,600 - - - - -
 Vathiriyan 4,700 Tamil 900 - - 3,800 - -
Velakkithalanayan 200,000 Malayalam 200,000 - - - - -
 Velama 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Velan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Vellalan 1,908,000 Tamil 1,861,000 - - 59,000 - -
Vellalan Isai 147,000 Tamil 146,000 - - 1,000 - -
Vellalan Kongu 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 9,500 Tamil 9,500 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 209,000 Tamil 192,000 - - 16,000 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 106,000 Tamil 104,000 - - 2,300 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 7,200 Tamil 7,200 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 154,000 Tamil 153,000 - - 1,700 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 219,000 Tamil 217,000 - - 1,900 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 125,000 Tamil 124,000 - - 1,000 - -
Veluthadanayar 97,000 Malayalam 97,000 - - - - -
Vetan 40,000 Malayalam 40,000 - - 600 - -
Vettakkaran 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
Vettiyan 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Vettuvan Gounder 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 2,901,000 Telugu 2,897,000 - - 3,300 - -
Viswakarma Asari 300,000 Malayalam 300,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kollan 57,000 Malayalam 57,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Panchal 9,400 Kannada 9,400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 69,000 Malayalam 69,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 3,700 Malayalam 3,700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 3,181,000 Hindi 3,181,000 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 920,000 Telugu 920,000 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Yenadi 93,000 Telugu 93,000 50 - - - -
Yerava 20 Ravula 20 - - - - -
 Yerukula 15,000 Yerukula 15,000 50 - - - -
Yimchungra 40 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 40 - -
  Totals:  573 79,914,000   515 70,557,000 4,451,000 10,000 4,704,000 13,000 207,000
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