CountryIndia

State:

  

Tamil Nadu

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Number of People Groups

572

Unreached People Groups

512

Total Population

76,939,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.8 %

Hindu

88.5 %

Muslim

5.4 %

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 87,000 Telugu 77,000 - - 9,200 - -
 Adi Dravida 8,182,000 Tamil 7,592,000 - 4,800 587,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 39,000 Kannada 38,000 - 40 400 - -
 Adiyan 2,500 Malayalam 2,400 - - 100 - -
 Agamudaiyan 794,000 Tamil 790,000 - - 4,400 - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 614,000 Tamil 612,000 - - 1,100 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 8,400 Tamil 6,900 - - 1,600 - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 11,000 Malayalam 2,400 - - 9,000 - -
Ajila 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 4,500 Kurichiya 6,300 - - - - -
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 170,000 Tamil 168,000 - - 2,000 - -
Anamuk 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Angami 50 Naga, Angami - - - 50 - -
Anglo 9,900 English - - - 9,900 - -
 Ansari 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
Anuppan 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Ao 50 Naga, Ao - - - 50 - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
Arandan 50 Aranadan 30 - - - - -
Arasar 31,000 Malayalam 8,100 - - 23,000 - -
 Arasu 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
Aray Mala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Arayan 45,000 Malayalam 45,000 - - 100 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Arunthathiyar 826,000 Telugu 826,000 - 100 - 60 -
Arwa Mala 80,000 Tamil 80,000 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 30 Assamese - 30 - - - -
Ayyanavar 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Badaga 197,000 Badaga 197,000 - - 600 - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Bagata 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Baira 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - 3,200
Bakad 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Bakuda 800 Tulu 800 - - - - -
Balagai 6,400 Kannada 6,400 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 230,000 Kannada 230,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 22,000 Telugu 22,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 7,600 Kannada 7,600 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 23,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 4,900
 Bania Agrahari 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 399,000 Tamil 358,000 - - - - 41,000
Bania Gujar 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 29,000 Telugu 29,000 - - - - 100
Bania Mahajan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 8,300 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 5,800
 Bania Porwal 4,600 Hindi 3,000 - - - - 1,600
 Bania Srimali 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 739,000 Hindi 647,000 - - 20 - 77,000
Banijiga 21,000 Kannada 14,000 - - - - 6,400
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Lambadi 74,000 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Lambadi 3,000 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Gujarati 2,200 - - - - -
Bariki 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Basor 147,000 Hindi 147,000 - - - - -
Bathada 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Bauri 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 480,000 Telugu 480,000 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 14,000 Kannada 7,400 - - - - 6,300
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Kannada 152,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 155,000 Kannada 155,000 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Bellara 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Bhansala 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bharathar 42,000 Tamil 7,700 - - 34,000 - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Hindu traditions) 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Bohra 5,000 Gujarati - 5,000 - - - -
Bondili 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Boya 1,852,000 Telugu 1,852,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Christian 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 1,300 - -
Brahmin Deshastha 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 77,000 Tamil 77,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 20,000 Konkani 20,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Iyer 221,000 Tamil 221,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 69,000 Kannada 69,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 8,300 Telugu 8,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 66,000 Malayalam 66,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 393,000 Tamil 392,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 52,000 Telugu 52,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 2,341,000 Hindi 2,325,000 - - 3,700 - 11,000
Brahmin Vadama 30,000 Tamil 30,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Velanadu 28,000 Telugu 28,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 300 Burmese - - 300 - - -
Byagara 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Chackaravar 20,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 2,900 - -
 Chakkiliyan 1,222,000 Tamil 1,104,000 - 300 117,000 - -
 Chalvadi 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Chandala 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 11,000 Malayalam 9,500 - - 1,500 - -
Chayakkaran 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
 Chenchu 4,200 Telugu 4,100 - - 40 - -
 Chenna Dasar 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 81,000 Malayalam - - - 81,000 - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 100,000 Kannada - - - 99,000 - -
Dakkal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Dandasi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 115,000 Hindi 115,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
Devadiga 400 Tulu 300 - - - - -
Devanga 44,000 Kannada 40,000 - - 700 - 3,500
 Devendrakulathan 82,000 Tamil 82,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 7,500 Gujarati 7,500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 924,000 Hindi 924,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Dhor 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Divehi 90 Maldivian - 90 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Odia 12,000 - - - - -
Domm 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
 Dudekula 900 Telugu - 900 - - - -
Ellamalawar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Eravallan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
 Gamit 1,700 Gamit 1,700 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gandla 20,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - 1,600
 Gangakula 68,000 Kannada 68,000 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gavara 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 14,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 14,000 - -
Godagali 1,200 Odia 1,200 - - - - -
Godda 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
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 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Halsar 60 Konkani, Goan 60 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 400 Chinese, Mandarin - - 300 - - 40
 Hande Jogi 5,400 Kannada 4,600 - - - - 800
Hasalaru 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
Hasla 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 97,000 Tamil 97,000 - - 200 - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
Holar 3,200 Marathi 3,200 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Holer 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Idayan 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 - - - - -
Ilavan 2,117,000 Malayalam 2,063,000 - - 55,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 6,000 Malayalam 6,000 - - - - -
Ilavathi 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
Ilayathu 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
 Irular 193,000 Irula 192,000 90 - 600 - 1,200
Jaggali 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Jalakaduguvallu 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 6,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,400 -
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) 28,000 Bengali 28,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 90 Hindi - - - - 90 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 11,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 500 - -
 Kadan 800 Kadar 800 - - 20 - -
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 2,171,000 Tamil 2,165,000 - - 5,200 - -
 Kakkalan 7,400 Malayalam 7,400 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Telugu 152,000 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 96,000 Telugu 96,000 - - - - -
Kalavant 1,300 Kannada - - - - - 1,300
Kalladi 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Kallan 1,184,000 Tamil 1,182,000 - - 2,400 - -
Kamathi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kammara 700 Telugu 600 - - 20 - -
Kamsala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Kanakkan 5,600 Malayalam 5,600 - - 40 - -
 Kanikaran 5,400 Kanikkaran 5,300 - - 100 - -
Kaniyan 1,900 Malayalam 1,500 - - 300 - -
 Kapu 559,000 Telugu 559,000 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 59,000 Telugu 59,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 20,000 Telugu 20,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Karnam 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
Karumpuram 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Marathi 1,000 - - 100 - 2,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 200 Kashmiri - 200 - - - -
Kattunayakan 53,000 Tamil 54,000 300 - 400 - 90
Kavara 66,000 Tamil 66,000 - 50 - - -
Kavathi 12,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 2,000 - -
Kavuthiyan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Kepmaris 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 4,000 Malayalam 3,100 - - 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 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 2,300 Marathi 2,300 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Koliyan 13,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 600 - -
Kolupulvandlu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 22,000 Telugu 23,000 - - 90 - -
 Konyak 40 Naga, Konyak - - - 40 - -
Koosa 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Kootan 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Koracha, tribe 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Korama 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Kori 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Koshti 51,000 Marathi 51,000 - - 200 - -
Kota 1,400 Kota 1,400 - - - - -
Kotegar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koya 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,700 Kannada - - - - - 1,700
Kudiya 100 Kudiya 100 - - - - -
 Kudumban 66,000 Tamil 64,000 - - 2,000 - -
 Kudumi 114,000 Tamil 114,000 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kuli 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 234,000 Hindi 232,000 - - - - 1,300
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 135,000 Malayalam 122,000 - - 13,000 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 749,000 Kannada 749,000 - - - - -
 Kuruman 29,000 Kurumba, Betta 29,000 - - 60 - 30
Kuruman Tacchan 60 Kurumba, Betta 60 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Lingader 40 Marathi - - - - - 40
 Lingayat 38,000 Kannada - - - - - 38,000
 Lohana 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 128,000 Hindi 128,000 - - - - -
 Lotha 50 Naga, Lotha - - - 50 - -
 Madasi Kuruva 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 5,700 Telugu - - - 5,700 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Telugu 8,100 - - 50 - -
 Madiga Dasu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Maha Malasar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,400 Marathi - - - 1,400 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Mahratta 141,000 Marathi 141,000 - - - - 200
 Mahratta Kunbi 8,400 Gujarati 8,400 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Mahyavanshi 5,200 Gujarati 5,200 - - - - -
Maila 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 7,600 Telugu - - - 7,600 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Telugu 24,000 - - 80 - -
 Mala Dasari 8,000 Telugu 8,000 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Mala Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Mala Jetti 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
Mala Kuravan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
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 243,000 Malayalam - - - 243,000 - -
Malai Arayan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 3,900 Tamil 3,900 - - - - -
Malai Vedan 7,400 Malayalam 7,400 - - 40 - -
Malai Vellala 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 20 - 200
Malasar 7,400 Tamil 7,300 - - 20 - 20
 Malayali 380,000 Tamil 380,000 200 - 700 20 500
Malayan, caste 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 23,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - - - -
Malayarayar 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Malayekandi 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 464,000 Telugu 464,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 44,000 Malayalam 44,000 - - 100 - -
Mannan, tribe 100 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Manne 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mappila 108,000 Malayalam - 110,000 - - - -
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 2,990,000 Tamil 2,912,000 - - 78,000 - -
 Masan Jogi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Mashti 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 300 Marathi - - - 300 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
Matangi 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Mavilan 2,800 Tulu 2,800 - - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Meitei 90 Meitei 90 - - - - -
Melakkaran 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Memon 2,200 Gujarati - 2,200 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Moger 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Momna 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
Mondiwaru 70 Telugu - 70 - - - -
 Mudugar 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 90 - -
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 500 Tulu 500 - - - - -
 Munnur 51,000 Telugu 51,000 - - - - -
Mutali 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - 800 - -
 Muthan 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 400 Malayalam 400 - - 50 - -
 Mutrasi 54,000 Telugu 54,000 - - 400 - -
 Nadar 2,679,000 Tamil 1,660,000 - - 1,018,000 - -
 Nadia 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Naga unspecified 30 Naga Pidgin - - - 20 - -
Nagartha 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 581,000 Hindi 578,000 - - - - 3,800
Nai (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Nair 1,308,000 Malayalam 1,292,000 - - 17,000 - -
Nair Anthur 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Nanjil Mudali 600 Tamil 500 - - 80 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 300 Marathi - - 300 - - -
Navait 20,000 Malayalam - 20,000 - - - -
Navithan 732,000 Tamil 732,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Newah Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Odiya 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Oochan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Padannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pagadai 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
Pale 100 Kodava 100 - - - - -
Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Paliyan 7,200 Tamil 7,200 - - - - -
 Pallan 3,154,000 Tamil 2,669,000 - 800 482,000 200 -
Palleyan 400 Tamil 400 - - 30 - -
Palliyan 2,200 Tamil 2,100 - - 80 - -
Palliyar 3,500 Tamil 3,300 - - 200 - 30
Palluvan 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
Pambada 1,200 Tulu 1,200 - - - - -
 Pan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Panan 179,000 Tamil 179,000 - - - - -
 Panchama 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
Pandaram 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
Panditattan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panikkan 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
Panisavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan 11,000 Paniya 11,000 - - 200 - 70
 Pannadi 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
Panniandi 5,400 Telugu 5,400 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 2,560,000 Tamil 1,928,000 - 700 630,000 400 -
Paravan 49,000 Malayalam 24,000 - 80 25,000 - -
Pardhan 50 Pardhan 50 - - - - -
 Parsee 300 Gujarati - - - - - 300
 Pashtun Northern 201,000 Urdu - 203,000 - - - -
 Patelia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Pathiyan 5,400 Malayalam 5,400 - - - - -
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 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Poi 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
 Portuguese 70 Indo-Portuguese - - - 70 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pulayan 131,000 Malayalam 131,000 - 40 - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 131,000 Malayalam 131,000 - 40 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 41,000 Tamil 41,000 - - 100 - -
 Qassab 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Raddi 2,700 Kannada 80 - - - - 2,600
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Rajbanshi 300 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
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 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
Rajput Tambiran 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 234,000 Hindi 233,000 - - - - 1,000
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
Ralte 60 Mizo - - - 60 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Raneyar 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 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 - - - - -
Sahari 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Sali 129,000 Kannada 115,000 - - - - 14,000
Sali Pattariyan 1,900 Tamil 1,800 - - - - 80
Samagara 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Samanthan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Samban 37,000 Tamil 36,000 - 40 400 - -
 Santal 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Saora 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Sapari 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Satani 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
Sayankulam 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Sayyid 228,000 Urdu - 229,000 - - - -
Sema 50 Naga, Sumi - - - 50 - -
Semman 2,500 Tamil 2,400 - - 30 - -
 Shaikh 895,000 Urdu - 899,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 105,000 Urdu - 105,000 - - - -
Sillekyatha 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 1,200 Sinhala - - 1,200 - - -
Siyal 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Soligar 4,600 Sholaga 4,600 - - - - 20
Somvanshi 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 364,000 Hindi 362,000 - - - - 1,500
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 323,000 Malayalam - - - 323,000 - -
 Tamang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 9,300 - - - - 3,400
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 2,522,000 Tamil - 2,530,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 250,000 Hindi 244,000 - - - - 5,800
Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Thandan 15,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - 1,900 - -
Thantapulayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 30 - - - - -
Tholuva Naicker 400 Tamil 400 - - 500 - -
 Thoti, caste 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - -
Thoti, tribe 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Toda 1,900 Toda 1,500 20 - 300 - -
 Ulladan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Urali 12,000 Malayalam 11,000 20 - 1,100 - 40
Urikkara Naicker 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - 80
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 504,000 Telugu 502,000 - - 1,600 - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 219,000 Kannada 219,000 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 5,600 Kannada 5,600 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - -
Valan 33,000 Malayalam 33,000 - - - - -
Valanchian 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Vallan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Valluvan 102,000 Tamil 102,000 - - - - -
Vaniyan 614,000 Tamil 515,000 - - 100,000 - -
 Vannan 897,000 Tamil 771,000 - - 126,000 - -
 Vanniyan 10,641,000 Tamil 10,464,000 - - 178,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 430,000 Tamil 422,000 - - 7,100 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - 500 - -
Vanniyan Kallaveli 142,000 Tamil 137,000 - - 5,400 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 93,000 Tamil 93,000 - - 100 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Varli 1,500 Varli 1,500 - - - - -
 Vathiriyan 4,400 Tamil 800 - - 3,600 - -
Velakkithalanayan 189,000 Malayalam 189,000 - - - - -
 Velama 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Velan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Vellalan 1,795,000 Tamil 1,752,000 - - 55,000 - -
Vellalan Isai 139,000 Tamil 138,000 - - 1,000 - -
Vellalan Kongu 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 8,900 Tamil 8,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 197,000 Tamil 181,000 - - 15,000 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 100,000 Tamil 98,000 - - 2,200 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 6,800 Tamil 6,800 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 145,000 Tamil 144,000 - - 1,600 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 206,000 Tamil 205,000 - - 1,800 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 118,000 Tamil 117,000 - - 900 - -
Veluthadanayar 91,000 Malayalam 91,000 - - - - -
Vetan 38,000 Malayalam 37,000 - - 600 - -
Vettakkaran 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
Vettiyan 4,000 Tamil 4,000 - - - - -
Vettuvan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
Vettuvan Gounder 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 2,729,000 Telugu 2,727,000 - - 3,200 - -
Viswakarma Asari 282,000 Malayalam 282,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kollan 54,000 Malayalam 54,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Panchal 8,900 Kannada 8,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 65,000 Malayalam 65,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 2,994,000 Hindi 2,994,000 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 867,000 Telugu 867,000 - - - - -
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:  572 76,939,000   512 68,069,000 4,190,000 9,400 4,432,000 13,000 242,000
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