Number of People Groups

409

Unreached People Groups

355

Total Population

5,171,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.9 %

Hindu

82.3 %

Muslim

8.9 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 43,000 Telugu 43,000 - - 400 - -
Adi Andhra Christian 3,600 Telugu - - - 3,600 - -
 Adi Dravida 658,000 Tamil 657,000 - - 800 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 86,000 Tamil - - - 86,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Adiyan 90 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Agri 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 20 Kurichiya - - - - - -
Ambalavasi 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Ambattan 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 80 - -
Ambattan Christian 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
Anamuk 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Angami 50 Naga, Angami - - - 50 - -
Anglo 2,600 English - - - 2,600 - -
 Ansari 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Ao 50 Naga, Ao - - - 50 - -
 Arab Unknown Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - - - - - -
Arandan 20 Aranadan 20 - - - - -
Aray Mala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Arayan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Arunthathiyar 8,600 Tamil 8,600 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Badaga 100 Badaga 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bagata 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Baira 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bakuda Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Bania 106,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - 46,000
 Bania Agarwal 6,400 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 2,400
 Bania Chetti 51,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - 25,000
 Bania Komti 7,300 Telugu 7,300 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 4,500 Hindi 400 - - - - 4,100
 Bania Porwal 2,400 Hindi 1,200 - - - - 1,200
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 3,600 Telugu 3,600 - - - - -
Banijiga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Bariki 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Beda Jangam 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Bhansala 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhil 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Bohra 1,500 Gujarati - 1,500 - - - -
Bondili 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Boya 335,000 Telugu 335,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 363,000 Hindi 357,000 - - 1,300 - 4,400
Brahmin Ashtashasram 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 1,300 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 8,300 Marathi 8,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 2,500 Konkani 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Iyer 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 10,000 Kannada 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Malla Jetti 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 36,000 Tamil 36,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Vadama 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Velanadu 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Byagara 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Chenchu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
 Chhetri 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Christian 9,900 Tamil - - - 9,900 - -
 Dakkal 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Dandasi 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 2,200 Kannada 2,200 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
 Devanga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Dhor 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Dom 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dudekula 200 Telugu - 200 - - - -
Ellamalawar 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Eravallan 40 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Gamit 300 Gamit 300 - - - - -
 Gandla 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
 Gangakula 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Garoda (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Gavara 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Goanese 9,800 Konkani, Goan - - - 9,800 - -
Godda 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Gond 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gurung Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 2,000 Vaagri Booli 2,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 300 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - 40
 Holaya Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Idayan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Ilavan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Irular 800 Irula 800 - - 20 - -
Jalakaduguvallu 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jatapu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Kadaiyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kadan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kahha 40 Naga, Phom - - - 40 - -
 Kaibartta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 300 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 5,100 Telugu 5,100 - - - - -
Kalladi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Kallan 59,000 Tamil 59,000 - - - - -
Kamathi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Kammara 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kanakkan 100 Malayalam 60 - - 40 - -
Kaniyan 100 Malayalam 50 - - 70 - -
 Kapu 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
Kattunayakan 600 Tamil 600 - - 20 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Khasi 300 Khasi - - - 300 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Khoja 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
Koli 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Koliyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Konyak 50 Naga, Konyak - - - 50 - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Kori 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Koshti 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
Kota 20 Kota 20 - - - - -
 Koya 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumban 300 Tamil 200 - - 100 - -
 Kudumi 6,800 Tamil 6,800 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kuli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Gujarati 5,400 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Kuruba 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kuruman 1,600 Kurumba, Betta 1,600 - - - - 30
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Lingayat 9,300 Kannada - - - - - 9,300
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Lotha 40 Naga, Lotha - - - 40 - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,400 Telugu - - - 2,400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 800 Marathi - - - 800 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Mahishya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta 7,100 Marathi 7,100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Mahyavanshi 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 1,700 Telugu - - - 1,700 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 3,100 Telugu 3,100 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mala Masti 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mala Sale 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 14,000 Malayalam - - - 14,000 - -
Malai Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
Malasar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Malayarayar 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Mangala 134,000 Telugu 134,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mappila 27,000 Malayalam - 27,000 - - - -
 Maravan 115,000 Tamil 109,000 - - 6,700 - -
Masthi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 300 Marathi - - - 300 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Matangi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mavilan Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Meitei Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Moger Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Momna 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Mudugar 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Mukha Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Mundala Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 136,000 Tamil - - - 136,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 170,000 Tamil 170,000 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Naga Pidgin - - - 30 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Hindi 136,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Nair 57,000 Malayalam 57,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Navait 6,700 Malayalam - 6,700 - - - -
 Navithan 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Tamil 4,900 - - - - -
Palleyan 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palliyan 100 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Palliyar 20 Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Pambada 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Panchama Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Pandaram 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Panisavan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Paniyan 60 Paniya 60 - - - - -
 Pannadi 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 5,000 Tamil - - - 5,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Tamil 6,000 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Pardhan 20 Pardhan 20 - - - - -
 Parsee 200 Gujarati - - - - - 200
 Pashtun, Pathan 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Patelia 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Persian 200 Persian, Iranian - 200 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Pindara 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Poi 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Pulayan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
Rajput Tambiran 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Ralte 60 Mizo - - - 60 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Rathawa 200 Rathawi 200 - - - - -
 Ravalia 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Razu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Rona 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Samagara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Samban 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Saora 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sayyid 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
 Sema 50 Naga, Sumi - - - 50 - -
Semman 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Shaikh 106,000 Urdu - 106,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
Silpi 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 600 Sinhala - - 600 - - -
 Soligar 30 Sholaga 30 - - - - -
Somvanshi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Hindi 100,000 - - - - 1,100
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 22,000 Malayalam - - - 22,000 - -
 Tamang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 300
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 225,000 Tamil - 225,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Hindi 67,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 30 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Tibetan 70 Tibetan, Central - - 70 - - -
 Tili 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Toda 60 Toda 40 - - 20 - -
 Ulladan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Urali 20 Malayalam - - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Telugu 46,000 - - 200 - -
 Vakkaliga 3,700 Kannada 3,700 - - - - -
Vallan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Vallon 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Valluvan 4,000 Tamil 4,000 - - - - -
Vaniyan 104,000 Tamil 80,000 - - 23,000 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 3,600 Tamil - - - 3,600 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 8,800 Tamil 8,800 - - 40 - -
 Vanniyan 543,000 Tamil 535,000 - - 8,300 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - 500 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - 200 - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Varli 200 Varli 200 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Velan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Vellalan 97,000 Tamil 93,000 - - 4,100 - -
Vellalan Isai 9,100 Tamil 9,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 8,100 Tamil 8,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 10,000 Tamil 8,100 - - 2,000 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 5,100 Tamil 5,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 10,000 Tamil 9,600 - - 500 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 9,100 Tamil 9,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 8,100 Tamil 8,100 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettiyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Vettuvan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 131,000 Telugu 130,000 - - 1,000 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 139,000 Hindi 139,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 99,000 Telugu 99,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 17,000 Telugu 17,000 - - - - -
 Yerukula 700 Yerukula 700 - - - - -
 Yimchungra 40 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 40 - -
  Totals:  409 5,171,000   355 4,258,000 460,000 1,100 356,000 2,800 95,000
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