CountryIndia

State:

  

Madhya Pradesh

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

727

Unreached People Groups

683

Total Population

82,193,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

91.3 %

Muslim

6.1 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - 70 - -
 Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Adi Padam 20 Adi - - - - - 20
 Agamudaiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Agariya 38,000 40 - 100 20 900
 Aghori 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Agri 2,700 Marathi 2,700 - - - - -
 Aheria 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Ajna 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Andh 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Angami 50 Naga, Angami - - - 50 - -
Anglo 3,100 English - - - 2,900 - -
 Ansari 69,000 Urdu - 70,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 100 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 100 - - - -
 Arakh 214,000 Hindi 214,000 - - - - -
 Arleng Unknown Karbi - - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 3,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,900 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 20 Assamese - 20 - - - -
Atari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Audhelia 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Bachhada 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 692,000 Hindi 692,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Badwa 30 Dhundari 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi 395,000 Hindi 395,000 - 40 - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - 30 - - -
Bahrupi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 434,000 Hindi 437,000 700 30 1,400 90 10,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 238,000 Bengali 238,000 - - - - -
 Bairwa 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Baiswar 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 1,541,000 Hindi 1,532,000 - 2,400 8,400 - -
Balasantoshi 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Telugu 5,600 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Baloch 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Banchada 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 379,000 Hindi 273,000 - - - - 109,000
 Bania Agrahari 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Bania Ajudhyabansi 6,800 Hindi 3,100 - - - - 3,700
Bania Bijabargi 700 Dhundari 700 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
Bania Dhusar 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 111,000 Hindi 107,000 - - - - 3,800
Bania Golapurab 20,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 4,400
Bania Gujar 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Bania Jaiswal 13,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 9,100
Bania Kasar 55,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 8,300 Hindi 4,800 - - - - 3,500
 Bania Lad 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
Bania Modh 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Bania Nagar 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 19,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 6,800
 Bania Oswal 70,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 57,000
 Bania Porwal 29,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 17,000
Bania Rastaogi 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Saitwal 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Bania Saraogi 39,000 Hindi 7,900 - - - - 31,000
 Bania Srimali 18,000 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - 16,000
Bania Ummad 19,000 Hindi 5,200 - - - - 14,000
 Bania unspecified 2,089,000 Hindi 1,583,000 - - - - 509,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 524,000 Lambadi 524,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Lambadi 21,000 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Baori 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Barad (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Hindi 7,200 - - - - -
Barahar 114,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - -
 Baraua 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bargunda 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 73,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Gujarati 2,200 - - - - -
 Basor 312,000 Hindi 312,000 - - 40 - -
Basor Kandra 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Bawa Dhed 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 1,500 Kannada 1,200 - - - - 300
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Kannada 34,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 7,800 Urdu - 7,800 - - - -
Beldar Larhia (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Beldar Larhia (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Bemaria 200 Bagheli 200 - - - - -
 Bhaina 8,700 Chhattisgarhi 8,400 100 - 70 - 200
 Bhampta 3,400 Marathi 3,400 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Bhandari 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 421,000 Hindi 408,000 - 1,400 10,000 300 -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
 Bhantu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bhanumati 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Bhar 3,700 Bhojpuri 3,700 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
Bharewa 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 199,000 Hindi 198,000 200 60 100 70 1,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi 129,000 - - - - 20
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Bhattra 900 Bhatri 900 - - - - -
Bhil Barela 729,000 Nimadi 724,000 400 50 3,400 100 600
Bhil Mankar 45,000 Hindi 44,000 40 - 100 - 40
Bhil Mavchi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Mawchi 31,000 50 - 300 20 20
 Bhil Mina 4,400 Wagdi 4,400 - - 30 - -
Bhil Nihal 190,000 Nimadi 189,000 70 20 500 20 80
Bhil Rathia 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Bhil Tadvi 2,300 Dhanki - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 5,762,000 Hindi 5,690,000 4,200 3,600 52,000 1,200 9,600
 Bhisti 9,000 Urdu - 9,000 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 342,000 Hindi 342,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharbind 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Nauria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bhottada 40 Kuvi 40 - - - - -
Bhoyar 115,000 Hindi 115,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bhumia 30,000 Odia 30,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bhunjia 2,700 Bhunjia 2,700 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
Bidakia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bidur 8,000 Marathi 8,000 - - - - -
Billedar 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Binjhia 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - 20 30 - 100
Birhor 200 Birhor 200 - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Ladakhi - - - - - -
 Bohra 127,000 Gujarati - 127,000 - - - -
 Boya 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Brahmin Anavada 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 41,000 Gujarati 41,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bagda 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhagor 91,000 Hindi 91,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Chaturvedi 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 7,200 Marathi 7,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Daima 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Dakshini 130,000 Hindi 130,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Deshastha 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 114,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 148,000 Hindi 148,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 233,000 Hindi 233,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 11,000 Kashmiri 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 9,500 Marathi 9,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Malvi 85,000 Malvi 85,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 4,800 Gujarati 4,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 3,600 Gujarati 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 3,900 Gujarati 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 432,000 Hindi 432,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 415,000 Hindi 415,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Srigaud 79,000 Hindi 79,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 4,047,000 Hindi 3,979,000 - 700 - - 58,000
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Chadar 104,000 Hindi 104,000 - - 20 - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Chakhesang 20 Naga, Chokri - - - 20 - -
 Chakkiliyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 5,717,000 Hindi 5,599,000 - 48,000 69,000 - -
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Chepang 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Chhetri 800 Nepali 800 - 40 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 78,000 Hindi 76,000 - - - - 2,100
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
Chidar 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
Chik (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Sadri 9,000 - - - - -
 Chitara 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 12,000 Kannada - - - 11,000 - -
Chudigar 40 Mewari - 40 - - - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Dadupanthi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dahait 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
Daharia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
Damor 2,600 Bhili 2,600 - - - - -
 Dangi 401,000 Hindi 401,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Daroga (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 368,000 Hindi 364,000 - - - - 3,600
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 6,400 Urdu - 6,300 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Darzi Chhipi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Darzi Mathuria (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Darzi Mathuria (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 173,000 Hindi 173,000 - - - - -
Devanga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Dewar 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
 Dhakad 260,000 Hindi 260,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 57,000 Gujarati 57,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka 6,500 Gujarati 6,500 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 102,000 Hindi 102,000 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 2,200 Chhattisgarhi 2,100 - - 100 - -
 Dharkar 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Dhimar 934,000 Hindi 934,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 674,000 Hindi 674,000 - 300 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 4,600 Urdu - 4,600 - - - -
Dohor 19,000 Hindi 18,000 - 700 - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Odia 55,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
 Faqir 8,600 Urdu - 8,600 - - 40 -
 Gadaba 1,400 Odia 1,300 - - 40 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 967,000 Hindi 967,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gamit 2,100 Gamit 2,100 - - - - -
 Ganda 4,700 Odia 4,700 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Garpaguri 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gawaria 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Hindi 142,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
Goan Catholic 1,800 Konkani, Goan - - - 1,800 - -
Godhi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Golak 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Goley 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
Gond Maria 23,000 Maria 20,000 - 60 200 - 3,400
Gond Muria 14,000 Chhattisgarhi 14,000 - - 30 - 20
 Gond unspecified 5,828,000 Hindi 5,292,000 4,300 3,100 30,000 1,400 494,000
 Gondhali 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Gopal 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Gosain 203,000 Hindi 203,000 - - - - -
Gowari 72,000 Marathi 72,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,183,000 Hindi 1,181,000 - - - - 3,900
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Gujjar 1,200 Gujari - 1,200 - - - -
 Guria 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Gurung 90 Nepali 30 - 60 - - -
Habura 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hadi 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Hajam 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Halba 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - 100 30 - 40
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
Hammal 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - -
 Hela 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hijda 500 Hindi 200 300 - - - -
Holar 6,300 Marathi 6,200 - 200 - - -
Ilavan 2,100 Malayalam 2,000 - - 90 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 254,000 Hindi 254,000 - - - - 600
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 90,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 89,000 -
Jat Bains (Hindu traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Jat Barh 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Jat Dagar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Jat Dalal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Jat Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Punjabi, Eastern 1,500 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Jat Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern 2,600 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jat Hela 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jat Jakhar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat Kharral (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Jat Mann (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jat Pachhade 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Jat Sahrawat 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat Sangwan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Jat Thakurela 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Jat Virk (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 100 Marathi - - - - - 100
Jhamral 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
 Jingar 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 137,000 Bengali 137,000 - - - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Julaha 1,900 Hindi 70 - - - 1,900 -
Kabirpanthi 100 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - 100 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Odia 28,000 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 2,479,000 Hindi 2,479,000 - - - - 40
Kachhi (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Kadera 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 275,000 Hindi 275,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 318,000 Telugu 318,000 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Kalota 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 223,000 Hindi 223,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Kalwar Jaiswal 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
 Kamad 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamar 4,200 Kamar 4,200 - - - - -
Kamathi 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 3,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
 Kami 200 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Kamrai 400 Bagheli 400 - - - - -
 Kandera 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Kandra 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Karan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Karku 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Marathi 30,000 - - - - 30
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Kashmiri - 1,000 - - - -
 Kathodi 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Katia 187,000 Hindi 187,000 - - - - -
 Kawar 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - 100 20 40
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 410,000 Bengali 410,000 - - - - -
Kayastha Karan 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Khairwar 69,000 Bengali 69,000 20 - - - 200
Khandait 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 189,000 Hindi 189,000 - - - - -
Kharadi 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Kharia 2,500 Kharia 2,100 - - 300 - -
 Kharol 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khasi Unknown Khasi - - - - - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 480,000 Hindi 480,000 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 143,000 Hindi 143,000 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Khatki 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 100 - - - 300
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 800 Kacchi - 800 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
 Khoja 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Kir (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Hindi 55,000 50 - - - -
Kirar 716,000 Hindi 716,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kol 1,238,000 Hindi 1,234,000 1,200 200 400 300 2,200
 Kolha 1,900 Ho 1,900 - - - - -
Kolhati 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 719,000 Gujarati 718,000 - 200 - - -
 Koli Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 7,500 Marathi 7,500 - - - - -
Kolowar 900 Kolami, Northwestern 900 - - 30 - -
 Kolta 24,000 Odia 24,000 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Koria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Korku 672,000 Korku 665,000 400 300 500 200 3,300
Korku Bawaria 1,500 Korku 1,500 - - - - -
Korku Muwasi 25,000 Korku 25,000 - - - - -
Korku Nahal 78,000 Korku 78,000 - - - - -
 Korwa 42,000 Telugu 42,000 30 - 30 - -
 Koshti 56,000 Marathi 56,000 - - - - 30
Kotwal 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - -
 Koya 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kudumban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,000 Odia 1,000 - - - - -
 Kumal 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 993,000 Hindi 993,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
Kumhar Bardiha 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Kumhar Kanaujia 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 839,000 Gujarati 838,000 - - 100 - 800
Kunbi Anjna 7,000 Gujarati 7,000 - - - - -
 Kuravan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,136,000 Hindi 2,136,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
Ladia 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - - - -
Lahangar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lakhera 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Limbu 80 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Lingader 900 Marathi - - - - - 900
 Lingayat 1,000 Kannada - - - - - 1,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,795,000 Hindi 1,795,000 - - 20 - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
 Lohana 16,000 Gujarati 16,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 804,000 Hindi 804,000 - 300 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 28,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Lotha Unknown Naga, Lotha - - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
Madari 9,600 Urdu - 9,600 - - - -
Madgi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Magar 500 Nepali 400 - 20 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 11,000 Marathi - - - 11,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 857,000 Marathi 692,000 - 166,000 400 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 100 Marathi - 100 - - - -
 Mahishya 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Mahli 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 409,000 Marathi 409,000 - - - - 600
Mahratta Kshatriya 9,000 Marathi 9,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 48,000 Gujarati 48,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Mahyavanshi 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
 Majhi 67,000 Hindi 65,000 1,100 - 30 40 200
 Majhwar 3,800 Hindi 3,700 - - - - 20
 Makwana (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Telugu 4,900 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 2,100 Malayalam - - - 2,100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 837,000 Hindi 836,000 - 300 - - -
Mali (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 4,700 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -