CountryIndia

State:

  

Madhya Pradesh

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

671

Unreached People Groups

630

Total Population

81,266,000

Buddhist

0.4 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

91.4 %

Muslim

5.9 %

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 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 70 - -
Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Adi Padam 20 Adi - - - - - 20
 Agamudaiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Agariya 39,000 40 - 100 20 900
 Aghori 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Agri 2,600 Marathi 2,600 - - - - -
 Aheria 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Ahom 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
Ajna 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
 Andh 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Angami 100 Naga, Angami - - - 100 - -
Anglo 4,200 English - - - 4,200 - -
 Ansari 60,000 Urdu - 60,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 70 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 70 - - - -
 Arakh 221,000 Hindi 221,000 - - - - -
 Arleng Unknown Karbi - - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 4,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,000 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 20 Assamese - 20 - - - -
Atari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Audhelia 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Bachhada 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 690,000 Hindi 690,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Badwa 30 Dhundari 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 319,000 Hindi 319,000 - 20 - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - 30 - - -
Bahrupi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 448,000 Hindi 451,000 700 30 1,400 90 11,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 233,000 Bengali 233,000 - - - - -
 Bairwa 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Baiswar 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 1,398,000 Hindi 1,388,000 - 2,000 8,300 - -
Balasantoshi 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Banchada 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Bania 2,055,000 Hindi 1,534,000 - - - - 521,000
 Bania, Agarwal 377,000 Hindi 271,000 - - - - 110,000
 Bania, Agrahari 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
 Bania, Ajudhyabansi 7,000 Hindi 3,200 - - - - 3,800
Bania, Bijabargi 700 Dhundari 700 - - - - -
Bania, Dhusar 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 113,000 Hindi 109,000 - - - - 3,900
Bania, Golapurab 20,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 4,600
Bania, Gujar 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 13,000 Hindi 4,100 - - - - 8,600
Bania, Kasar 56,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 8,400 Hindi 4,900 - - - - 3,400
 Bania, Lad 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
Bania, Nagar 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 18,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 5,900
 Bania, Oswal 67,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 55,000
 Bania, Porwal 27,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - 16,000
Bania, Rastaogi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania, Saitwal 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Bania, Saraogi 35,000 Hindi 8,200 - - - - 27,000
 Bania, Srimali 17,000 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - 14,000
Bania, Ummad 18,000 Hindi 4,900 - - - - 13,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 491,000 Lambadi 491,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Baori 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Barad (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
Barahar 117,000 Hindi 117,000 - - - - -
 Baraua 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bargunda 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Hindi 75,000 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Basor 322,000 Hindi 322,000 - - 40 - -
 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) 35,000 Kannada 35,000 - - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
Bemaria 200 Bagheli 200 - - - - -
 Bhaina 9,000 Chhattisgarhi 8,600 100 - 70 - 200
 Bhampta 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Bhandari 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 417,000 Hindi 405,000 - 1,500 11,000 300 -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Bhantu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bhanumati 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Bhar 3,800 Bhojpuri 3,800 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
Bharewa 9,100 Hindi 9,100 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 205,000 Hindi 204,000 200 60 100 70 1,100
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 127,000 Hindi 127,000 - - - - 20
 Bhat (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Bhattra 800 Bhatri 800 - - - - -
 Bhil 5,796,000 Hindi 5,729,000 4,300 3,700 49,000 1,200 8,500
 Bhil Mina 4,500 Wagdi 4,500 - - 30 - -
Bhil, Barela 721,000 Nimadi 718,000 400 50 3,400 100 200
Bhil, Mankar 45,000 Hindi 45,000 40 - 100 - -
Bhil, Mavchi 32,000 Mawchi 32,000 50 - 300 20 20
Bhil, Nihal 193,000 Nimadi 192,000 70 20 500 20 80
Bhil, Rathia 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Bhil, Tadvi 2,300 Dhanki - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhisti 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 345,000 Hindi 345,000 - - - - -
Bhottada 40 Kuvi 40 - - - - -
Bhoyar 119,000 Hindi 119,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bhumia 31,000 Odia 31,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bhunjia 2,500 Bhunjia 2,500 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bidakia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bidur 8,100 Marathi 8,100 - - - - -
Billedar 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - 20 30 - 100
Birhor 200 Birhor 200 - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Ladakhi - - - - - -
 Bohra 121,000 Gujarati - 121,000 - - - -
 Boya 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,060,000 Hindi 4,002,000 - 800 - - 58,000
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Brahmin, Anavada 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 26,000 Gujarati 26,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bagda 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bhagor 93,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chaturvedi 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 6,800 Marathi 6,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Dakshini 117,000 Hindi 117,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 110,000 Hindi 110,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 42,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gujarati 2,600 Gujarati 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 151,000 Hindi 151,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jyoti 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 233,000 Hindi 233,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 11,000 Kashmiri 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 9,100 Marathi 9,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Maithili 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Malvi 76,000 Malvi 76,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 4,600 Gujarati 4,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 3,200 Gujarati 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Parikh 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Rikhisur 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 439,000 Hindi 439,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 428,000 Hindi 428,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 73,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Chadar 107,000 Hindi 107,000 - - 20 - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Chakhesang 20 Naga, Chokri - - - 20 - -
 Chakkiliyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 5,725,000 Hindi 5,607,000 - 51,000 65,000 - -
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu 400 400 - - - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
 Chepang 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Chhetri 800 Nepali 800 - 60 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Hindi 77,000 - - - - 2,200
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Chidar 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
Chik (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Sadri 9,000 - - - - -
 Chitara 3,000 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 21,000 Hindi - - - 21,000 - -
Chudigar 40 Mewari - 40 - - - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Dadupanthi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dahait 74,000 Hindi 74,000 - - - - -
Daharia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
Damor 2,400 Bhili 2,400 - - - - -
 Dangi 403,000 Hindi 403,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Daroga (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 364,000 Hindi 360,000 - - - - 3,500
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 168,000 Hindi 168,000 - - - - -
Devanga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Dewar 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
 Dhakad 252,000 Hindi 252,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar 49,000 Gujarati 49,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka 6,700 Gujarati 6,700 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 104,000 Hindi 104,000 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 2,200 Chhattisgarhi 2,200 - - 100 - -
 Dharkar 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Dhimar 958,000 Hindi 958,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 681,000 Hindi 680,000 - 300 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Hindi 66,000 - - - - -
Dholi (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 19,000 - 700 - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Odia 56,000 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 7,000 Urdu - 7,000 - - - -
 Faqir 8,800 Urdu - 8,800 - - 40 -
 Gadaba 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - 40 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 968,000 Hindi 968,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gamit 2,000 Gamit 2,000 - - - - -
 Ganda 4,700 Odia 4,700 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Garpaguri 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gawaria 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 146,000 Hindi 146,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
Goan Catholic 1,800 Konkani, Goan - - - 1,800 - -
Godhi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Golak 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Goley 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Gond 6,005,000 Hindi 5,437,000 4,400 3,100 31,000 1,400 525,000
Gond, Maria 24,000 Maria 20,000 - 60 200 - 3,500
Gond, Muria 15,000 Chhattisgarhi 15,000 - - 30 - 20
 Gondhali 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Gopal 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Gosain 203,000 Hindi 203,000 - - - - -
Gowari 74,000 Marathi 74,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,144,000 Hindi 1,140,000 - - - - 4,000
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Gujjar 1,200 Gujari - 1,200 - - - -
 Guria 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Gurung 90 Nepali 30 - 60 - - -
Habura 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hadi 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Hajam 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Halba 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - 100 20 - 40
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
Hammal 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - -
 Hela 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hijda 500 Hindi 300 300 - - - -
Holar 6,500 Marathi 6,300 - 200 - - -
Ilavan 2,200 Malayalam 2,100 - - 90 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 244,000 Hindi 243,000 - - - - 600
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 101,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 101,000 -
Jat, Bains (Hindu traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
Jat, Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat, Barh 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Jat, Chima (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Jat, Dagar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat, Dalal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern 1,200 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat, Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Jat, Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Jat, Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Gil (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Punjabi, Eastern 2,300 - - - - -
 Jat, Gil (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jat, Hela 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat, Jakhar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat, Kharral (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Jat, Mann (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Jat, Mann (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jat, Pachhade 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Sahrawat 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Jat, Sangwan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai (Hindu traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
 Jat, Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Jat, Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Jat, Thakurela 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Varaich (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Jat, Virk (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 100 Marathi - - - - - 100
Jhamral 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
 Jingar 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 137,000 Bengali 137,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 2,000 Hindi 100 - - - 1,900 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Odia 29,000 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 2,532,000 Hindi 2,533,000 - - - - 40
Kachhi (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Kadera 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 274,000 Hindi 274,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 317,000 Telugu 317,000 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Kalota 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 230,000 Hindi 230,000 - - - - -
Kamad 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kamar 3,300 Kamar 3,300 - - - - -
Kamathi 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Kami 200 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
Kamrai 400 Bagheli 400 - - - - -
 Kandera 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Kandra 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Karan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Karku 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Marathi 30,000 - - - - 30
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 900 Kashmiri - 900 - - - -
 Kathodi 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Katia 193,000 Hindi 193,000 - - - - -
 Kawar 29,000 Hindi 28,000 - - 100 20 50
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 419,000 Bengali 419,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 71,000 Bengali 71,000 20 - - - 200
Khandait 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 194,000 Hindi 194,000 - - - - -
Kharadi 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Kharia 2,500 Kharia 2,100 - - 300 - -
 Kharol 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Gujarati 16,000 - - - - -
 Kharwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khasi Unknown Khasi - - - - - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 458,000 Hindi 458,000 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Hindi 145,000 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Khatki 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 200 - - - 300
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 800 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
 Khoja 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Kir 58,000 Hindi 58,000 50 - - - -
Kirar 737,000 Hindi 737,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kol 1,280,000 Hindi 1,274,000 1,200 200 400 300 2,200
 Kolha 2,000 Ho 2,000 - - - - -
Kolhati 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 736,000 Gujarati 736,000 - 200 - - -
 Koli Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 7,600 Marathi 7,600 - - - - -
Kolowar 900 Kolami, Northwestern 900 - - 30 - -
 Kolta 19,000 Odia 19,000 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Koria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Korku 694,000 Korku 685,000 400 300 500 200 3,400
 Korwa 44,000 Telugu 44,000 30 - 30 - -
 Koshti 56,000 Marathi 56,000 - - - - 30
Kotwal 99,000 Hindi 99,000 - - - - -
 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) 987,000 Hindi 987,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 863,000 Gujarati 861,000 - - 100 - 800
 Kuravan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,107,000 Hindi 2,107,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 2,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,200 -
Ladia 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
Lahangar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lakhera 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Limbu 80 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Lingader 1,000 Marathi - - - - - 1,000
 Lingayat 1,000 Kannada - - - - - 1,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,840,000 Hindi 1,840,000 - - 20 - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Lohana 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 807,000 Hindi 806,000 - 300 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Lotha 20 Naga, Lotha - - - 20 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Madari 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
Madgi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Magar 500 Nepali 400 - 40 - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 11,000 Marathi - - - 11,000 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 885,000 Marathi 687,000 - 196,000 400 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 100 Marathi - 100 - - - -
 Mahishya 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - - -
 Mahli 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 403,000 Marathi 403,000 - - - - 500
 Mahratta Kunbi 47,000 Gujarati 47,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 3,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,900 -
 Mahyavanshi 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
 Majhi 64,000 Hindi 64,000 1,100 - 30 40 200
 Majhwar 3,900 Hindi 3,800 - - - - 20
 Makwana (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Telugu 5,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 2,100 Malayalam - - - 2,100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 826,000 Hindi 826,000 - 300 - - -
Mali (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
Mana 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
Manbhav 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 32,000 Marathi 32,000 - - - - -
 Mangala 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Manihar 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Mappila 1,800 Malayalam - 1,800 - - - -
 Maravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 2,000 Marathi - - - 2,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Marathi 33,000 - 600 100 - -
 Matia 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Mawasi 109,000 Hindi 108,000 500 - 70 40 900
 Mazhabi 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Meitei 90 Meitei 90 - - - - -
 Memon 2,000 Gujarati - 2,000 - - - -
 Meo (Muslim traditions) 114,000 Urdu - 114,000 - - - -
 Miana 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
 Mina 389,000 Hindi 389,000 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Mirdas (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
 Mizo 20 Mizo - - - 20 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
 Moghal 76,000 Urdu - 76,000 - - - -
Moghia 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
 Momna 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
Mukeri 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Munda 5,400 Mundari 4,100 500 - 600 - 60
 Munnur 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Muskhan 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Nadar 700 Tamil 400