Country:

India

State: Kerala
District: All

Number of People Groups

432

Unreached People Groups

382

Total Population

34,277,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

17.8 %

Hindu

56.4 %

Muslim

25.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 1,300 Telugu 1,200 - - 100 - -
 Adi Dravida 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 1,700 Kannada 1,600 - 30 - - -
 Adiyan 12,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - 20 - -
 Agamudaiyan 9,500 Tamil 9,500 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 2,700 Telugu 2,600 - - 40 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 9,800 Telugu - - - 9,800 - -
Ajila 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 35,000 Kurichiya 33,000 50 - 2,000 - 20
Alavan 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
Ambalavasi 85,000 Malayalam 85,000 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Ambattan 5,500 Tamil 5,400 - - 70 - -
Ambattan Christian 2,400 Malayalam - - - 2,400 - -
 Andh 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Angami 20 Naga, Angami - - - 20 - -
Anglo 2,500 English - - - 2,500 - -
 Ao 60 Naga, Ao - - - 60 - -
 Arab 300 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 300 - - - -
Arandan 300 Aranadan 300 - - - - -
Arasar 8,500 Malayalam 8,200 - - 400 - -
Arasar Christian 34,000 Malayalam - - - 34,000 - -
Arayan 153,000 Malayalam 151,000 - 20 1,700 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Arunthathiyar 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 12,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - 400 - -
 Badaga 200 Badaga 200 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bagata Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Bagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Baira 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
Bakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bakuda 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - 40 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
Bandhera Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Bania 136,000 Hindi 132,000 - - - - 3,400
 Bania Agarwal 6,300 Hindi 5,900 - - - - 400
 Bania Agrahari 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 64,000 Tamil 63,000 - - - - 800
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 2,900 Telugu 2,900 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 400 Hindi 100 - - - - 200
 Bania Porwal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
Banijiga 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 100 Lambadi 100 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Bariki 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Basor 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Bathada 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Bavuri 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Kannada 4,100 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Bellara 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bhampta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Bhandari 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Bhansala 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 3,800 Tamil - - - 3,800 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bohra 3,700 Gujarati - 3,700 - - - -
 Boya 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin 688,000 Hindi 687,000 - - - - 1,000
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Brahmin Deshastha 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 45,000 Tamil 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 30,000 Marathi 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik 5,100 Kannada 5,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Iyer 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 8,400 Marathi 8,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 47,000 Malayalam 47,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 72,000 Malayalam 72,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 78,000 Malayalam 78,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Velanadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
Byagara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 18,000 Konkani - 18,000 - - - -
Chackaravar 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 20 - -
Chackaravar Christian 2,000 Tamil - - - 2,000 - -
Chakkan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Tamil 37,000 - 200 - - -
 Chalvadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Chandala 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Chaptegar 400 Konkani, Goan 400 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - 60 - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 2,500 Malayalam - - - 2,500 - -
Chayakkaran 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Chenchu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Chengazhi Nambiyar 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 340,000 Malayalam 340,000 - 200 - 20 -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 42,000 Malayalam - 42,000 - - - -
Cherumar Christian 369,000 Malayalam - - - 369,000 - -
Chingathanar 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Cholanaickan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Christian 26,000 Hindi - - - 26,000 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Devadasi 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Devanga 6,700 Kannada 6,700 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Divehi 700 Maldivian - 700 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 700 Telugu 700 - - 20 - -
Eluthassan 42,000 Malayalam 42,000 - - - - -
Eravallan 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
 Faqir 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
 Gangakula 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Gatti 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
 Gavara 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Goanese 5,900 Konkani, Goan - - - 5,900 - -
Godagali 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Godari 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Godda 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Gondhali 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Gowdali 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Halwakki Wakkal 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 40 Chinese, Mandarin - - 40 - - -
Hasla 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 3,000 Tamil 2,700 - - 200 - 40
 Holar 2,700 Marathi 2,700 - - - - -
 Holaya 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
Idayan 38,000 Tamil 38,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 3,551,000 Malayalam 3,551,000 - 100 500 - -
Ilavan Christian 58,000 Tamil - - - 58,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - - - -
Ilavathi 35,000 Malayalam 35,000 - - - - -
Ilayathu 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
 Irular 24,000 Irula 23,000 40 - 70 - 300
Jambuvulu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,200 -
 Jenu Kuruba 20 Kurumba, Jennu 20 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 200 Marathi - - - - - 200
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
 Kadan 2,900 Malayalam 2,900 - - - - -
 Kahha 20 Naga, Phom - - - 20 - -
 Kaibartta 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 66,000 Tamil 66,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Telugu 3,200 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
Kalandi 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Kalladi 39,000 Malayalam 38,000 - 30 - - -
Kallan 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
Kallasari 9,500 Malayalam 9,500 - - - - -
Kallattu Kurup 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Kamathi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Kammara 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Kanakkan 245,000 Malayalam 245,000 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 21,000 Kanikkaran 21,000 20 - 50 - 30
 Kaniyan 95,000 Malayalam 95,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Karimpalan 20,000 Malayalam 19,000 - 100 - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 60 Kashmiri - 60 - - - -
Kathikkaran 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Kattunayakan 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 20 - 90
Kavara 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
Kavathi 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 20 - -
Kavathi Christian 2,100 Tamil - - - 2,100 - -
Kavuthiyan 26,000 Malayalam 26,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
Keralamuthali Christian 2,300 Malayalam - - - 2,300 - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Khasi 20 Khasi - - - 20 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Kitaran 2,900 Malayalam 2,900 - - - - -
Kochu Velan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Koli of Gujarat 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kollakar 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Konyak 50 Naga, Konyak - - - 50 - -
Koosa 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Kootan 5,000 Malayalam 5,000 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 1,600 Tulu 1,400 - - 200 - -
 Korama 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koshti 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Kota 90 Kota 90 - - - - -
Kotegar 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 48,000 Malayalam 48,000 - - - - -
Kudiya 800 Kudiya 800 - - - - -
 Kudumban 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
 Kudumi 98,000 Tamil 98,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Gujarati 5,500 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Kundavadiga 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 277,000 Malayalam 277,000 - 80 90 20 -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - 20
 Kurukkal 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
 Kuruman 24,000 Kurumba, Betta 24,000 30 - 200 - 30
Kuruman Tacchan (Thachanadan Moopan) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Kuruman Vetta 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lingayat 14,000 Kannada - - - - - 14,000
 Lohana 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Lotha 30 Naga, Lotha - - - 30 - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Tamil 6,900 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 400 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Telugu 2,700 - - - - -
Maha Malasar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 90 Marathi - - - 90 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
 Mahishya 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta 41,000 Marathi 40,000 - 200 20 - 40
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Maila 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 80 Telugu - - - 80 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Mala Urali 3,200 Telugu 3,200 - - - - -
Mala Vettuvan 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 2,126,000 Malayalam - - - 2,126,000 - -
Malai Arayan 33,000 Malayalam 19,000 200 - 14,000 - 100
Malai Pandaram 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 20 - - - -
 Malai Vedan 8,100 Malayalam 7,800 - - 200 - 70
Malakuravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Malanaickan 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Malasar 3,200 Tamil 3,200 - - - - -
Malayalar 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 9,600 Malayalam 9,600 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 6,400 Tamil 6,300 - - 60 - 40
Malayarayar 1,600 Malayalam 1,000 - - 500 - -
Malayekandi 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Malayekandi Vishavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Mali 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mangala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 232,000 Malayalam 232,000 - 100 - - -
Mannan, tribal 9,700 Malayalam 9,600 - - 80 - 40
 Mappila 8,477,000 Malayalam - 8,477,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 4,800 Malayalam - - - 4,800 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Malayalam 6,900 - - - - -
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 300 Tamil - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 81,000 Tamil 81,000 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 30 Marathi - - - 30 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Mavilan 31,000 Malayalam 31,000 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Meitei Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 3,600 Gujarati - 3,600 - - - -
 Mizo 20 Mizo - - - 20 - -
 Moger 25,000 Kannada 25,000 - 40 - - -
 Moghal 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Mudugar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Mukkari 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 34,000 Malayalam - - - 34,000 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 140,000 Malayalam 140,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Malayalam - 2,500 - - - -
Mukri 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Mundala 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Munnur 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Musari 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - - - -
Mutali 3,800 Tamil 3,400 - - 400 - -
 Muthan 4,600 Malayalam 4,600 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 20 - 80 - 50
 Mutrasi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 205,000 Tamil - - - 205,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 1,210,000 Tamil 1,210,000 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Naga Pidgin - - - 30 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 5,078,000 Malayalam 5,078,000 - - - - -
Nair Anthur 128,000 Malayalam 128,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 1,900 Tulu 1,900 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Narsanna 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
Navait 24,000 Konkani - 24,000 - - - -
 Navithan 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 2,800 Gujarati 2,800 - - - - -
Padannan 8,300 Malayalam 8,300 - 20 - - -
Pagadai 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 7,000 Tamil - - - 7,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Tamil 49,000 - 70 - - -
Palleyan 1,500 Tamil 1,000 - - 500 - -
Palliyan 1,200 Tamil 1,100 - - 80 - 30
Palliyar 400 Tamil 200 - - 200 - -
Palluvan 5,800 Malayalam 5,800 - - - - -
 Panan 51,000 Tamil 51,000 - 50 - - -
 Panchama 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Pandaram 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Panditattan 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
 Panika 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
Panikkan 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - - - - -
 Paniyan 88,000 Paniya 87,000 100 100 200 - 200
 Pannadi 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 129,000 Tamil - - - 129,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 277,000 Tamil 276,000 - 700 600 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 11,000 Tamil - - - 11,000 - -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Malayalam 59,000 - 100 100 - -
 Pardhi 2,200 Pardhi 2,200 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati - - - - - 30
 Pashtun, Pathan 43,000 Urdu - 43,000 - - - -
Pathiyan 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Pathynaickan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Persian 50 Persian, Iranian - 50 - - - -
Perumannan 46,000 Malayalam 46,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 1,000 Malayalam 900 - - 20 - -
 Pulayan 1,018,000 Malayalam 1,017,000 - 1,300 - 40 -
Pulayan Thanda 123,000 Malayalam 123,000 - - - - -
Pulayan Wayanad 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Rajpur 6,400 Konkani, Goan 6,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Thakur 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rathawa 50 Rathawi 50 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sali 68,000 Kannada 68,000 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Samagara 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Samanthan 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - -
 Samban 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
 Sangtam 20 Naga, Sangtam - - - 20 - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Sema 50 Naga, Sumi - - - 50 - -
Semman 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Shabi 1,700 Malayalam - 1,700 - - - -
 Shaikh 46,000 Urdu - 46,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Silpi 20,000 Telugu 20,000 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 300 Sinhala - - 300 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 3,020,000 Malayalam - - - 3,020,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 105,000 Tamil - 105,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 9,500 Malayalam - - - 9,500 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 202,000 Malayalam 202,000 - 100 - - -
Thandan Palakkad 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
Thantapulayan 5,100 Malayalam 5,100 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Tiyattunni 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Ulladan 16,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - 600 - 200
 Urali 11,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - 700 - 20
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Telugu 7,500 - - 200 - -
 Vakkaliga 35,000 Kannada 35,000 - - - - -
Valan 56,000 Malayalam 56,000 - - - - -
Valanchian 5,100 Malayalam 5,100 - - - - -
Vallan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Vallon 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Valluvan 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - 40 - - -
Vaniyan 224,000 Tamil 223,000 - - 1,000 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 4,200 Tamil - - - 4,200 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Tamil 47,000 - 100 20 - -
Vannan Wayanad 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 137,000 Tamil 137,000 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 165,000 Malayalam 165,000 - - - - -
Velan 82,000 Malayalam 82,000 - 60 - - -
Vellalan 373,000 Tamil 367,000 - - 6,500 - -
Vellalan Kongu 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 96,000 Tamil 96,000 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 106,000 Malayalam 106,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 2,900 Malayalam - - - 2,900 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
Vettuvan 96,000 Malayalam 95,000 - 100 - - -
 Viswakarma 901,000 Telugu 898,000 - - 3,400 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 371,000 Malayalam 371,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 9,300 Malayalam 9,300 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 53,000 Malayalam 53,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 128,000 Malayalam 128,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 127,000 Malayalam 127,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 8,300 Malayalam 8,300 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Yerava 300 Ravula 300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 90 Yerukula 90 - - - - -
 Yimchungra Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
  Totals:  432 34,277,000   382 19,347,000 8,789,000 4,600 6,113,000 3,600 21,000
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