Country:

India

State: Maharashtra
District: All

Number of People Groups

868

Unreached People Groups

805

Total Population

127,043,000

Buddhist

5.2 %

Christian

0.9 %

Hindu

80.7 %

Muslim

11.1 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 60 Adi 60 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 2,600 Telugu 2,500 - - 100 - -
 Adi Dravida 42,000 Tamil 40,000 - 1,900 100 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,300 Tamil - - - 1,300 - -
 Adi Karnataka 7,400 Kannada 7,300 - 80 - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 30 Kannada - - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 100 Agariya 100 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - 30 - - -
 Aghori 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Agri 360,000 Marathi 349,000 - 10,000 - - -
 Aguri 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Ahom 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Andh 476,000 Marathi 472,000 700 800 70 60 2,100
 Angami 300 Naga, Angami - - - 300 - -
Anglo Indian 24,000 English - - - 24,000 - -
 Ansari 788,000 Urdu - 788,000 - - - -
 Ao 20 Naga, Ao - - - 20 - -
 Arab 800 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 800 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arakh 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Aray Mala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Arayan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Armenian 300 Armenian - - - 300 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 5,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,500 -
 Arwa Mala 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 300 Assamese - 300 - - - -
Atari 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Audhelia 200 Chhattisgarhi 200 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Badaik 600 Sadri 600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 937,000 Hindi 930,000 - 6,400 400 - 20
Badhai Kharadi 11,000 Gujarati 10,000 - 100 - - -
Badhai Konkani 48,000 Marathi 47,000 - 700 - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,800 - 50 - - -
 Bagdi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Baha'i 6,400 Hindi - - - - - 6,400
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bahrupi 4,300 Marathi 4,200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Baiga 500 Hindi 500 20 20 20 - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Hindi 162,000 - 500 - - 40
 Baiti 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
Bajania 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
Bajgar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Bakad 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - 200 - - -
Balasantoshi 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - 30 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Kannada 51,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Baloch 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,702,000 Hindi 2,656,000 - - - 100 1,046,000
 Bania Agarwal 326,000 Hindi 229,000 - - - - 97,000
 Bania Agrahari 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Bania Bhatia 9,300 Gujarati 9,300 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 40 Assamese 40 - - - - -
Bania Chaturth 30,000 Marathi 4,700 - - - - 25,000
 Bania Chetti 82,000 Tamil 70,000 - - - - 12,000
Bania Dhusar 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 12,000 Hindi 8,500 - - - - 3,600
Bania Golapurab 100 Hindi 80 - - - - 40
Bania Gujar 129,000 Gujarati 129,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Jaiswal 18,000 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 12,000
Bania Kasar 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 50
 Bania Kasarwani 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Kasaundhan 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 4,900 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 3,400
 Bania Khedayata 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 43,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - 2,600
 Bania Lad 54,000 Gujarati 49,000 - - - - 4,300
Bania Mahajan 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 300
 Bania Mahesri 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 58,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - 7,100
Bania Mewada 5,800 Gujarati 200 - - - - 5,600
Bania Modh 3,700 Gujarati 3,600 - - - - 100
Bania Nagar 7,500 Gujarati 7,500 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 37,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 23,000
 Bania Oswal 129,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - 97,000
Bania Pancham 36,000 Kannada 6,000 - - - - 30,000
 Bania Porwal 56,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - 29,000
Bania Saitwal 43,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 26,000
 Bania Srimali 68,000 Gujarati 25,000 - - - - 42,000
Bania Ummad 50,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 30,000
 Banijiga 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,084,000 Lambadi 1,075,000 - 8,500 200 - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Lambadi 98,000 - 300 - - -
 Baori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Barda 2,300 Marathi 2,200 20 - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Hindi 87,000 - 1,300 50 - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Gujarati 24,000 - 400 - - -
Barutgar 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Basor 56,000 Hindi 55,000 - 700 20 - -
Basor Kandra 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - 20 - -
 Bauri 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bavcha 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Punjabi, Eastern 3,900 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - 30 - - -
Bedar Bile 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 297,000 Kannada 297,000 - 600 - - -
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Kannada 23,000 - 50 - - -
Beldar Mith Gauda 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 7,300 Kannada 7,300 - - - - -
 Bhaina 400 Chhattisgarhi 300 100 - - - -
 Bhampta 36,000 Marathi 36,000 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Bhandari 2,600 Odia 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 7,900 Urdu - 7,900 - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Bhansala 175,000 Marathi 175,000 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 30
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 1,100 Bhatri 1,100 20 - 20 20 -
Bhavit 5,800 Konkani, Goan 5,800 - - - - -
 Bhil 2,597,000 Hindi 2,477,000 66,000 2,100 16,000 500 38,000
Bhil Aher 33,000 Marathi 33,000 30 - 20 - 60
Bhil Dhangri 400 Dungra Bhil 300 - - - - -
Bhil Dhanka 21,000 Gujarati 21,000 40 - 20 - 30
 Bhil Dubla 53,000 Bhili 53,000 80 - 30 - 90
Bhil Kataria 1,200 Wagdi 1,200 - - - - -
Bhil Mankar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bhil Mavchi (Hindu traditions) 181,000 Mawchi 174,000 3,200 50 900 - 2,400
Bhil Nihal 38,000 Hindi 34,000 2,500 20 - - 1,500
Bhil Paware 95,000 Marathi 90,000 2,800 20 400 - 1,900
Bhil Tadvi 67,000 Dangi 30,000 34,000 - 50 - 3,400
Bhil Vasave 618,000 Vasavi 593,000 13,000 200 2,200 100 11,000
 Bhisti 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 544,000 Hindi 543,000 - 1,100 - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 100 Sikkimese - - 100 - - -
Bhottada 60 Kuvi 60 - - - - -
 Bhoyar 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhulia 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bhunjia 2,200 Bhunjia 2,200 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bidur 305,000 Marathi 304,000 - 500 - - -
Bindla 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Binjhia 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - 20
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Unknown Boro - - - - - -
 Bohra 271,000 Gujarati - 271,000 - - - -
 Boya 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 4,000 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 4,804,000 Hindi 4,658,000 - 400 500 - 142,000
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 6,900 Gujarati 6,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 7,000 Gujarati 7,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 381,000 Marathi 381,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
Brahmin Daima 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 413,000 Marathi 413,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Devarukha 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 151,000 Marathi 151,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 181,000 Hindi 181,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 94,000 Gujarati 94,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 190,000 Hindi 190,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 42,000 Kannada 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karbadu 57,000 Marathi 57,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 49,000 Marathi 49,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 21,000 Kashmiri 21,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 6,300 Gujarati 6,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 136,000 Marathi 136,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Malvi 3,400 Malvi 3,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mastan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 8,100 Gujarati 8,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 1,800 Marwari 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 174,000 Hindi 174,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 84,000 Hindi 84,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 248,000 Hindi 248,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Srigaud 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tapodhan 2,000 Gujarati 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 27,000 Telugu 27,000 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 27,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 1,000 Burmese - - 1,000 - - -
Byagara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 27,000 Konkani - 27,000 - - - -
 Chadar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - 20 30 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Tamil 4,600 - 60 30 - -
 Chalvadi 3,300 Kannada 2,800 - 500 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,444,000 Hindi 1,398,000 - 33,000 13,000 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
Chamar Satnami 32,000 Hindi 31,000 - 600 200 - -
Chandala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Gujarati 34,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, tribal 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Chenchu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - 40 - - -
Cherumar Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 700 - 40 - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 33,000 - 100 - - 2,400
 Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Chitara 1,900 Odia 1,900 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Marathi 44,000 - - - - -
 Chodhara 400 Chodri 400 - 30 - - -
 Christian 66,000 Hindi - - - 66,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Marathi 52,000 - - - - -
 Dahait 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dakkal 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Dangi 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 736,000 Hindi 720,000 - 6,100 - - 9,900
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Marathi 39,000 - 200 - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Tulu 6,700 - - - - -
Devadiga Kalavant 800 Konkani 800 - - - - -
 Devanga 28,000 Kannada 27,000 - 900 - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - 200 - - -
 Dewar 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Dhakad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
 Dhangar Bharwad 145,000 Gujarati 140,000 800 2,200 900 20 700
Dhangri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhanka 35,000 Gujarati 27,000 7,200 30 40 - 700
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 4,300 Chhattisgarhi 4,300 - 50 - - -
Dhavad 1,700 Marathi - 1,700 - - - -
 Dhimar 550,000 Hindi 548,000 - 1,900 80 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 686,000 Hindi 677,000 - 9,000 - - 200
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
Dhobi Parit 159,000 Marathi 157,000 - 1,500 - - -
 Dhodia 18,000 Gujarati 18,000 50 20 - - 90
 Dhor 117,000 Marathi 116,000 - 900 50 - -
Divehi 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
Dohor 20,000 Hindi 19,000 - 100 - - -
Dom (Dombara) 600 Telugu 600 - 20 - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Odia 3,500 - 20 - - -
 Dubla 19,000 Dubli 19,000 70 30 - - 50
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
Dulia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - 40 - - -
 Faqir 1,900 Urdu 200 1,600 - - 20 -
 Gadaba 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Gadaria Dhingar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gadaria Nikhad 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gamit 68,000 Gamit 65,000 300 - 2,500 20 400
Gammalla Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Ganda 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
 Gandla 6,000 Telugu 6,000 - - - - -
 Gangakula 32,000 Kannada 32,000 - 80 - - -
Gaondi 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - 20
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Garpaguri 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - 80 - - -
 Gauda 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
Ghadasi 8,200 Marathi 8,200 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,100 Konkani, Goan 1,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Gujarati - 26,000 - - - -
 Gharti 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Ghirth (Hindu traditions) 100 Mandeali 100 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Goanese 164,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 164,000 - -
 Gokha 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Gond 1,623,000 Hindi 1,540,000 5,900 3,200 1,200 300 74,000
 Gond Arakh 43,000 Gondi, Northern 39,000 100 50 20 - 3,600
Gond Jhare 52,000 Gondi, Northern 48,000 200 60 30 - 4,400
Gond Mannewar 28,000 Gondi, Adilabad 27,000 70 50 20 - 1,300
 Gond Maria 431,000 Gondi, Northern 403,000 1,000 600 300 20 27,000
Gond Muria 7,600 Hindi 7,400 - - - - 200
 Gond Rajgond 357,000 Gondi, Northern 341,000 700 700 200 - 15,000
Gond Sonjhari 48,000 Gondi, Northern 47,000 60 50 - - 1,500
 Gondhali 52,000 Marathi 52,000 - 400 - - -
Gopal 35,000 Gujarati 35,000 - 60 - - -
 Gosain 417,000 Hindi 414,000 - 3,000 - - 300
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Gowari 420,000 Marathi 419,000 - - 80 - 1,200
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 269,000 Hindi 268,000 - - - - 700
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) 80 Gujari - 80 - - - -
 Guria 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 70 Nepali 40 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
 Halam Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Halba 262,000 Marathi 253,000 900 400 80 30 7,000
Halleer 100 Konkani, Goan 60 - - - 40 -
Halsar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Hammal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,400 Chinese, Mandarin - - 3,000 - - 400
Hanabar 3,000 Tulu 3,000 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Hatkar 267,000 Marathi 263,000 - 4,400 - - -
 Hijda 165,000 Hindi 155,000 10,000 - - - -
 Hmar 20 Hmar - - - 20 - -
 Ho 30 Ho 30 - - - - -
 Holar 109,000 Marathi 108,000 - 1,300 50 40 -
 Holaya 18,000 Kannada 18,000 - 700 - - -
Idayan 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 39,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 131,000 Hindi 129,000 - - - - 1,800
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 110,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 110,000 -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Jat Dagar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Jat Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Jat Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Jat Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
Jat Kharral (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat Mann (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jat Pachhade (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat Sahrawat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Punjabi, Eastern 3,200 - - - - -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 2,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,700 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat Virk (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Javeri 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 4,400 Marathi - - - - - 4,400
 Jhalo Malo 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 4,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,100 -
 Jingar 5,600 Marwari 5,600 - - - - 40
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - 300 - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,200 - 100 - - -
 Julaha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Marathi 80,000 - 80 - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
Kachera (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - 1,100
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Gujarati 18,000 - 300 - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - 600 - - -
Kaghzi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kaibartta 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - 60 - - -
 Kaikadi 103,000 Kannada 103,000 - 30 - - -
 Kaikolan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 227,000 Telugu 224,000 - 2,900 - - 900
 Kalal Idiga 91,000 Telugu 90,000 - 900 - - 300
Kalavant 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
 Kalbelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Kallan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 239,000 Hindi 238,000 - 1,300 - - -
 Kamalia 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 1,600 Kamar 1,600 - - - - -
Kamathi 199,000 Telugu 193,000 - 600 - - 5,600
 Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 60 - - - - 200
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 4,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,800 -
 Kami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
Kanai 45,000 Urdu - 45,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
 Kanaura 60 Kinnauri 60 - - - - -
Kandra 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kaora 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kapewar 44,000 Telugu 44,000 - - - - -
 Kapu 224,000 Telugu 222,000 - 1,600 - - 60
 Kapu Reddi 54,000 Telugu 54,000 - 300 - - 50
Karan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Karwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 156,000 Marathi 154,000 - 500 - - 1,500
Kasar Otari 7,200 Telugu 7,200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Kashmiri - 3,300 - - - -
 Kathodi 286,000 Marathi 284,000 600 300 300 30 1,100
Katia 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - 30 - - -
 Kawar 26,000 Hindi 26,000 90 40 - 40 100
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 39,000 - 1,000 - - -
 Khairwar 2,000 Bengali 1,900 - - - - 20
 Khandait 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 1,100 Kharia 900 - - 100 - -
Kharot 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Gujarati 158,000 - 5,000 - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 7,100 Hindi 6,900 - 300 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 109,000 Hindi 108,000 - 800 30 90 -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 9,600 Gujarati - 9,600 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 3,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,300 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 274,000 Gujarati - 274,000 - - - -
 Kirar 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Koch 200 - - - - -
 Kodaga 200 Kodava 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kokna 690,000 Kukna 682,000 4,700 400 1,900 100 1,000
 Kol 6,900 Hindi 6,800 20 40 - - -
 Kolha 82,000 Ho 81,000 - 500 60 - -
 Kolhati 27,000 Marathi 27,000 - 60 - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - 500 40 - -
 Koli Dhor 227,000 Marathi 226,000 600 300 80 70 300
 Koli Mahadev 1,500,000 Marathi 1,491,000 3,400 3,200 1,000 200 2,700
 Koli Malhar 284,000 Marathi 280,000 500 3,300 100 30 600
 Koli of Gujarat 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Koli Son 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - 30 - - -
Kolowar 196,000 Kolami, Northwestern 194,000 400 200 100 40 1,100
 Kolta 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Konai 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Korama 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
Korama Kunchi 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Kori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Korku 266,000 Korku 264,000 400 100 400 30 400
Korku Bawaria 14,000 Korku 14,000 - - 20 - -
Korku Muwasi 17,000 Korku 17,000 20 - 20 - 20
Korku Nahal 14,000 Korku 14,000 - - 20 - -
 Korwa 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Koshti 524,000 Marathi 517,000 30 3,000 - - 3,800
 Koya 500 Telugu 300 200 - - - -
Koya Racha Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kuchbandia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kudumban 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kudumi 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Kuki Chin Unknown Chin, Thado - - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 813,000 Hindi 806,000 - 7,000 - - 50
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 7,904,000 Gujarati 7,811,000 - 80,000 100 500 13,000
Kunbi Anjna 111,000 Gujarati 110,000 - 1,100 - - 40
Kunbi Dhaneja 30,000 Marathi 30,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Ghatole 218,000 Marathi 217,000 - 1,000 - - 60
Kunbi Hindre 19,000 Marathi 19,000 - 300 - - -
Kunbi Jadav 166,000 Marathi 166,000 - 300 - - 60
 Kunbi Kadwa 71,000 Gujarati 71,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Khaire 57,000 Marathi 57,000 - 50 - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 604,000 Konkani, Goan 579,000 - 26,000 - - 300
 Kunbi Lewa 220,000 Gujarati 220,000 - 200 - - -
Kunbi Lonari 87,000 Marathi 87,000 - 200 - - -
Kunbi Tirole 315,000 Marathi 314,000 - 800 - - -
Kunchatiga 4,400 Kannada 4,400 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 34,000 Kannada 34,000 - 300 - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Ladakhi Unknown English - - - - - -
 Lakhera 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Lingader 5,300 Marathi 4,700 - - - - 600
 Lingayat 241,000 Kannada - - - - - 241,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 135,000 Hindi 135,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lohana 31,000 Gujarati 30,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 656,000 Hindi 651,000 - 5,100 20 - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 206,000 Gujarati 206,000 - 900 - - -
Machhi Mitna 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Madgi 57,000 Telugu 51,000 - 6,200 300 - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,500 Telugu - - - 2,500 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - 800 80 - -
 Magar 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 8,260,000 Marathi 2,442,000 - 5,800,000 11,000 4,600 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 374,000 Marathi - - - 374,000 - -
Mahar (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Marathi - 2,300 - - - -
 Mahishya 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - 200 - - -
 Mahli 201,000 Marathi 199,000 - 1,900 - - 60
 Mahratta 27,375,000 Marathi 26,979,000 - 255,000 100 - 142,000
Mahratta Gomatang 53,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Jadhav 2,803,000 Marathi 2,773,000 - 18,000 - - 11,000
 Mahratta Konkani 463,000 Marathi 460,000 - 2,700 - - 200
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,011,000 Gujarati 3,008,000 - 3,100 - - -
 Mahratta Pawar 611,000 Marathi 611,000 - - - - 1,000
 Mahratta Shinde 539,000 Marathi 523,000 - 13,000 - - 2,800
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 6,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,600 -
 Mahyavanshi 15,000 Gujarati 15,000 - 400 30 - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
Mairal 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majothi 300 Kacchi - 300 - - - -
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Gujarati - 2,800 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 3,400 Telugu - - - 3,400 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - 700 60 - -
 Mala Dasari 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 8,100 Telugu 8,000 - - - 20 -
Mala Sale 400 Telugu 400 - 50 - - -
 Malabar Catholic 88,000 Malayalam - - - 88,000 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 3,177,000 Hindi 3,152,000 - 24,000 30 - 200
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 159,000 Gujarati - 159,000 - - - -
Mana 222,000 Marathi 221,000 - 900 - - -
Manbhav 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - -
Mandala (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 40,000 Marathi 40,000 - 400 - - -
 Mangala 42,000 Telugu 41,000 - 300 - - -
 Mangrik 30 Ladakhi - - 30 - - -
 Manihar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Manne 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - 70 - - -
Mansoori 1,400 Gujarati - 1,400 - - - -
 Mappila 37,000 Malayalam - 37,000 - - - -
 Maravan 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Masthi 60 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 177,000 Marathi - - - 177,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 2,505,000 Marathi 2,301,000 - 202,000 3,800 900 -
 Matia 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Mawalud 98,000 Urdu - 98,000 - - - -
 Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Meena 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 39,000 - 1,900 - 30 -
 Meitei 500 Meitei 500 - - - - -
 Memon 244,000 Gujarati - 244,000 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Miana 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern 70 - - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mizo 400 Mizo - - - 400 - -
Mizo Lushai 40 Mizo - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Bengali 137,000 - 5,100 3,500 - -
 Moger 9,800 Kannada 9,600 - 300 - - -
 Moghal 212,000 Urdu - 212,000 - - - -
 Molesalam 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Molvi 4,400 Gujarati - 4,400 - - - -
 Momna 9,600 Gujarati - 9,600 - - - -
 Mudugar 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Mukri 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Munda 500 Mundari 500 - - - - -
 Munnur 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 6,600 Tamil - - - 6,600 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 300 Gujarati 300 - 30 - - -
 Naga 400 Naga Pidgin - - - 400 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 841,000 Hindi 835,000 - 6,100 - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,700 -
 Naikda 22,000 Kannada 22,000 300 - 20 - 50
 Nair 59,000 Malayalam 59,000 - - - - -
Naksia 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Nalband 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,700 - 100 - - -
 Namassej Chandel 3,700 Bengali 3,600 - 50 - - -
Nanakshahi 1,100 Hindi - - - - 1,100 -
Nanbai 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Nandiwale 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 200 - 50 - - -
 Oraon 43,000 Kurux 40,000 200 200 2,800 - 300
Padiar Unknown Konkani, Goan - - - - - -
 Paharia 3,500 Santhali 3,500 - - - - -
Paik 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Paliya 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - 40 - - -
 Pan 900 Odia 800 - 30 - - -
 Panchama 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Pandaram 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Pangul 21,000 Marathi 21,000 - - - - -
 Panika 1,700 Chhattisgarhi 1,700 - - - - -
 Panka 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 5,000 Tamil - - - 5,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Pardhan 146,000 Pardhan 142,000 400 300 200 - 3,300
 Pardhi 225,000 Pardhi 221,000 1,300 700 100 70 1,000
Parja 600 Odia 500 40 - - - -
 Parsee 63,000 Gujarati - - - - - 63,000
Pashtun Afridi 70,000 Urdu - 70,000 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 4,900 Urdu - 4,900 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
Pashtun Khalil 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 7,900 Urdu - 7,900 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Pashtun Mohmand 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
Pashtun Rohilla 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 73,000 Urdu - 73,000 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,203,000 Urdu - 1,203,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - 400 - - -
Pasi Gujar 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Pasi Kaithwan 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Patelia 2,600 Gujarati 2,400 70 20 100 - 80
 Patharwat 23,000 Marathi 23,000 - - - - -
Patlia 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Patralu 3,800 Odia 3,800 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Kannada 2,900 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 200
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Perka 7,500 Telugu 7,400 - 60 - - -
 Persian 3,300 Persian, Iranian - 3,300 - - - -
Phudgi 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Pindara 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pinjara 86,000 Urdu - 86,000 - - - -
 Pod 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - 30 - - -
Poi 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Pomla 90 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Prabhu 3,100 Gujarati 3,100 - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 256,000 Marathi 256,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 62,000 Marathi 62,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Pundari 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Qalaigar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qassab 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
Quam-e-Punjab 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,900 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Gujarati 9,500 - 100 - - -
 Rabha 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
Rachband 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
 Raddi 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - 60 - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - 60 - - -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Rajbansi Pali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - 80 - - -
Rajpur 1,600 Konkani, Goan 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,224,000 Hindi 1,210,000 - 70 30 - 14,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 56,000 Urdu - 56,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 29,000 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - 29,000 -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bundela 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Chamar Gaur 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Hindi 58,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Marathi 69,000 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Rajput Paik 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 118,000 Hindi 118,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Rajput Rawat 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Raju 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajwar 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Ralte 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 4,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
Ramoshi 318,000 Marathi 318,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 185,000 Marathi 183,000 - 1,400 - - 300
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 9,800 Urdu - 9,800 - - - -
 Rathawa 400 Rathawi 400 - - - - -
 Rathia (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Ravalia 5,300 Gujarati 5,300 - - - - -
 Rawal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rawat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Sagar 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Sahi 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 5,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,100 -
Salat (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Gujarati 1,900 - 80 - - -
 Sali 408,000 Kannada 403,000 - 4,100 - - 400
 Salvi 60 Mewari 60 - - - - -
Sangar 33,000 Marathi 33,000 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - 20 - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Saora 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Punjabi, Eastern 3,900 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 6,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 6,300 -
 Sarki 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Satani 3,000 Telugu 2,900 - 30 - - -
Sauntia 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,286,000 Urdu - 1,286,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 44,000 Urdu - 44,000 - - - -
 Segidi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Shabar 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Shaikh 7,421,000 Urdu - 7,421,000 - 80 - -
Shaikh Faruqi 77,000 Urdu - 77,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 816,000 Urdu - 816,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 251,000 Urdu - 251,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 50,000 Urdu - 50,000 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - 40 - - -
 Sherpa 40 Nepali - - 40 - - -
Shinligar 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Siddi (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
Silawat (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Silawat (Muslim traditions) 90 Marwari - 90 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 8,900 Sindhi - 8,900 - - - -
 Sindhi Mohana 600 Sindhi - 600 - - - -
 Sindhi Samon 500 Sindhi - 500 - - - -
 Sindhi Sumra 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Sindhollu 1,000 Telugu 900 - - - 200 -
 Sinhalese 900 Sinhala - - 900 - - -
 Somvanshi 291,000 Marathi 291,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,331,000 Hindi 1,308,000 - 11,000 - - 11,000
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Sonar Aksali 44,000 Marathi 44,000 - 400 - - -
Sonjhara 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
Sudra 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 117,000 Malayalam - - - 117,000 - -
 Tai Man 30 Phake - - 30 - - -
Takari 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Tamang 100 Nepali 100 - 40 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 439,000 Hindi 436,000 - 3,000 - - 80
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 5,600 Urdu - 5,600 - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 27,000 Tamil - 27,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Targala 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
Taria 4,300 Marathi 4,300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 12,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 12,000 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 1,565,000 Hindi 1,547,000 - 16,000 100 600 100
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 36,000 Urdu - 36,000 - - - -
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Marathi 35,000 - 1,200 - - -
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Teli Sahu 80,000 Marathi 80,000 - 100 - - -
 Thakar 88,000 Marathi 88,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 570,000 Marathi 567,000 1,400 200 100 100 800
 Thakuri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Thori (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Thoti, tribal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - 20
 Tibetan 2,600 Tibetan, Central - - 2,600 - - -
 Tili 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Tipera 100 Kok Borok - 100 - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Tirmali 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Turkmen 200 Turkmen - 200 - - - -
 Urali 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 375,000 Telugu 373,000 - 1,500 - - -
 Vakkaliga 150,000 Kannada 149,000 - 400 - - -
 Valmiki (Balmiki) Mehtar 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - 80 - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 221,000 Hindi 214,000 - 3,900 2,800 200 -
Vaniyan 4,200 Tamil 3,200 - - 1,000 - -
 Vanjara 842,000 Marathi 840,000 - 2,100 - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Tamil 3,200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 69,000 Tamil 69,000 - - - - -
 Varli 799,000 Varli 793,000 1,100 200 1,600 100 2,700
Vasudev 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Veerabhadreeya (Viramushti) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Velama 4,400 Telugu 4,400 - - - - -
Velan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Vellalan 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 500 - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - 60 - -
 Viswakarma 235,000 Telugu 234,000 - 400 - - 30
 Viswakarma Asari 3,600 Malayalam 3,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Vitholia 600 Gujarati 500 40 - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,354,000 Hindi 1,351,000 - 3,400 40 40 80
 Yadav Dhindhor 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 111,000 Telugu 111,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 178,000 Hindi 178,000 - - - - -
Yadav Nandbans 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Yenadi 4,500 Telugu 4,500 - - - - -
Yerava 500 Ravula 500 - - - - -
 Yerukula 700 Yerukula 700 - - - - -
Zarekari 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
  Totals:  868 127,043,000   805 102,511,000 14,130,000 6,665,000 1,109,000 233,000 2,394,000
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