Number of People Groups

602

Unreached People Groups

550

Total Population

11,688,000

Buddhist

4.6 %

Christian

3.3 %

Hindu

69.3 %

Muslim

18.1 %

Sikh

0.5 %

Other Religions

4.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 40 Adi 40 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 32,000 Tamil 30,000 - 2,300 100 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
 Adi Karnataka 1,000 Kannada 900 - 90 - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 200 - 20 - - -
 Agri 143,000 Marathi 134,000 - 8,900 - - -
 Aguri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Ahom 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 70 Tamil - - - 70 - -
 Andh 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
Anglo Indian 23,000 English - - - 23,000 - -
 Ansari 291,000 Urdu - 291,000 - - - -
 Arab 100 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 100 - - - -
Aray Mala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Arayan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Armenian 200 Armenian - - - 200 - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Arwa Mala 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 50 Assamese - 50 - - - -
Atari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Audhelia 100 Chhattisgarhi 100 - - - - -
Badaik 400 Sadri 400 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 50,000 - 1,700 - - -
Badhai Kharadi 4,400 Gujarati 4,300 - 100 - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 1,900 - 50 - - -
 Bagdi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Baha'i 3,900 Hindi - - - - - 3,900
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 9,900 Hindi 9,600 - 200 - - -
Bajania 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Bajgar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
Bakad 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 600 - 30 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Baloch 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 48,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 22,000
 Bania Agrahari 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Brittal Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 21,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - 2,700
Bania Dhusar 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 5,000 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 3,100
Bania Gujar 66,000 Gujarati 66,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 8,900 Hindi 3,100 - - - - 5,900
 Bania Kasarwani 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 2,400 Hindi 700 - - - - 1,800
 Bania Komti 11,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - 700
 Bania Lad 9,800 Gujarati 9,800 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 15,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 4,800
Bania Mewada 2,000 Gujarati - - - - - 2,000
Bania Modh 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Bania Nagar 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 19,000 Hindi 8,700 - - - - 10,000
 Bania Oswal 14,000 Hindi 4,800 - - - - 9,400
 Bania Porwal 11,000 Hindi 6,900 - - - - 4,500
Bania Saitwal 12,000 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 6,400
 Bania Srimali 23,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - 11,000
Bania Ummad 12,000 Hindi 6,100 - - - - 5,900
 Bania unspecified 703,000 Hindi 420,000 - - - - 283,000
 Banijiga 2,800 Kannada 2,800 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Lambadi 26,000 - 1,400 - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Lambadi 1,100 - 50 - - -
 Baori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Barda 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Gujarati 13,000 - 400 - - -
Barutgar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Basor 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - 20 - - -
 Bauri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bavcha 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern 2,600 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Bhaina 30 Chhattisgarhi 30 - - - - -
 Bhampta 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Bhandari 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Bhansala 8,800 Marathi 8,800 - - - - -
 Bhantu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhattra Unknown Bhatri - - - - - -
Bhil Paware 1,100 Marathi 1,000 50 20 - - -
 Bhil Tadvi 200 Dangi - 200 - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 4,600 Hindi 4,200 200 90 - - 40
 Bhisti 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 40 Sikkimese - - 40 - - -
Bhottada 20 Kuvi 20 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhumij 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bhunjia 200 Bhunjia 200 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Bindla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Birhor 20 Birhor 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 197,000 Gujarati - 197,000 - - - -
 Boya 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 3,200 Gujarati 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 4,400 Gujarati 4,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 2,400 Gujarati 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 52,000 Marathi 52,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
Brahmin Daima 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 38,000 Marathi 38,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 60,000 Marathi 60,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 58,000 Gujarati 58,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 55,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 5,300 Kannada 5,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Karbadu 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 12,000 Kashmiri 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Khedawal 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 25,000 Marathi 25,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Malvi 2,000 Malvi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mewada 2,900 Gujarati 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 2,400 Gujarati 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 4,800 Gujarati 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 1,200 Marwari 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Srigaud 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 6,600 Tamil 6,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tapodhan 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 746,000 Hindi 714,000 - - 300 - 32,000
 Budega Jangam 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Burmese 300 Burmese - - 300 - - -
Byagara 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 6,400 Konkani - 6,400 - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 40 Tamil - - 20 20 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Tamil 2,200 - 70 20 - -
 Chalvadi 300 Kannada 200 - 40 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 169,000 Hindi 152,000 - 11,000 5,800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Chamar Satnami 9,100 Hindi 8,200 - 600 400 - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Malayalam 1,200 - 50 - - -
Cherumar Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,800 - - - - 200
 Chodhara 50 Chodri 30 - - - - -
 Christian 8,500 Hindi - - - 8,500 - -
 Dakkal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 92,000 - 3,800 - - 1,000
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Marathi 6,200 - 200 - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Devanga 13,000 Kannada 12,000 - 900 - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Gujarati 2,700 - 200 - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 9,900 Gujarati 9,300 - 500 50 - 70
 Dhanka 400 Gujarati 300 80 - - - -
 Dhanwar 300 Chhattisgarhi 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 65,000 Hindi 62,000 - 2,700 - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,100 Urdu - 6,100 - - - -
Dhobi Parit 18,000 Marathi 17,000 - 600 - - -
 Dhodia 6,900 Gujarati 6,800 30 - 20 - 30
 Dhor 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - 90 - - -
Divehi 200 Maldivian - 200 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified 4,700 Dubli 4,700 - 20 - - 20
Dulia 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Faqir 700 Urdu 300 400 - - 20 -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gamit 2,800 Gamit 2,700 - - - - -
 Ganda 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Gandharb (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Gandla 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Gangakula 3,700 Kannada 3,600 - 90 - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Goanese 61,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 61,000 - -
 Gokha 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 7,300 Hindi 7,100 100 70 20 - 70
 Gondhali 7,600 Marathi 7,300 - 300 - - -
Gopal 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 33,000 Hindi 32,000 - 900 - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 20
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Guria 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Halba 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
Halleer 40 Konkani, Goan 30 - - - - -
Halsar 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin - - 1,100 - - 200
 Hande Jogi 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Hijda 157,000 Hindi 150,000 7,100 - - - -
 Holar 2,600 Marathi 2,500 - 100 - - -
 Holaya 600 Kannada 600 - 30 - - -
Idayan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - 1,000
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 20,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20,000 -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat Dagar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jat Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jat Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Ghatwal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat Kharral (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat Mann (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jat Sahrawat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Virk (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Javeri 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 800 Marathi - - - - - 800
 Jhalo Malo 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Julaha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Gujarati 6,900 - 300 - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Kannada 7,500 - 500 - - -
Kaghzi 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,500 Bengali 1,400 - 60 - - -
 Kaikadi 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 7,100 Telugu 6,300 - 400 - - 300
 Kalal Idiga 5,200 Telugu 4,900 - - - - 300
Kalavant 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kalu 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Kamar 300 Kamar 300 20 - - - -
Kamathi 131,000 Telugu 124,000 - - - - 6,600
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
Kanai 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Kanakkan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - 60
 Kapu unspecified 1,400 Telugu 1,300 - - - - 60
Karan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Marathi 3,900 - - - - 200
Kasar Otari 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Kashmiri - 1,900 - - - -
 Kathodi 600 Marathi 600 20 - - - -
Katia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kawar 1,200 Hindi 1,200 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 11,000 - 800 - - -
 Khairwar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Khandait 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kharia 400 Kharia 400 - - 20 - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Gujarati 93,000 - 4,200 - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 4,900 - 200 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,800 - 100 - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,700 - - - - 100
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 8,100 Gujarati - 8,100 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Khavar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 217,000 Gujarati - 217,000 - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 50 Koch 50 - - - - -
 Kodaga 60 Kodava 60 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kokna 3,600 Kukna 2,900 400 100 200 - -
 Kol 100 Hindi 70 - 40 - - -
 Kolhati 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,000 - 300 - - -
 Koli Dhor 1,900 Marathi 1,800 30 20 - - -
 Koli Mahadev 26,000 Marathi 26,000 100 100 200 - 50
 Koli Malhar 4,900 Marathi 4,600 30 300 - - 30
 Koli of Gujarat 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - -
Koli Son 700 Marathi 700 - 20 - - -
 Kolowar 1,000 Kolami, Northwestern 1,000 - 20 - - -
 Kolta 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Konai 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kori 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Korku 200 Korku 200 - - - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koshti 22,000 Marathi 20,000 - 1,000 - - 700
 Koya unspecified 60 Telugu 50 20 - - - -
Kuchbandia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kudavakkal Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Kudumban 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Kudumi 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 90 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 24,000 - 1,200 - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 211,000 Gujarati 199,000 - 10,000 - - 1,600
Kunbi Anjna 16,000 Gujarati 15,000 - 800 - - -
 Kunbi Kadwa 6,800 Gujarati 6,800 - - - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 48,000 Konkani, Goan 46,000 - 2,500 - - -
 Kunbi Lewa 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Kuruba 3,200 Kannada 3,000 - 100 - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
Lingader 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 7,600 Kannada - - - - - 7,600
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Lohana 5,600 Gujarati 5,400 - - - - 100
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 42,000 - 1,400 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Gujarati 18,000 - 800 - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Madgi 700 Telugu 700 - 70 - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 900 Telugu - - - 900 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Telugu 3,800 - 200 50 - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 290,000 Marathi 9,600 - 276,000 4,100 200 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 123,000 Marathi - - - 123,000 - -
 Mahishya 3,600 Bengali 3,400 - 100 - - -
 Mahratta Jadhav 267,000 Marathi 254,000 - 12,000 - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 10,000 Gujarati 9,900 - 400 - - -
 Mahratta Shinde 272,000 Marathi 259,000 - 13,000 - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 2,875,000 Marathi 2,738,000 - 122,000 - - 16,000
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
 Mahyavanshi 6,400 Gujarati 6,300 - 90 - - -
 Majothi 100 Kacchi - 100 - - - -
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 500 Gujarati - 500 - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 1,000 Telugu - - - 1,000 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Telugu 3,400 - 100 30 - -
 Mala Dasari 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Sale 200 Telugu 200 - 20 - - -
 Malabar Catholic 43,000 Malayalam - - - 43,000 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 46,000 - 3,200 - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Gujarati - 22,000 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 2,400 Marathi 2,400 - 30 - - -
 Mangala 7,200 Telugu 6,900 - 300 - - -
Manne 100 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Mansoori 500 Gujarati - 500 - - - -
 Mappila 29,000 Malayalam - 29,000 - - - -
 Maravan 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Masthi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 49,000 Marathi - - - 49,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Marathi 62,000 - 16,000 1,600 20 -
 Matia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - 70 - - -
 Meitei unspecified 200 Meitei 200 - - - - -
 Memon 187,000 Gujarati - 187,000 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Miana 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 112,000 Bengali 105,000 - 4,400 2,900 - -
 Moger unspecified 4,100 Kannada 3,900 - 200 - - -
 Moghal 50,000 Urdu - 50,000 - - - -
 Momna 5,200 Gujarati - 5,200 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Mukri 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munda 50 Mundari 50 - - - - -
 Munnur 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 4,800 Telugu 4,800 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 4,500 Tamil - - - 4,500 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
 Nadia 60 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Naga 100 Nagamese - - - 100 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 48,000 - 1,900 - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Naikda 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Nair 38,000 Malayalam 38,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,200 - 70 - - -
 Namassej Chandel 1,100 Bengali 1,000 - 60 - - -
Nanbai 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Navithan 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Newah 100 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
 Oraon 8,600 Kurux 8,200 50 40 200 - 50
Paik 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Pan 400 Odia 400 - 30 - - -
 Pandaram 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Pangul 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 3,200 Tamil - - - 3,200 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Tamil 6,400 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Pardhan 300 Pardhan 300 - - - - -
 Pardhi 5,500 Pardhi 5,300 70 50 20 - 20
 Parja unspecified 70 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Parsee 45,000 Gujarati - - - - - 45,000
 Pashtun Afridi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 7,400 Urdu - 7,400 - - - -
Pashtun Khalil 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 156,000 Urdu - 156,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,500 - 90 - - -
Pasi Gujar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Patelia 1,100 Gujarati 1,000 - - 30 - 30
 Patharwat 5,100 Marathi 5,100 - - - - -
Patlia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Perka 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Persian 1,200 Dari - 1,200 - - - -
Phudgi 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Pod 900 Bengali 900 - 30 - - -
Poi 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
 Pomla 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 113,000 Marathi 113,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 44,000 Marathi 44,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Pundari 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Qalaigar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qassab 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Quam-e-Punjab 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,400 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Gujarati 5,200 - 100 - - -
 Rabha Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Rachband 400 Punjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Raddi 800 Kannada 800 - 70 - - -
 Rai 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 3,300 Hindi 3,200 - 90 - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - 1,300
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 8,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 8,500 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Paik 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Ralte 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,700 -
Ramoshi 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Marathi 2,400 - 100 - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rathawa 80 Rathawi 70 - - - - -
 Ravalia 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Rawat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
Salat (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Gujarati 1,300 - 80 - - -
 Sali 61,000 Kannada 58,000 - 2,500 - - -
Sangar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - 20 - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 30 Santhali 30 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Sayyid 175,000 Urdu - 175,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
Shabar 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 58,000 Urdu - 58,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 532,000 Urdu - 532,000 - 40 - -
Shaikh Usmani 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 200 - 20 - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 6,100 Sindhi - 6,100 - - - -
 Sindhi Mohana 500 Sindhi - 500 - - - -
 Sindhi Sumra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Sindhollu 400 Telugu 300 - - - 70 -
 Sinhalese 400 Sinhala - - 400 - - -
 Somvanshi 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 192,000 Hindi 182,000 - 7,300 - - 3,700
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Sonar Aksali 5,700 Marathi 5,300 - 400 - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 51,000 Malayalam - - - 51,000 - -
 Tai Man 20 Phake - - 20 - - -
 Tamang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 32,000 - 1,400 - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 18,000 Tamil - 18,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Targala 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 4,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 59,000 - 2,800 - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Marathi 29,000 - 1,400 - - -
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Thakkar 6,500 Marathi 6,400 40 - - 20 40
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Tharu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tibetan 700 Tibetan, Central - - 700 - - -
 Tili 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tipera 30 Kok Borok - 30 - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Tiyar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Turkmen 90 Turkmen - 90 - - - -
 Urali 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Telugu 11,000 - 500 - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - 400 - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 600 Hindi - - 600 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 3,600 Urdu - 3,600 - - - -
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Valmiki Mehtar 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Vaniyan 2,400 Tamil 2,000 - - 500 - -
 Vanjara 10,000 Marathi 9,900 - 400 - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 46,000 Tamil 46,000 - - - - -
 Varli 13,000 Varli 13,000 50 50 20 - 100
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Velan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 800 Tamil 800 - - 30 - -
 Vellalan unspecified 5,700 Tamil 5,500 - - 300 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 13,000 Telugu 12,000 - 400 - - -
Vitholia 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 21,000 - 700 - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 5,900 Telugu 5,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Yerava 300 Ravula 300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 100 Yerukula 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  602 11,688,000   550 8,098,000 2,115,000 536,000 390,000 55,000 497,000
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