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80,229,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

204

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Photo People Group Country Population Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Adaviar India 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Adi Dravida India 9,835,000 Hinduism 7.74 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 18,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 857,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 17
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,800 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 654,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 13
Agamudaiyan Udayar India 8,500 Hinduism 18.30 % -
Alavan India 7,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Sri Lanka 16,000 Hinduism 14.98 % -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu India 2,800 Hinduism 1.26 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 Hinduism 0.83 % 1
Ambattan India 182,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 4
Ambattan Sri Lanka 15,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Arunthathiyar India 965,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Arwa Mala India 100,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bania Sri Lanka 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti Sri Lanka 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti India 800,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Bharathar India 73,000 Christianity 81.98 % -
 Boya Sri Lanka 17,000 Hinduism 14.00 % -
 Brahmin Sri Lanka 100,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 2
Brahmin Ashtashasram India 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Dravida India 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 32,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Brahmin Iyer India 302,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Sholiar India 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Tamil India 507,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Brahmin Vadama India 44,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chackaravar India 39,000 Hinduism 15.59 % -
 Chakkiliyan Sri Lanka 32,000 Hinduism 14.97 % -
 Chakkiliyan India 1,296,000 Hinduism 9.11 % -
Chayakkaran India 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devendrakulathan India 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 11,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 1
East Indian Guadeloupe 4,000 Christianity 56.00 % 2.00 % -
Eravallan India 7,700 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Hajam Sri Lanka 4,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 101,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 2
Idayan Sri Lanka 9,400 Hinduism 12.72 % -
Idayan India 70,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan Sri Lanka 80,000 Hinduism 13.34 % -
Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 9,800 Hinduism 36.16 % -
Kadaiyar Sri Lanka 1,000 Hinduism 7.45 % -
Kadaiyar India 17,000 Hinduism 3.02 % 1
 Kaikolan Sri Lanka 80,000 Hinduism 12.52 % -
 Kaikolan India 2,417,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 48
Kallan Sri Lanka 18,000 Hinduism 9.12 % -
Kallan India 1,262,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 25
Karaiyar Sri Lanka 189,000 Hinduism 15.81 % -
Karumpuram India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 3,500 Hinduism 7.95 % -
Kattunayakan India 67,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 71,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
Kavathi India 25,000 Hinduism 16.60 % -
Kepmaris India 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kochu Velan India 200 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
Koliyan India 14,000 Hinduism 4.68 % 1
Koviar Sri Lanka 201,000 Hinduism 17.02 % -
Koviyar Sri Lanka 1,000 Hinduism 15.77 % -
Kuda Korava India 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kudumban India 75,000 Hinduism 2.72 % 1
 Kudumi India 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,400 Hinduism 9.55 % -
Kunnavan India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kuravan Sri Lanka 4,600 Hinduism 10.80 % -
Madappalli Sri Lanka 700 Hinduism 12.42 % -
Maha Malasar India 300 Hinduism 3.81 % 1
Mala Kuravan India 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malai Vellala India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malakkuravan India 20,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
Malasar India 8,700 Hinduism 0.32 % 1
 Malayali India 372,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
Malayan, caste India 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Maniyattikkaran India 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkalage Sri Lanka 8,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) India 800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan Kayalam India 300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Maravan Sri Lanka 101,000 Hinduism 13.56 % -
 Maravan India 3,130,000 Hinduism 2.51 % 63
Maravar Sri Lanka 84,000 Hinduism 16.49 % -
Melakkaran India 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mudugar India 1,800 Hinduism 4.50 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,100 Hinduism 2.78 % 1
Mukkuvar Sri Lanka 41,000 Hinduism 18.51 % -
Mutali India 41,000 Hinduism 2.87 % 1
 Nadar Sri Lanka 35,000 Hinduism 25.93 % -
 Nadar India 4,246,000 Hinduism 29.88 % -
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,100 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalavar Sri Lanka 43,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
Nanjil Mudali India 600 Hinduism 14.29 % -
Navait Sri Lanka 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Navithan Sri Lanka 22,000 Hinduism 13.76 % -
Navithan India 786,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Oochan India 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Osta [Nasuva] Sri Lanka 8,300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paliyan India 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palla Sri Lanka 30,000 Hinduism 15.91 % -
 Pallan Sri Lanka 53,000 Hinduism 12.87 % -
 Pallan India 3,316,000 Hinduism 14.99 % -
Pallar Sri Lanka 68,000 Hinduism 16.04 % -
Palleyan India 1,000 Hinduism 11.38 % -
Palliwilli Sri Lanka 2,200 Hinduism 15.08 % -
Palliyan India 7,300 Hinduism 3.75 % 1
Palliyar India 5,900 Hinduism 7.76 % -
 Panan India 242,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Panar Sri Lanka 5,100 Hinduism 11.96 % -
Panikkan India 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panisavan India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panna Sri Lanka 30,000 Hinduism 16.38 % -
 Pannadi India 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paraiyan Sri Lanka 119,000 Hinduism 13.46 % -
 Paraiyan India 3,092,000 Hinduism 25.68 % -
Paraiyar Sri Lanka 69,000 Hinduism 15.03 % -
Paravan Sri Lanka 2,000 Hinduism 8.42 % -
 Pashtun, Northern Sri Lanka 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Patnulkaran India 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pondicherry Catholic India 43,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Primanar Sri Lanka 70,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 1
Pulayan Sri Lanka 4,700 Hinduism 11.79 % -
 Puthirai Vannan India 43,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 1
Rajput Tambiran India 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sahari India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sali, Seriyar Sri Lanka 3,400 Hinduism 10.94 % -
 Samban Sri Lanka 1,500 Hinduism 8.03 % -
 Samban India 51,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 1
Sayankulam India 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Sri Lanka 50,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Semman India 4,900 Hinduism 0.66 % 1
Semman, Sempadawar Sri Lanka 1,200 Hinduism 6.25 % -
 Shaikh Sri Lanka 204,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Silpi Sri Lanka 3,400 Hinduism 10.80 % -
Siviyar Sri Lanka 500 Hinduism 16.00 % -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,400 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
Sri Lanka Chetti Sri Lanka 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka 489,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 8,800 Hinduism 37.72 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Martinique 7,200 Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Reunion 44,000 Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Bahrain 39,000 Hinduism 14.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Myanmar (Burma) 148,000 Hinduism 11.00 % 3.80 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Canada 27,000 Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Fiji 78,000 Hinduism 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Germany 34,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Italy 30,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Mauritius 1,100 Hinduism 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Oman 102,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Malaysia 1,862,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.45 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) New Zealand 9,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Qatar 26,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Saudi Arabia 66,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) South Africa 31,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 1.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Singapore 118,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.80 % 2
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Thailand 34,000 Hinduism 10.50 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) United States 89,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Vietnam 9,600 Hinduism 10.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka 1,151,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,160,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
 Tamil, Jaffna Malaysia 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tattar Sri Lanka 5,400 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,800 Hinduism 6.93 % -
Thacher Sri Lanka 3,100 Hinduism 9.83 % -
Thanakavar Sri Lanka 2,500 Hinduism 9.53 % -
Thimilar Sri Lanka 20,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
 Tholuva Naicker India 400 Christianity 53.93 % -
Thurumber Sri Lanka 700 Hinduism 13.98 % -
Tiruvalluvar India 2,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valluvan Sri Lanka 3,100 Hinduism 9.86 % -
 Valluvan India 131,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Vaniyan Sri Lanka 17,000 Hinduism 12.77 % -
Vaniyan India 931,000 Hinduism 12.07 % -
 Vannan Sri Lanka 30,000 Hinduism 12.58 % -
 Vannan India 1,003,000 Hinduism 13.86 % -
Vannar Sri Lanka 16,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 37,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,550,000 Hinduism 1.45 % 251
Vanniyan Agnikula India 572,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 11
Vanniyan Kalingi India 36,000 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Vanniyan Kallaveli India 157,000 Hinduism 3.49 % 3
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma India 93,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
Vanniyan Kotton India 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vanniyan Thigala India 46,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 1
Vanniyar Sri Lanka 97,000 Hinduism 15.46 % -
 Vathiriyan India 5,900 Christianity 84.04 % -
Vellalan Sri Lanka 31,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
Vellalan India 2,533,000 Hinduism 3.15 % 51
Vellalan Isai India 140,000 Hinduism 0.73 % 3
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Mudaliar India 41,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Vellalan Nanchilnattu India 197,000 Hinduism 7.86 % -
Vellalan Nanjanad India 196,000 Hinduism 1.12 % 4
Vellalan Pattanavan India 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Sozhia India 147,000 Hinduism 1.08 % 3
Vellalan Tondamandalam India 209,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 4
Vellalan Virakodi India 118,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 2
Vellalar Sri Lanka 1,144,000 Hinduism 14.80 % -
Vettakkaran India 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettar Sri Lanka 3,100 Hinduism 8.86 % -
Vettiyan India 4,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettuvan Gounder India 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Sri Lanka 7,300 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 7,500 Hinduism 0.85 % 1
Yatagiri India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  204       112       781
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Photo People Group Country Population Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Andhra India 1,247,000 Hinduism 3.91 % 25
 Adi Karnataka India 3,714,000 Hinduism 4.79 % 74
 Adiyan India 19,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 1
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) India 210,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Ajila India 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kuricchan India 48,000 Hinduism 4.27 % 1
Ambalavasi India 151,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
 Andh India 490,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Angami India 159,000 Christianity 98.68 % -
Anglo India 154,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ansari India 10,505,000 Islam 0.00 % 210
Anuppan India 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ao India 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 400 Hinduism 1.91 % 1
Arasar India 73,000 Christianity 77.60 % -
 Arasu India 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Aray Mala India 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Arayan Sri Lanka 1,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 198,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Ayyanavar India 21,000 Hinduism 3.17 % 1
 Badaga India 218,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,456,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Bagata India 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Baha'i India 11,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baiga India 563,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 11
Baira India 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,517,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
Bakuda India 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Balagai India 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,707,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Balija Bolla India 68,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,240,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 585
 Bania Agarwal India 4,792,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 96
 Bania Kasarwani India 406,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Bania Kasaundhan India 488,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Bania Mahur India 872,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
Banijiga India 804,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 16
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,000,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 120
Barda India 3,500 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 989,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
Bathada India 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bathudi India 228,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bavcha India 4,700 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) India 773,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Beda Jangam India 686,000 Other / Small 0.01 % 14
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,545,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 51
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,936,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 39
Bellara India 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 73,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
Bharathar Sri Lanka 1,800 Christianity 82.23 % -
 Bharia Bhumia India 321,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 310,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 6
 Bhil India 16,868,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 337
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,364,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia (Hindu traditions) India 115,000 Buddhism 4.87 % 2
Bhottada India 457,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 1,968,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 39
 Bhumij India 1,120,000 Hinduism 0.94 % 22
Binjhal India 137,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 178,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 Hinduism 6.18 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,580,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
Bondili India 2,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Boya India 4,000,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Brahmin India 59,282,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1186
Brahmin Acharya India 70,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Deshastha India 564,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 281,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,961,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Joshi India 352,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Brahmin Mahratta India 460,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Brahmin Saraswat India 565,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Brahmin Velanadu India 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bru India 204,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Chakhesang India 157,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 217,000 Buddhism 4.82 % 4
 Chalvadi India 204,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 4
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 51,467,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 1029
Chandala India 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chang India 65,000 Christianity 99.04 % -
Chavalakkaran India 25,000 Hinduism 15.84 % -
 Chenchu India 71,000 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 449,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 460,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 63,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Chodhara India 8,700 Hinduism 0.17 % 1
 Christian India 871,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,896,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Deori India 53,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Devadasi India 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga India 151,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Devanga India 563,000 Hinduism 2.06 % 11
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,827,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 57
 Dhanka India 419,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 8
 Dhanwar India 66,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,268,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 245
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 959,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Dhodia India 681,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
Dom India 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,267,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 45
 Dubla India 678,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Dudekula India 8,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ellamalawar India 23,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 133,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Gamit India 456,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
Gandla India 101,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gangakula India 1,506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
 Garasia India 393,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 8
 Garo India 1,096,000 Christianity 95.60 % 80.00 % -
Gavara India 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Godagali India 7,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Godda India 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 13,982,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 280
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) India 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Goudu India 7,100 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Gowdali India 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,100 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gujjar India 1,073,000 Islam 0.04 % 21
 Hajam India 1,970,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 39
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Halba India 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hasalaru India 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho India 1,074,000 Unknown 2.35 % 21
Hojai India 4,200 Hinduism 20.14 % -
Holar India 143,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 3
Holer India 816,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Ilavan India 5,859,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 117
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Irular India 230,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 5
Iruliga India 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Jaggali India 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jalakaduguvallu India 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jamatia India 84,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
Jambuvulu India 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,146,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Juang India 47,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Kachari Sonwal India 280,000 Hinduism 2.67 % 6
 Kadan India 3,900 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kakkalan India 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
Kalal Idiga India 1,790,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36
Kalladi India 43,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 130,000 Hinduism 0.66 % 3
Kanakkan India 254,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Kanikkaran India 30,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 1
Kaniyan India 98,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 2
 Kapu India 15,153,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 303
Kapu Reddi India 3,624,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 72
Karimpalan India 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 716,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 14
 Kathodi India 314,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
 Kawar India 1,018,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
Keralamuthali India 9,100 Hinduism 34.79 % -
 Khairwar India 423,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 8
Kharia India 744,000 Hinduism 31.92 % -
 Kharwar India 516,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 10
 Khasi India 1,523,000 Christianity 83.52 % -
Kir (Hindu traditions) India 72,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Kisan India 1,612,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kokna India 1,081,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Kol India 1,757,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 702,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 13,251,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 265
 Koli Dhor India 443,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,640,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 33
 Koli Malhar India 312,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Kolowar India 242,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 121,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 2
Koosa India 5,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koracha, caste India 79,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Korama India 164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Korama Kunchi India 4,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori India 287,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 6
 Korku India 1,037,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 21
 Korwa India 451,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 9
 Koshti India 1,066,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 21
Kota India 800 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
 Kotia India 53,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
 Koya India 783,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 16
Krishnanvak India 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 2,900 Hinduism 1.17 % 1
 Kui Khond India 1,835,000 Hinduism 9.09 % -
 Kuki Chin India 153,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,375,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 308
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,702,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 354
Kunchatiga India 374,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kuravan India 485,000 Hinduism 3.92 % 10
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,825,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 376
 Kuruba India 4,212,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 84
 Kuruman India 64,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 1
Kuruman Tacchan India 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lingayat India 1,581,000 Other / Small 0.03 % 32
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,343,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 187
Lohara India 263,000 Hinduism 3.16 % 5
 Lotha India 177,000 Christianity 99.21 % -
 Madasi Kuruva India 3,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madiga Dasu India 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahli India 399,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 8
 Mahratta India 30,372,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 607
Maila India 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Majhi India 121,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhwar India 189,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 4
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 5,535,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 111
 Mala Dasari India 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Pulayan India 70,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Urali India 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,657,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 40,000 Hinduism 47.43 % -
Malai Pandaram India 4,800 Hinduism 0.42 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 Hinduism 2.62 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
 Malayali Sri Lanka 800 Hinduism 11.02 % -
Malayan, tribal Sri Lanka 1,600 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, tribal India 40,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 4,300 Hinduism 27.44 % -
Malayekandi India 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,779,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 196
 Mangala India 1,864,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 37
 Manna Dhora India 20,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 136,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
Mannan, tribal India 9,700 Hinduism 0.84 % 1
 Mappila India 9,161,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 183
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 88,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Mashti India 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mauritian Mauritius 976,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
Mavilan India 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mawasi India 109,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 54,000 Hinduism 27.34 % -
Meda India 44,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Meena India 4,645,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 135,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
 Mizo India 144,000 Christianity 98.49 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 562,000 Christianity 98.79 % 94.00 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,130,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 43
 Moger India 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Moghal India 1,726,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Mondiwaru India 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukha Dhora India 44,000 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 Hinduism 20.34 % -
Mundala India 34,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mundari India 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 27,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 151,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 3
Nagartha India 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,743,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 235
 Naikda India 3,806,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,663,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 133
Nalakeyava India 8,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nalkadaya India 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 450,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Nau Buddh India 1,573,000 Buddhism 0.23 % 31
Navait India 56,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nayadi India 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Nicobarese India 27,000 Christianity 95.38 % -
 Oraon India 4,427,000 Hinduism 26.40 % -
Padannan India 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pagadai India 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pambada India 4,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panchama India 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pandaram India 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panditattan India 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panika India 1,053,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Paniyan India 111,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 2
Panniandi India 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Parala India 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan India 128,000 Hinduism 29.34 % -
Pardhan India 317,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 354,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 42,000 Hinduism 0.58 % 1
 Parja India 490,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pashtun India 11,439,000 Islam 0.00 % 229
 Patelia India 120,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
Pathiyan India 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumal Makkukkaran India 1,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pichakuntla India 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pindara India 68,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara India 3,376,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 68
Pomla India 1,500 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
Pulayan India 1,417,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Qassab India 1,069,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Rabha India 369,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,473,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 909
 Rajput Surajbansi India 246,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Raneyar India 5,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Razu India 466,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Rongkup India 75,000 Buddhism 25.71 % -
Sali India 1,301,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 26
Samagara India 114,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Samanthan India 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal India 7,409,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 148
 Saora India 982,000 Hinduism 15.59 % -
Sapari India 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Satani India 365,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,730,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Sema India 245,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 531,000 Hinduism 7.18 % -
 Shaikh India 85,075,000 Islam 0.00 % 1701
 Shaikh Qureshi India 7,408,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 148
Silpi India 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,300 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,683,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 154
 South Asian, general Mauritius 66,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 South Asian, general Cambodia 1,700 Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,711,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,873,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,562,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Thadou India 217,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Thakkar India 584,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 12
Thandan India 252,000 Hinduism 4.66 % 5
 Thoti, caste India 23,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipra India 631,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) India 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiwa India 256,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Toda India 2,300 Hinduism 11.16 % -
 Ulladan India 21,000 Hinduism 3.10 % 1
 Urali India 73,000 Hinduism 2.66 % 1
Urikkara Naicker India 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,579,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) India 565,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 11
 Vakkaliga India 6,387,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 128
Valan India 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vallan India 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valmiki India 73,000 Hinduism 5.14 % -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) India 4,983,000 Hinduism 2.73 % 100
 Varli India 1,246,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Velama India 434,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 9
Velan India 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vellalan Vipravindolu India 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Veluthadanayar India 199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vetan India 72,000 Hinduism 4.86 % 1
Vettuvan India 182,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Viswakarma India 7,672,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
Viswakarma Asari India 698,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kollan India 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Panchal India 95,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Viswakarma Thattan India 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vitholia India 25,000 Hinduism 5.96 % -
Wancho India 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,708,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1174
 Yadav Gola India 4,919,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Yenadi India 675,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 13
Yerava India 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Yerukula India 539,000 Hinduism 1.77 % 11
  Totals:  380       325       15,992

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