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Table 1 Ethnic, linguistic and geographical affiliations of Indian populations included in the study

From: Genetic structure of Indian populations based on fifteen autosomal microsatellite loci

  Population Sample size Ethnicity Language family Area of sampling Microsatellite data source
1 Jat 48 Caucasoid Indo-European Uttar Pradesh [34]
2 Khatri 47 Caucasoid Indo-European Uttar Pradesh [34]
3 Kurmi 52 Australoid Austro-Asiatic Uttar Pradesh [34]
4 Thakur 52 Caucasoid Indo-European Uttar Pradesh [34]
5 Desasth Brahmin 107 Caucasoid Indo-European Maharashtra [35]
6 Dhangar 112 Australoid Indo-European Maharashtra [35]
7 Chitpavan Brahmin 76 Caucasoid Indo-European Maharashtra [35]
8 Maratha 102 Caucasoid Indo-European Maharashtra [35]
9 Agharia 53 Caucasoid Indo-European Chattisgarh [36]
10 Gond 28 Australoid Dravidian Chattisgarh [36]
11 Satnami 44 Caucasoid Indo-European Chattisgarh [36]
12 Teli 47 Caucasoid Indo-European Chattisgarh [36]
13 Baniya 45 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [37]
14 Bhumihar 65 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [38]
15 Bihar Brahmin 58 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [38]
16 Bihar Kayasth 45 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [38]
17 Bihar Kurmi 49 Australoid Austro-Asiatic Bihar [37]
18 Rajput 58 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [38]
19 Yadav 40 Caucasoid Indo-European Bihar [37]
20 Bhutia 32 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Sikkim [39]
21 Lepcha 44 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Sikkim [39]
22 Nepali 63 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Sikkim [39]
23 Hmar 40 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Mizoram [40]
24 Lai 46 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Mizoram [40]
25 Lusei 46 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Mizoram [40]
26 Mara 44 Mongoloid Tibeto-Burman Mizoram [40]
27 Gope 60 Caucasoid Indo-European Orissa [41]
28 Juang 50 Australoid Austro-Asiatic Orissa [42]
29 Karan 62 Caucasoid Indo-European Orissa [41]
30 Khandayat 62 Caucasoid Indo-European Orissa [41]
31 Orissa Brahmin 57 Caucasoid Indo-European Orissa [41]
32 Paroja 77 Australoid Dravidian Orissa [42]
33 Saora 35 Australoid Austro-Asiatic Orissa [42]
34 Gowda 59 Australoid Dravidian Karnataka [43]
35 Iyengar Brahmin 65 Caucasoid Dravidian Karnataka [43]
36 Karnataka Muslim 45 Caucasoid Dravidian Karnataka [43]
37 Lingayat 98 Caucasoid Dravidian Karnataka [43]
38 Chakkiliyar 49 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [44]
39 Gounder 56 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [44]
40 Irular 54 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [44]
41 Pallar 33 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [45]
42 Tanjore Kallar 101 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [45]
43 Vanniyar 86 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [45]
44 Paraiyar 21 Australoid Dravidian Tamil Nadu [45]
45 Andhra Brahmin 106 Caucasoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [46]
46 Raju 66 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [46]
47 Komati 104 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [46]
48 Kamma Chaudhury 106 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [47]
49 Kappu Naidu 107 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [47]
50 Kapu Reddy 107 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [47]
51 Chenchu 100 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [48]
52 Yerukula 101 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [48]
53 Naikpod Gond 104 Australoid Dravidian Andhra Pradesh [48]
54 Lambadi 108 Caucasoid Indo-European Andhra Pradesh [48]