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Population of Sri Lanka by ethnic group in 2100 projection | Sinhalese Tamils Muslim


Population of Sri Lanka by ethnic group 1880 to 2020 | Sinhalese Tamils Muslim


Evolving pattern of Sri Lankan ethnicity percentages 1900 - 2100 | Sinhalese Tamils Muslim


Gov't takes responsibility for expulsion of ethnic minority Tamils from capital


Disappearing from our planet .. The Tamil Ancient tribes [RED PIX]

The Tamil people, also known as Tamilar, Tamilans or simply Tamils, are an ethnic group who speak the language Tamil as their mother tongue and trace their ancestry to southern India and north-eastern Sri Lanka. Tamils, with a population of around 76 million and with a documented history stretching back over 3,000 years, are one of the largest and oldest extant ethnolinguistic groups in the modern world. Tamils constitute 5.9% of the population in India, 15.3% in Sri Lanka, 6% in Mauritius, 7% in Malaysia and 5% in Singapore.