Language:  Tulu

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1,821,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

14

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Chaliyan India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 152,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Galada Konkani India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gatti India 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hanabar India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Hasalaru India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Maila India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Nalkadaya India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Narsanna India 600 600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sudri India 1,100 1,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
  Totals:  14           13     17
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Dravida India 8,551,000 8,551,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 171
Adi Dravida Christian India 625,000 625,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,953,000 2,953,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
Adi Karnataka Christian India 175,000 175,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adiyan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 1
Ajila India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 158,000 174,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 3
Ambattan India 178,000 178,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 4
 Andh India 488,000 488,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Ansari India 10,555,000 16,505,000 Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ao India 231,000 231,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arayan India 203,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,497,000 6,535,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
Baira India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakad India 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,759,000 1,759,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,120,000 29,335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India 4,836,000 4,877,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 97
 Bania Chetti India 728,000 734,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania Porwal India 326,000 328,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Banijiga India 750,000 750,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 15
Barda India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 927,000 927,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bavcha India 4,600 4,600 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,512,000 2,513,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,892,000 1,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 643,000 643,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 38,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhil India 16,806,000 17,290,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 336
Bhil Paware India 103,000 103,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 2
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,367,000 6,522,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 89,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,579,000 1,579,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
 Boya India 4,031,000 4,047,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 81
 Brahmin India 58,787,000 62,714,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1176
 Brahmin Christian India 4,500 4,800 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 281,000 281,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,040,000 3,071,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 61
Brahmin Havik India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,251,000 4,264,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 85
Brahmin Mahratta India 468,000 468,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Bru India 204,000 206,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
Byari (Beary) India 453,000 453,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chakhesang India 156,000 156,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 217,000 680,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
 Chalvadi India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
Chaptegar India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,700 4,700 Hinduism 3.60 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 373,000 373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cherumar Christian India 459,000 459,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,241,000 1,565,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dakkal India 5,600 5,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,921,000 2,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 488,000 488,000 Hinduism 2.39 % 10
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,780,000 2,795,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,904,000 12,223,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 964,000 2,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Dom (Dombara) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gamit India 454,000 458,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,546,000 1,546,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
Goanese India 584,000 674,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,247,000 14,253,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 285
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,000 9,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
Halam India 42,000 44,000 Hinduism 46.71 % -
 Halba India 728,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwakki Wakkal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 3
Harkantra India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Holar India 162,000 162,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 809,000 809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,792,000 5,860,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 116
Ilavan Christian India 117,000 128,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 224,000 224,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,173,000 3,771,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
 Kachari Dimasa India 145,000 156,000 Hinduism 6.07 % -
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 337,000 337,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,920,000 3,922,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,763,000 1,763,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
 Kalota India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kathodi India 312,000 312,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
Kattunayakan India 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Kavuthiyan India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia India 753,000 765,000 Hinduism 31.47 % -
 Khasi India 1,518,000 1,602,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kichagara India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kokna India 1,079,000 1,079,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 410,000 410,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 8
 Koli Mahadev India 1,669,000 1,686,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konyak India 239,000 241,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Korama India 217,000 217,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,575,000 2,598,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
 Korku India 1,035,000 1,037,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Koya India 784,000 784,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 16
Kudiya India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 292,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kuki Chin India 134,000 174,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,602,000 15,942,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 312
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,202,000 18,216,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 364
Kunchatiga India 377,000 377,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 425,000 429,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Kuruba India 4,149,000 4,149,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,455,000 3,455,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 69
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,443,000 9,737,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 189
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,740,000 7,740,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 155
 Mahratta India 30,768,000 30,773,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 615
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,628,000 7,644,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 153
 Malabar Catholic India 2,669,000 2,669,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malayekandi India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,897,000 10,048,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 198
 Mannan, caste India 278,000 278,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 8,709,000 8,720,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 174
Mavilan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Mizo India 143,000 162,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Lushai India 563,000 565,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Moger Moyon India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 158,000 159,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 3,810,000 Hinduism 19.36 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,268,000 1,277,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,996,000 3,021,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.40 % -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,845,000 12,004,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 237
 Naikda India 3,794,000 3,794,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,698,000 6,702,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 134
Nalakeyava India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon India 4,446,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 26.44 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Pambada India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan India 1,352,000 1,356,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Paniyan India 99,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 786,000 802,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,192,000 2,294,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhi India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 10
 Patelia India 119,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Pulayan India 1,051,000 1,056,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,306,000 45,388,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 906
 Sali India 1,042,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Samagara India 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,819,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
 Shaikh India 85,376,000 234,920,000 Islam 0.00 % 1708
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Silpi India 205,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Somvanshi India 496,000 496,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,711,000 7,802,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 154
 Syrian Christian India 3,708,000 3,709,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,686,000 19,188,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 374
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,694,000 4,578,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) India 1,200 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 629,000 753,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,604,000 3,610,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Vakkaliga India 6,362,000 6,362,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 127
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 148,000 152,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 889,000 914,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 18
 Vanniyan India 12,735,000 12,771,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 255
 Varli India 1,241,000 1,246,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 361,000 362,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 203,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vettuvan India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma India 7,647,000 7,654,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
 Viswakarma Asari India 696,000 696,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,320,000 59,573,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1166
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  210           174     12,829

Language Alternate Names
Bantwal
Belthangadi
Brahmin Tulu
Common Tulu
Kasaragod
Kerala
Mangalore
Manjeswara
Northeast Tulu (Belthangadi)
Northwest Tulu (Mangalore)
Puttur
South Central Tulu (Bantwal)
Southeast Tulu (Sullia Subrahmanya)
Southwest Tulu (Kasaragod)
Sullia Subrahmanya
Tal
Tallu
Thalu
Thulu
Tilu
Tullu
Tuluva Bhasa
Udipi

Dialects
Bellari
Kasergod
Myacherver
Northeast Tulu
Northwest Tulu
South Central Tulu
Southeast Tulu
Southwest Tulu

Dialect Alternate Names
Tulu: Kasergod

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New Testament 1847-2020
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