Country:

India

State: Kerala
District: Ernakulam

Number of People Groups

272

Unreached People Groups

247

Total Population

3,820,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

38.4 %

Hindu

45.8 %

Muslim

15.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Adiyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 60 Kurichiya 60 - - - - -
 Alavan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 26,000 Malayalam 26,000 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Tamil 3,700 - - 30 - -
Ambattan Christian 1,800 Tamil - - - 1,800 - -
Anglo Indian 1,600 English - - - 1,600 - -
 Arab 30 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 30 - - - -
Arayan 18,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - 1,000 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Arunthathiyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Bakuda 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 900 - - - - 200
 Bania Chetti 1,500 Tamil 1,300 - - - - 200
 Bania Oswal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 300
 Bania Porwal 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 900
 Baria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bhampta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Bhansala Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bohra 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
 Boya 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - 300
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 1,400 Konkani - 1,400 - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Chandala Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 200 Malayalam 200 - - 20 - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Chengazhi Nambiyar 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
 Christian 4,000 Hindi - - - 4,000 - -
Devadasi 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Devanga 7,200 Kannada 7,200 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Eluthassan 50,000 Malayalam 50,000 - - - - -
Eravallan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Faqir 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 6,100 Telugu 6,100 - - - - -
 Gangakula 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Gavara 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Goanese 1,100 Konkani, Goan - - - 1,100 - -
Godagali Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
 Hill Pulayan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Ilavan 512,000 Malayalam 511,000 - - 200 - -
Ilavan Christian 23,000 Tamil - - - 23,000 - -
Ilayathu 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
 Irular 20 Irula 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jew, South Asian 200 Marathi - - - - - 200
Kadaiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Kalladi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
Kallasari 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Kallattu Kurup 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Kanakkan 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 200 Kanikkaran 200 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kavara 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 30 Khasi - - - 30 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kollakar 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Koshti 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Kudumban 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Kudumi 43,000 Tamil 43,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Malayalam 2,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kuruba 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Kurukkal 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Kuruman 90 Kurumba, Betta 90 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lingayat 300 Kannada - - - - - 300
 Lohana 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahishya 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Maila 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 640,000 Malayalam - - - 640,000 - -
Malai Arayan 2,600 Malayalam 1,800 - - 800 - -
Malai Pandaram 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Malayarayar 90 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Mali Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mangala 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Mappila 538,000 Malayalam - 538,000 - - - -
 Maravan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 3,300 Gujarati - 3,300 - - - -
 Mizo 20 Mizo - - - 20 - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Mukkari 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Malayalam - - - 1,500 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Malayalam 6,300 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 80 Malayalam - 80 - - - -
 Munnur 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Musari 4,600 Malayalam 4,600 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 3,200 Malayalam 3,200 - - 20 - -
 Mutrasi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,800 Tamil - - - 1,800 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nair 379,000 Malayalam 379,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Navithan 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Padannan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Palleyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palluvan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Panan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Pandaram 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
Panditattan 8,500 Malayalam 8,500 - - - - -
 Paniyan 40 Paniya 40 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - 200 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Malayalam 4,100 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,600 Pardhi 2,600 - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Pathiyan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Persian 30 Dari - 30 - - - -
Perumannan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 26,000 Malayalam 26,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 200,000 Malayalam 200,000 - 300 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Thakur 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rathawa 30 Rathawi 30 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sali 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Samanthan 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
 Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
Semman 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Shabi 2,000 Malayalam - 2,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
Silpi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 60 Sinhala - - 60 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 785,000 Malayalam - - - 785,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 16,000 Tamil - 16,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Ulladan 4,500 Malayalam 4,100 - - 300 - -
 Urali 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Valan 31,000 Malayalam 31,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vaniyan 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 9,500 Tamil 9,500 - - - - -
 Varli 20 Varli 20 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Velan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - 70 - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 15,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 4,100 - -
Veluthadanayar 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vettuvan 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - 50 - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yerukula 20 Yerukula 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  272 3,820,000   247 1,750,000 597,000 700 1,468,000 900 2,400
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