Country:

India

Province / State: Kerala
District: Ernakulam

Number of People Groups

271

Unreached People Groups

246

Total Population

3,840,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

38.5 %

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) 3,800 Tamil ☀︎ 3,700 - - 40 - -
Ambattan Christian 1,800 Tamil - - - 1,800 - -
Anglo 1,600 English - - - 1,600 - -
 Arab 40 Arabic, Mesopotamian ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
Arayan 19,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - 1,000 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Arunthathiyar 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Ayyanavar 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 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 ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - 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 ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 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 ☀︎ 70,000 - - - - 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 - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Christian 4,000 Hindi - - - 4,000 - -
Devadasi 1,000 Kannada ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Devanga 7,300 Kannada 7,300 - - - - -
 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 40 Chinese, Mandarin - - 40 - - -
 Hill Pulayan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 1,100 Tamil ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Ilavan 515,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 515,000 - - 200 - -
Ilavan Christian 24,000 Tamil - - - 24,000 - -
Ilayathu 3,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
 Irular 20 Irula 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 500 -
 Jewish, 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) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
Kanakkan 1,800 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 200 Kanikkaran 200 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 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 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) 40 Gujarati ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
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 (Kusavar) (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) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 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 645,000 Malayalam - - - 645,000 - -
Malai Arayan 2,600 Malayalam 1,900 - - 800 - -
Malai Pandaram 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil ☀︎ - - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 600 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 542,000 Malayalam ☀︎ - 542,000 - - - -
 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 ☀︎ - - - - - -
Mukkari 1,300 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Malayalam - - - 1,500 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Malayalam ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
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 381,000 Malayalam 381,000 - - - - -
 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 8,600 Malayalam ☀︎ 8,600 - - - - -
 Paniyan 40 Paniya 40 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Tamil 27,000 - 200 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Malayalam 4,100 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,700 Pardhi ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 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 40 Dari ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
Perumannan 700 Malayalam ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pod 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 26,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 198,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 198,000 - 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 40 Rathawi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 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 791,000 Malayalam - - - 791,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 16,000 Tamil ☀︎ - 16,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 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 4,200 - - 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 11,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
Velan 19,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 19,000 - 70 - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 15,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 4,100 - -
Veluthadanayar 12,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
Vettuvan 14,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 14,000 - 50 - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 1,900 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 400 Malayalam ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 500 Malayalam ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,900 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 3,100 Malayalam ☀︎ 3,100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 10,000 Telugu 9,900 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 700 Malayalam ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yerukula 20 Yerukula 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  271 3,840,000   246 1,757,000 601,000 700 1,479,000 900 2,400
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