Number of People Groups

138

Unreached People Groups

119

Total Population

1,416,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

37.7 %

Hindu

57.7 %

Muslim

4.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Anglo Indian 300 English - - - 300 - -
Arasar 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Arayan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - 20 200 - -
 Arunthathiyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Hindi 7,600 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 3,000 Tamil 2,900 - - - - 50
 Bania unspecified 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - 40
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 2,600 Marathi 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 2,600 Malayalam 2,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Chackaravar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 49,000 Malayalam - - - 49,000 - -
 Christian 1,900 Hindi - - - 1,900 - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Idayan 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 173,000 Malayalam 173,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
Ilavaniyan 6,200 Malayalam 6,200 - - - - -
Ilavathi 4,600 Malayalam 4,600 - - - - -
Ilayathu 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Irular 20 Irula 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Kakkalan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 40 Kanikkaran 40 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 7,400 Malayalam 7,400 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kudumi 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Malayalam 69,000 - 20 - - -
 Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 100 Kannada - - - - - 100
 Malabar Catholic 195,000 Malayalam - - - 195,000 - -
Malai Arayan 1,100 Malayalam 700 - - 400 - -
Malai Pandaram 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 2,300 Malayalam 2,200 - - 20 - 60
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayan, tribe Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayarayar 50 Malayalam 30 - - 20 - -
 Mannan, caste 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 60 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Mappila 57,000 Malayalam - 57,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 1,100 Malayalam - - - 1,100 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Maravan 6,900 Tamil 6,900 - - - - -
 Memon 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Mutali 80 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Muthan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Muthuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 3,500 Tamil - - - 3,500 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
 Nair 163,000 Malayalam 163,000 - - - - -
Navait 300 Konkani - 300 - - - -
 Nayadi 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Pagadai 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Palleyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Panan 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Panikkan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya 20 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - 40 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Pathiyan 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Perumannan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 8,800 Malayalam 8,800 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 61,000 Malayalam 61,000 - 30 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Sali 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Samanthan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Samban 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Semman 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Silpi 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 20 Sinhala - - 20 - - -
 Syrian Christian 281,000 Malayalam - - - 281,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Tamil - 1,900 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Malayalam 5,200 - - - - -
 Ulladan 2,600 Malayalam 2,600 - - - - -
 Urali 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 500 - - 70 - -
Valan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Vaniyan 6,700 Tamil 6,700 - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Velan 3,400 Malayalam 3,400 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 50 - -
Veluthadanayar 7,600 Malayalam 7,600 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Vettuvan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 43,000 Telugu 42,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
  Totals:  138 1,416,000   119 818,000 64,000 200 534,000 200 300
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