Country:

India

State: Kerala
District: Kollam

Number of People Groups

207

Unreached People Groups

174

Total Population

3,155,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

15.7 %

Hindu

65.5 %

Muslim

18.8 %

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 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Aiyanavar Christian 4,600 Telugu - - - 4,600 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan Unknown Kurichiya - - - - - -
 Alavan 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 4,100 Malayalam 4,100 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - 20 - -
Ambattan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Anglo Indian 200 English - - - 200 - -
Arasar 3,800 Malayalam 3,600 - - 100 - -
Arasar Christian 16,000 Malayalam - - - 16,000 - -
Arayan 9,800 Malayalam 9,800 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 8,400 Tamil 8,400 - - - - 20
 Bania unspecified 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 50
Bellara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bohra 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Boya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 6,500 Tamil 6,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 500 Konkani - 500 - - - -
Chackaravar 6,500 Tamil 6,500 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - 20 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chandala 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - 20 - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Chayakkaran 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 61,000 Malayalam - - - 61,000 - -
 Christian 1,500 Hindi - - - 1,500 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Goanese 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
Godagali 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Holar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Idayan 8,900 Tamil 8,900 - - - - -
 Ilavan 328,000 Malayalam 328,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
Ilavaniyan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
Ilavathi 3,600 Malayalam 3,600 - - - - -
Ilayathu 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Irular 90 Irula 90 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kaikolan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Kanakkan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 2,700 Kanikkaran 2,700 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Kavara 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Kavathi 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
Keralamuthali 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Keralamuthali Christian 1,200 Malayalam - - - 1,200 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 30 Tulu 30 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
 Kudumban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kudumi 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 132,000 Malayalam 132,000 - 40 - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kurukkal 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Kuruman 30 Kurumba, Betta 30 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Madari (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 128,000 Malayalam - - - 128,000 - -
Malai Arayan 200 Malayalam 100 - - 20 - -
Malai Pandaram 1,300 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 2,300 Malayalam 2,300 - - - - 30
Malakuravan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mangala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - 20 - - -
Mannan, tribal 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Mappila 565,000 Malayalam - 565,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Maravan 5,200 Tamil 5,200 - - - - -
 Mavilan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Memon 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Moghal 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 6,900 Malayalam - - - 6,900 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Malayalam 30,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 400 Malayalam - 400 - - - -
Mutali 1,300 Tamil 1,100 - - 200 - -
 Muthan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 62,000 Tamil - - - 62,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 438,000 Tamil 438,000 - - - - -
 Nair 316,000 Malayalam 316,000 - - - - -
Navait 9,200 Konkani - 9,200 - - - -
 Navithan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Nayadi 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
Padannan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - 20 - - -
Palleyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyan 100 Tamil 60 - - 50 - -
Palliyar 70 Tamil 30 - - 30 - -
Palluvan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Panan 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - 20 - - -
 Panchama Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Pandaram 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Panikkan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Paniyan 30 Paniya 30 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 37,000 Tamil - - - 37,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Tamil 29,000 - 40 200 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
 Pathiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Perumannan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 95,000 Malayalam 95,000 - 40 - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Sali 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
 Samanthan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Semman 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Silpi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - 30 - - -
 Syrian Christian 165,000 Malayalam - - - 165,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 6,200 Tamil - 6,200 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 3,800 Malayalam - - - 3,800 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Malayalam 71,000 - 50 - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Ulladan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Urali 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Valan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Valluvan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Vaniyan 27,000 Tamil 27,000 - - 500 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,800 Tamil - - - 1,800 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
Velan 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 43,000 Tamil 43,000 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 63,000 Tamil 62,000 - - 600 - -
Veluthadanayar 5,900 Malayalam 5,900 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Vettuvan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 60,000 Malayalam 60,000 - - 100 - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 4,200 Malayalam 4,200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 87,000 Telugu 87,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Yenadi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Yerukula 20 Yerukula 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  207 3,155,000   174 2,067,000 592,000 300 495,000 200 100
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