Number of People Groups

229

Unreached People Groups

197

Total Population

4,009,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

18.5 %

Hindu

68.3 %

Muslim

13.2 %

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 Andhra Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Adiyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 1,700 Telugu 1,600 - - 50 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 6,600 Telugu - - - 6,600 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 70 Kurichiya 60 - - - - -
 Alavan 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 6,600 Malayalam 6,600 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - 20 - -
Ambattan Christian 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Arab 300 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 300 - - - -
Arasar 6,100 Malayalam 5,900 - - 200 - -
Arasar Christian 24,000 Malayalam - - - 24,000 - -
Arayan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - 200 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - 500 - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 14,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - 80
 Bania Jaiswal 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - 70
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Bellara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bohra 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
 Boya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 5,900 Malayalam 5,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 34,000 Malayalam 34,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 79,000 Hindi 79,000 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Chackaravar 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 20 - -
Chackaravar Christian 2,200 Tamil - - - 2,200 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 2,000 Malayalam 2,000 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
Chayakkaran 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 70 Malayalam - 70 - - - -
Cherumar Christian 143,000 Malayalam - - - 143,000 - -
 Christian 2,700 Hindi - - - 2,700 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gavara 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Goanese 3,200 Konkani, Goan - - - 3,200 - -
Godagali Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Idayan 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 391,000 Malayalam 391,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
Ilavaniyan 2,700 Malayalam 2,700 - - - - -
Ilavathi 6,500 Malayalam 6,500 - - - - -
Ilayathu 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Irular 70 Irula 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Kaikolan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Kanakkan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 20,000 Kanikkaran 20,000 30 20 60 - 30
 Kaniyan 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 50 Kashmiri - 50 - - - -
 Kattunayakan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Kavara 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Kavathi 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - 20 - -
Kavathi Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
Keralamuthali 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Keralamuthali Christian 1,600 Malayalam - - - 1,600 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kootan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Krishnanvak 36,000 Malayalam 36,000 - - - - -
 Kudumban 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kudumi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 96,000 Malayalam 96,000 - 30 - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kuruba 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Kurukkal 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Kuruman 80 Kurumba, Betta 80 - - - - -
 Lingayat 600 Kannada - - - - - 600
Madari (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Maila 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 161,000 Malayalam - - - 161,000 - -
Malai Arayan 900 Malayalam 600 - - 400 - -
Malai Pandaram 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Malayarayar 40 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mangala Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Mappila 480,000 Malayalam - 480,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Malayalam 6,400 - - - - -
 Maravan 8,900 Tamil 8,900 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mavilan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Memon 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 16,000 Malayalam - - - 16,000 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 100,000 Malayalam 100,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 800 Malayalam - 800 - - - -
Mundala 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Mutali 2,200 Tamil 1,900 - - 200 - -
 Muthan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 86,000 Tamil - - - 86,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 462,000 Tamil 462,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nair 394,000 Malayalam 394,000 - - - - -
Navait 10,000 Konkani - 10,000 - - - -
 Navithan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Padannan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Palliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Panan 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
 Panchama Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Pandaram 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Panikkan 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Paniyan 90 Paniya 90 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 41,000 Tamil - - - 41,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Tamil 43,000 - 90 200 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 7,400 Tamil - - - 7,400 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - 20 - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 6,900 Urdu - 6,900 - - - -
 Pathiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Perumannan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 80 Malayalam 60 - - 20 - -
Pulayan Thanda 22,000 Malayalam 22,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 150,000 Malayalam 150,000 - 50 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sali 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - -
Samagara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Samanthan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Samban 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
Semman 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 9,100 Urdu - 9,100 - - - -
Silpi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 100 Sinhala - - 100 - - -
 Syrian Christian 232,000 Malayalam - - - 232,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Tamil - 12,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 2,700 Malayalam - - - 2,700 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Malayalam 55,000 - - - - -
 Ulladan 100 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Urali 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Valan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Valluvan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Vaniyan 54,000 Tamil 54,000 - - 700 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 2,500 Tamil - - - 2,500 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Tamil 9,200 - - 20 - -
 Vanniyan 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 37,000 Malayalam 37,000 - - - - -
Velan 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 57,000 Tamil 57,000 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 116,000 Tamil 115,000 - - 800 - -
Veluthadanayar 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Vettuvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 80,000 Malayalam 80,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 5,900 Malayalam 5,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 128,000 Telugu 128,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Yenadi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Yerukula Unknown Yerukula - - - - - -
  Totals:  229 4,009,000   197 2,738,000 528,000 300 742,000 400 800
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