Country:

India

Province / State: Karnataka
District: Bellary

Number of People Groups

240

Unreached People Groups

228

Total Population

1,555,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.8 %

Hindu

83.2 %

Muslim

15.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 6,900 Tamil ☀︎ 6,900 - - 20 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 700 Tamil - - - 900 - -
 Adi Karnataka 69,000 Kannada 69,000 - 90 80 - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 3,200 Kannada - - - 4,400 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Andh Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Ansari 32,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 37,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Bakuda 60 Tamil ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Balagai Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Kannada ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 1,000 Telugu ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 5,000 Kannada ☀︎ 5,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 600 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - 100
 Bania Chetti 3,700 Tamil ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - 1,500
Bania Gujar 200 Gujarati ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 1,500 Telugu ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - 40
 Bania unspecified 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 9,100 - - - - 3,200
 Banijiga 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Lambadi 56,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Lambadi 5,500 - - - - -
Barda 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Bariki 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Basor 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 109,000 Kannada ☀︎ 109,000 - - - - -
Bedar Bile 8,300 Kannada ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
Bedar Kakamundi 8,300 Telugu ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
Bedar Kare 8,300 Kannada ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
Bedar Myasa 18,000 Kannada ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
Bedar Naik Makkalu 8,300 Kannada ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Kannada ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Kannada ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,200 Kannada ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 8,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 9,800 - - - -
Bhansala 50 Marathi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Bind Unknown Bhojpuri ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Boya 128,000 Telugu ☀︎ 128,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 200 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 400 Marathi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 7,600 Kannada ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 500 Marathi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 300 Marathi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 900 Telugu ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - 300
 Brahmin Velanadu 300 Telugu ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 16,000 Telugu ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
Byagara 90 Telugu ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 90 Konkani ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Chalvadi 17,000 Kannada ☀︎ 17,000 - 40 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Charodi 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
 Chenchu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 4,800 Kannada ☀︎ 4,800 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Chodhara Unknown Chodri - - - - - -
 Christian 600 Hindi - - - 900 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi ☀︎ 3,400 - - - - -
Devadasi 800 Kannada ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Devanga 4,200 Kannada 4,200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 40 Gujarati ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Dhor 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 500 Telugu ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Gandla 30 Telugu ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Gangakula 10,000 Kannada ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
Gantichore Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Gawli 1,000 Marathi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Godda Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Gowdulu Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 400 Vaagri Booli 400 - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 1,300 Kannada ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Holaya 700 Kannada ☀︎ 700 - 50 - - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
Iruliga Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
Jaggali 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 300 -
 Jenu Kuruba 20 Kurumba, Jennu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Jingar 40 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 60 Kannada ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 2,700 Kannada ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Telugu ☀︎ 7,800 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 8,100 Telugu ☀︎ 8,100 - - - - -
Kamathi 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Kammara 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,900 Telugu ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 4,500 Telugu ☀︎ 4,500 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Kasar Otari 90 Telugu ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 200 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 80 Marathi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kolupulvandlu Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 600 Telugu 600 20 - - - -
 Koracha, caste 7,600 Kannada ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 4,600 Kannada ☀︎ 4,600 - - - - -
 Kori 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Koshti 1,000 Marathi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumi 20 Tamil ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi ☀︎ 5,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Gujarati ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 100 Gujarati ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kuruba 76,000 Kannada 76,000 - - - - 20
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 47,000 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 22,000
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 3,000 Telugu - - - 4,100 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Telugu 55,000 - 40 20 - -
 Madiga (Muslim traditions) 100 Telugu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - 20 - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 500 Gujarati ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 3,900 Marathi ☀︎ 3,800 - - - - 60
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 700 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 500 Telugu ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mangala 6,800 Telugu ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - -
 Mappila 70 Malayalam ☀︎ - 80 - - - -
 Maravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 1,500 Kannada ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
Meda 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 50 Kannada ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Munnur 1,100 Telugu ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,700 Telugu ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Nadia 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi ☀︎ 6,500 - - - - -
 Naikda 263,000 Kannada ☀︎ 262,000 800 - 90 50 600
 Nair 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Nalband 50 Urdu ☀︎ - 60 - - - -
 Navithan 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Pale Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Pandaram 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 900 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 900 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 12,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 14,000 - - - -
Patralu 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Perka 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 3,500 - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 40 Marathi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 30 Malayalam ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Raddi 60 Kannada ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - 50
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 700 Marathi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Sali 26,000 Kannada ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
 Samagara 300 Kannada ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 70 Kannada ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Satani 1,800 Telugu ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 29,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 34,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 1,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 17,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 3,400 Bengali ☀︎ - 4,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 89,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 105,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 700 Urdu ☀︎ - 900 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 2,000 Kannada ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
Sindhollu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Soligaru Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Somvanshi 1,700 Marathi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Hindi ☀︎ 5,800 - - - - 200
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 90 Tamil ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Telugu ☀︎ 40,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 63,000 Kannada 63,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan Unknown Tamil ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
Vaniyan 200 Tamil 100 - - 40 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 9,900 Tamil 9,900 - - - - -
 Velama 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 90 Malayalam ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 1,300 Kannada ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi ☀︎ 30,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,100 Telugu ☀︎ 3,100 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Yerava 300 Ravula 30 200 - - - -
 Yerukula 20 Yerukula 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  240 1,555,000   228 1,293,000 235,000 200 12,000 700 28,000
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