Number of People Groups

298

Unreached People Groups

275

Total Population

2,604,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

7.7 %

Hindu

69.4 %

Muslim

21.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 50 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 2,800 Tamil - - - 2,800 - -
 Adi Karnataka 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 20 Kannada - - - 20 - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Agri 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Ajila 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 700 Kurichiya 700 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 2,900 Malayalam 2,900 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Andh 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Anduran 1,800 Konkani 1,800 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
Anuppan 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Arab 90 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 90 - - - -
Arandan 20 Aranadan 20 - - - - -
Arayan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Arunthathiyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Badaga 1,600 Badaga 1,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Baira 4,200 Kannada 4,200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bakad 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bakuda 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
Balagai Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Kannada 2,900 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,100 Hindi 500 - - - - 600
 Bania Chetti 2,700 Tamil 1,100 - - - - 1,600
 Bania Oswal 500 Hindi 60 - - - - 500
 Bania Porwal 400 Hindi 70 - - - - 300
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Hindi 6,600 - - - - 6,800
 Banijiga 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Lambadi 1,700 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Bathada 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Beldar Mith Gauda 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
Bhansala 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 100 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bind 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Boya 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 152,000 Hindi 149,000 - - - - 3,400
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 327,000 Konkani - 327,000 - - - -
Chaliyan 4,000 Tulu 4,000 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Chaptegar 4,400 Konkani, Goan 4,400 - - - - -
Charodi 3,200 Konkani, Goan 3,100 - - 100 - -
 Chenchu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 3,900 Malayalam - - - 3,900 - -
 Chodhara Unknown Chodri - - - - - -
 Christian 2,000 Hindi - - - 2,000 - -
 Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Tulu 66,000 - - - - -
Devadiga Kalavant 300 Konkani 300 - - - - -
 Devanga 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - 200 - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified Unknown Dubli - - - - - -
Galada Konkani 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 6,900 Telugu 6,900 - - - - -
 Gangakula 9,300 Kannada 9,300 - - - - -
Gatti 4,300 Tulu 4,300 - - - - -
 Gauda 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Ghadi 400 Konkani, Goan 400 - - - - -
 Goanese 7,300 Konkani, Goan - - - 7,300 - -
Godda 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Gondhali 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Gopal Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Gowdulu 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Gudigar 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Habura 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Halwakki Wakkal 4,800 Kannada 4,500 - - 300 - -
Hanabar 39,000 Tulu 39,000 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Harkantra 2,000 Konkani, Goan 2,000 - - - - -
 Hasalaru 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Holar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Holaya 17,000 Kannada 16,000 - 400 - - -
Idayan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
Iruliga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Jambuvulu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jenu Kuruba 50 Kurumba, Jennu 50 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Bengali 6,500 - - - - -
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Kadaiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 321,000 Telugu 321,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 267,000 Telugu 267,000 - - - - -
Kalladi 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kamar 20 Kamar 20 - - - - -
Kamathi 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kanakkan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 20 Kanikkaran 20 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kathodi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Kavuthiyan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Kodaga 5,000 Kodava 5,000 - - - - -
 Kokna Unknown Kukna - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 5,500 Tulu 5,300 - - - - 100
 Korama unspecified 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kota 20 Kota 20 - - - - -
Kotegar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Koya unspecified Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kudiya 100 Kudiya 100 - - - - -
 Kudumban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kudumi 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Hindi 67,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kuruba 700 Kannada 700 - - 80 - -
 Lingayat 11,000 Kannada - - - - - 11,000
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 1,000 Marathi 900 - 20 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 20 Marathi - - - 20 - -
 Mahratta unspecified 45,000 Marathi 45,000 50 - 30 - 70
Maila 2,000 Tulu 2,000 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 85,000 Malayalam - - - 85,000 - -
Malaikudi 8,000 Tulu 8,000 20 - - - -
Malava 11,000 Tulu 11,000 - - - - -
Malayekandi 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Mangala 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Manne 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 46,000 Malayalam - 46,000 - - - -
Marata 57,000 Tulu 57,000 80 - 40 - 30
 Maravan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mavilan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Meda 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Moger Moyon 8,700 Kannada 8,700 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 45,000 Kannada 45,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 30 Malayalam - 30 - - - -
Mukri 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
Mundala 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,600 Tamil - - - 1,600 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Tamil 9,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Naikda 18,000 Kannada 18,000 30 - 30 - 20
 Nair 52,000 Malayalam 52,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 5,400 Kannada 5,400 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 500 Tulu 500 - - - - -
Navait 5,000 Konkani - 5,000 - - - -
 Navithan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pale 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Palleyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Palliyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palluvan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Pambada 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Pan 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Panan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pandaram 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Panditattan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Paniyan 30 Paniya 30 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 70 Tamil - - - 70 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Patramela 3,300 Konkani 3,300 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 6,700 Malayalam 6,700 - - - - -
Rajpur 26,000 Konkani, Goan 26,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Ramoshi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Raneyar 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Ravalia 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Sali 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
Samagara 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Samanthan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Satani 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 6,500 Urdu - 6,500 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 149,000 Urdu - 149,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Soligaru 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 7,300 Marathi 7,300 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 200
Sudra 800 Marathi 700 - - 20 - -
Sudri 800 Tulu - - - 800 - -
 Syrian Christian 93,000 Malayalam - - - 93,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Tamil - 1,700 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Tibetan 50 Tibetan, Central - - 50 - - -
Tirmali 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Urali 28,000 Malayalam 28,000 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Telugu 3,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 85,000 Kannada 85,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Vaniyan 700 Tamil 500 - - 200 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Velan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 100 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 2,700 Malayalam 2,700 - - - - -
Vettuvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 72,000 Telugu 72,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Yerava 50 Ravula 40 - - - - -
 Yerukula 30 Yerukula 30 - - - - -
  Totals:  298 2,604,000   275 1,808,000 570,000 600 201,000 600 24,000
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