Country:

India

Province / State: Karnataka
District: Vijayanagara

Number of People Groups

236

Unreached People Groups

224

Total Population

1,391,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

86.6 %

Muslim

10.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

2.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 6,500 Tamil 6,500 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Adi Karnataka 65,000 Kannada 65,000 - 90 40 - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 1,800 Kannada - - - 1,800 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Andh Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ansari 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Bakuda 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Balagai Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Bangali Muslim Moghal 6,400 Urdu - 6,400 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 100
 Bania Chetti 3,700 Tamil 2,100 - - - - 1,600
Bania Gujar 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - 40
 Bania unspecified 11,000 Hindi 7,900 - - - - 3,400
 Banijiga 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Lambadi 52,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Lambadi 5,200 - - - - -
Barda 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Bariki 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Basor 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Kannada 101,000 - - - - -
Bedar Bile 7,700 Kannada 7,700 - - - - -
Bedar Kakamundi 7,700 Telugu 7,700 - - - - -
Bedar Kare 7,700 Kannada 7,700 - - - - -
Bedar Myasa 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
Bedar Naik Makkalu 7,700 Kannada 7,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
Bhansala 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bind Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Boya 118,000 Telugu 118,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 6,900 Kannada 6,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 400
 Brahmin Velanadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
Byagara 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 90 Konkani - 90 - - - -
 Chalvadi 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Charodi 90 Konkani, Goan 90 - - - - -
 Chenchu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 4,500 Kannada 4,500 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Chodhara Unknown Chodri - - - - - -
 Christian 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Devadasi 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Devanga 3,900 Kannada 3,900 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Dhor 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Gandla Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Gangakula 9,300 Kannada 9,300 - - - - -
Gantichore Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gawli 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Gowdulu Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 400 Vaagri Booli 400 - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
 Holaya 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
Iruliga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Jaggali 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jenu Kuruba 20 Kurumba, Jennu 20 - - - - -
 Jingar 40 Marwari 40 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 7,100 Telugu 7,100 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 7,600 Telugu 7,600 - - - - -
Kamathi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Kammara 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Kasar Otari 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 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 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 7,100 Kannada 7,100 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Kori 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koshti 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kuruba 70,000 Kannada 70,000 - - - - 20
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 24,000 Kannada - - - - - 24,000
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 1,700 Telugu - - - 1,700 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Telugu 51,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Muslim traditions) 80 Telugu - 80 - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 3,600 Marathi 3,600 - - - - 60
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
 Mangala 6,200 Telugu 6,200 - - - - -
 Mappila 50 Malayalam - 50 - - - -
 Maravan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Meda 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Munnur 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Nadia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Naikda 246,000 Kannada 245,000 500 - 40 30 200
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Nalband 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Navithan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pandaram 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,900 Urdu - 8,900 - - - -
Patralu Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Raddi 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 60
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Sali 25,000 Kannada 25,000 - - - - -
 Samagara 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Satani 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
 Sayyid 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 2,600 Bengali - 2,600 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 68,000 Urdu - 68,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
Sindhollu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,000 - - - - 200
 Syrian Christian 80 Malayalam - - - 80 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 70 Tamil - 70 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Telugu 38,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 61,000 Kannada 61,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Vaniyan 100 Tamil 100 - - 20 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 9,100 Tamil 9,100 - - - - -
 Velama 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 17,000 Telugu 17,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 2,900 Telugu 2,900 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Yerava 200 Ravula 30 100 - - - -
 Yerukula 20 Yerukula 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  236 1,391,000   224 1,205,000 151,000 100 4,800 400 30,000
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