Country:

India

Province / State: Puducherry
District: Karaikal

Number of People Groups

101

Unreached People Groups

86

Total Population

255,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

8.6 %

Hindu

78.4 %

Muslim

12.9 %

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 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 4,700 Tamil ☀︎ 4,700 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 50 Kurichiya 50 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 40 Tamil ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 70 Telugu ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - 50
 Boya 3,900 Telugu ☀︎ 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 300 Tamil ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 5,300 Tamil ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 400 Kannada ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 300 Tamil ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 4,300 Tamil ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vadama 700 Tamil ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil ☀︎ 700 - - 50 - -
 Christian 2,000 Hindi - - - 2,000 - -
 Devendrakulathan 50 Tamil ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Holar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 50 Malayalam ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
Jaggali Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Kaikolan 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kallan unspecified 34,000 Tamil 34,000 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Koliyan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kudumban 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kudumi 500 Tamil ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - 50 - -
 Kuruba 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
 Kuruman 50 Kurumba, Betta 50 - - - - -
 Lingayat 50 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 50
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Malai Vedan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Maravan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Tamil ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Nair 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Navithan 600 Tamil ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Pagadai 40 Tamil ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Tamil - - - 1,500 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Pandaram 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 13,000 Tamil - - - 13,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - 60 70 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 700 Urdu ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
Patnulkaran 200 Tamil ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu ☀︎ - 50 - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,300 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,300 - - - -
Semman 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 5,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,200 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 25,000 Tamil ☀︎ - 25,000 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 40 Tamil ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Ulladan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Valluvan 1,000 Tamil ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Vaniyan 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - 60 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Tamil ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 42,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 3,000 - -
Velan 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 700 Tamil 700 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 700 Tamil ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 5,000 Tamil 4,800 - - 200 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 1,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 8,000 Telugu 8,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Hindi ☀︎ 9,600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 800 Telugu ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
  Totals:  101 255,000   86 200,000 33,000 80 22,000 40 100
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