Number of People Groups

333

Unreached People Groups

297

Total Population

4,538,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.1 %

Hindu

89.8 %

Muslim

3.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 9,200 Telugu 9,100 - - 70 - -
Adi Andhra Christian 1,100 Telugu - - - 1,100 - -
 Adi Dravida 852,000 Tamil 850,000 - 800 300 60 -
Adi Dravida Christian 109,000 Tamil - - - 109,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Adiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
Arandan 30 Aranadan 30 - - - - -
Aray Mala 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Arayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Arunthathiyar 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 20 Assamese - 20 - - - -
 Badaga 20 Badaga 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bagata 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Baira 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bakuda Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 200
 Bania Chetti 4,800 Tamil 2,000 - - - - 2,800
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 11,000 Hindi 8,100 - - - - 3,300
 Banijiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 200 Lambadi 200 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Bariki 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Bauri 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Bohra 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
Bondili Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Boya 202,000 Telugu 202,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 81,000 Hindi 81,000 - - 80 - 300
Brahmin Vadama 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 40 Burmese - - 40 - - -
Byagara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,300 Tamil - - - 1,300 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Chenchu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Christian 28,000 Hindi - - - 28,000 - -
 Dakkal 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Dandasi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 130,000 Hindi 130,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Dhor 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Dudekula 600 Telugu - 600 - - - -
Ellamalawar 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Eravallan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Gamit 50 Gamit 50 - - - - -
 Gandla 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Gangakula 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 1,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 1,000 - -
Godda 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 300 Vaagri Booli 300 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Ilavan 5,400 Malayalam 5,400 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Irular 36,000 Irula 35,000 60 - 300 - 40
Jaggali 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Jatapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Kadan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kaibartta unspecified 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 141,000 Tamil 140,000 - - 1,400 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Telugu 7,300 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
Kalladi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Kammara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kanakkan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 37,000 Telugu 37,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Karnam 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kattunayakan 2,800 Tamil 2,700 - - 20 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Kepmaris 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 20 Khasi - - - 20 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Koliyan 50 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 300 Telugu 100 - - 200 - -
 Konda Reddi 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - 20
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koshti 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kudumi 5,900 Tamil 5,900 - - - - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 1,100 Tamil - - - 1,100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Malayalam 3,600 - 30 - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Kuruba 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Kuruman 1,100 Kurumba, Betta 1,100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 4,600 Kannada - - - - - 4,600
 Lohana 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 800 Telugu - - - 800 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Telugu 900 - - 30 - -
 Madiga Dasu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 200 - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 800 Telugu - - - 800 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 200 - - 20 - -
 Mala Dasari 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Sale 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 4,700 Malayalam - - - 4,700 - -
Malai Arayan 20 Malayalam - - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Malayali 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Malayarayar 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mangala 83,000 Telugu 83,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mannan, tribal Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Manne 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mappila 2,000 Malayalam - 2,000 - - - -
 Maravan 116,000 Tamil 115,000 - - 500 - -
Masthi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Matangi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Mudugar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Munnur 5,300 Telugu 5,300 - - - - -
 Muthuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mutrasi 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 42,000 Tamil - - - 42,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Tamil 88,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 79,000 Hindi 79,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Nair 61,000 Malayalam 61,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Navait 2,600 Konkani - 2,600 - - - -
 Navithan 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Odiya 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Pagadai Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Tamil 5,600 - 40 - - -
Palliyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pambada 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Panchama 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 1,600 Tamil - - - 1,600 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Tamil 4,300 - 30 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Pod 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Raddi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rathawa 60 Rathawi 60 - - - - -
 Razu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Rona 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Samagara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Samban 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Semman Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
Silpi 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 50 Sinhala - - 50 - - -
Siyal 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Soligar 30 Sholaga 30 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 5,300 Malayalam - - - 5,300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 100
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 119,000 Tamil - 119,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Thoti, tribal 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Tibetan 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Tili 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Toda 40 Toda - - - 30 - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 200 Telugu 100 - - - - 50
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Telugu 70,000 - - 500 - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
 Valluvan 5,100 Tamil 5,100 - - - - -
Vaniyan 31,000 Tamil 24,000 - - 7,600 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 3,600 Tamil - - - 3,600 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 1,124,000 Tamil 1,065,000 - - 59,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 48,000 Tamil 45,000 - - 2,800 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 6,500 Tamil 6,100 - - 400 - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Varli 50 Varli 50 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Velan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 200 Tamil 200 - - 50 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 1,700 Tamil 1,400 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vettiyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 80,000 Telugu 79,000 - - 300 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 235,000 Hindi 235,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 168,000 Telugu 168,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 8,300 Telugu 8,300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 3,100 Yerukula 3,100 - - - - -
  Totals:  333 4,538,000   297 4,076,000 170,000 1,100 278,000 1,500 11,000
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