Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Dharmapuri

Number of People Groups

230

Unreached People Groups

208

Total Population

1,866,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.9 %

Hindu

96.6 %

Muslim

2.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 223,000 Tamil ☀︎ 223,000 - 20 90 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 4,700 Tamil - - - 4,700 - -
 Adi Karnataka 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Adiyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Ajila Unknown Malayalam ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 3,100 Kurichiya 3,100 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Ansari 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Arasu 1,800 Kannada ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Aray Mala 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 47,000 Tamil ☀︎ 47,000 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 20 Tamil ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Badaga 20 Badaga 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Balagai 1,500 Kannada ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Kannada ☀︎ 45,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 900 Telugu ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 5,200 Telugu ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 1,200 Kannada ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 8,200 Tamil ☀︎ 8,200 - - - - 40
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 900 Telugu ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 1,000 Telugu ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - 30
 Banijiga 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Lambadi 1,200 - - - - -
 Basor 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Kannada ☀︎ 32,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Kannada ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 300 Kannada ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Bohra 20 Gujarati ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Boya 52,000 Telugu ☀︎ 52,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 40 Tamil - - - 40 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 500 Marathi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 2,300 Tamil ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,400 Kannada ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 3,900 Tamil ☀︎ 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,700 Telugu ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 26,000 Hindi ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 300 Telugu ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byagara 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Chalvadi Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 30 Kannada ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Christian 400 Hindi - - - 400 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Hindi ☀︎ 9,300 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Tulu ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Devanga 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - 60 - -
 Devendrakulathan 200 Tamil ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi ☀︎ 24,000 - - - - -
 Dhor 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 30 Kannada ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Gandla 900 Telugu ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Gangakula 20,000 Kannada ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Goanese 70 Konkani, Goan - - - 70 - -
 Godari 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Hajam 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 200 Vaagri Booli 200 - - - - -
Halleer Unknown Konkani, Goan ☀︎ - - - - - -
Halsar 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 700 Kannada ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Holar 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Ilavan 5,700 Malayalam ☀︎ 5,700 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Irular 9,700 Irula 9,600 - - 20 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 100 -
 Jenu Kuruba 400 Kurumba, Jennu ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Bengali ☀︎ 5,700 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 200 Kannada ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 5,300 Kannada ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 58,000 Tamil 58,000 - - 100 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Telugu ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 4,300 Telugu ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Kallan unspecified 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 3,800 Telugu ☀︎ 3,800 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 18,000 Telugu ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Kepmaris 60 Tamil ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 70 Marathi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Kapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 200 Kannada ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Koshti 15,000 Marathi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
Kotegar 40 Kannada ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 50 Tamil ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumi 2,200 Tamil ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Gujarati ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 11,000 Kannada ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Malayalam ☀︎ 8,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Kuruba 70,000 Kannada 70,000 - - - - -
 Kuruman 15,000 Kurumba, Betta 15,000 - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,400 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 1,400
Madari (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 22,000 Marathi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
Maila 20 Tulu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Sale Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malai Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malakkuravan 80 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Malasar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Malayali 45,000 Tamil 45,000 40 - 100 - -
Malayarayar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malayekandi 70 Malayalam ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Mangala 3,600 Telugu ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
 Mappila 300 Malayalam ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 41,000 Tamil 41,000 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 80 Kannada ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Memon 20 Gujarati ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Munnur 600 Telugu ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,300 Telugu ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 5,300 Tamil - - - 5,300 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Tamil ☀︎ 30,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Nagartha 3,200 Kannada ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Nair 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Navithan 7,200 Tamil ☀︎ 7,200 - - - - -
Pale 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Palliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palliyar 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Pandaram 200 Malayalam ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pannadi 50 Tamil ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Panniandi 2,100 Tamil ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 1,100 Tamil - - - 1,100 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,400 - - - -
Pichakuntla 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Pindara 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified Unknown Malayalam ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rawat 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Razu 700 Telugu ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Sali 17,000 Kannada ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Satani 5,800 Telugu ☀︎ 5,800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 9,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 9,800 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 100 Kannada ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Silpi 2,100 Telugu ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Soligar 100 Sholaga 100 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 11,000 Marathi ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi ☀︎ 4,200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Tamil ☀︎ - 26,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi ☀︎ 3,100 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 30 Tamil ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Telugu ☀︎ 53,000 - - 40 - -
Vakkaliga Gangadikara 2,300 Kannada ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 2,300 Kannada ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,500 Tamil ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 4,400 Tamil 4,300 - - 50 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,100 Tamil - - - 1,100 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Tamil ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 516,000 Tamil 516,000 - - 700 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - - 40 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
Velakkithalanayan 3,000 Malayalam ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 2,900 Tamil ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 6,900 Tamil 6,900 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 30,000 Tamil 28,000 - - 1,500 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 4,700 Malayalam ☀︎ 4,700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 28,000 Telugu 28,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi ☀︎ 23,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 8,900 Telugu ☀︎ 8,900 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Yerukula 200 Yerukula 200 - - - - -
  Totals:  230 1,866,000   208 1,802,000 47,000 40 17,000 200 1,500
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