Number of People Groups

208

Unreached People Groups

186

Total Population

2,030,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

4.3 %

Hindu

89.2 %

Muslim

6.4 %

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 Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 71,000 Tamil 71,000 - - 90 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
 Adiyan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 47,000 Tamil 47,000 - - 100 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 53,000 Tamil 53,000 - - 100 - -
 Alavan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Tamil 48,000 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
Anuppan 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Arasar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arasar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Arunthathiyar 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 28,000 Tamil 28,000 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 30
 Banijiga 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Basor 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Bathada 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Bohra 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Boya 8,600 Telugu 8,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,500 Tamil 4,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Chackaravar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Christian 2,100 Hindi - - - 2,100 - -
 Devanga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gangakula 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Gavara 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 134,000 Malayalam 134,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
Ilavaniyan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Ilavathi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Kadaiyar 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 41,000 Tamil 41,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 78,000 Tamil 78,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 166,000 Tamil 166,000 - - - - -
Kanakkan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Kavara 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Koliyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Koshti 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kudumi 3,600 Tamil 3,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kunchatiga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Malayalam 6,300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Lingayat 2,500 Kannada - - - - - 2,500
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Maila 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Malai Pandaram Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malakkuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malakuravan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Malayali 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Malayarayar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Mappila 600 Malayalam - 600 - - - -
 Maravan 26,000 Tamil 24,000 - - 1,600 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Memon 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mutali 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 19,000 Tamil - - - 19,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Tamil 61,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Nair 39,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Navithan 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
Pagadai 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Paliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 16,000 Tamil - - - 16,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 106,000 Tamil 106,000 - 40 200 - -
Palliyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Panan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Panikkan 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 36,000 Tamil - - - 36,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Tamil 136,000 - 20 200 20 -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
 Pathiyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Perumannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Razu 7,200 Telugu 7,200 - - - - -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Samban 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Sayyid 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
Silpi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 103,000 Tamil - 103,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Urali 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Valan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Valluvan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Vaniyan 21,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 300 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,600 Tamil - - - 1,600 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - 20 - -
 Vanniyan 64,000 Tamil 64,000 - - 500 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 3,200 Tamil 3,200 - - 20 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - - - -
Velan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 200 - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 18,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 400 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 400 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 400 - -
 Vellalan unspecified 140,000 Tamil 136,000 - - 3,700 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 200 - -
Veluthadanayar 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Vettuvan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 58,000 Telugu 58,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 7,700 Telugu 7,700 - - - - -
 Yenadi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
  Totals:  208 2,030,000   186 1,810,000 130,000 80 87,000 100 2,500
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