Number of People Groups

193

Unreached People Groups

170

Total Population

1,621,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.5 %

Hindu

90.9 %

Muslim

5.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 50,000 Tamil 50,000 - 40 70 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 90 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 1,100 Tamil 1,000 - - 30 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 100 - -
 Alavan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Anglo Indian 20 English - - - 20 - -
Anuppan 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Arasar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arasar Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - 20
 Bania Komti 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - 100
 Basor 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
Bathada 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Boya 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 2,600 Telugu 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Chackaravar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Christian 400 Hindi - - - 400 - -
 Devanga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gavara 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 7,900 Tamil 7,800 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 107,000 Malayalam 107,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
Ilavaniyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Ilavathi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Irular 20 Irula 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Kadaiyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - 300 - -
Kallan unspecified 68,000 Tamil 67,000 - - 500 - -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
Karimpalan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Kavara 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kudumban Unknown Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Kudumi 7,600 Tamil 7,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Malayalam 8,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Lingayat 3,100 Kannada - - - - - 3,100
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 80 Telugu - - - 80 - -
Mala Pulayan 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Malai Pandaram 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malakuravan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Mappila 500 Malayalam - 500 - - - -
 Maravan 183,000 Tamil 179,000 - - 3,600 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Moghal Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Munnur 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - - - - -
Mutali 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 3,900 Telugu 3,900 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 12,000 Tamil - - - 12,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 64,000 Malayalam 64,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Navithan 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Pagadai 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Paliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 3,600 Tamil - - - 36,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Tamil 100,000 - - 500 - -
Palleyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Panan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Panikkan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Panniandi Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 26,000 Tamil - - - 26,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 84,000 Tamil 84,000 - 20 100 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Pathiyan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Perumannan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Razu 6,400 Telugu 6,400 - - - - -
 Sali 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Samban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
Silpi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 66,000 Tamil - 66,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Telugu 3,600 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 3,900 Kannada 3,900 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 7,000 Kannada 7,000 - - - - -
Valan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Valluvan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Vaniyan 8,600 Tamil 8,200 - - 400 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 3,100 Tamil - - - 3,100 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - 30 - -
 Vanniyan 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - 30 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
Velan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 16,000 Tamil 15,000 - - 500 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 121,000 Tamil 119,000 - - 1,600 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Vettuvan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 73,000 Telugu 73,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 114,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  193 1,621,000   170 1,474,000 86,000 80 89,000 100 3,200
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