Number of People Groups

244

Unreached People Groups

212

Total Population

1,596,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.7 %

Hindu

78.0 %

Muslim

14.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - 50 30 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,800 Tamil - - - 1,800 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 7,000 Tamil 7,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 1,200 Tamil 600 - - 500 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 9,200 Tamil 8,000 - - 1,200 - -
Aiyanavar 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Aiyanavar Christian 1,300 Telugu - - - 1,300 - -
 Alavan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 60 Tamil - - - 60 - -
Anglo Indian 50 English - - - 50 - -
Anuppan Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Arasar 1,200 Malayalam 1,100 - - 50 - -
Arasar Christian 4,300 Malayalam - - - 4,300 - -
Arayan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Bakuda Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - 20
 Banijiga 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Bohra 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Boya 72,000 Telugu 72,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 6,600 Tamil 6,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,000 Tamil 4,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 5,100 Malayalam 5,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Chackaravar 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Chayakkaran 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Christian 700 Hindi - - - 700 - -
 Devanga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Divehi Unknown Maldivian - - - - - -
 Gamit 50 Gamit 50 - - - - -
 Gandla 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Gangakula 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
Idayan 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 62,000 Malayalam 62,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Ilavaniyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Ilavathi 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Ilayathu 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Irular 50 Irula 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kadaiyar 10,000 Tamil 9,900 - - 500 - -
 Kadan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kaikolan 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Telugu 6,200 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 21,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 500 - -
Kallan unspecified 47,000 Tamil 47,000 - - 400 - -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 10,000 Telugu 10,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Kavara 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kavathi 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
Keralamuthali 900 Malayalam 900 - - 20 - -
Keralamuthali Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Koliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koshti 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 20 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Kudumi 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 6,400 Kannada - - - - - 6,400
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malai Pandaram 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Malakuravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Malayekandi 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Mangala 5,000 Telugu 5,000 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 2,600 Malayalam 2,600 - - - - -
 Mappila 400 Malayalam - 400 - - - -
 Maravan 141,000 Tamil 138,000 - - 3,100 - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 1,400 Malayalam - - - 1,400 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Malayalam 5,800 - - - - -
 Munnur 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Mutali 400 Tamil 400 - - 50 - -
 Muthan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mutrasi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 31,000 Tamil - - - 31,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Tamil 66,000 - - - - -
 Nair 56,000 Malayalam 56,000 - - - - -
Navait 800 Konkani - 800 - - - -
 Navithan 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
Pagadai 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Paliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 39,000 Tamil - - - 39,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 178,000 Tamil 178,000 - 20 200 - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Panan 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Pandaram 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Panikkan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 13,000 Tamil - - - 13,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 70 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Pathiyan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Perumannan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 1,800 Tamil 1,700 - - 20 - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
 Razu 5,300 Telugu 5,300 - - - - -
 Sali 3,700 Kannada 3,700 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Samanthan Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Samban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
Semman 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 60,000 Urdu - 60,000 - - - -
Silpi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - 30 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 126,000 Tamil - 126,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Telugu 4,700 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 6,000 Kannada 6,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 7,100 Tamil 6,800 - - 300 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 3,400 Tamil - - - 3,400 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 3,000 Tamil 2,900 - - 20 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Varli 40 Varli 40 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 8,100 Malayalam 8,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 900 Tamil 700 - - 200 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 200 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Tamil 6,100 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 54,000 Telugu 54,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 82,000 Hindi 82,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yerukula 200 Yerukula 200 - - - - -
  Totals:  244 1,596,000   212 1,245,000 237,000 100 107,000 100 6,400
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