Number of People Groups

248

Unreached People Groups

215

Total Population

2,057,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

14.6 %

Hindu

76.1 %

Muslim

9.1 %

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 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 46,000 Tamil 45,000 - 50 200 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 15,000 Tamil - - - 15,000 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 500 Telugu 400 - - 50 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 2,700 Telugu - - - 2,700 - -
 Alavan 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
Anuppan 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Arasar 1,300 Malayalam 1,200 - - 70 - -
Arasar Christian 9,200 Malayalam - - - 9,200 - -
Arayan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baira 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 20
 Bania Chetti 3,000 Tamil 2,900 - - - - 90
 Bania Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 6,500 Hindi 6,400 - - - - 100
 Banijiga 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bohra 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Boya 61,000 Telugu 61,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Brahmin Dravida 4,900 Tamil 4,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 6,000 Tamil 6,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 3,300 Malayalam 3,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 7,900 Tamil 7,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - 30 - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Burmese 20 Burmese - - 20 - - -
Chackaravar 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,100 Tamil - - - 1,100 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Tamil 9,400 - 30 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Chayakkaran 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 40,000 Malayalam - - - 40,000 - -
 Christian 8,600 Hindi - - - 8,600 - -
 Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 5,600 Tamil 5,600 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Divehi 50 Maldivian - 50 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Gangakula 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - - - - -
 Ilavan 122,000 Malayalam 122,000 - - 30 - -
Ilavan Christian 2,600 Tamil - - - 2,600 - -
Ilavaniyan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Ilavathi 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Ilayathu Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jenu Kuruba 400 Kurumba, Jennu 400 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 30,000 Tamil 30,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 41,000 Tamil 41,000 - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 300 Kanikkaran 300 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 500 Malayalam 400 - - 200 - -
 Kapu Reddi 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 300 - - 100 - -
 Kattunayakan 3,800 Tamil 3,600 - - 100 - -
Kavara 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Kavathi 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
Keralamuthali 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Keralamuthali Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Koliyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Koshti 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kudumi 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kuruba 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kuruman 20 Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,700 Kannada - - - - - 1,700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 70 Telugu - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 2,900 Malayalam - - - 2,900 - -
Malai Pandaram Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Mangala 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Mappila 400 Malayalam - 400 - - - -
 Maravan 248,000 Tamil 231,000 - - 17,000 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Memon 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Munnur 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Mutali 500 Tamil 400 - - 100 - -
 Muthan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 97,000 Tamil - - - 97,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 87,000 Tamil 87,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Nair 98,000 Malayalam 98,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
Padannan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Pagadai 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Paliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 39,000 Tamil - - - 39,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 190,000 Tamil 189,000 - 100 400 - -
Palleyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyan 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
Palliyar 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Panan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Pandaram 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Panikkan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pannadi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 52,000 Tamil - - - 52,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Tamil 60,000 - 40 300 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pathiyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Perumannan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Razu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Sali 4,600 Kannada 4,600 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Samanthan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
Semman 400 Tamil 400 - - 20 - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 40,000 Urdu - 40,000 - - - -
Silpi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 40 Sinhala - - 40 - - -
 Soligar 100 Sholaga 100 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 3,200 Malayalam - - - 3,200 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 127,000 Tamil - 127,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Ulladan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Valan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Valluvan 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Vaniyan 29,000 Tamil 27,000 - - 1,900 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 6,100 Tamil 5,700 - - 400 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 300 Tamil 300 - - 20 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 8,400 Malayalam 8,400 - - - - -
Velan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 28,000 Tamil 27,000 - - 1,000 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 2,500 Malayalam 2,500 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 2,500 Malayalam 2,500 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 7,700 Malayalam 7,700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 75,000 Telugu 75,000 - - 200 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 107,000 Hindi 107,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Yerava Unknown Ravula - - - - - -
 Yerukula Unknown Yerukula - - - - - -
  Totals:  248 2,057,000   215 1,566,000 187,000 300 300,000 200 2,000
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