Number of People Groups

207

Unreached People Groups

175

Total Population

2,282,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

45.6 %

Hindu

50.4 %

Muslim

3.9 %

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 8,700 Tamil 8,600 - 80 20 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
 Adiyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 600 Telugu 500 - - 50 - -
Aiyanavar Christian 600 Telugu - - - 600 - -
 Alavan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Anglo Indian 500 English - - - 500 - -
Arasar 1,900 Malayalam 1,800 - - 80 - -
Arasar Christian 6,900 Malayalam - - - 6,900 - -
Arayan 4,500 Malayalam 4,500 - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 3,000 Tamil 2,900 - - - - 70
 Bania Komti 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - 50
Bania Mahajan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 100
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 37,000 Tamil - - - 37,000 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Boya 37,000 Telugu 37,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 7,300 Tamil 7,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 8,900 Tamil 8,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 8,200 Malayalam 8,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - 40
 Brahmin Velanadu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Chackaravar 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Tamil - - - 1,500 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - 30 - - -
Chavalakkaran 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
Chayakkaran 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 4,300 Malayalam - - - 4,300 - -
 Christian 12,000 Hindi - - - 12,000 - -
 Devendrakulathan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
Eravallan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Gavara 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Holaya Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Idayan 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
 Ilavan 104,000 Malayalam 103,000 - - 300 - -
Ilavan Christian 27,000 Tamil - - - 27,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Ilavathi 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Ilayathu 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kadaiyar 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 7,800 Tamil 7,500 - - 200 - -
Kallan unspecified 22,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 900 - -
Kanakkan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 4,000 Kanikkaran 3,700 - - 400 - -
 Kaniyan 800 Malayalam 700 - - 100 - -
 Kapu Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - 20 - -
Kavara 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Kavathi 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
Kavathi Christian 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
Kavuthiyan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Keralamuthali 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Keralamuthali Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kootan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kudumi 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,400 Kannada - - - - - 1,400
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 196,000 Malayalam - - - 196,000 - -
Malai Pandaram 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Malakuravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Malayarayar 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Mangala 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mappila 7,800 Malayalam - 7,800 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
 Maravan 2,700 Tamil 2,400 - - 300 - -
 Moghal 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Mudugar 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Munnur 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Mutali 1,000 Tamil 600 - - 400 - -
 Muthan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Muthuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mutrasi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 367,000 Tamil - - - 367,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 179,000 Tamil 179,000 - - - - -
 Nair 110,000 Malayalam 95,000 - - 15,000 - -
Navait 700 Konkani - 700 - - - -
 Navithan 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Tamil 5,200 - 70 - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Panan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Panikkan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 39,000 Tamil - - - 39,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - 100 200 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 16,000 Tamil - - - 16,000 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Malayalam 2,400 - 90 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Perumannan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 1,900 Malayalam 1,800 - 30 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Sali 6,400 Kannada 6,400 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Samban 1,300 Tamil 1,100 - - 200 - -
 Sayyid 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
Semman 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 6,300 Urdu - 6,300 - - - -
 Sinhalese 40 Sinhala - - 40 - - -
 Soligar Unknown Sholaga - - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 260,000 Malayalam - - - 260,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 71,000 Tamil - 71,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Urali 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Valan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Valluvan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 20,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 6,500 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Tamil 5,800 - 40 - - -
 Vanniyan 195,000 Tamil 176,000 - - 19,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 9,400 Tamil 8,500 - - 900 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Velan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 3,200 Tamil 2,800 - - 400 - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 12,000 Tamil 7,100 - - 5,200 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 21,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 2,600 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 2,700 Tamil 2,400 - - 400 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 2,600 Tamil 1,800 - - 800 - -
 Vellalan unspecified 45,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 9,700 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 2,600 Tamil 2,200 - - 400 - -
Veluthadanayar 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 6,500 Malayalam 6,500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 6,600 Malayalam 6,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 47,000 Telugu 47,000 - - 700 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  207 2,282,000   175 1,149,000 90,000 500 1,040,000 200 1,700
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