Country: India

State:  Pondicherry

District:  Pondicherry



Number of People Groups

152

Unreached People Groups

132

Total Population

963,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.8 %

Hindu

91.2 %

Muslim

2.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 127,000 Tamil 127,000 - - 200 - -
Adi Karnataka 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 100 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 30 Kurichiya 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Anglo 20 English - - - 20 - -
Arandan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 5,900 Telugu 5,900 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bandi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bania 10,000 Hindi 9,300 - - - - 1,000
 Bania, Agarwal 1,700 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 300
 Bania, Chetti 2,100 Tamil 1,900 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gahoi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bania, Trivarnika Vaisya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Bazigar, Hindu 2,700 Telugu 2,700 - - - - -
 Bedar, Hindu 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Boya 7,500 Telugu 7,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Brahmin, Iyer 6,100 Tamil 6,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sholiar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vadama 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - 60 - -
 Christian unspecified 3,000 Assamese - - - 3,000 - -
 Dhangar 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Domm 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Dudekula 80 Telugu - 80 - - - -
Gandla 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 100 Vaagri Booli 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Ilavan 600 Malayalam 600 - - 20 - -
Indo-French 100 French 40 - - 40 - 50
Indo-Vietnamese 400 Lao - - 20 40 - 400
 Irular 3,700 Irula 3,700 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 60 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jogi, Hindu 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Kadan 30 Kadar 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 31,000 Tamil 31,000 - - 200 - -
 Kalal, Hindu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kallan 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
Kattunayakan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Koli 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Koracha, Caste 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kudumban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Kudumi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuravan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kuruba 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Kuruman 30 Kurumba, Betta 30 - - - - -
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Madiga Christian 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mahar, Hindu 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mala 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mala Christian 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
Mala Kuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Mala Sale 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malai Vedan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Malayali 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
Malayekandi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mangala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 70 Malayalam - 70 - - - -
Marakkan, Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Marakkan, Hindu 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Marakkan, Muslim 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
 Maravan 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan, Hindu 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Nadar 6,200 Tamil 4,300 - - 1,900 - -
 Nair 6,600 Malayalam 6,600 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Navithan 5,600 Tamil 5,600 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Pallar 600 Tamil 600 - - 70 - -
Palliyan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pambada 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Panchama 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Pandaram 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya 20 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan 7,300 Tamil 3,800 - - 3,600 - -
Paravan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Patnulkaran 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pondicherry Catholic 44,000 Tamil - - - 44,000 - -
Pulayan, Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Pulayan, Hindu 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Rajbansi 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Razu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Samban 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Sayyid 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Semman 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Shaikh 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
 Tamil Muslim 20,000 Tamil - 20,000 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Thandan 40 Malayalam 20 - - 20 - -
Thoti, Caste 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vaddar, Hindu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Valluvan 3,600 Tamil 3,600 - - - - -
Vaniyan 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - 60 - -
Vannan 9,000 Tamil 7,900 - - 1,100 - -
 Vanniyan 476,000 Tamil 475,000 - - 300 - -
Velakkithalanayan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vellalan 14,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 700 - -
Vetan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Vettiyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  152 963,000   132 879,000 25,000 60 56,000 100 2,100


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