People Cluster:  Tamil What is a People Cluster?

Population
71,384,000
1.1% estimated
Annual Growth Rate
People Groups (Across Countries)
150
People Groups
(by Country)
202
Unreached Groups (by Country)
110
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Population
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Unreached
by Country
% Unreached
Peoples
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Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
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Adaviar 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Adi Andhra Christian 27,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 99.3% 0.0% -
 Adi Dravida 8,702,000 1 1 100.0 % 8,702,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 174
Adi Dravida Christian 572,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Adiyan 17,000 1 1 100.0 % 17,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 1
 Agamudaiyan 896,000 2 1 50.0 % 879,000 98.1 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 18
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 1,600 1 1 100.0 % 1,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 677,000 2 1 50.0 % 669,000 98.8 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 13
Agamudaiyan Udayar 8,700 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 18.1% 0.0% -
Alavan 7,700 1 1 100.0 % 7,700 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 2,900 1 1 100.0 % 2,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.3% 0.0% 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 11,000 1 1 100.0 % 11,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 1
Ambattan 15,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 14.5% 0.0% -
Ambattan 185,000 1 1 100.0 % 185,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 2.4% 0.0% 4
 Arwa Mala 96,000 1 1 100.0 % 96,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 41,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 2 2 100.0 % 14,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Brahmin Indian Tamil 30,000 1 1 100.0 % 30,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 1
Chackaravar 39,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.6% 0.0% -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 124,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 899,000 2 2 100.0 % 899,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 18
Chayakkaran 42,000 1 1 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Christian 1,269,000 5 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Devendrakulathan 89,000 1 1 100.0 % 89,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Eravallan 7,900 1 1 100.0 % 7,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 1
Gowdali 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Hill Pulayan 103,000 1 1 100.0 % 103,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 2
Idayan 80,000 2 1 50.0 % 71,000 88.8 %    Hinduism 1.4% 0.0% 1
Indian Tamil 9,500 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 36.2% 0.0% -
 Irular 228,000 1 1 100.0 % 228,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 5
Kadaiyan 15,000 2 1 50.0 % 14,000 94.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 1
 Kadan 4,300 1 1 100.0 % 4,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 1
 Kaikolan 2,532,000 2 1 50.0 % 2,455,000 97.0 %    Hinduism 0.6% 0.0% 49
Kallan 1,305,000 2 1 50.0 % 1,288,000 98.7 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 26
Karaiyar 190,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.8% 0.0% -
Karumpuram 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kattunayakan 68,000 1 1 100.0 % 68,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 1
Kavara 74,000 1 1 100.0 % 74,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kavathi 25,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 16.6% 0.0% -
Kepmaris 1,000 1 1 100.0 % 1,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kochu Velan 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Koliyan 8,800 1 1 100.0 % 8,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.2% 0.0% 1
 Koracha, caste 79,000 1 1 100.0 % 79,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 2
Kota 800 1 1 100.0 % 800 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.8% 0.0% 1
Koviar 205,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 17.0% 0.0% -
Koviyar 1,100 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.8% 0.0% -
Kuda Korava 1,800 1 1 100.0 % 1,800 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Kudumban 32,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 6.3% 0.0% -
Kunnavan 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 16,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 95.8% 0.0% -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 437,000 2 2 100.0 % 437,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 10
Madappalli 800 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 12.4% 0.0% -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 263,000 1 1 100.0 % 263,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 5
Maha Malasar 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Hinduism 3.2% 0.0% 1
Malai Pandaram 4,000 1 1 100.0 % 4,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.5% 0.0% 1
Malai Vellala 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Malasar 9,900 1 1 100.0 % 9,900 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 1
Maniyattikkaran 5,000 1 1 100.0 % 5,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mannan, tribal 10,000 1 1 100.0 % 10,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 1
Marakkalage 8,500 1 1 100.0 % 8,500 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 5,100 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 9,000 1 1 100.0 % 9,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 800 1 1 100.0 % 800 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
Marakkan Kayalam 300 1 1 100.0 % 300 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Maravan 3,286,000 2 1 50.0 % 3,189,000 97.0 %    Hinduism 2.8% 0.0% 64
Maravar 84,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 16.5% 0.0% -
Melakkaran 100 1 1 100.0 % 100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Mukkuvar 41,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 18.5% 0.0% -
Mutali 42,000 1 1 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 2.9% 0.0% 1
 Muthuvan 25,000 1 1 100.0 % 25,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.3% 0.0% 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,294,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 3,040,000 2 2 100.0 % 3,040,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 61
Nalavar 43,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.4% 0.0% -
Nanjil Mudali 600 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 14.3% 0.0% -
 Navithan 820,000 2 1 50.0 % 799,000 97.4 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 16
Oochan 1,000 1 1 100.0 % 1,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Osta (Nasuva) 7,900 1 1 100.0 % 7,900 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Paliyan 10,000 1 1 100.0 % 10,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Palla 31,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.9% 0.0% -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 474,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 2,547,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,547,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 51
Pallar 67,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 16.0% 0.0% -
Palliwilli 2,200 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.1% 0.0% -
Palliyan 6,300 1 1 100.0 % 6,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.0% 0.0% 1
Palliyar 6,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 7.8% 0.0% -
 Panan 242,000 2 1 50.0 % 237,000 98.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 5
Pandaram 29,000 1 1 100.0 % 29,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Panditattan 11,000 1 1 100.0 % 11,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Panisavan 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Panna 32,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 16.4% 0.0% -
 Pannadi 7,300 1 1 100.0 % 7,300 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 815,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 2,332,000 2 2 100.0 % 2,332,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 47
Paraiyar 68,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.0% 0.0% -
Parala 500 1 1 100.0 % 500 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Paravan (Christian traditions) 38,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
Pondicherry Catholic 44,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
Primanar 70,000 1 1 100.0 % 70,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 3.1% 0.0% 1
 Puthirai Vannan 30,000 1 1 100.0 % 30,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4% 0.0% 1
Sahari 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Sali Pattariyan 3,400 1 1 100.0 % 3,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Samban 22,000 2 1 50.0 % 21,000 93.8 %    Hinduism 1.4% 0.0% 1
Sayankulam 1,100 1 1 100.0 % 1,100 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Semman 6,200 2 1 50.0 % 5,100 82.3 %    Hinduism 1.7% 0.0% 1
Siviyar 500 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 16.0% 0.0% -
 Sri Lanka Moor 664,000 1 1 100.0 % 664,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 13
Sri Lankan Tamil 9,100 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 37.7% 0.0% -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) 51,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 89.3% 1.6% -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) 2,742,000 17 2 11.8 % 130,000 4.7 %    Hinduism 7.4% 3.4% 3
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 4,333,000 2 2 100.0 % 4,333,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0% 0.0% 86
 Tamil, Jaffna 32,000 1 1 100.0 % 32,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Tattar 5,700 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 12.1% 0.0% -
Thacher 3,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 9.8% 0.0% -
Thanakavar 2,400 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 9.5% 0.0% -
Thimilar 20,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.4% 0.0% -
 Tholuva Naicker 900 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 53.9% 0.0% -
Thurumber 900 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 14.0% 0.0% -
Tiruvalluvar 1,600 1 1 100.0 % 1,600 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Toda 2,300 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 11.1% 0.0% -
 Valluvan 121,000 2 1 50.0 % 118,000 97.6 %    Hinduism 0.2% 0.0% 2
Vaniyan 963,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 12.1% 0.0% -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 144,000 2 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 904,000 2 2 100.0 % 904,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 19
Vannar 16,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 14.5% 0.0% -
 Vanniyan 12,760,000 2 1 50.0 % 12,725,000 99.7 %    Hinduism 1.5% 0.0% 254
Vanniyan Agnikula 592,000 1 1 100.0 % 592,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.3% 0.0% 12
Vanniyan Kalingi 36,000 1 1 100.0 % 36,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.4% 0.0% 1
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 94,000 1 1 100.0 % 94,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 2
Vanniyan Kotton 16,000 1 1 100.0 % 16,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Vanniyan Thigala 47,000 1 1 100.0 % 47,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.0% 0.0% 1
Vanniyar 98,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 15.5% 0.0% -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 5,100 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Christianity 100.0% 0.0% -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 9,400 1 1 100.0 % 9,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Vellalan 2,612,000 2 1 50.0 % 2,583,000 98.9 %    Hinduism 3.2% 0.0% 52
Vellalan Isai 142,000 1 1 100.0 % 142,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.7% 0.0% 3
Vellalan Kongu 21,000 1 1 100.0 % 21,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 1
Vellalan Mudaliar 42,000 1 1 100.0 % 42,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 1
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 200,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 7.8% 0.0% -
Vellalan Nanjanad 199,000 1 1 100.0 % 199,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.1% 0.0% 4
Vellalan Pattanavan 9,400 1 1 100.0 % 9,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Vellalan Sozhia 149,000 1 1 100.0 % 149,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 1.1% 0.0% 3
Vellalan Tondamandalam 212,000 1 1 100.0 % 212,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 4
Vellalan Virakodi 119,000 1 1 100.0 % 119,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8% 0.0% 2
Vellalar 1,141,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 14.8% 0.0% -
Vettakkaran 5,400 1 1 100.0 % 5,400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Vettar 3,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %    Hinduism 8.9% 0.0% -
Vettiyan 400 1 1 100.0 % 400 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Vettuvan Gounder 1,200 1 1 100.0 % 1,200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
 Viswakarma 7,768,000 2 2 100.0 % 7,768,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.1% 0.0% 156
Yatagiri 200 1 1 100.0 % 200 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0% 0.0% 1
Totals: 150 Peoples (across countries) 71,384,000 202 110 54.5 % 60,167,000 84.3 %    Hinduism 8.5% 0.1% 1,255 
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