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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adiyan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.75 % 1
Ajila India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi India 150,000 166,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Arasar India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.57 % 1
Arasar Christian India 56,000 56,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Arayan Sri Lanka 900 197,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 196,000 197,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
Brahmin Muttad India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Nambudiri India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 143,000 143,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Brahmin Potti India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chakkan India 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chavalakkaran India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 1
Chavalakkaran Christian India 4,000 4,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chengazhi Nambiyar India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 370,000 370,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 455,000 455,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chingathanar India 600 600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cholanaickan India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Eluthassan India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gavara India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,711,000 5,784,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 114
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 8.11 % -
Jew, Cochin Israel 11,000 11,000 Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Kadan India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Kakkalan India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalandi India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalladi India 40,000 40,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallasari India 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallattu Kurup India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kanakkan India 252,000 252,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kaniyan India 97,000 97,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 2
Karimpalan India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kathikkaran India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Keralamuthali India 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Keralamuthali Christian India 3,100 3,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Kitaran India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kolayiri India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kollakar India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kollara Karnataka India 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Krishnanvak India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kundavadiga India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 421,000 425,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Kurukkal India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuruman Tacchan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuruman Vetta India 700 700 Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Lakshadweep India 61,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 1
Mala Vettuvan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,621,000 2,621,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 42.84 % -
Malai Pandaram India 3,800 3,800 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malayalar India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malayali New Zealand 6,200 1,401,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Malayali United Arab Emirates 322,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Bahrain 59,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 40.00 % 1.50 % -
 Malayali Myanmar (Burma) 23,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 34.00 % 7.00 % -
 Malayali Canada 19,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Sri Lanka 700 1,401,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
 Malayali Singapore 27,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Malayali Oman 72,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 1.00 % -
 Malayali Qatar 76,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali United States 84,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 0.40 % -
Malayan, caste Sri Lanka 1,500 35,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, caste India 33,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 18.42 % -
Malayekandi India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayekandi Vishavan India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 276,000 276,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Mappila Sri Lanka 11,000 8,653,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mappila India 8,642,000 8,653,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 173
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,000 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkari India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 153,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,600 2,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Musari India 3,900 3,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthan India 6,900 6,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nair India 6,610,000 6,614,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 132
Nair Anthur India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Padannan India 8,400 8,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pandaram India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panditattan India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 87,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
Pathiyan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pathynaickan India 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
 Pulayan India 1,044,000 1,049,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 124,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pulayan Wayanad India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shabi India 1,700 1,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Syrian Christian Sri Lanka 700 3,654,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,653,000 3,654,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Christian traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Thandan Palakkad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Thantapulayan India 5,100 5,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tiyattunni India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ulladan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
Valan India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Valanchian India 5,300 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vallan India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vallon India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vannan Wayanad India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Velakkithalanayan Sri Lanka 700 349,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Velakkithalanayan India 348,000 349,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 198,000 198,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vetan (Christian traditions) India 3,400 3,400 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vettuvan India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma Asari India 690,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Kollan India 189,000 189,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  128           102     611
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Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Andhra India 304,000 305,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 6
 Adi Dravida India 8,480,000 8,480,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 170
Adi Dravida Christian India 578,000 578,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 17,000 886,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 869,000 886,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 17
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,500 662,000 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 653,000 662,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 13
Agani India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Aiyanavar India 5,300 5,300 Hinduism 3.89 % 1
Aiyanavar Christian India 16,000 16,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Alavan India 7,500 7,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Ambattan India 177,000 177,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 4
Ambattan Christian India 4,200 4,200 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Amma Kodaga India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo India 133,000 151,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ao India 230,000 230,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 500 500 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
 Arunthathiyar India 1,011,000 1,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
Ayri India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,414,000 6,452,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 128
Baira India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,461,000 3,894,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 69
Bakad India 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 28,753,000 28,965,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 575
 Bania Agarwal India 4,903,000 4,942,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Bania Chetti India 733,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
Banna India 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Basor India 920,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 18
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,474,000 2,475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 49
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,868,000 1,879,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Bellara India 1,500 1,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhampta India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 2,200 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 38,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 600 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhil India 16,673,000 17,130,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 333
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,288,000 6,440,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 126
 Bhumij India 1,107,000 1,135,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Boya India 3,966,000 3,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 79
 Brahmin India 58,307,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1166
Brahmin Dravida India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 279,000 279,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,939,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Brahmin Iyer India 301,000 301,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Mahratta India 459,000 459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Mukkaniyar India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat India 562,000 570,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Byari (Beary) India 433,000 433,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Chackaravar India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Chackaravar Christian India 4,800 4,800 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 116,000 121,000 Christianity 99.96 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 850,000 877,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
Chayakkaran India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Christian India 1,203,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,884,000 2,892,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 480,000 480,000 Hinduism 2.41 % 10
 Devendrakulathan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,756,000 2,770,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 55
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,775,000 12,080,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 235
 Dhodia India 674,000 681,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 13
Dom India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dubla India 671,000 671,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 13
Eravallan India 7,700 7,700 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Faqir India 90,000 117,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gandla India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,538,000 1,538,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Garo India 1,084,000 1,211,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
Goanese India 558,000 645,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godagali India 3,500 3,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,074,000 14,080,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 281
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,000 9,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Halba India 720,000 720,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 14
 Hasalaru India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Holar India 161,000 161,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
Idayan India 70,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavan Christian India 116,000 126,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 222,000 222,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jew, South Asian India 6,000 6,900 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kadaiyan India 14,000 15,000 Hinduism 3.29 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 23,000 23,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikolan India 2,413,000 2,491,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 48
Kallan India 1,261,000 1,278,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 25
Kallan Tondaman India 452,000 452,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 9
Kamathi India 212,000 212,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Kammara India 119,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
 Kanikkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 1.53 % 1
Kattunayakan India 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavathi India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Kavathi Christian India 4,100 4,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Kochu Velan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kodava India 112,000 112,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kolha India 699,000 699,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,217,000 2,259,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 44
 Koli Mahadev India 1,656,000 1,671,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 2
 Konyak India 237,000 239,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Koracha, caste India 77,000 77,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Kori India 2,554,000 2,576,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Koyava India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 285,000 285,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,817,000 1,822,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,366,000 15,702,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,950,000 17,963,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 359
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 16,000 Christianity 95.74 % -
 Kuruba India 4,101,000 4,101,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 82
 Kuruman India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,346,000 3,346,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 67
 Lotha India 175,000 175,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 257,000 257,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Maha Malasar India 300 300 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
 Mahratta India 30,423,000 30,428,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 608
Maila India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Pulayan India 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malakkuravan India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malanaickan India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malay, Malaysian United Kingdom 35,000 16,968,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Malayali India 368,000 1,401,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
 Malayali, Malayalam Malaysia 344,000 1,401,000 Islam 23.00 % 12.00 % -
Malayan, tribe India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Mali India 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 0.91 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,762,000 9,909,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
Maniyani India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) India 700 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Maravan India 3,160,000 3,258,000 Hinduism 2.46 % 63
Mavilan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meena India 4,589,000 4,589,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 92
Mizo Lushai India 559,000 561,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Moghal India 1,729,000 3,040,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
 Mudugar India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 4.49 % 1
Mukkuvar Sri Lanka 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 18.51 % -
 Munda India 3,637,000 3,781,000 Hinduism 20.43 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mutali India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 2.87 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 8,900 1,266,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,257,000 1,266,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 2,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,957,000 2,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,681,000 11,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 234
 Naikda India 3,763,000 3,763,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 75
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,000 6,614,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalakeyava India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nalkadaya India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Narsanna India 600 600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nau Buddh India 192,000 192,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Navait India 56,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Navithan India 782,000 803,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Nayadi India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Oraon India 4,411,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
Pale India 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 455,000 462,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 46,000 2,481,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) India 2,435,000 2,481,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 49
Palleyan India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Palliyar India 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 7.76 % -
Pambada India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panan India 231,000 236,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Panchama India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panikkan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paniyan India 99,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
 Pannadi India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 780,000 796,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 101,000 2,276,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,175,000 2,276,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 43
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pardhi India 360,000 360,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,317,000 11,533,000 Islam 0.00 % 226
 Patelia India 118,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Puthirai Vannan India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,070,000 45,151,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 901
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 2,858,000 20,001,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 57
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 2,898,000 2,899,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Rajput Thakur India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sali India 1,020,000 1,023,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Samagara India 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Samban India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Santal India 7,532,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Sayyid India 7,745,000 16,885,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Sema India 243,000 243,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Semman India 4,900 6,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
 Shaikh India 84,587,000 232,851,000 Islam 0.00 % 1692
 Shaikh Qureshi India 7,979,000 8,752,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 160
Silpi India 202,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,674,000 7,761,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 153
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,154,000 4,279,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,532,000 19,027,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Thoti, caste India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 624,000 746,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,559,000 3,566,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Valluvan India 115,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vaniyan India 930,000 947,000 Hinduism 11.96 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 136,000 140,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 859,000 884,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 36,000 12,598,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,562,000 12,598,000 Hinduism 1.44 % 251
 Varli India 1,230,000 1,234,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
 Velama India 429,000 429,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
Vellalan Sri Lanka 30,000 2,556,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
Vellalan India 2,526,000 2,556,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 51
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Nanjanad India 197,000 197,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 4
Vetan (Hindu traditions) India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettakkaran India 5,300 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Sri Lanka 7,100 7,590,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Viswakarma India 7,583,000 7,590,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 152
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  233           192     10,887

Language Alternate Names
Alealum
Kasargod
Malayal
Malayalani
Malayali
Malean
Maliyad
Mallealle
Mapilla
Mopla
Moplah (Mapilla)

Dialects
Central Kerala
Kayavar
Malabar
Mapila
Moplah
Nagari-malayalam
Namboodiri
Nasrani
Nayar
North Kerala
Pulaya
South Kerala

Dialect Alternate Names
Malayalam: Moplah
Mapilla
Moplah

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1811-1968
New Testament 1829-1995
Complete Bible 1841-2004
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