Language:  Malayalam Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

34,750,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

129

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
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 151,000 167,000 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 900 199,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 198,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
Brahmin Muttad India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 144,000 144,000 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 374,000 374,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 460,000 460,000 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 5,768,000 5,841,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 115
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 52,000 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 35,000 35,000 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 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalandi India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalladi India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallasari India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallattu Kurup India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kanakkan India 254,000 254,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kaniyan India 98,000 98,000 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 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Keralamuthali Christian India 3,200 3,200 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 8,900 8,900 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 426,000 430,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 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 2,647,000 2,647,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 42.84 % -
Malai Pandaram India 3,900 3,900 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malayalar India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malayali Maldives 900 1,419,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Malayali United Arab Emirates 326,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Bahrain 61,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 40.00 % 1.50 % -
 Malayali Myanmar (Burma) 23,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 34.00 % 7.00 % -
 Malayali Canada 19,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Sri Lanka 700 1,419,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
 Malayali New Zealand 6,200 1,419,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Malayali Singapore 27,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Malayali Oman 73,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 1.00 % -
 Malayali Qatar 77,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali United States 85,000 1,419,000 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 279,000 279,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 9,900 9,900 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Mappila Sri Lanka 11,000 8,739,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mappila India 8,728,000 8,739,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 175
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,000 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,800 8,800 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 153,000 154,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Musari India 3,900 3,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nair India 6,675,000 6,679,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
Nair Anthur India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Padannan India 8,500 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,600 6,600 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 88,000 90,000 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 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
 Pulayan India 1,055,000 1,060,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
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 3,690,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,689,000 3,690,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Christian traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 231,000 231,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Thandan Palakkad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Thantapulayan India 5,200 5,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tiyattunni India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ulladan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
Valan India 88,000 88,000 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 700 352,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Velakkithalanayan India 351,000 352,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vetan (Christian traditions) India 3,500 3,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vettuvan India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma Asari India 697,000 697,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 202,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  129           103     619
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Andhra India 307,000 308,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 6
 Adi Dravida India 8,564,000 8,564,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 171
Adi Dravida Christian India 584,000 584,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 18,000 896,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 878,000 896,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 18
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,500 668,000 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 659,000 668,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 13
Agani India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Aiyanavar India 5,400 5,400 Hinduism 3.89 % 1
Aiyanavar Christian India 17,000 17,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Alavan India 7,600 7,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Ambattan India 179,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 4
Ambattan Christian India 4,300 4,300 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Amma Kodaga India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Anglo India 134,000 152,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ao India 232,000 232,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 500 500 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
 Arunthathiyar India 1,021,000 1,021,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
Ayri India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,477,000 6,515,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
Baira India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,495,000 3,934,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
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 29,039,000 29,254,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 581
 Bania Agarwal India 4,952,000 4,993,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 99
 Bania Chetti India 740,000 746,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
Banna India 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Basor India 929,000 929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,499,000 2,500,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,887,000 1,899,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bellara India 1,500 1,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhampta India 44,000 44,000 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 16,839,000 17,305,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 337
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,351,000 6,506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhumij India 1,118,000 1,147,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Boya India 4,006,000 4,022,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Brahmin India 58,887,000 62,809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1178
Brahmin Dravida India 124,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 282,000 282,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,969,000 3,000,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Brahmin Iyer India 304,000 304,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Mahratta India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Mukkaniyar India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat India 568,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Byari (Beary) India 437,000 437,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Chackaravar India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Chackaravar Christian India 4,900 4,900 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 117,000 122,000 Christianity 99.96 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 858,000 885,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
Chayakkaran India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Christian India 1,215,000 1,532,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,913,000 2,921,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 485,000 485,000 Hinduism 2.41 % 10
 Devendrakulathan India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,784,000 2,798,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,892,000 12,202,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dhodia India 680,000 687,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
Dom (Dombara) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dubla India 677,000 677,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
Eravallan India 7,700 7,700 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Faqir India 91,000 118,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,553,000 1,553,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Garo India 1,095,000 1,223,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
Goanese India 564,000 654,000 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 14,214,000 14,220,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 284
 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 728,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 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 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Holar India 163,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavan Christian India 117,000 128,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 224,000 224,000 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 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikolan India 2,436,000 2,514,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 49
Kallan India 1,273,000 1,290,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 25
Kallan Tondaman India 456,000 456,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 9
Kamathi India 214,000 214,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 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 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavathi India 21,000 21,000 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 113,000 113,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kolha India 706,000 706,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,239,000 2,282,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 45
 Koli Mahadev India 1,673,000 1,688,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 2
 Konyak India 239,000 241,000 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 2,579,000 2,602,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Koyava India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 288,000 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,835,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,519,000 15,859,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 310
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,128,000 18,141,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 363
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 16,000 Christianity 95.74 % -
 Kuruba India 4,142,000 4,142,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,380,000 3,380,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Lotha India 177,000 177,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 259,000 259,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Maha Malasar India 300 300 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
 Mahratta India 30,726,000 30,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 615
Maila India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Pulayan India 71,000 71,000 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 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malay, Malaysian United Kingdom 36,000 17,309,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Malayali India 372,000 1,419,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
 Malayali, Malayalam Malaysia 348,000 1,419,000 Islam 23.00 % 12.00 % -
Malayan, tribe India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Mali India 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.91 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,859,000 10,007,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 197
Maniyani India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) India 700 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Maravan India 3,191,000 3,290,000 Hinduism 2.46 % 64
Mavilan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Meena India 4,635,000 4,635,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mizo Lushai India 564,000 566,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Moghal India 1,747,000 3,084,000 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 3,673,000 3,818,000 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 1,278,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,269,000 1,278,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 3,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,986,000 3,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,797,000 11,952,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Naikda India 3,801,000 3,801,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,000 6,679,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 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 194,000 194,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Navait India 56,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Navithan India 789,000 810,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Nayadi India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Oraon India 4,454,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 460,000 467,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 46,000 2,505,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) India 2,459,000 2,505,000 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 233,000 238,000 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 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
 Pannadi India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 788,000 804,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 101,000 2,297,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,196,000 2,297,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pardhi India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,429,000 11,647,000 Islam 0.00 % 229
 Patelia India 119,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Puthirai Vannan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,518,000 45,600,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 910
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 2,887,000 20,372,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 2,926,000 2,927,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Rajput Thakur India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sali India 1,030,000 1,033,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Samagara India 90,000 90,000 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 7,607,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Sayyid India 7,822,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
 Sema India 245,000 245,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Semman India 4,900 6,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
 Shaikh India 85,428,000 235,324,000 Islam 0.00 % 1709
 Shaikh Qureshi India 8,058,000 8,848,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 161
Silpi India 204,000 207,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,750,000 7,839,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,185,000 4,315,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,717,000 19,219,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Thoti, caste India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 631,000 755,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,594,000 3,601,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Valluvan India 116,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vaniyan India 939,000 956,000 Hinduism 11.96 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 138,000 142,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 868,000 893,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 36,000 12,723,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,687,000 12,723,000 Hinduism 1.44 % 254
 Varli India 1,242,000 1,246,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
 Velama India 433,000 433,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
Vellalan Sri Lanka 30,000 2,581,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
Vellalan India 2,551,000 2,581,000 Hinduism 3.12 % 51
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Nanjanad India 199,000 199,000 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 7,200 7,665,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Viswakarma India 7,658,000 7,665,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  233           192     11,003

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 1841-2016