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Estimated Global Speakers

35,158,000

People Group's Primary Language

121

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Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Indigenous
 Adiyan India 16,000 Hinduism 1.45 % 1
Aiyanavar India 24,000 Christianity 78.67 % -
Ajila India 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi India 150,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 2
Arasar India 73,000 Christianity 77.60 % -
Arayan Sri Lanka 1,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 198,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 3
Ayyanavar India 21,000 Hinduism 3.17 % 1
Bharathar Sri Lanka 1,800 Christianity 82.23 % -
Brahmin Muttad India 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Chakkan India 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chavalakkaran India 25,000 Hinduism 15.84 % -
 Chengazhi Nambiyar India 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 449,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 460,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chingathanar India 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Eluthassan India 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gavara India 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Idayan India 68,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavan India 5,857,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 117
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jew, Cochin Israel 11,000 Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
Kadan Wayanad India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kakkalan India 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalandi India 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalladi India 43,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallasari India 9,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallattu Kurup India 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kanakkan India 254,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
Kaniyan India 98,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 1
Karimpalan India 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kathikkaran India 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Keralamuthali India 9,100 Hinduism 34.79 % -
Kitaran India 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kolayiri India 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kollakar India 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kollara Karnataka India 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Krishnanvak India 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kundavadiga India 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kuravan India 485,000 Hinduism 3.92 % 9
Kurukkal India 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,655,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 40,000 Hinduism 46.91 % -
Malai Vedan India 16,000 Hinduism 1.74 % 1
Malayalar India 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malayali United Arab Emirates 310,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Bahrain 51,000 Hinduism 40.00 % 1.50 % -
 Malayali Myanmar (Burma) 23,000 Hinduism 34.00 % 7.00 % -
 Malayali Canada 18,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Sri Lanka 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malayali Oman 69,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 1.00 % -
 Malayali New Zealand 6,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Malayali Qatar 63,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Singapore 29,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Malayali United States 84,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 0.40 % -
 Malayali, Malayalam Malaysia 172,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 1.50 % -
Malayan, tribal Sri Lanka 1,600 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, tribal India 40,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 4,300 Hinduism 27.44 % -
Malayekandi India 2,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayekandi Vishavan India 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 136,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
Mannan, tribal India 9,600 Hinduism 0.86 % 1
 Mappila Sri Lanka 11,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mappila India 9,164,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 183
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkari India 1,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Musari India 3,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 27,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 1
 Nair India 6,656,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 133
Nair Anthur India 128,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Navait India 56,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Padannan India 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pandaram India 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panditattan India 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan India 128,000 Hinduism 29.34 % -
Pathiyan India 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pathynaickan India 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
Pulayan India 1,416,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
Pulayan Thanda India 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pulayan Wayanad India 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Shabi India 1,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Syrian Christian Sri Lanka 700 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,709,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan India 252,000 Hinduism 4.65 % 5
Thandan Palakkad India 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Thantapulayan India 5,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tiyattunni India 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ulladan India 21,000 Hinduism 3.10 % 1
 Urali India 72,000 Hinduism 2.77 % 1
Valan India 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valanchian India 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vallan India 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vannan Wayanad India 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Velakkithalanayan Sri Lanka 700 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Velakkithalanayan India 350,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Velan India 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Veluthadanayar India 199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Vetan India 72,000 Hinduism 4.86 % 1
Vettuvan India 182,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Viswakarma Asari India 698,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 13
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan India 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kollan India 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Viswakarma Thattan India 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  121     95       609  


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

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

Dialect Alternate Names
Malayalam: Moplah
Moplah
 
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New Testament 1829-1995
Complete Bible 1841-2004
 
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