Language:  Malayalam Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

35,855,000

People Group's Primary Language

118

Scripture Status

Complete Bible

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Malai Vedan India 16,000 Hinduism 1.74 %
Malayalar India 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 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 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 %
 Malayali United States 84,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 0.40 %
 Malayali, Malayalam Malaysia 172,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 1.50 %
Malayan, tribe India 40,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malayarayar India 4,100 Hinduism 27.44 %
Malayekandi India 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malayekandi Vishavan India 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mannan, caste India 136,000 Hinduism 0.10 %
Mannan, tribe India 9,500 Hinduism 0.86 %
 Mappila Sri Lanka 4,800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mappila India 9,149,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,000 Christianity 100.00 %
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mukkari India 1,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 Christianity 100.00 %
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  118     96        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Malayalam as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Malayalam as a secondary language.

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
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1811-1968
New Testament 1829-1995
Complete Bible 1841-2004
 
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Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Malayalam
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
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General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
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