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Estimated Global Speakers

1,834,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

15

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Chaliyan India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 152,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Galada Konkani India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gatti India 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hanabar India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Hasalaru India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Maila India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Mavilan India 35,000 35,000 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
Sudri India 1,100 1,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
  Totals:  15           14     18
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Dravida India 8,564,000 8,564,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 171
Adi Dravida Christian India 584,000 584,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,959,000 2,959,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
Adi Karnataka Christian India 155,000 155,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adiyan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.75 % 1
Ajila India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 151,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Ambattan India 179,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 4
 Ansari India 10,567,000 16,580,000 Islam 0.00 % 211
Arayan India 198,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Baira India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakad India 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,721,000 1,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
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
 Bania Porwal India 324,000 326,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Banijiga India 727,000 727,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 15
 Basor India 929,000 929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bavcha India 4,600 4,600 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 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
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 635,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 38,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
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
 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 Christian India 4,800 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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 Havik India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,186,000 4,199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 84
Brahmin Mahratta India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Byari (Beary) India 437,000 437,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chalvadi India 226,000 226,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
Chaptegar India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,700 4,700 Hinduism 3.61 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 374,000 374,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cherumar Christian India 460,000 460,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 485,000 485,000 Hinduism 2.41 % 10
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,892,000 12,202,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 965,000 2,217,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Dom (Dombara) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 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
Goanese India 564,000 654,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,214,000 14,220,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 284
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,000 9,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwakki Wakkal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 3
Harkantra India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hasla India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Holar India 163,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 809,000 809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,768,000 5,841,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 115
Ilavan Christian India 117,000 128,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 224,000 224,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,169,000 3,768,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 335,000 335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,917,000 3,919,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,764,000 1,764,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavara India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kichagara India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kokna India 1,081,000 1,081,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 447,000 447,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,673,000 1,688,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Korama India 218,000 218,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,579,000 2,602,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Kudiya India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumi India 288,000 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 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
Kunchatiga India 375,000 375,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 426,000 430,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kuruba India 4,142,000 4,142,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Lingayat India 3,380,000 3,380,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,379,000 9,673,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000 7,753,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 155
 Mahratta India 30,726,000 30,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 615
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,639,000 7,656,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 153
 Malabar Catholic India 2,647,000 2,647,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malasar India 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malayekandi India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,859,000 10,007,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 197
 Mannan, caste India 279,000 279,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 8,728,000 8,739,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 175
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.35 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Moger India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Moger Moyon India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 154,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,269,000 1,278,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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 India 6,675,000 6,679,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Pambada India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan India 1,355,000 1,359,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 788,000 804,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 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
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
 Sali India 1,030,000 1,033,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Samagara India 90,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,822,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
 Shaikh India 85,428,000 235,324,000 Islam 0.00 % 1709
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Silpi India 204,000 207,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Somvanshi India 494,000 494,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,750,000 7,839,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Syrian Christian India 3,689,000 3,690,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,717,000 19,219,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,695,000 4,598,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) India 1,200 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,594,000 3,601,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Vakkaliga India 6,395,000 6,395,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 128
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 138,000 142,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 868,000 893,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
 Vanniyan India 12,687,000 12,723,000 Hinduism 1.44 % 254
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
Vettuvan India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma India 7,658,000 7,665,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
 Viswakarma Asari India 697,000 697,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
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
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,585,000 59,829,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1172
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  167           150     12,515

Language Alternate Names
Bantwal
Belthangadi
Brahmin Tulu
Common Tulu
Kasaragod
Kerala
Mangalore
Manjeswara
Northeast Tulu (Belthangadi)
Northwest Tulu (Mangalore)
Puttur
South Central Tulu (Bantwal)
Southeast Tulu (Sullia Subrahmanya)
Southwest Tulu (Kasaragod)
Sullia Subrahmanya
Tal
Tallu
Thalu
Thulu
Tilu
Tullu
Tuluva Bhasa
Udipi

Dialects
Bellari
Kasergod
Myacherver
Northeast Tulu
Northwest Tulu
South Central Tulu
Southeast Tulu
Southwest Tulu

Dialect Alternate Names
Tulu: Kasergod

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1842-1912
New Testament 1847-2010
Complete Bible None Reported

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