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1,757,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

16

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Chaliyan India 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 148,000 148,000 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 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Maila India 2,700 2,700 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 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nalkadaya India 2,900 2,900 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 % -
 Tulu India Unknown Unknown Hinduism 25.00 % -
  Totals:  16         14       18
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Dravida India 8,608,000 8,608,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 172
Adi Dravida Christian India 566,000 566,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,974,000 2,974,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 59
Adi Karnataka Christian India 263,000 263,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adiyan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.75 % 1
Ajila India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 152,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Ambattan India 183,000 183,000 Hinduism 2.44 % 4
 Andh India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Ansari India 10,605,000 16,502,000 Islam 0.00 % 212
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arayan India 199,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,486,000 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
Baira India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,718,000 1,718,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,114,000 29,332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India 4,799,000 4,839,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 96
 Bania Chetti India 745,000 751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania Porwal India 325,000 327,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Banijiga India 720,000 720,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
Barda India 3,500 3,500 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor Kandra India 941,000 941,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bavcha India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,497,000 2,498,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,889,000 1,901,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 637,000 637,000 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 16,928,000 17,393,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 339
Bhil Paware India 104,000 104,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 2
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,409,000 6,567,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 128
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 91,000 Buddhism 4.45 % 2
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,587,000 1,587,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Boya India 3,990,000 4,006,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Brahmin India 59,242,000 63,225,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1185
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 282,000 282,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,967,000 2,998,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,192,000 4,205,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 84
Brahmin Mahratta India 461,000 461,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 218,000 685,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
 Chalvadi India 227,000 227,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
Chaptegar India 6,800 6,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,700 4,700 Hinduism 3.61 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 376,000 376,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cherumar Christian India 462,000 462,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 983,000 1,255,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dakkal India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,903,000 2,911,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 478,000 478,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 10
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,810,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,031,000 12,343,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 241
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 970,000 2,179,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Dom India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gamit India 457,000 461,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,531,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
Goanese India 567,000 654,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,294,000 14,300,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 286
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,100 9,100 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
Halam India 42,000 44,000 Hinduism 46.71 % -
 Halba India 731,000 731,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwakki Wakkal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 3
Harkantra India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 814,000 814,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,878,000 5,955,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 118
 Irular India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 5
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 3,183,000 3,789,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Kachari Dimasa India 146,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
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 3,922,000 3,924,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,766,000 1,766,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kalota India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kathodi India 314,000 314,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
Kattunayakan India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia India 754,000 766,000 Hinduism 31.62 % -
 Khasi India 1,529,000 1,614,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kichagara India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kokna India 1,087,000 1,087,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 449,000 449,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,681,000 1,695,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konyak India 241,000 243,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Korama India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,594,000 2,617,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
Kota India 800 800 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Koya India 786,000 786,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 16
Kudiya India 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 6.29 % -
 Kudumi India 289,000 289,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 183,000 Christianity 91.24 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,526,000 15,871,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 311
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,678,000 17,691,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 354
Kunchatiga India 377,000 377,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 428,000 432,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kuruba India 4,164,000 4,164,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,397,000 3,397,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,412,000 9,708,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,797,000 7,797,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 156
 Mahratta India 30,399,000 30,404,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 608
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,682,000 7,699,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 154
 Malabar Catholic India 2,660,000 2,660,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malayekandi India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,861,000 10,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 197
 Mannan, caste India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 9,153,000 9,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 183
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
Meda India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 568,000 570,000 Christianity 98.84 % 94.00 % -
 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 154,000 155,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,688,000 3,835,000 Hinduism 20.40 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,271,000 1,280,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,983,000 3,008,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.30 % -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,822,000 11,979,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Naikda India 3,821,000 3,821,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,684,000 6,688,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon India 4,474,000 4,637,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 3.96 % 1
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan India 1,593,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 792,000 807,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000 2,307,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhi India 365,000 365,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parja India 493,000 493,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Patelia India 120,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Pulayan India 1,059,000 1,063,000 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 45,716,000 45,800,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 914
 Sali India 1,021,000 1,024,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
Samagara India 90,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,855,000 15,799,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 157
 Shaikh India 85,980,000 236,724,000 Islam 0.00 % 1720
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Silpi India 205,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
Somvanshi India 493,000 493,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,742,000 7,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Syrian Christian India 3,709,000 3,710,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,749,000 19,260,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 375
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,704,000 4,460,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) India 1,200 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 634,000 759,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,548,000 3,554,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Vakkaliga India 6,352,000 6,352,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 127
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 138,000 142,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 870,000 895,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
 Vanniyan India 12,588,000 12,623,000 Hinduism 1.46 % 252
 Varli India 1,249,000 1,253,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 352,000 353,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 86,000 86,000 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 7,678,000 7,685,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 154
 Viswakarma Asari India 701,000 701,000 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 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,970,000 60,232,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1179
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  205         171       12,863

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 1847-2000
Complete Bible None Reported

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