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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 150,000 150,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Galada Konkani India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gatti India 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hanabar India 75,000 75,000 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 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 86,000 86,000 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 8,480,000 8,480,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 170
Adi Dravida Christian India 578,000 578,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,930,000 2,930,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
Adi Karnataka Christian India 153,000 153,000 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 150,000 166,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Ambattan India 177,000 177,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 4
 Ansari India 10,463,000 16,369,000 Islam 0.00 % 209
Arayan India 196,000 197,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
Baira India 8,700 8,700 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 1,704,000 1,704,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 28,753,000 28,965,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 575
 Bania Agarwal India 4,903,000 4,942,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Bania Chetti India 733,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania Porwal India 321,000 323,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Banijiga India 720,000 720,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
 Basor India 920,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 18
Bathada India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bavcha India 4,600 4,600 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,474,000 2,475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 49
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,868,000 1,879,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 629,000 629,000 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 16,673,000 17,130,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 333
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,288,000 6,440,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 126
 Boya India 3,966,000 3,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 79
 Brahmin India 58,307,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1166
 Brahmin Christian India 4,800 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 279,000 279,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,939,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Brahmin Havik India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,145,000 4,157,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 83
Brahmin Mahratta India 459,000 459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Byari (Beary) India 433,000 433,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chalvadi India 223,000 223,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 4
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 370,000 370,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cherumar Christian India 455,000 455,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,203,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,884,000 2,892,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 480,000 480,000 Hinduism 2.41 % 10
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,775,000 12,080,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 235
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 956,000 2,185,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Dom India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gandla India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,538,000 1,538,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
Goanese India 558,000 645,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,074,000 14,080,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 281
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 136,000 136,000 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 161,000 161,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 801,000 801,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 70,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,711,000 5,784,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 114
Ilavan Christian India 116,000 126,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 222,000 222,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,138,000 3,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Kadu Kuruba India 23,000 23,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 332,000 332,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,879,000 3,881,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,747,000 1,747,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kammara India 119,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavara India 72,000 72,000 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 1,070,000 1,070,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 21
 Koli Dhor India 443,000 443,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,656,000 1,671,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Korama India 215,000 215,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,554,000 2,576,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
 Koya India 775,000 775,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 15
Kudiya India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumi India 285,000 285,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,366,000 15,702,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,950,000 17,963,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 359
Kunchatiga India 372,000 372,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 421,000 425,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Kuruba India 4,101,000 4,101,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 82
 Lingayat India 3,346,000 3,346,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 67
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,287,000 9,577,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 186
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,677,000 7,677,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 154
 Mahratta India 30,423,000 30,428,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 608
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,564,000 7,580,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 151
 Malabar Catholic India 2,621,000 2,621,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malasar India 9,600 9,600 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 9,762,000 9,909,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
 Mannan, caste India 276,000 276,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 8,642,000 8,653,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 173
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.35 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
Mizo Lushai India 559,000 561,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Moger Moyon India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 153,000 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 1,257,000 1,266,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,957,000 2,982,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,681,000 11,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 234
 Naikda India 3,763,000 3,763,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 75
 Nair India 6,610,000 6,614,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 132
Nalakeyava India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pale India 9,400 9,400 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 1,341,000 1,345,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Paniyan India 99,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 780,000 796,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,175,000 2,276,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 43
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 87,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
Parja India 485,000 485,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pulayan India 1,044,000 1,049,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 124,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,070,000 45,151,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 901
 Sali India 1,020,000 1,023,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
Samagara India 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,745,000 16,885,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Shaikh India 84,587,000 232,851,000 Islam 0.00 % 1692
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Silpi India 202,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Soligaru India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
Somvanshi India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,674,000 7,761,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 153
 Syrian Christian India 3,653,000 3,654,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,532,000 19,027,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,678,000 4,525,000 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 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,559,000 3,566,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Vakkaliga India 6,332,000 6,332,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 127
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 136,000 140,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 859,000 884,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 17
 Vanniyan India 12,562,000 12,598,000 Hinduism 1.44 % 251
Velakkithalanayan India 348,000 349,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 198,000 198,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vettuvan India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma India 7,583,000 7,590,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 152
 Viswakarma Asari India 690,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Kollan India 189,000 189,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,008,000 59,231,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1160
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  171           153     12,413

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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