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1,758,000

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 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 149,000 149,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Galada Konkani India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gatti India 6,600 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hanabar India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Maila India 2,700 2,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malava India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 88,000 88,000 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 1,200 1,200 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 8,696,000 8,696,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 174
Adi Dravida Christian India 593,000 593,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 3,005,000 3,005,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 60
Adi Karnataka Christian India 157,000 157,000 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 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 153,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Ambattan India 181,000 181,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 4
 Andh India 497,000 497,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Ansari India 10,711,000 16,698,000 Islam 0.00 % 214
 Ao India 235,000 235,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arayan India 201,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,552,000 6,590,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
Baira India 9,000 9,000 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 1,737,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,416,000 29,630,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 588
 Bania Agarwal India 4,849,000 4,888,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 97
 Bania Chetti India 751,000 757,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania Porwal India 328,000 330,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Banijiga India 727,000 727,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 15
Barda India 3,600 3,600 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 950,000 950,000 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 2,524,000 2,525,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,909,000 1,921,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 643,000 643,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 39,000 41,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 13,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhil India 17,097,000 17,599,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 342
Bhil Paware India 105,000 105,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 2
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,473,000 6,625,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Bhotia Sikkim India 85,000 91,000 Buddhism 4.45 % 2
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,604,000 1,604,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Boya India 4,064,000 4,080,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 81
 Brahmin India 59,861,000 63,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1197
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 285,000 285,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,999,000 3,030,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,237,000 4,250,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 85
Brahmin Mahratta India 465,000 465,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Bru India 207,000 209,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 160,000 160,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 220,000 679,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
 Chalvadi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
Chaptegar India 6,800 6,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 3.61 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 379,000 379,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cherumar Christian India 467,000 467,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,022,000 1,295,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dakkal India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,932,000 2,940,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 483,000 483,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 10
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,826,000 2,841,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 57
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,171,000 12,476,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 243
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 980,000 2,203,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
Dom India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gamit India 462,000 466,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
 Gandla India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gangakula India 1,545,000 1,545,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
Goanese India 574,000 661,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,445,000 14,451,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 289
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Hakki Pikki India 26,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
Halam India 43,000 45,000 Hinduism 46.71 % -
 Halba India 739,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwakki Wakkal India 139,000 139,000 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 166,000 166,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 823,000 823,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 72,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,858,000 5,931,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 117
Ilavan Christian India 119,000 129,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 228,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 5
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Jenu Kuruba India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,214,000 3,808,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Kachari Dimasa India 147,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 338,000 338,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,964,000 3,966,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 79
 Kalal Idiga India 1,785,000 1,785,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 36
Kalota India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kathodi India 317,000 317,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
Kattunayakan India 68,000 68,000 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 761,000 773,000 Hinduism 31.62 % -
 Khasi India 1,545,000 1,628,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kichagara India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kokna India 1,097,000 1,097,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 454,000 454,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,698,000 1,712,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konyak India 243,000 245,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Korama India 221,000 221,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,618,000 2,640,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,054,000 1,056,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
Kota India 800 800 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
 Koya India 795,000 795,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 16
Kudiya India 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 292,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kuki Chin India 136,000 178,000 Christianity 91.24 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,686,000 16,022,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 314
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,857,000 17,871,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 357
Kunchatiga India 382,000 382,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 432,000 436,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kuruba India 4,202,000 4,202,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 84
 Kuruman India 58,000 58,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,432,000 3,432,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 69
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,490,000 9,779,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 190
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,873,000 7,873,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 157
 Mahratta India 30,706,000 30,711,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 614
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,761,000 7,779,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 155
 Malabar Catholic India 2,689,000 2,689,000 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 9,900 9,900 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 9,962,000 10,109,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 199
 Mannan, caste India 283,000 283,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 9,246,000 9,257,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 185
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
Meda India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Mizo India 146,000 165,000 Christianity 98.50 % -
Mizo Lushai India 574,000 576,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 124,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Moger Moyon India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 156,000 157,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,726,000 3,870,000 Hinduism 20.40 % -
Mundala India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,289,000 1,298,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,030,000 3,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 61
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.29 % -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,950,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 239
 Naikda India 3,859,000 3,859,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 77
 Nair India 6,766,000 6,770,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 135
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon India 4,519,000 4,678,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 81,000 81,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan India 1,590,000 1,594,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Paniyan India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 800,000 816,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,229,000 2,330,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 45
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 89,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhi India 369,000 369,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parja India 497,000 497,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Patelia India 121,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Pulayan India 1,070,000 1,075,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 46,187,000 46,269,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 924
 Sali India 1,031,000 1,034,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Samagara India 91,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,935,000 17,371,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 159
 Shaikh India 86,856,000 235,487,000 Islam 0.00 % 1737
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Silpi India 207,000 210,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,400 6,400 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
Somvanshi India 499,000 499,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,823,000 7,911,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
 Syrian Christian India 3,747,000 3,748,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,941,000 19,436,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 379
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,721,000 4,638,000 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
 Tipera India 641,000 764,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,624,000 3,630,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Vakkaliga India 6,418,000 6,418,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 128
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 140,000 144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 881,000 906,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 18
 Vanniyan India 12,873,000 12,909,000 Hinduism 1.44 % 257
 Varli India 1,263,000 1,267,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 357,000 358,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 203,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vettuvan India 117,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma India 7,773,000 7,780,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 155
 Viswakarma Asari India 708,000 708,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallasari India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kollan India 194,000 194,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 59,591,000 60,814,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1192
Yerava India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  206           171     12,994

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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