Language:  Tulu Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

2,030,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

23

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Bakuda India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bathada India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chaliyan India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 147,000 147,000 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 % 1
 Hasalaru India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
Maila India 4,900 4,900 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
 Moger India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Moger Moyan India 4,400 4,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mundala India 34,000 34,000 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
Pambada India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sudri India 1,100 1,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Tulu India Unknown Unknown Hinduism 25.00 % -
  Totals:  23         21       26
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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 9,801,000 9,801,000 Hinduism 7.74 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 3,702,000 3,702,000 Hinduism 4.79 % 74
 Adiyan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 1
Ajila India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 4.27 % 1
Ambalavasi India 151,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 3
Ambattan India 182,000 182,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 4
 Andh India 488,000 488,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Ansari India 10,533,000 16,415,000 Islam 0.00 % 211
 Ao India 231,000 231,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arayan India 198,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,442,000 6,481,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 129
Baira India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakad India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,699,000 1,699,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 28,851,000 29,070,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 577
 Bania Agarwal India 4,767,000 4,807,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 95
 Bania Chetti India 741,000 748,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Bania Porwal India 322,000 324,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Banijiga India 713,000 713,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
Barda India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 984,000 984,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 20
 Bavcha India 4,600 4,600 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Beda Jangam India 335,000 335,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,515,000 2,516,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,879,000 1,891,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bellara India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 633,000 633,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
Bharathar India 73,000 76,000 Christianity 81.98 % -
 Bhil India 16,812,000 17,269,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 336
Bhil Paware India 103,000 103,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 2
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,370,000 6,528,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 90,000 Buddhism 4.45 % 2
 Bind India 978,000 1,059,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,577,000 1,577,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Boya India 3,976,000 3,993,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Brahmin India 58,777,000 62,760,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1176
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,946,000 2,977,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,161,000 4,174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 83
Brahmin Mahratta India 458,000 458,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Bru India 203,000 205,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 156,000 156,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 217,000 684,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
 Chalvadi India 196,000 196,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 4
Chaptegar India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,700 4,700 Hinduism 3.61 % 1
 Chenna Dasar India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 449,000 449,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Cherumar Christian India 459,000 459,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 953,000 1,226,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dakkal India 6,900 6,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,880,000 2,888,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 475,000 475,000 Hinduism 2.43 % 9
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,822,000 2,836,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,203,000 12,516,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 244
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 964,000 2,167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
Dom India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gamit India 454,000 458,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,509,000 1,509,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
Goanese India 564,000 651,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,230,000 14,236,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 285
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
Halam India 42,000 44,000 Hinduism 46.71 % -
 Halba India 726,000 726,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 15,000 15,000 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
Holar India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 3
Holer India 797,000 797,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 70,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,836,000 5,916,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 117
 Irular India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 5
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,130,000 3,736,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
 Kachari Dimasa India 145,000 157,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
 Kadu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 330,000 330,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,898,000 3,900,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
Kalal Idiga India 1,754,000 1,754,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kalladi India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalota India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanate India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kanikkaran India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 1
 Kathodi India 312,000 312,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
Kattunayakan India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Kavara India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 29,000 29,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia India 744,000 756,000 Hinduism 31.87 % -
 Khasi India 1,518,000 1,603,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kichagara India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kochu Velan India 200 200 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
 Kokna India 1,079,000 1,079,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 447,000 447,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 9
 Koli Mahadev India 1,669,000 1,683,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konyak India 239,000 241,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
Koosa India 5,200 5,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koracha, caste India 79,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Korama India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Kori India 285,000 308,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 6
 Korku India 1,036,000 1,038,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Koya India 781,000 781,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 16
Koya India 700 700 Hinduism 1.79 % 1
Kudiya India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 1.17 % 1
 Kudumban India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 2.72 % 1
 Kudumi India 287,000 287,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kuki Chin India 149,000 197,000 Christianity 91.05 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,352,000 15,697,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,570,000 17,583,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 351
Kunchatiga India 375,000 375,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kuravan India 484,000 489,000 Hinduism 3.93 % 10
 Kuruba India 4,176,000 4,176,000 Hinduism 1.03 % 84
 Kuruman India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,378,000 3,378,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 68
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,387,000 9,683,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,395,000 7,395,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 148
 Mahratta India 30,244,000 30,249,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 605
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,640,000 7,657,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 153
Mala Kuravan India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,648,000 2,648,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.62 % 1
Malasar India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 0.32 % 1
Malayan, tribe India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 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 9,771,000 9,921,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
 Mannan, caste India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Mappila India 9,105,000 9,116,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 182
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 1
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 563,000 565,000 Christianity 98.84 % 94.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 154,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,661,000 3,808,000 Hinduism 20.41 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,263,000 1,272,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,963,000 2,989,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.30 % -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,688,000 11,845,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 234
 Naikda India 3,794,000 3,794,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,637,000 6,641,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 133
Nalakeyava India 8,200 8,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nayadi India 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Oraon India 4,444,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 11.38 % -
Palliyan India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 3.75 % 1
 Pan India 1,578,000 1,582,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Paniyan India 111,000 111,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 2
 Paraiyan India 3,081,000 3,199,000 Hinduism 25.68 % -
Paravan India 128,000 130,000 Hinduism 29.34 % -
 Pardhi India 352,000 352,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
 Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Patelia India 119,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
Pulayan India 1,413,000 1,418,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
Pulayan Thanda India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,389,000 45,473,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 908
Sali India 1,009,000 1,012,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
Samagara India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid India 7,802,000 15,707,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
 Shaikh India 85,372,000 235,972,000 Islam 0.00 % 1707
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Sillekyatha India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Silpi India 204,000 207,000 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 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,669,000 7,760,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 153
 Syrian Christian India 3,690,000 3,691,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,518,000 19,029,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 370
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,693,000 4,438,000 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 629,000 754,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 2.66 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,571,000 3,577,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 71
 Vakkaliga India 6,310,000 6,310,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 126
 Valluvan India 130,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Vannan India 999,000 1,028,000 Hinduism 13.86 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,499,000 12,535,000 Hinduism 1.45 % 250
 Varli India 1,241,000 1,245,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 350,000 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 199,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vettuvan India 182,000 182,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Viswakarma India 7,634,000 7,641,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
Viswakarma Asari India 696,000 696,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kollan India 190,000 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,339,000 59,601,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1167
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  205         173       12,541

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

Dialect Alternate Names
Tulu: Kasergod

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