Country:

India

Province / State: Kerala
District: Palakkad

Number of People Groups

210

Unreached People Groups

189

Total Population

3,394,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

4.0 %

Hindu

68.1 %

Muslim

27.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Adiyan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Aiyanavar Christian 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan Unknown Kurichiya - - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Anglo Indian Unknown English - - - - - -
Arayan 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - 20 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Ayyanavar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Baira 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Bakuda 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 8,500 Tamil 8,500 - - - - 70
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 60
 Banijiga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Bohra 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
 Boya 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 8,900 Marathi 8,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 7,700 Malayalam 7,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 9,900 Malayalam 9,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 7,900 Tamil 7,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 73,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 4,100 Malayalam 4,100 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 194,000 Malayalam 194,000 - 70 - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 25,000 Malayalam - 25,000 - - - -
Cherumar Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Christian 1,100 Hindi - - - 1,100 - -
 Devanga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 700 Telugu 700 - - 20 - -
Eravallan 5,600 Tamil 5,600 - - - - -
 Gangakula 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Gavara 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Godagali 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Hasla 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Holar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 526,000 Malayalam 526,000 - 200 - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Ilavathi 6,700 Malayalam 6,700 - - - - -
Ilayathu 7,600 Malayalam 7,600 - - - - -
 Irular 27,000 Irula 27,000 40 - 80 - 400
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kadaiyar 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Kadan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 5,100 Tamil 5,100 - - - - -
Kallattu Kurup Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan 110,000 Malayalam 110,000 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 500 Kanikkaran 500 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 32,000 Malayalam 32,000 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Karimpalan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Kavara 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Konda Reddi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kootan 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Kudumban 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kudumi 28,000 Tamil 28,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Malayalam 4,300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - 20
 Kuruman 70 Kurumba, Betta 70 - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,400 Kannada - - - - - 1,400
Madari (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Tamil 3,200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
Mala Urali 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 49,000 Malayalam - - - 49,000 - -
Malai Arayan 300 Malayalam 200 - - 100 - -
Malai Pandaram 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malasar 3,700 Tamil 3,700 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 2,700 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Malayarayar 600 Malayalam 500 - - 100 - -
Mali 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 39,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 863,000 Malayalam - 863,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Maravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Mudugar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Mukkari 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Mundala Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Mutali Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Muthan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 5,600 Malayalam 5,500 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 5,900 Tamil - - - 5,900 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nair 417,000 Malayalam 417,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Navait 4,700 Konkani - 4,700 - - - -
 Navithan 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
 Nayadi 1,100 Gujarati 1,100 - - - - -
Padannan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palluvan 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
 Panan 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - - - -
 Panchama 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Panikkan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Paniyan 800 Paniya 800 - - - - -
 Pannadi 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 5,500 Tamil - - - 5,500 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Pathiyan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Perumannan 5,300 Malayalam 5,300 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 2,600 Malayalam 2,600 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Raneyar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Sali 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
 Samanthan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Samban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Semman 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Silpi 3,100 Telugu 3,100 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 40 Sinhala - - 40 - - -
 Syrian Christian 68,000 Malayalam - - - 68,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 48,000 Tamil - 48,000 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 2,000 Malayalam - - - 2,000 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Malayalam 43,000 - - - - -
Thandan Palakkad 6,500 Malayalam 6,500 - - - - -
Thantapulayan 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Ulladan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 1,600 Kannada 1,600 - - - - -
Valan 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 58,000 Tamil 58,000 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 39,000 Malayalam 39,000 - - - - -
Velan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 32,000 Tamil 32,000 - - 400 - -
Veluthadanayar 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Vettuvan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 47,000 Malayalam 47,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 29,000 Malayalam 29,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 119,000 Telugu 119,000 - - 60 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
  Totals:  210 3,394,000   189 2,312,000 945,000 300 135,000 200 2,000
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