Country:

India

Province / State: Kerala
District: Kottayam

Number of People Groups

188

Unreached People Groups

162

Total Population

2,358,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

42.5 %

Hindu

51.3 %

Muslim

6.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 30 Kurichiya 30 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 3,900 Malayalam 3,900 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 60 Tamil - - - 60 - -
Anglo Indian 100 English - - - 100 - -
Arasar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Arasar Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Arayan 25,000 Malayalam 25,000 - - 300 - -
 Arunthathiyar 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Ayyanavar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Badaga 100 Badaga 100 - - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 6,000 Hindi 5,900 - - - - 80
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 2,500 Tamil - - - 2,500 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Bohra 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
 Boya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 1,700 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Muttad 4,700 Malayalam 4,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 9,700 Malayalam 9,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 4,200 Malayalam 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 1,400 Konkani - 1,400 - - - -
Chackaravar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - 40 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Cherumar Christian 112,000 Malayalam - - - 112,000 - -
 Christian 5,500 Hindi - - - 5,500 - -
Devadasi 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Gavara Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Goanese 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
Godagali Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 3,900 Tamil 3,900 - - - - -
 Ilavan 277,000 Malayalam 277,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 700 Tamil - - - 700 - -
Ilavaniyan 7,400 Malayalam 7,400 - - - - -
Ilavathi 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
Ilayathu 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kadaiyar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Kanakkan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran Unknown Kanikkaran - - - - - -
 Kaniyan 7,500 Malayalam 7,500 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Kavara 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kavathi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) Unknown Khasi - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Konda Reddi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Krishnanvak 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kudumban 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kudumi 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 80 Kannada - - - - - 80
Madari (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 326,000 Malayalam - - - 326,000 - -
Malai Arayan 14,000 Malayalam 8,200 50 - 5,200 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 2,600 Malayalam 2,500 - - 100 - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayarayar 50 Malayalam 20 - - 30 - -
Malayekandi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 22,000 Malayalam 22,000 - 50 - - -
Mannan, tribal 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 132,000 Malayalam - 132,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 2,300 Malayalam - - - 2,300 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Maravan 8,400 Tamil 8,400 - - - - -
 Mavilan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Moghal Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Munnur 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Mutali 70 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Muthan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 2,300 Tamil - - - 2,300 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Tamil 8,300 - - - - -
 Nair 401,000 Malayalam 401,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Nayadi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Padannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Panan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Panikkan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Paniyan 30 Paniya 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 27,000 Tamil - - - 27,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Tamil 30,000 - 100 100 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 2,600 Tamil - - - 2,600 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
 Pathiyan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Perumannan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 83,000 Malayalam 83,000 - 200 - - -
 Puthirai Vannan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Sali 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Samanthan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Samban 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Semman 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Silpi 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 512,000 Malayalam - - - 512,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 4,900 Tamil - 4,900 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Ulladan 3,800 Malayalam 3,600 - - 90 - 90
 Urali 800 Malayalam 600 - - 100 - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,100 - - 100 - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Valan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Valluvan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Vaniyan 8,400 Tamil 8,400 - - - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
Velan 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - 80 - -
Veluthadanayar 7,900 Malayalam 7,900 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 1,900 Malayalam - - - 1,900 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 6,400 Malayalam 6,400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 56,000 Telugu 56,000 - - 300 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Yenadi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
  Totals:  188 2,358,000   162 1,210,000 146,000 400 1,002,000 200 300
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