Number of People Groups

262

Unreached People Groups

253

Total Population

2,191,000

Buddhist

0.7 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

76.1 %

Muslim

11.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

11.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Andh 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Kannada 33,000 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - 50
Bania Chaturth 300 Marathi - - - - - 300
 Bania Chetti 11,000 Tamil 6,200 - - - - 5,000
Bania Kasar 300 Hindi 100 - - - - 200
 Bania Komti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Bania Marwadi 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
Bania Pancham 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Bania unspecified 47,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - 23,000
 Banijiga 23,000 Kannada 23,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Lambadi 58,000 - 30 - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Lambadi 4,200 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Basor 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bavcha Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Kannada 74,000 - - - - -
Bedar Bile 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Bedar Kakamundi 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Bedar Kare 2,800 Kannada 2,800 - - - - -
Bedar Naik Makkalu 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
Beldar Katani Uppara 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Beldar Narmada Uppara 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhampta 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Bhansala 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Bidur 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Bohra 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
 Boya 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavada 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Srigaud 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 60,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - 1,200
 Budega Jangam 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
Byagara 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi 128,000 - 400 - - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Chandala Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 10,000 Kannada 10,000 - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Chodhara 20 Chodri - - - - - -
 Christian 600 Hindi - - - 600 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Marathi 3,600 - - - - -
 Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Tulu 4,200 - - - - -
 Devanga 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 243,000 Gujarati 243,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Dhor 3,000 Marathi 2,900 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified Unknown Dubli - - - - - -
Durgamurgi 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Gandla 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Gangakula 75,000 Kannada 75,000 - - - - -
Gantichore 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Gawli 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Giddikki 70 Konkani 70 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Gondhali 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Gudigar 100 Konkani 100 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Hajam 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 30 Vaagri Booli 30 - - - - -
 Halwakki Wakkal 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - 30
Hanabar 1,100 Tulu 1,100 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Hatkar 34,000 Marathi 34,000 - - - - -
 Holar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Holaya 51,000 Kannada 36,000 - 15,000 - - -
Holaya Dasar 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Iruliga 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jenu Kuruba 20 Kurumba, Jennu 20 - - - - -
 Jingar 900 Marwari 900 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kalavant 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Kamathi 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Kammara 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Kanai 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 3,900 Telugu 3,900 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - 20
Kasar Otari 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kathodi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Khoja 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
 Kokna Unknown Kukna - - - - - -
 Kolhati 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 2,900 Marathi 2,900 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Korama Kunchi 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - 20 - - -
 Korwa 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Koshti 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Kotegar 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Gujarati 1,200 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 10,000 Kannada 10,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kuruba 263,000 Kannada 262,000 - - 500 - -
 Kuruman 70 Kurumba, Betta 70 - - - - -
 Lingayat 217,000 Kannada - - - - - 217,000
 Lohana 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 2,500 Telugu - - - 2,500 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - 100 - - -
 Madiga (Muslim traditions) 30 Telugu - 30 - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 100 Marathi 80 - 50 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 80 Marathi - - - 80 - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 3,000 Gujarati 3,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 54,000 Marathi 53,000 - - - - 900
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mangala 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 200 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Mawalud 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
Meda 1,300 Kannada 1,200 - - - - 20
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
Mundala 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Munnur 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Naikda 99,000 Kannada 98,000 300 - 40 - 1,000
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Nalband 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Navithan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pangul 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Pardhi 3,300 Pardhi 3,300 20 - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Patharwat 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Patralu 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Pinjara 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Raddi 3,400 Kannada 3,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,800 - - - - 300
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Ramoshi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Sali 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
Samagara 9,000 Kannada 8,900 - 40 - - -
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 178,000 Urdu - 178,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Shinligar 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sillekyatha 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 6,200 Marathi 6,200 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,900 - - - - 100
Sonar Bail Pattur 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 80 Malayalam - - - 80 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 50 Tamil - 50 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Thakkar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Thori (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Telugu 35,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 25,000 Kannada 25,000 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Vaniyan 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Vanniyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 41,000 Telugu 41,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Yenadi 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Yerava 20 Ravula - 20 - - - -
 Yerukula 70 Yerukula 70 - - - - -
  Totals:  262 2,191,000   253 1,667,000 254,000 16,000 4,000 400 249,000
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