Country:

India

Province / State: Puducherry
District: All

Number of People Groups

244

Unreached People Groups

219

Total Population

1,500,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.9 %

Hindu

88.8 %

Muslim

5.2 %

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 4,500 Telugu 4,400 - - 60 - -
 Adi Dravida 168,000 Tamil 168,000 - 300 - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Adiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 22,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 100 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 400 Kurichiya 400 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 20 English - - - 20 - -
 Ansari 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Arandan 30 Aranadan 30 - - - - -
Arayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Bagata 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baira 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Bakuda 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,200 Hindi 1,800 - - - - 400
 Bania Chetti 2,500 Tamil 2,200 - - - - 300
 Bania Gahoi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bania Trivarnika Vaisya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 1,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 50 Lambadi 50 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Boya 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 7,100 Tamil 7,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 2,900 Telugu 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vadama 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Chachati 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Tamil 2,900 - - 50 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chenchu 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Christian 5,700 Hindi - - - 5,700 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Divehi 20 Maldivian - 20 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Dudekula 90 Telugu - 90 - - - -
 Gadaba 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Gandla 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Gavara 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Goudu 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Hajam 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 200 Vaagri Booli 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Holar 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Ilavan 4,000 Malayalam 4,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Irular 4,300 Irula 4,300 - - - - -
Jaggali Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Jambuvulu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kadan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 41,000 Tamil 41,000 - - 300 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 38,000 Tamil 38,000 - - - - -
Kammara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 5,100 Telugu 5,100 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Kavuthiyan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Koliyan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 2,600 Telugu 2,600 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kotia 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Kudumban 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Kudumi 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - 50 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
 Kuruman 80 Kurumba, Betta 80 - - - - -
 Lingayat 300 Kannada - - - - - 300
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Tamil 3,200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 600 Telugu - - - 600 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Telugu 4,400 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Sale 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 700 Malayalam - - - 700 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Malakuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malasar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Malayali 6,100 Tamil 6,100 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malayekandi 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Mangala 2,200 Telugu 2,200 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mappila 15,000 Malayalam - 15,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 80 Malayalam - - - 80 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Maravan 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Mavilan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Mundala 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 3,200 Tamil - - - 3,200 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Tamil 8,600 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Nair 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Navithan 7,100 Tamil 7,100 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Tamil - - - 1,500 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
Palliyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palluvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pambada 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Panchama 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panditattan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Paniyan 400 Paniya 400 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 17,000 Tamil - - - 17,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Tamil 33,000 - 70 70 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Patnulkaran 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Perka 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Persian 20 Dari - 20 - - - -
Perumannan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pondicherry Catholic 51,000 Tamil - - - 51,000 - -
 Pulayan unspecified 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Qassab 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Razu 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Relli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Samagara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Samban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Semman 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 9,800 Urdu - 9,800 - - - -
 Sinhalese 50 Sinhala - - 50 - - -
 Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 48,000 Tamil - 48,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ulladan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Valanchian 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Valluvan 5,400 Tamil 5,400 - 30 - - -
Valmiki tribal 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 7,200 Tamil 7,100 - - 100 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,700 Tamil - - - 1,700 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Tamil 9,700 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 593,000 Tamil 590,000 - - 3,300 - -
Velakkithalanayan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Velan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 1,700 Tamil 1,600 - - 90 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 900 - -
Veluthadanayar 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Vettakkaran 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Vettiyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 4,900 Malayalam 4,900 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 35,000 Telugu 35,000 - - 40 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Yerukula 300 Yerukula 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  244 1,500,000   219 1,331,000 78,000 500 89,000 200 1,900