Country:

India

Province / State: Puducherry
District: All

Number of People Groups

242

Unreached People Groups

217

Total Population

1,506,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.9 %

Hindu

88.7 %

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 4,500 - - 60 - -
 Adi Dravida 170,000 Tamil ☀︎ 170,000 - 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 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 100 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 400 Kurichiya 400 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Tamil ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
Anglo 20 English - - - 20 - -
 Ansari 90 Urdu ☀︎ - 90 - - - -
Arayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 7,600 Tamil ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
 Ayyanavar 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Bagata 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 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 ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - 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 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 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 - - - - -
 Dom (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 4,100 Malayalam ☀︎ 4,100 - - - - -
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 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 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 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - - - -
Kammara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 5,100 Telugu ☀︎ 5,100 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 19,000 Telugu ☀︎ 19,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 300 Malayalam ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
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 2,700 Telugu 2,700 - - - - -
 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 (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
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) 700 Telugu - - - 700 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 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 90 Telugu ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 700 Malayalam - - - 700 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Malakuravan 100 Tamil ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Malasar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Malayali 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 200 Malayalam ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Malayekandi 70 Malayalam ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Mangala 2,200 Telugu ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Mappila 15,000 Malayalam ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Maravan 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Mavilan 600 Tulu ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 600 Kannada ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Mundala 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 1,000 Telugu ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,300 Telugu ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 3,200 Tamil - - - 3,200 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Tamil ☀︎ 8,700 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Nair 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 50 Kannada ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 60 Tulu ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Navithan 7,200 Tamil ☀︎ 7,200 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 90 Tamil ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 1,600 Tamil - - - 1,600 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
Palliyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palluvan 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
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) 18,000 Tamil - - - 18,000 - -
 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 1,300 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,300 - - - -
Patnulkaran 400 Tamil ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Perka 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Persian 20 Dari ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
Perumannan 70 Malayalam ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Pod 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
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) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 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 9,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 9,700 - - - -
 Sinhalese 60 Sinhala ☀︎ - - 60 - - -
 Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 49,000 Tamil ☀︎ - 49,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Malayalam ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 300 Tamil ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Ulladan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Valanchian 40 Malayalam ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Valluvan 5,500 Tamil ☀︎ 5,500 - 30 - - -
 Valmiki tribal 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 7,200 Tamil 7,100 - - 100 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,700 Tamil - - - 1,700 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Tamil ☀︎ 9,600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 597,000 Tamil 594,000 - - 3,400 - -
Velakkithalanayan 900 Malayalam ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Velan 90 Malayalam ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 1,800 Tamil 1,700 - - 90 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 1,600 Tamil ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 18,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 900 - -
Veluthadanayar 100 Malayalam ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil ☀︎ - - - - - -
Vettakkaran 20 Tamil ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
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) 60,000 Hindi ☀︎ 60,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 5,200 Telugu ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Yerukula 300 Yerukula 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  242 1,506,000   217 1,336,000 79,000 500 89,000 200 1,900



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