CountryIndia

State:

  

Puducherry

District:

  

Pondicherry



Number of People Groups

152

Unreached People Groups

132

Total Population

985,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.8 %

Hindu

91.1 %

Muslim

2.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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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 130,000 Tamil 129,000 - - 200 - -
Adi Karnataka 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 100 - -
 Alambadi kurichchan 30 Kurichiya 30 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Anglo 20 English - - - 20 - -
Arandan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 6,000 Telugu 6,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bandi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bania 11,000 Hindi 9,500 - - - - 1,000
 Bania, Agarwal 1,700 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 300
 Bania, Chetti 2,200 Tamil 2,000 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gahoi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bania, Trivarnika Vaisya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Boya 7,600 Telugu 7,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Brahmin, Iyer 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sholiar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vadama 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 2,300 Tamil 2,200 - - 60 - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Christian unspecified 3,100 Hindi - - - 3,100 - -
 Dhangar 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Domm 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Dudekula 80 Telugu - 80 - - - -
Gandla 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 100 Vaagri Booli 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Ilavan 600 Malayalam 600 - - 20 - -
Indo-French 100 French 40 - - 40 - 50
Indo-Vietnamese 400 Lao - - 20 40 - 400
 Irular 3,700 Irula 3,700 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Kadan 30 Kadar 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 32,000 Tamil 32,000 - - 200 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kallan 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
Kattunayakan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Koracha, caste 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kudumban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Kudumi 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuravan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kuruba 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Kuruman 30 Kurumba, Betta 30 - - - - -
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mala Kuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Mala Sale 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malai Vedan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Malayali 5,400 Tamil 5,400 - - - - -
Malayekandi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mangala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 70 Malayalam - 70 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
 Maravan 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Nadar 6,400 Tamil 4,400 - - 2,000 - -
 Nair 6,800 Malayalam 6,800 - - - - -
 Namassej Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Navithan 5,700 Tamil 5,700 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Pallan 700 Tamil 600 - - 70 - -
Palliyan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pambada 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Panchama 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
Pandaram 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya 20 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 7,500 Tamil 3,900 - - 3,700 - -
Paravan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Patnulkaran 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pondicherry Catholic 45,000 Tamil - - - 45,000 - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Razu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Samban 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Sayyid 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Semman 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Shaikh 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 21,000 Tamil - 21,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Thandan 40 Malayalam 20 - - 20 - -
Thoti, caste 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Valluvan 3,700 Tamil 3,700 - - - - -
Vaniyan 4,400 Tamil 4,400 - - 60 - -
 Vannan 9,200 Tamil 8,100 - - 1,100 - -
 Vanniyan 487,000 Tamil 486,000 - - 300 - -
Velakkithalanayan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vellalan 14,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 700 - -
Vetan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Vettiyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
  Totals:  152 985,000   132 898,000 26,000 60 58,000 100 2,200
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