CountryIndia

State:

  

Puducherry

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

224

Unreached People Groups

201

Total Population

1,297,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.0 %

Hindu

88.6 %

Muslim

5.1 %

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 5,500 Telugu 5,400 - - 50 - -
 Adi Dravida 133,000 Tamil 132,000 - - 300 - -
Adi Karnataka 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Adiyan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - 100 - -
 Alambadi kurichchan 300 Kurichiya 300 - - - - -
Ambattan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Anglo 20 English - - - 20 - -
 Ansari 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Arandan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Arayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Arunthathiyar 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Bagata 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Baira 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
Bakuda 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Bandi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bania 13,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 1,100
 Bania, Agarwal 1,900 Hindi 1,600 - - - - 300
 Bania, Chetti 2,300 Tamil 2,000 - - - - 300
 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 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 40 Lambadi 40 - - - - -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Boya 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Brahmin, Iyer 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sholiar 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vadama 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Chachati 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan 2,900 Tamil 2,800 - - 70 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chenchu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Christian unspecified 5,200 Hindi - - - 5,200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Dhangar 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Divehi, Maldivian 20 Maldivian - 20 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Domm 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Dudekula 80 Telugu - 80 - - - -
 Gadaba 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
Gandla 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Gavara 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Godda 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Gond 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Goudu 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Hajam 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 100 Vaagri Booli 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Holar 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Ilavan 3,700 Malayalam 3,500 - - 200 - -
Indo-French 200 French 60 - - 60 - 70
Indo-Vietnamese 400 Lao - - 20 40 - 400
 Irular 3,800 Irula 3,800 - - - - -
Jaggali Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Jambuvulu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Kadan 30 Kadar 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 36,000 Tamil 36,000 - - 200 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Kallan 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - - - -
Kammara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kanakkan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
Kattunayakan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Kavuthiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Koliyan 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
Koracha, caste 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kotia 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Koya 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Kudumban 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Kudumi 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kuravan 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - 20 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
Kuruman 70 Kurumba, Betta 70 - - - - -
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Maila 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Mala Dasari 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Kuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Mala Masti Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sale 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malai Vedan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Malasar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Malayali 5,400 Tamil 5,400 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malayekandi 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Mangala 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mappila 13,000 Malayalam - 13,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
 Maravan 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Mavilan 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
 Moger 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Mundala 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Nadar 10,000 Tamil 7,600 - - 2,800 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Nair 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
Nalakeyava 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Namassej Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 20 Marathi - - 20 - - -
Navithan 6,300 Tamil 6,300 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Pallan 5,000 Tamil 3,700 - - 1,300 - -
Palliyan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Palliyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palluvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pambada 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Panchama 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panditattan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Paniyan 400 Paniya 400 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 32,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 15,000 - -
Paravan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Parja 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Patnulkaran 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Perka 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Persian 20 Persian, Iranian - 20 - - - -
Perumannan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pondicherry Catholic 45,000 Tamil - - - 45,000 - -
 Portuguese Unknown Indo-Portuguese - - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Razu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Relli 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Samagara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Saora 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Semman 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Shaikh 8,700 Urdu - 8,700 - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - - - - -
Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 700 Malayalam - - - 700 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 41,000 Tamil - 41,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Thandan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - 40 - -
Thoti, caste 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ulladan 30 Ullatan 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Valanchian 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Valluvan 4,900 Tamil 4,900 - - - - -
Valmiki 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 6,300 Tamil 6,200 - - 90 - -
Vannan 11,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 1,500 - -
 Vanniyan 524,000 Tamil 521,000 - - 2,700 - -
Velakkithalanayan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Velan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Vellalan 19,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 900 - -
Veluthadanayar 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Vetan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Vettiyan 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Vettuvan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 36,000 Telugu 36,000 - - 40 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Yerukula 300 Yerukula 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  224 1,297,000   201 1,149,000 67,000 70 78,000 100 2,300
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