Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Vellore

Number of People Groups

282

Unreached People Groups

255

Total Population

1,996,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

3.6 %

Hindu

86.1 %

Muslim

10.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 600 Telugu 600 - - 30 - -
 Adi Dravida 356,000 Tamil 355,000 - 200 100 30 -
Adi Dravida Christian 34,000 Tamil - - - 34,000 - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 300 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Arandan Unknown Aranadan - - - - - -
Aray Mala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 39,000 Tamil 39,000 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 4,100 Tamil 4,100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baira 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bakuda 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Balija Musugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 50
 Bania Chetti 1,800 Tamil 1,000 - - - - 700
 Bania Komti 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 100 Hindi 60 - - - - 60
 Bania unspecified 5,100 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 1,200
 Banijiga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Lambadi 9,100 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 800 Lambadi 800 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Bariki Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Bhansala Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bohra Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Bondili 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Boya 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,000 Kannada 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 24,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - 400
 Brahmin Velanadu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chayakkaran 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Chenchu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Christian 4,000 Hindi - - - 4,000 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Dandasi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
 Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Eravallan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Gangakula 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 70 Vaagri Booli 70 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Holaya Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Ilavan 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Irular 8,600 Irula 8,500 20 - - - 50
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kaikolan 53,000 Tamil 53,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Telugu 5,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 2,600 Telugu 2,600 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
Kamathi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kammara 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Kanakkan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 6,500 Telugu 6,500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 21,000 Telugu 21,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kattunayakan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Kepmaris 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Koshti 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Kudumban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kudumi 5,100 Tamil 5,100 - - - - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Malayalam 2,700 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
 Kuruman 2,600 Kurumba, Betta 2,600 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Lingayat 2,600 Kannada - - - - - 2,600
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 400 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 80 Marathi - - - 80 - -
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 1,300 Marathi 1,300 - - - - 30
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sale Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
Malai Pandaram 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Malayali 20,000 Tamil 20,000 20 - - - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mangala 25,000 Telugu 25,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mappila 300 Malayalam - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 90,000 Tamil 86,000 - - 4,400 - -
Masthi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Matangi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - 80 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 12,000 Tamil - - - 12,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Nair 54,000 Malayalam 54,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pambada 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Pannadi 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Panniandi 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Qassab 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Hindi 7,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
 Razu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Rona Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 54,000 Urdu - 54,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Silpi 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 1,000 Malayalam - - - 1,000 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 30
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 87,000 Tamil - 87,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Telugu 21,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Valan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Valluvan 4,000 Tamil 4,000 - - - - -
Vaniyan 24,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 8,500 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 2,200 Tamil - - - 2,200 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Tamil 9,200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 491,000 Tamil 490,000 - - 600 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 7,300 Tamil 7,300 - - 20 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 24,000 Tamil 24,000 - - - - -
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Varli 20 Varli 20 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Velama 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Velan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 300 Tamil 300 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Vettuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 30,000 Telugu 30,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 76,000 Hindi 76,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 66,000 Telugu 66,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Yerukula 1,600 Yerukula 1,600 - - - - -
  Totals:  282 1,996,000   255 1,719,000 200,000 300 71,000 300 5,300
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