Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Namakkal

Number of People Groups

285

Unreached People Groups

260

Total Population

2,085,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.0 %

Hindu

97.2 %

Muslim

1.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 96,000 Tamil 96,000 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,100 Tamil - - - 1,100 - -
 Adi Karnataka 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Adiyan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan Unknown Kurichiya - - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Ansari 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Anuppan Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Arasu Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Arayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 215,000 Tamil 215,000 - - - 20 -
 Badaga 200 Badaga 200 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bakad Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Balagai 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 3,200 Telugu 3,200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 9,200 Hindi 9,100 - - - - 40
 Banijiga 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Lambadi 2,300 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 200 Lambadi 200 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Basor 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Kannada 5,900 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Bhansala Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bohra 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Boya 76,000 Telugu 76,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - 30
 Brahmin Velanadu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Chenchu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Christian 2,900 Hindi - - - 2,900 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Devanga 3,300 Kannada 3,200 - - 70 - -
 Devendrakulathan 9,600 Tamil 9,600 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
Divehi 20 Maldivian - 20 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gamit 90 Gamit 90 - - - - -
 Gandla 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 2,700 Kannada 2,700 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Gudigar 80 Konkani 80 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Hajam 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 200 Vaagri Booli 200 - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Hasalaru 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
Hasla 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Holar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Ilavan 85,000 Malayalam 85,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Irular 800 Irula 800 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Jenu Kuruba 2,400 Kurumba, Jennu 2,400 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Kadaiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 2,000 Kannada 2,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kaikadi 2,400 Kannada 2,400 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 96,000 Tamil 96,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kanakkan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 14,000 Telugu 14,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Kepmaris 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Koliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koshti 3,700 Marathi 3,700 - - - - -
Kotegar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kudumi 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Malayalam 4,400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kuruba 69,000 Kannada 69,000 - - - - -
 Kuruman 40 Kurumba, Betta 40 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Lingayat 100 Kannada - - - - - 100
 Lohana 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 9,700 Marathi 9,700 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 400 Malayalam - - - 400 - -
Malai Arayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malakkuravan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Malayali 63,000 Tamil 63,000 30 - 100 - 30
Malayarayar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malayekandi 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mangala 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Mappila 800 Malayalam - 800 - - - -
 Maravan 53,000 Tamil 52,000 - - 400 - -
 Masan Jogi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Masthi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mavilan 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Memon 80 Gujarati - 80 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Momna 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Mundala Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Munnur 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 900 Tamil - - - 900 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
Nagartha 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Navithan 9,400 Tamil 9,400 - - - - -
Pale 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Paliya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Paliyan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 2,800 Tamil - - - 2,800 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Tamil 57,000 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palluvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pambada 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Pandaram 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Panniandi 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 3,000 Tamil - - - 3,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Pichakuntla 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Pindara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Qassab 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Rajpur 50 Konkani, Goan 50 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rathawa 100 Rathawi 100 - - - - -
 Ravalia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Razu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sali 4,500 Kannada 4,500 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Satani 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 4,800 Urdu - 4,800 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Silpi 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 100 Sinhala - - 100 - - -
 Somvanshi 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 23,000 Tamil - 23,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - 50 - -
Vakkaliga Gangadikara 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 4,700 Kannada 4,700 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Vaniyan 5,500 Tamil 5,400 - - 80 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 624,000 Tamil 620,000 - - 4,400 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - 200 - -
 Varli 100 Varli 100 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 1,300 Tamil 1,000 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 5,900 Tamil 5,600 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 7,800 Malayalam 7,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 47,000 Telugu 47,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - - - -
 Yerukula 60 Yerukula 60 - - - - -
  Totals:  285 2,085,000   260 2,026,000 38,000 100 20,000 200 300
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