Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Coimbatore

Number of People Groups

318

Unreached People Groups

284

Total Population

4,198,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.4 %

Hindu

87.9 %

Muslim

6.5 %

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 100,000 Tamil 99,000 - 200 100 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 14,000 Tamil - - - 14,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 100 - -
Aiyanavar 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Aiyanavar Christian 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
Ajila Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 20 Kurichiya 20 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 24,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - 600 - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - 50 - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 4,200 Tamil 4,100 - - 100 - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
Anglo Indian 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Anuppan 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Arayan 23,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - 200 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Arunthathiyar 95,000 Tamil 95,000 - 70 - 20 -
Ayyanavar 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Badaga 8,400 Badaga 8,300 - - 70 - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Baira 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Bakuda 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Kannada 4,100 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,400 Hindi 800 - - - - 500
 Bania Chetti 27,000 Tamil 26,000 - - - - 1,000
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 200
 Bania Porwal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 100
 Bania Srimali 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 40,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 2,400
 Banijiga 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 900 Lambadi 900 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Basor 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Bathada 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Kannada 6,100 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bohra 1,000 Gujarati - 1,000 - - - -
 Boya 319,000 Telugu 319,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 4,200 Tamil 4,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 3,500 Malayalam 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 19,000 Tamil 19,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 115,000 Hindi 114,000 - - - - 900
 Brahmin Velanadu 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 4,900 Konkani - 4,900 - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 54,000 Tamil - - - 54,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 83,000 Tamil 83,000 - 70 300 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 4,700 Malayalam 4,700 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
Chayakkaran 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 1,200 Malayalam - - - 1,200 - -
 Christian 7,900 Hindi - - - 7,900 - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
 Devanga 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 40,000 Tamil 40,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Divehi 30 Maldivian - 30 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Odia 1,900 - - - - -
Eravallan 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
 Gamit 40 Gamit 40 - - - - -
 Gandla 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
 Gangakula 3,300 Kannada 3,300 - - - - -
 Gavara 7,200 Malayalam 7,200 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 800 Konkani, Goan - - - 800 - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hasla 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Idayan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Ilavan 130,000 Malayalam 130,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 1,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
Ilavaniyan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Ilavathi 8,900 Malayalam 8,900 - - - - -
Ilayathu 10,000 Malayalam 10,000 - - - - -
 Irular 17,000 Irula 17,000 30 - 80 - -
Jaggali 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Kadaiyar 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Kadan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 415,000 Tamil 414,000 - - 900 - -
 Kakkalan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Kammara 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Kanakkan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 5,500 Telugu 5,500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 71,000 Telugu 71,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 7,500 Telugu 7,500 - - - - -
Karimpalan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Kavara 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Koliyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kootan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kota 30 Kota 30 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumban 5,100 Tamil 4,800 - - 300 - -
 Kudumi 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Gujarati 2,300 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Malayalam 8,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 4,300 Kannada 4,300 - - - - -
 Kuruman 100 Kurumba, Betta 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 3,400 Kannada - - - - - 3,400
 Lohana 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Tamil 75,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 60 Marathi - - - 60 - -
 Mahishya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Mahyavanshi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Maila 70 Tulu 70 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Mala Urali 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 23,000 Malayalam - - - 23,000 - -
Malai Arayan 30 Malayalam 20 - - 20 - -
Malai Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Malakuravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Malasar 6,800 Tamil 6,800 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 17,000 Malayalam 17,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
Malayarayar 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Mangala 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
 Mappila 12,000 Malayalam - 12,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Maravan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Mavilan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Momna 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
 Mudugar 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Munnur 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
Mutali 40 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Muthan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Muthuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mutrasi 3,900 Telugu 3,900 - - 40 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 6,500 Tamil - - - 6,500 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Nair 40,000 Malayalam 40,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Navithan 128,000 Tamil 128,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Pagadai 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 13,000 Tamil - - - 13,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Tamil 36,000 - 60 100 - -
Palliyar 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Palluvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pambada 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Panan 102,000 Tamil 102,000 - - - - -
Panikkan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Panniandi 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 20,000 Tamil - - - 20,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Tamil 36,000 - 50 90 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 28,000 Urdu - 28,000 - - - -
 Pathiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Perumannan 28,000 Malayalam 28,000 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rathawa 60 Rathawi 60 - - - - -
 Razu 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Sali 23,000 Kannada 23,000 - - - - -
 Samanthan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Samban 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Sayankulam 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Sayyid 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Semman Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Silpi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 40 Sinhala - - 40 - - -
 Soligar Unknown Sholaga - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 23,000 Malayalam - - - 23,000 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 119,000 Tamil - 119,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Thantapulayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 800 Tamil 200 - - 600 - -
 Thoti, caste 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Toda 70 Toda 30 - - 40 - -
 Ulladan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - 70 - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 3,500 Kannada 3,500 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 35,000 Kannada 35,000 - - - - -
Valan 23,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
Vaniyan 18,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 1,600 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 41,000 Tamil - - - 41,000 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Tamil 152,000 - - 200 - -
 Vanniyan 509,000 Tamil 502,000 - - 6,600 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 6,600 Tamil 6,500 - - 90 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 9,100 Tamil 9,100 - - - - -
 Varli 50 Varli 50 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 51,000 Malayalam 51,000 - - - - -
Velan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 5,100 Tamil 3,400 - - 1,600 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 1,500 Tamil 1,500 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 43,000 Tamil 39,000 - - 3,200 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 27,000 Malayalam 27,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 5,900 Malayalam 5,900 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 21,000 Malayalam 21,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 153,000 Telugu 153,000 - - 40 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Hindi 70,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 4,000 Telugu 4,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Yerukula 500 Yerukula 500 - - - - -
  Totals:  318 4,198,000   284 3,690,000 272,000 500 225,000 1,200 8,600
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