Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Dindigul

Number of People Groups

222

Unreached People Groups

194

Total Population

2,564,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

7.8 %

Hindu

87.1 %

Muslim

4.9 %

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 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 44,000 Tamil 44,000 - 70 90 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 3,300 Tamil - - - 3,300 - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Anglo Indian 70 English - - - 70 - -
Arasar 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Arasar Christian 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
 Arunthathiyar 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Baira 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - 20
 Bania Chetti 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - 20
 Bania Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 50
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Basor 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Bathada 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bohra 90 Gujarati - 90 - - - -
 Boya 9,900 Telugu 9,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 6,600 Tamil 6,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 103,000 Hindi 103,000 - - - - 30
 Brahmin Velanadu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 20 Burmese - - 20 - - -
Byari (Beary) 900 Konkani - 900 - - - -
Chackaravar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 12,000 Tamil - - - 12,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Tamil 142,000 - 70 70 - -
Chayakkaran 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 700 Malayalam - - - 700 - -
 Christian 6,500 Hindi - - - 6,500 - -
 Devendrakulathan 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Odia 2,000 - - - - -
 Gamit 400 Gamit 400 - - - - -
 Gavara 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Godda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20,000 Malayalam 20,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Ilavaniyan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Ilavathi 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Irular Unknown Irula - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Kaikolan 49,000 Tamil 49,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kanakkan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - -
Karimpalan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
Kavara 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 900 Gujarati 900 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kota Unknown Kota - - - - - -
Krishnanvak 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumban 600 Tamil 400 - - 200 - -
 Kudumi 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Malayalam 8,500 - - - - -
 Kuruba 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kuruman 100 Kurumba, Betta 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 5,300 Kannada - - - - - 5,300
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Lotha Unknown Naga, Lotha - - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Maila 60 Tulu 60 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Pulayan 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 1,500 Malayalam - - - 1,500 - -
Malai Pandaram 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Malakuravan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 8,200 Tamil 8,200 - - - - -
Malayarayar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 4,700 Malayalam 4,600 - - 100 - -
 Mappila 4,300 Malayalam - 4,300 - - - -
 Maravan 159,000 Tamil 159,000 - - - - -
 Memon 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Moghal 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Momna 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Mudugar 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 30 Malayalam - 30 - - - -
 Munnur 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Mutali 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - 90 - -
 Muthuvan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 81,000 Tamil - - - 81,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 270,000 Tamil 270,000 - - - - -
 Nair 99,000 Malayalam 99,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
Navait 2,000 Konkani - 2,000 - - - -
 Navithan 50,000 Tamil 50,000 - - - - -
 Nayadi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Pagadai 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 34,000 Tamil - - - 33,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 192,000 Tamil 192,000 - 50 500 - -
Palleyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Palliyan 3,800 Tamil 3,600 - - 100 - -
Palliyar 3,800 Tamil 3,600 - - 100 - -
Palluvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Panan 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
Panikkan 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
 Paniyan 50 Paniya 40 - - - - -
 Pannadi Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 50,000 Tamil - - - 50,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 108,000 Tamil 108,000 - 30 200 - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pathiyan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Patnulkaran 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Perumannan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rathawa 400 Rathawi 400 - - - - -
 Ravalia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Sali 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Samban 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Semman 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Silpi 2,600 Telugu 2,600 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - 30 - - -
 Syrian Christian 3,100 Malayalam - - - 3,100 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 87,000 Tamil - 87,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 21,000 Kannada 21,000 - - - - -
Valan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
Vaniyan 29,000 Tamil 26,000 - - 2,900 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 2,000 Tamil - - - 2,000 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 67,000 Tamil 67,000 - - 800 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - 30 - -
 Varli 300 Varli 300 - - - - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
Velan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - 400 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 140,000 Tamil 140,000 - - 600 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 5,500 Malayalam 5,500 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vettuvan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 5,300 Malayalam 5,300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 188,000 Telugu 188,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 137,000 Hindi 137,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  222 2,564,000   194 2,234,000 125,000 300 200,000 300 5,500
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