Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Karur

Number of People Groups

239

Unreached People Groups

210

Total Population

1,196,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

93.1 %

Muslim

5.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 50 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 1,100 Tamil 900 - - 200 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 47,000 Tamil 47,000 - - 200 - -
 Alavan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Anglo Indian 100 English - - - 100 - -
Anuppan 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Arandan Unknown Aranadan - - - - - -
Arasar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arasar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 8,500 Tamil 8,500 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Banijiga 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Basor 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
Bathada 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bohra 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Boya 6,200 Telugu 6,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Anavala Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 5,900 Tamil 5,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 2,900 Tamil 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Chackaravar 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 78,000 Tamil 78,000 - 20 - - -
 Chalvadi Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Chayakkaran 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Christian 900 Hindi - - - 900 - -
 Devanga 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Gandla 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Gangakula 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Gavara 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 7,300 Tamil 7,300 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 82,000 Malayalam 82,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
Ilavaniyan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Ilavathi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Irular 30 Irula 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kadan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 8,000 Tamil 8,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kanakkan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Kavara 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Krishnanvak 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Kudiya Unknown Kudiya - - - - - -
 Kudumban 100 Tamil 70 - - 30 - -
 Kudumi 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Malayalam 3,800 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kuruba 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 800 Kannada - - - - - 800
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
Mala Pulayan 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Malai Pandaram Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Malai Vedan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malakuravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Malayali 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Mangala 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 2,200 Malayalam 2,200 - - - - -
 Mappila 300 Malayalam - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 74,000 Tamil 73,000 - - 700 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mavilan 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Memon 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Moghal 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Mudugar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Munnur 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Mutali 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - 20 - -
 Mutrasi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 2,800 Tamil - - - 2,800 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nair 24,000 Malayalam 24,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Navait 800 Konkani - 800 - - - -
 Navithan 7,100 Tamil 7,100 - - - - -
 Nayadi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Pagadai Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 2,100 Tamil - - - 2,100 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 89,000 Tamil 89,000 - - - - -
Palleyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Palliyar 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Pambada 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Panan 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Panikkan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 4,600 Tamil - - - 4,600 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Tamil 57,000 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pathiyan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Perumannan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Razu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sali 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Sayyid 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 9,300 Urdu - 9,300 - - - -
Silpi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 43,000 Tamil - 43,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Valan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Valluvan 3,600 Tamil 3,600 - - - - -
Vaniyan 6,600 Tamil 6,500 - - 100 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 146,000 Tamil 146,000 - - 300 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 7,700 Tamil 7,600 - - 20 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 20 - -
Velakkithalanayan 4,500 Malayalam 4,500 - - - - -
 Velama 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 7,100 Tamil 7,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - 100 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 9,400 Tamil 9,400 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 81,000 Tamil 80,000 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 9,400 Tamil 9,400 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Vettuvan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 2,500 Malayalam 2,500 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 36,000 Telugu 36,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 2,700 Telugu 2,700 - - - - -
 Yenadi 5,500 Telugu 5,500 - - - - -
  Totals:  239 1,196,000   210 1,114,000 64,000 40 18,000 60 800
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