Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Ariyalur

Number of People Groups

217

Unreached People Groups

192

Total Population

934,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

4.7 %

Hindu

94.3 %

Muslim

0.9 %

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 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 69,000 Tamil 68,000 - 50 70 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 3,000 Tamil - - - 3,000 - -
 Adiyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 32,000 Tamil 32,000 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 800 Tamil 700 - - 100 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 37,000 Tamil 37,000 - - 200 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 50 Kurichiya 50 - - - - -
 Alavan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Anuppan 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Arandan 30 Aranadan 30 - - - - -
Arasar 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Arasar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 7,500 Tamil 7,500 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 3,700 Tamil 3,700 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 5,700 Hindi 5,600 - - - - 60
 Banijiga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Basor 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
Bathada 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bohra 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Boya 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,800 Tamil 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Chackaravar 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Chackaravar Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,500 Tamil - - - 1,500 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Christian 600 Hindi - - - 600 - -
 Devanga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Odia 1,000 - - - - -
 Gandla 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Gangakula 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Gavara 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 63,000 Malayalam 63,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 500 Tamil - - - 500 - -
Ilavaniyan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Ilavathi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Irular 12,000 Irula 11,000 - - - - 30
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kadan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 22,000 Tamil 22,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Kammara 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Kanakkan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 3,300 Telugu 3,300 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Kavara 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koshti 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Kudumi 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 600 Kannada - - - - - 600
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
Mala Pulayan 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Malai Arayan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Malakuravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Malayali 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
Malayarayar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mangala 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
 Mappila 100 Malayalam - 100 - - - -
 Maravan 60,000 Tamil 59,000 - - 500 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Memon 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Moghal 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mutali 1,700 Tamil 1,600 - - 20 - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 5,700 Tamil - - - 5,700 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Navait 200 Konkani - 200 - - - -
 Navithan 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
 Paliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 7,700 Tamil - - - 7,700 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
 Panan 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
 Pandaram 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Panikkan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 21,000 Tamil - - - 21,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 118,000 Tamil 118,000 - 60 100 20 -
 Pashtun, Pathan 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pathiyan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Perumannan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
 Razu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Silpi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 6,600 Tamil - 6,600 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Thandan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Urali 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 700 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Valan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Vaniyan 4,600 Tamil 4,500 - - 80 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,900 Tamil - - - 1,900 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Tamil 8,400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 123,000 Tamil 123,000 - - 200 - -
 Varli 20 Varli 20 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
Velakkithalanayan 3,100 Malayalam 3,100 - - - - -
 Velama 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 5,900 Tamil 5,900 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 4,900 Tamil 4,900 - - 20 - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 9,900 Tamil 9,800 - - 80 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 64,000 Tamil 64,000 - - 200 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Vettuvan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 28,000 Telugu 28,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yenadi 7,800 Telugu 7,800 - - - - -
  Totals:  217 934,000   192 880,000 8,900 100 44,000 100 700
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