Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Cuddalore

Number of People Groups

258

Unreached People Groups

232

Total Population

3,099,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

3.2 %

Hindu

91.9 %

Muslim

4.8 %

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 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 824,000 Tamil 823,000 - 200 200 60 -
Adi Dravida Christian 31,000 Tamil - - - 31,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Adiyan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 30,000 Tamil 30,000 - - 300 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 34,000 Tamil 34,000 - - 300 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan Unknown Kurichiya - - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 60 English - - - 60 - -
 Ansari 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Arandan Unknown Aranadan - - - - - -
Aray Mala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Arayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Arunthathiyar 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 6,200 Tamil 6,200 - - - - -
 Bagata Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 50
 Bania Chetti 16,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - 800
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 900
 Banijiga 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Lambadi 14,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 600 Lambadi 600 - - - - -
Bariki 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Basor 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bondili 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Boya 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,500 Kannada 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 12,000 Tamil 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 48,000 Hindi 47,000 - - 50 - 300
Brahmin Vadama 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byagara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Chalvadi Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chayakkaran 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chenchu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Christian 700 Hindi - - - 700 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Dandasi 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Devanga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Hindi 69,000 - - - - -
 Dhor 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gandla 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Gangakula 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Goanese 100 Konkani, Goan - - - 100 - -
Godda 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 1,800 Vaagri Booli 1,800 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Irular 11,000 Irula 11,000 - - 30 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kadan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kaikolan 60,000 Tamil 60,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 40 Malayalam 20 - - - - 20
 Kapu Reddi 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 9,700 Telugu 9,700 - - - - -
Karimpalan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kepmaris 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Koliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Kori 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kota 30 Kota 30 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Kudumban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kudumi 5,100 Tamil 5,100 - - - - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kuli 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 800 Tamil - - - 800 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kuruba 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kuruman 40 Kurumba, Betta 40 - - - - -
 Lingayat 700 Kannada - - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 90 Telugu - - - 90 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malai Arayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malakkuravan 1,800 Tamil 1,700 - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Malayali 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
Malayarayar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mangala 33,000 Telugu 33,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mannan, tribal Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mappila 1,200 Malayalam - 1,200 - - - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Maravan 92,000 Tamil 92,000 - - 600 - -
Masthi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Mudugar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 35,000 Tamil - - - 35,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 77,000 Tamil 77,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
 Nair 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 15,000 Tamil 15,000 - - - - -
Pagadai Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Tamil 1,700 - 30 - - -
Pambada Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
Panniandi Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 2,100 Tamil - - - 2,100 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Tamil 3,300 - 30 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 7,600 Urdu - 7,600 - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Surajbansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Razu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sali 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Saora unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sayyid 8,100 Urdu - 8,100 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Semman Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Silpi 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 50 Sinhala - - 50 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 20
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 88,000 Tamil - 88,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
 Urali Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Telugu 32,000 - - 50 - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Valluvan 5,200 Tamil 5,200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 26,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 8,900 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 9,700 Tamil - - - 9,700 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 60 - -
 Vanniyan 924,000 Tamil 917,000 - - 7,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - 400 - -
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 100 - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Velama 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 800 Tamil 600 - - 200 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 6,000 Tamil 5,700 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Vipravindolu 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Vellalan Virakodi 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettiyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Vettuvan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 53,000 Telugu 53,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 102,000 Hindi 102,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 9,400 Telugu 9,400 - - - - -
 Yenadi 4,300 Telugu 4,300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 1,200 Yerukula 1,200 - - - - -
  Totals:  258 3,099,000   232 2,848,000 147,000 300 99,000 500 2,800
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