Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Thanjavur

Number of People Groups

258

Unreached People Groups

228

Total Population

2,858,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.6 %

Hindu

86.4 %

Muslim

7.9 %

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 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 123,000 Tamil 123,000 - 300 100 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 2,200 Tamil - - - 2,200 - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Adiyan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 28,000 Tamil 28,000 - - 500 - -
Agamudaiyan Udayar 1,200 Tamil 1,100 - - 200 - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 30,000 Tamil 29,000 - - 500 - -
 Alavan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Tamil 61,000 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 100 English - - - 100 - -
 Ansari 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Anuppan 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Arasar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Arasar Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 600 - - - - 80
 Bania Chetti 26,000 Tamil 25,000 - - - - 500
 Bania Komti 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 400 Hindi 200 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 51,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - 800
 Banijiga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 50 Lambadi 50 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Basor 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Bathada 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 400 Tamil - - - 400 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bohra 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Boya 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 109,000 Hindi 108,000 - - 100 - 400
 Brahmin Velanadu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Burmese 20 Burmese - - 20 - - -
Chackaravar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 1,200 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Tamil 6,800 - 30 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Chayakkaran 3,400 Tamil 3,400 - - - - -
 Chenchu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Christian 1,100 Hindi - - - 1,100 - -
Devadasi 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Devanga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gamit 90 Gamit 90 - - - - -
 Gandla 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Gangakula 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Gavara 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
 Holar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Idayan 3,500 Tamil 3,500 - - - - -
 Ilavan 149,000 Malayalam 149,000 - - 90 - -
Ilavan Christian 11,000 Tamil - - - 11,000 - -
Ilavaniyan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
Ilavathi 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Irular 900 Irula 900 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kadaiyar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Kadan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 35,000 Tamil 35,000 - - 600 - -
 Kakkalan 1,200 Malayalam 1,200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Kallan Tondaman 115,000 Tamil 115,000 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 216,000 Tamil 216,000 - - - - -
Kammara 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kamsala 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Kanakkan 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,800 Tamil 1,800 - - - - -
Kavara 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Koliyan 1,800 Tamil 1,700 - - 100 - -
 Konda Reddi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koshti 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Krishnanvak 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kudumban 60 Tamil - - - 60 - -
 Kudumi 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Malayalam 6,600 - 40 - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kuruba 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kuruman 200 Kurumba, Betta 200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 800 Kannada - - - - - 800
 Lohana 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
Mala Pulayan 6,600 Telugu 6,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malai Pandaram 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Malakuravan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 6,600 Tamil 6,600 - - - - -
Malayarayar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mangala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 4,100 Malayalam 4,100 - - - - -
 Mappila 800 Malayalam - 800 - - - -
 Maravan 6,000 Tamil 5,900 - - 100 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Memon 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Momna 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Mutali 4,500 Tamil 4,500 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 11,000 Tamil - - - 11,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Tamil 23,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Nair 65,000 Malayalam 65,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Navithan 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
Pagadai 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Paliyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 37,000 Tamil - - - 37,000 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 155,000 Tamil 155,000 - 200 500 - -
Palleyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Panan 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Panikkan 5,900 Tamil 5,900 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 84,000 Tamil - - - 84,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 226,000 Tamil 225,000 - 200 400 30 -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Patelia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Pathiyan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Perumannan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rathawa 70 Rathawi 70 - - - - -
 Razu 9,700 Telugu 9,700 - - - - -
 Sali 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Sali Pattariyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Sayyid 7,400 Urdu - 7,400 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
Silpi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 70 Sinhala - - 70 - - -
 Somvanshi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 172,000 Tamil - 172,000 - - - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Toda Unknown Toda - - - - - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kappiliyan 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Valan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Valluvan 4,600 Tamil 4,600 - - - - -
Vaniyan 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - 700 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 1,900 Tamil - - - 1,900 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 254,000 Tamil 252,000 - - 1,800 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 42,000 Tamil 42,000 - - 300 - -
 Varli 80 Varli 80 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 11,000 Malayalam 11,000 - - - - -
 Velama 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 18,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 100 - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 26,000 Tamil 26,000 - - 300 - -
Vellalan Sozhia 11,000 Tamil 10,000 - - 70 - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 53,000 Tamil 52,000 - - 600 - -
 Vellalan unspecified 156,000 Tamil 155,000 - - 1,200 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 8,500 Tamil 8,500 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 5,400 Malayalam 5,400 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 700 Tamil 700 - - - - -
Vettuvan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 4,700 Malayalam 4,700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,400 Malayalam 1,400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 87,000 Telugu 87,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Hindi 81,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 14,000 Telugu 14,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Yerukula 50 Yerukula 50 - - - - -
  Totals:  258 2,858,000   228 2,470,000 225,000 900 159,000 200 2,700
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