Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Tirupur

Number of People Groups

318

Unreached People Groups

286

Total Population

3,010,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

2.8 %

Hindu

92.0 %

Muslim

5.1 %

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 500 Telugu 400 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 77,000 Tamil 77,000 - 60 50 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 2,500 Tamil - - - 2,500 - -
 Adi Karnataka 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Adiyan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 11,000 Tamil 11,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - -
Aiyanavar 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Aiyanavar Christian 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 20 Kurichiya 20 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Ansari 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Anuppan 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Arayan 16,000 Malayalam 16,000 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 44,000 Tamil 44,000 - - - - -
Ayyanavar 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Badaga 5,600 Badaga 5,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Baira 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Kannada 3,100 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 700 Hindi 600 - - - - 70
 Bania Chetti 14,000 Tamil 14,000 - - - - 200
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 2,200 Telugu 2,200 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 100
 Bania Porwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 400
 Banijiga 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 700 Lambadi 700 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Basor 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bathada 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Kannada 4,500 - - - - -
Beldar Kannada Balija Naicker 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Beldar Toreya 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Bohra 500 Gujarati - 500 - - - -
 Boya 226,000 Telugu 226,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 7,100 Marathi 7,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 6,800 Malayalam 6,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Pancha Dravida 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 2,100 Malayalam 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 91,000 Hindi 91,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 20 Burmese - - 20 - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 19,000 Tamil - - - 19,000 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 111,000 Tamil 111,000 - 60 100 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran 3,600 Malayalam 3,600 - - - - -
Chavalakkaran Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Chayakkaran 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Christian 6,200 Hindi - - - 6,200 - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Devanga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 2,700 Tamil 2,700 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Divehi 30 Maldivian - 30 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Odia 2,600 - - - - -
Eravallan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Gangakula 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
 Gavara 5,100 Malayalam 5,100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 500 Konkani, Goan - - - 500 - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Hasla 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Idayan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 73,000 Malayalam 73,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 600 Tamil - - - 600 - -
Ilavaniyan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Ilavathi 6,200 Malayalam 6,200 - - - - -
Ilayathu 7,100 Malayalam 7,100 - - - - -
 Irular 200 Irula 200 - - - - -
Jaggali 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kadaiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kadan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 306,000 Tamil 305,000 - - 600 - -
 Kakkalan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 8,900 Telugu 8,900 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Kammara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kanakkan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Kaniyan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 5,300 Telugu 5,300 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 47,000 Telugu 47,000 - - - - -
Kapu Vadugan 6,400 Telugu 6,400 - - - - -
Karimpalan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 3,100 Tamil 3,100 - - - - -
Kavara 28,000 Tamil 28,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Koliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kootan 2,800 Malayalam 2,800 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kota Unknown Kota - - - - - -
Kudiya 20 Kudiya 20 - - - - -
 Kudumban 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - 200 - -
 Kudumi 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 1,600 Kannada 1,600 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Malayalam 7,700 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 2,800 Kannada 2,800 - - - - -
 Kuruman 100 Kurumba, Betta 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 2,900 Kannada - - - - - 2,900
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 184,000 Tamil 184,000 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 20 Marathi - - - 20 - -
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Maila 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Urali 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 6,100 Malayalam - - - 6,100 - -
Malai Arayan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Malakuravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Malasar 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Malayali 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Malayan, caste 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 5,400 Tamil 5,400 - - - - -
Malayarayar 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Mangala 8,700 Telugu 8,700 - - - - -
 Mappila 13,000 Malayalam - 13,000 - - - -
Marakkan (Christian traditions) 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Maravan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mavilan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Memon 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Moghal 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Momna 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Mudugar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Munnur 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Mutali 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Muthan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 2,200 Tamil - - - 2,200 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Tamil 8,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
 Nair 27,000 Malayalam 27,000 - - - - -
Nalkadaya 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Navithan 88,000 Tamil 88,000 - - - - -
Pagadai Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 5,700 Tamil - - - 5,700 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Tamil 23,000 - 20 90 - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Palluvan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Pambada 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Panan 77,000 Tamil 77,000 - - - - -
Panikkan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Paniyan Unknown Paniya - - - - - -
 Pannadi 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Panniandi 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 10,000 Tamil - - - 10,000 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - 20 60 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Pathiyan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Perumannan 19,000 Malayalam 19,000 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 2,400 Malayalam 2,400 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Qassab 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rathawa 30 Rathawi 30 - - - - -
 Razu 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Sali 19,000 Kannada 19,000 - - - - -
 Samanthan 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Samban 4,900 Tamil 4,900 - - 50 - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sayankulam 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Sayyid 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Semman 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 6,600 Urdu - 6,600 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Silpi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 50 Sinhala - - 50 - - -
 Soligar Unknown Sholaga - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi 7,300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 6,400 Malayalam - - - 6,400 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 70,000 Tamil - 70,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
Thantapulayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Tholuva Naicker 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Toda 20 Toda 20 - - - - -
 Ulladan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Urali 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Telugu 8,200 - - 60 - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 23,000 Kannada 23,000 - - - - -
Valan 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan 5,500 Tamil 5,500 - - - - -
Vaniyan 12,000 Tamil 11,000 - - 800 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 15,000 Tamil - - - 15,000 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 112,000 Tamil 112,000 - - 80 - -
 Vanniyan 373,000 Tamil 370,000 - - 2,100 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 100 - -
Vanniyan Kotton 9,900 Tamil 9,900 - - - - -
 Varli 30 Varli 30 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 34,000 Malayalam 34,000 - - - - -
Velan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Kongu 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 3,100 Tamil 2,400 - - 800 - -
Vellalan Nanjanad 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 28,000 Tamil 26,000 - - 1,400 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Veluthadanayar 18,000 Malayalam 18,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Tamil 2,300 - - - - -
Vettiyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Vettuvan 4,200 Malayalam 4,200 - - - - -
 Vettuvan Gounder 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 14,000 Malayalam 14,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 15,000 Malayalam 15,000 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 12,000 Malayalam 12,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 107,000 Telugu 107,000 - - 20 - -
Viswakarma Vilkurup 600 Malayalam 600 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,100 Telugu 3,100 - - - - -
 Yenadi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 400 Yerukula 400 - - - - -
  Totals:  318 3,010,000   286 2,770,000 153,000 200 83,000 400 3,700
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