Country:

India

Province / State: Tamil Nadu
District: Chengalpattu

Number of People Groups

350

Unreached People Groups

314

Total Population

3,208,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

3.6 %

Hindu

90.0 %

Muslim

2.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 2,700 Telugu 2,600 - - 40 - -
Adi Andhra Christian 600 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Adi Dravida 720,000 Tamil 718,000 - 400 1,000 30 -
Adi Dravida Christian 82,000 Tamil - - - 47,000 - -
 Adi Karnataka 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Adiyan 90 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 13,000 Tamil 13,000 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 21,000 Tamil 21,000 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,300 Malayalam 1,300 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 800 Tamil 800 - - - - -
Ambattan Christian 90 Tamil - - - 60 - -
Anglo 600 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 1,300 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Aray Mala 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Arayan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 9,900 Tamil 9,900 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala 8,200 Tamil 8,200 - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Badaga 20 Badaga 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bagata 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Baha'i 800 Hindi - - - - - 1,000
 Baira 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Bakuda Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Balija Dasari 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Bangali Muslim Moghal 600 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 900 - - - - 300
 Bania Agrahari 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania Chetti 1,300 Tamil 1,000 - - - - 300
Bania Gujar 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 300 Hindi 100 - - - - 100
 Bania Porwal 100 Hindi 70 - - - - 70
 Bania Srimali 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 7,500 Hindi 6,300 - - - - 1,200
 Banijiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 100 Lambadi 100 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
Bariki 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Bauri Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Bohra 30 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Bondili 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Boya 128,000 Telugu 128,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Ashtashasram 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 600 Tamil - - - 400 - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Dikshitar 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Kosala Nadu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mukkaniyar 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 10,000 Tamil 10,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telaganya 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - 400
Brahmin Vadama 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 500 Konkani - 400 - - - -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Chandala Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Chenchu 800 Telugu 700 - - 20 - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 1,100 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
 Christian 16,000 Hindi - - - 13,000 - -
 Dakkal 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Dandasi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Devanga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 94,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Dudekula 100 Telugu - 70 - - - -
Ellamalawar 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
 Gandla 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Gangakula 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Goanese 900 Konkani, Goan - - - 500 - -
Godda 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 400 Vaagri Booli 400 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 3,000 Malayalam 3,000 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 200 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Irular 22,000 Irula 22,000 - - 50 - 20
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jatapu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Kadaiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kadan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 97,000 Tamil 96,000 - - 700 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Telugu 5,200 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
Kalladi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kallan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Kammara 80 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Kanakkan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 60 Malayalam 40 - - 20 - -
 Kapu Reddi 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 33,000 Telugu 33,000 - - - - -
Karimpalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Karnam 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 1,400 Tamil 1,400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Kepmaris 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Khasi 40 Khasi - - - 20 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Koliyan 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kolupulvandlu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Kori 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kuda Korava 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kudumban 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Kudumi 4,300 Tamil 4,300 - - - - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Gujarati 2,400 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) 500 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Kuruba 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kuruman 700 Kurumba, Betta 700 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lingayat 2,900 Kannada - - - - - 1,600
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Madasi Kuruva 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 700 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Madiga Dasu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 90 - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 1,600 Telugu - - - 900 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Mala Dasu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mala Sale 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 4,900 Malayalam - - - 2,800 - -
Malai Arayan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Malai Pandaram 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Malakkuravan 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
Malasar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayarayar 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Malla Jetty 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Mangala 51,000 Telugu 51,000 - - - - -
Maniyattikkaran 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Manna Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Manne 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 900 Malayalam - 500 - - - -
 Maravan 83,000 Tamil 83,000 - - 500 - -
Masthi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Matangi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Memon 60 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Momna Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mudugar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Mukha Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Munnur 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 7,400 Telugu 7,400 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 37,000 Tamil - - - 21,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Tamil 85,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 63,000 Malayalam 63,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Navait 1,300 Konkani - 700 - - - -
 Navithan 29,000 Tamil 29,000 - - - - -
 Odiya 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Pagadai 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Tamil 8,600 - 50 - - -
Palleyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyan 20 Tamil - - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Pambada 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Pandaram 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Paniyan 20 Paniya 20 - - - - -
 Pannadi 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 1,200 Tamil - - - 700 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Tamil 4,000 - 20 - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 50 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Pardhan Unknown Pardhan - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 300 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 300 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,600 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Perumal Makkukkaran 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Pichakuntla 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Hindi 8,200 - - - - 70
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Rajput Chandrabansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rathawa 50 Rathawi 50 - - - - -
 Ravalia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Razu 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Rona 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sali 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Samban 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 4,800 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 500 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Semman 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 300 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,600 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 23,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 200 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Silpi 3,900 Telugu 3,900 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - 20 - - -
 Siyal 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Soligar 30 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - 90
 Syrian Christian 7,400 Malayalam - - - 4,200 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 50
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 89,000 Tamil - 51,000 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 100 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Tibetan 40 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Tili 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Tiruvalluvar 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Toda 60 Toda 60 - - - - -
 Ulladan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Urali 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Urikkara Naicker 300 Telugu 300 - - - - 20
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Telugu 51,000 - - 200 - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
 Valluvan 2,800 Tamil 2,800 - - - - -
Vaniyan 17,000 Tamil 14,000 - - 2,900 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 2,400 Tamil - - - 1,400 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Tamil 20,000 - - 50 - -
 Vanniyan 695,000 Tamil 681,000 - - 14,000 - -
Vanniyan Agnikula 16,000 Tamil 16,000 - - 70 - -
Vanniyan Kalingi 5,000 Tamil 5,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Varli 30 Varli 30 - - - - -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 50 - -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Velan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Isai 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vellalan Nanchilnattu 200 Tamil 200 - - 30 - -
Vellalan Pattanavan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Vellalan Sozhia 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Vellalan Tondamandalam 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 1,200 Tamil 1,100 - - 100 - -
Vellalan Virakodi 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vettuvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 8,400 Malayalam 8,400 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 56,000 Telugu 56,000 - - 100 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 150,000 Hindi 150,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 84,000 Telugu 84,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Yenadi 5,000 Telugu 5,000 - - - - -
 Yerukula 1,400 Yerukula 1,400 - - - - -
  Totals:  350 3,208,000   314 2,889,000 75,000 600 115,000 700 5,200
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