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113

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adiyan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 1
Ajila India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ambalavasi India 159,000 175,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 3
Ambattan Christian India 4,500 4,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
Arasar India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.56 % 1
Arasar Christian India 57,000 57,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Arayan India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
Brahmin Muttad India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 145,000 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Brahmin Potti India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chavalakkaran India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 1
Chavalakkaran Christian India 4,000 4,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chengazhi Nambiyar India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 375,000 375,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 462,000 462,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Eluthassan India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gavara India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,827,000 5,896,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 117
Ilavaniyan India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavathi India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilayathu India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Cochin Israel 12,000 12,000 Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.05 % 1
 Kadan India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Kakkalan India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalladi India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallasari India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kallattu Kurup India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kanakkan India 255,000 255,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kaniyan India 103,000 103,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
Karimpalan India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kavuthiyan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Keralamuthali India 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Keralamuthali Christian India 3,200 3,200 Christianity 100.00 % -
Kitaran India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kollakar India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Krishnanvak India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kundavadiga India 700 700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 427,000 431,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kurukkal India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lakshadweep India 62,000 62,000 Islam 0.00 % 1
Mala Vettuvan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,685,000 2,685,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 42.84 % -
Malai Pandaram India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Malayali Canada 19,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Maldives 900 1,597,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Malayali New Zealand 6,300 1,597,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Malayali Singapore 28,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Malayali United Arab Emirates 329,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali Bahrain 63,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 40.00 % 1.50 % -
 Malayali Myanmar (Burma) 23,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 34.00 % 7.00 % -
 Malayali Sri Lanka 800 1,597,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
 Malayali Oman 237,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 3.00 % -
 Malayali Qatar 79,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 2.00 % -
 Malayali United States 85,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 8.00 % 0.40 % -
Malayan, caste Sri Lanka 1,600 37,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, caste India 35,000 37,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 18.42 % -
Malayekandi India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Mappila Sri Lanka 11,000 8,772,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mappila India 8,761,000 8,772,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 175
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mavilan India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkari India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 159,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Musari India 3,900 3,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nair India 6,738,000 6,742,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 135
Nair Anthur India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Padannan India 8,500 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pandaram India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panditattan India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pathiyan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
 Pulayan India 1,057,000 1,062,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Pulayan Wayanad India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shabi India 1,700 1,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Syrian Christian Sri Lanka 700 3,733,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,732,000 3,733,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Christian traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 232,000 232,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Thandan Palakkad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Thantapulayan India 5,200 5,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ulladan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
Valan India 91,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Valanchian India 5,400 5,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Velakkithalanayan India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Velan India 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Veluthadanayar India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Vetan (Christian traditions) India 3,500 3,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vettuvan India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Viswakarma Asari India 700,000 700,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
Viswakarma Kallan Muppan India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Viswakarma Kallasari India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Thattan India 202,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  113           89     609
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi Andhra India 307,000 308,000 Hinduism 0.86 % 6
 Adi Dravida India 8,598,000 8,598,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 172
Adi Dravida Christian India 628,000 628,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 18,000 906,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 888,000 906,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 18
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,700 671,000 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 662,000 671,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 13
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 208,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Aiyanavar India 5,400 5,400 Hinduism 3.87 % 1
Aiyanavar Christian India 17,000 17,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
 Alavan India 7,800 7,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) India 179,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 4
 Amma Kodaga India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Angami India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
Anglo Indian India 134,000 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 500 500 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
 Arleng India 500,000 501,000 Hinduism 19.74 % -
 Arunthathiyar India 1,026,000 1,026,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,549,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Baiga India 573,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Baira India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,525,000 3,999,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
Bakad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,331,000 29,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 587
 Bania Agarwal India 4,876,000 4,919,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Bania Chetti India 733,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,155,000 6,162,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 123
Barda India 3,500 3,500 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 932,000 932,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,528,000 2,534,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 51
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,905,000 1,917,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
Bellara India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhampta India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 1,400 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 39,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 400 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 6
 Bhil India 16,909,000 17,403,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 338
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,411,000 6,568,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 128
Bhottada India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 9
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,588,000 1,588,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
 Boya India 4,056,000 4,073,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 81
 Brahmin India 59,134,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1183
Brahmin Dravida India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 283,000 283,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,073,000 3,107,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 61
 Brahmin Iyer India 311,000 311,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Mahratta India 474,000 475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Mukkaniyar India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat India 604,000 612,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
Byari (Beary) India 456,000 456,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Chackaravar India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Chackaravar Christian India 4,900 4,900 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 118,000 123,000 Christianity 99.99 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 862,000 889,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
 Chakma India 218,000 760,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
Chandala India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chaudhari, tribal India 304,000 304,000 Hinduism 1.62 % 6
Chayakkaran India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,946,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 2.38 % 10
 Devendrakulathan India 88,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,852,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanka India 421,000 424,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 8
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,993,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 240
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 969,000 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Dhodia India 683,000 692,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
Dom (Dombara) India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dubla India 680,000 681,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
Eravallan India 7,800 7,800 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Faqir India 90,000 112,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gadaba India 134,000 134,000 Hinduism 1.63 % 3
 Gamit India 457,000 463,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,556,000 1,556,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Garasia India 393,000 405,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 8
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,100,000 1,193,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
Goanese India 587,000 691,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godagali India 3,600 3,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,356,000 14,362,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 287
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,100 9,100 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Halam India 42,000 44,000 Hinduism 46.71 % -
 Halba India 733,000 733,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 102,000 102,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,076,000 1,144,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
Idayan India 72,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ilavan Christian India 118,000 129,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Irular India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Jatapu India 143,000 143,000 Hinduism 1.15 % 3
 Jaunsari India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jew, South Asian India 6,100 6,900 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kachari Sonwal India 280,000 281,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 6
Kadaiyar India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 3.29 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikolan India 2,492,000 2,571,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 50
Kallan India 1,282,000 1,300,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 26
Kallan Tondaman India 458,000 458,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 9
Kamathi India 214,000 214,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.71 % 2
 Kanikkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 1.53 % 1
Karmali India 130,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Kathodi India 314,000 314,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
 Kattunayakan India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 77,000 77,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Kavathi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Kavathi Christian India 4,100 4,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kharia India 757,000 769,000 Hinduism 31.45 % -
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,265,000 1,287,000 Christianity 73.17 % -
 Kisan India 1,630,000 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 33
 Kodaga India 113,000 113,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kokna India 1,085,000 1,085,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 22
 Kol India 1,765,000 1,768,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 712,000 712,000 Hinduism 1.26 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,255,000 2,482,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 45
 Koli Dhor India 413,000 415,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 8
 Koli Mahadev India 1,679,000 1,702,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Koli Malhar India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Kolowar India 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 2
 Konyak India 240,000 242,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Koracha, caste India 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Kori India 2,589,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 450,000 453,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Koya India 793,000 793,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 16
Kudiya India 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kudumban India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 294,000 294,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,850,000 1,855,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 176,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,741,000 16,185,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 315
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,499,000 18,825,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 370
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 15,000 Christianity 95.74 % -
 Kuruba India 4,174,000 4,174,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,479,000 3,479,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 70
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
Lohara India 267,000 285,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 5
 Lotha India 179,000 179,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 260,000 260,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahli India 409,000 441,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Mahratta India 31,159,000 31,162,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 623
Maila India 2,700 2,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 187,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Mala Pulayan India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malakkuravan India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Malava India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malay, Malaysian United Kingdom 36,000 17,557,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Malayali India 373,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
 Malayali, Malayalam Malaysia 353,000 1,597,000 Islam 23.00 % 12.00 % -
Malayan, tribe India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Mali India 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.91 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 10,050,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 201
 Manna Dhora India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Maravan India 3,213,000 3,313,000 Hinduism 2.45 % 64
 Matia India 203,000 241,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Meena India 4,655,000 4,655,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Lushai India 567,000 569,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Moger India 123,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Moghal India 1,753,000 2,900,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
 Monpa India 40,000 137,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Mudugar India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 4.46 % 1
Mukkuvar Sri Lanka 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 18.51 % -
 Munda India 3,692,000 3,748,000 Hinduism 19.40 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mutali India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 2.87 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 9,000 1,285,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,276,000 1,285,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 26,000 3,041,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,015,000 3,041,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Naga Tangkhul India 200,000 205,000 Christianity 98.08 % -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,933,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 239
 Naikda India 3,817,000 3,822,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,100 6,742,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nalkadaya India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Navait India 57,000 74,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Navithan India 813,000 835,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Nayadi India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Oraon India 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
 Padharia India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 1
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pallan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 6,900 469,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 462,000 469,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 46,000 2,517,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) India 2,471,000 2,517,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 49
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Palliyar India 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 7.76 % -
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panan India 235,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Panchama India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panika India 1,061,000 1,061,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
Panikkan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
 Pannadi India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 792,000 808,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 103,000 2,307,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,204,000 2,307,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 365,000 381,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 498,000 498,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 10
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,482,000 11,695,000 Islam 0.00 % 230
 Patelia India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pnar India 264,000 282,000 Christianity 68.86 % -
 Pochury India 23,000 23,000 Christianity 98.93 % -
 Poumai India 129,000 129,000 Christianity 99.00 % -
 Puthirai Vannan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Rajpur India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,611,000 45,785,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 912
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 2,908,000 17,352,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,044,000 3,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 61
 Rajput Thakur India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongmei India 99,000 99,000 Christianity 92.21 % -
 Sali India 1,052,000 1,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Samagara India 90,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Samban India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) India 7,639,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,866,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 157
 Sema India 246,000 246,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Semman India 5,000 6,200 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
Shabar India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
 Shaikh India 85,886,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 1718
 Shaikh Qureshi India 8,187,000 9,073,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 164
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 31.03 % -
Silpi India 206,000 209,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Soligar India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
Soligaru India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,772,000 7,885,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,203,000 4,349,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,839,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 377
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Thakkar India 586,000 596,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 12
 Thoti, caste India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
 Tiwa India 256,000 256,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,630,000 3,657,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 73
 Valluvan India 117,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Valmiki India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 5.28 % -
Vaniyan India 954,000 971,000 Hinduism 11.82 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 149,000 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 894,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 18
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 37,000 12,844,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,807,000 12,844,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 256
 Varli India 1,248,000 1,253,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
 Vellalan Sri Lanka 30,000 2,627,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
 Vellalan India 2,597,000 2,627,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 52
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Nanjanad India 202,000 202,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 4
Vetan (Hindu traditions) India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettakkaran India 5,300 5,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Sri Lanka 7,300 7,701,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Viswakarma India 7,694,000 7,701,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 154
Vitholia India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 5.96 % -
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yenadi India 649,000 649,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 13
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Yerukula India 540,000 540,000 Hinduism 1.77 % 11
 Yimchungra India 68,000 68,000 Christianity 99.30 % -
 Zeliang India 104,000 104,000 Christianity 93.66 % -
  Totals:  310           241     11,637

Language Alternate Names
Alealum
Kasargod
Malayal
Malayalani
Malayali
Malean
Maliyad
Mallealle
Mapilla
Mopla
Moplah (Mapilla)

Dialects
Central Kerala
Kayavar
Malabar
Mapila
Moplah
Nagari-malayalam
Namboodiri
Nasrani
Nayar
North Kerala
Pulaya
South Kerala

Dialect Alternate Names
Malayalam: Moplah
Mapilla
Moplah

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