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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Adaviar India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Adi Dravida India 8,551,000 8,551,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 171
Adi Dravida Christian India 625,000 625,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Agamudaiyan Sri Lanka 18,000 901,000 Hinduism 13.59 % -
 Agamudaiyan India 883,000 901,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 18
Agamudaiyan Mukkulattar India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Agamudaiyan Nattaman Sri Lanka 8,600 668,000 Hinduism 14.65 % -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman India 659,000 668,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 13
Agamudaiyan Udayar India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 18.09 % -
Alavan India 7,800 7,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Ambalavasi Sri Lanka 16,000 174,000 Hinduism 14.98 % -
Ambalavasi Kambalattu India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 1.40 % 1
Ambalavasi Tottiyan Naicker India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Ambattan India 178,000 178,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 4
Ambattan Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Arunthathiyar India 1,020,000 1,020,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
 Arwa Mala India 95,000 95,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Sri Lanka 16,000 29,335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti Sri Lanka 6,200 734,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti India 728,000 734,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
Bharathar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 2,200 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 38,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 600 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Boya Sri Lanka 16,000 4,047,000 Hinduism 14.00 % -
 Brahmin Sri Lanka 107,000 62,714,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 2
Brahmin Ashtashasram India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Brahacharanam India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Christian India 4,500 4,800 Christianity 100.00 % -
Brahmin Dikshitar India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Dravida India 124,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Brahmin Iyer India 309,000 309,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Brahmin Mukkaniyar India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Sholiar India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Tamil India 505,000 505,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Brahmin Vadama India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chackaravar India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Chackaravar Christian India 4,900 4,900 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 4,800 122,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 117,000 122,000 Christianity 99.99 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 27,000 884,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 857,000 884,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
Chayakkaran India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devendrakulathan India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 11,000 12,223,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 1
East Indian Guadeloupe 3,900 119,000 Christianity 56.00 % 2.00 % -
Eravallan India 7,700 7,700 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Hajam Sri Lanka 4,800 4,544,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
Idayan Sri Lanka 9,200 80,000 Hinduism 12.72 % -
Idayan India 71,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan Sri Lanka 68,000 5,860,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 1
Ilavan Christian Sri Lanka 11,000 128,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Ilavan Christian India 117,000 128,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 36.16 % -
Kadaiyar Sri Lanka 1,000 15,000 Hinduism 7.45 % -
Kadaiyar India 14,000 15,000 Hinduism 3.29 % 1
 Kaikolan Sri Lanka 78,000 2,555,000 Hinduism 12.52 % -
 Kaikolan India 2,477,000 2,555,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 50
Kallan Sri Lanka 17,000 1,291,000 Hinduism 9.12 % -
Kallan India 1,274,000 1,291,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 25
Kallan Tondaman India 455,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 9
Karaiyar Sri Lanka 193,000 193,000 Hinduism 15.81 % -
Karumpuram India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 3,400 661,000 Hinduism 7.95 % -
Kattunayakan India 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
Kavara India 76,000 76,000 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 % -
Kepmaris India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kochu Velan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Koliyan India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 4.15 % 1
Koviar Sri Lanka 209,000 209,000 Hinduism 17.02 % -
Koviyar Sri Lanka 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 15.77 % -
Kuda Korava India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kudumban India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 292,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,200 15,942,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
Kunnavan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuravan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 500 16,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 16,000 Christianity 95.74 % -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,000 429,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madappalli Sri Lanka 800 800 Hinduism 12.42 % -
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 259,000 259,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Maha Malasar India 300 300 Hinduism 3.24 % 1
Malai Vellala India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 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 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Malayali India 371,000 1,578,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 7
Malayan, tribe India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Maniyattikkaran India 5,000 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkalage Sri Lanka 8,700 8,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan (Muslim traditions) India 700 700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marakkan Kayalam India 300 300 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Maravan Sri Lanka 99,000 3,292,000 Hinduism 13.51 % -
 Maravan India 3,193,000 3,292,000 Hinduism 2.45 % 64
Maravar Sri Lanka 86,000 86,000 Hinduism 16.49 % -
Melakkaran India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mudugar India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 4.46 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,100 159,000 Hinduism 2.78 % 1
Mukkuvar Sri Lanka 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 18.51 % -
Mutali India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 2.87 % 1
Nadar (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 8,900 1,277,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,268,000 1,277,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 3,021,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 2,996,000 3,021,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,000 6,702,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalavar Sri Lanka 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
Nanjil Mudali India 600 600 Hinduism 14.29 % -
Navait Sri Lanka 17,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Navithan Sri Lanka 21,000 829,000 Hinduism 13.76 % -
 Navithan India 808,000 829,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Oochan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Osta (Nasuva) Sri Lanka 8,100 8,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pagadai India 8,200 8,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paliyan India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palla Sri Lanka 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 15.91 % -
Pallan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 6,700 466,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 459,000 466,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 46,000 2,503,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) India 2,457,000 2,503,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 49
Pallar Sri Lanka 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 16.04 % -
Palleyan India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliwilli Sri Lanka 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 15.08 % -
Palliyan India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Palliyar India 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 7.76 % -
 Panan Sri Lanka 5,000 239,000 Hinduism 11.96 % -
 Panan India 234,000 239,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Panikkan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panisavan India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panna Sri Lanka 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 16.38 % -
 Pannadi India 7,200 7,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panniandi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 16,000 802,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 786,000 802,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 102,000 2,294,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,192,000 2,294,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 44
Paraiyar Sri Lanka 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 15.03 % -
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,800 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Sri Lanka 41,000 11,637,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Patnulkaran India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pondicherry Catholic India 43,000 43,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Primanar Sri Lanka 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 1
 Pulayan Sri Lanka 4,500 1,056,000 Hinduism 11.79 % -
 Puthirai Vannan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Rajput Tambiran India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sahari India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sali, Seriyar Sri Lanka 3,300 1,045,000 Hinduism 10.94 % -
 Samban Sri Lanka 1,400 22,000 Hinduism 8.03 % -
 Samban India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Sayankulam India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sayyid Sri Lanka 49,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Semman Sri Lanka 1,100 6,000 Hinduism 6.25 % -
Semman India 4,900 6,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
 Shaikh Sri Lanka 200,000 234,920,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Silpi Sri Lanka 3,300 208,000 Hinduism 10.80 % -
Siviyar Sri Lanka 500 500 Hinduism 16.00 % -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,200 7,802,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
Sri Lanka Chetti Sri Lanka 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka 676,000 676,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 14
Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 37.72 % -
 Tamil Australia 74,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Tamil Maldives 800 2,729,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil Netherlands 20,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Martinique 7,000 51,000 Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Reunion 44,000 51,000 Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Bahrain 42,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 14.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Canada 27,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Germany 34,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Italy 30,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Myanmar (Burma) 149,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 11.00 % 3.80 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Fiji 77,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Mauritius 1,100 2,729,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Oman 13,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Malaysia 1,880,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.45 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) New Zealand 9,700 2,729,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Saudi Arabia 69,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Qatar 27,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) South Africa 32,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 1.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Singapore 109,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.80 % 2
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Thailand 35,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 10.50 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) United States 90,000 2,729,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Vietnam 9,700 2,729,000 Hinduism 10.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka 1,131,000 4,317,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,186,000 4,317,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Tamil, Jaffna Malaysia 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tattar Sri Lanka 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,700 19,188,000 Hinduism 6.93 % -
Thacher Sri Lanka 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 9.83 % -
Thanakavar Sri Lanka 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 9.53 % -
Thimilar Sri Lanka 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
 Tholuva Naicker India 900 900 Christianity 53.93 % -
Thurumber Sri Lanka 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 13.98 % -
Tiruvalluvar India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valluvan Sri Lanka 3,000 119,000 Hinduism 9.86 % -
 Valluvan India 116,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vaniyan Sri Lanka 17,000 965,000 Hinduism 12.77 % -
Vaniyan India 948,000 965,000 Hinduism 11.82 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 3,700 152,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 148,000 152,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 25,000 914,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 889,000 914,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 18
Vannar Sri Lanka 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 36,000 12,771,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,735,000 12,771,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 255
Vanniyan Agnikula India 584,000 584,000 Hinduism 1.23 % 12
Vanniyan Kalingi India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.64 % 2
Vanniyan Kotton India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vanniyan Thigala India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 1
Vanniyar Sri Lanka 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 15.46 % -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Sri Lanka 30,000 2,611,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
Vellalan India 2,581,000 2,611,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 52
Vellalan Isai India 140,000 140,000 Hinduism 0.73 % 3
Vellalan Kongu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 1
Vellalan Mudaliar India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Vellalan Nanchilnattu India 196,000 196,000 Hinduism 7.84 % -
Vellalan Nanjanad India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 4
Vellalan Pattanavan India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Sozhia India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 1.08 % 3
Vellalan Tondamandalam India 209,000 209,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 4
Vellalan Virakodi India 117,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 2
Vellalar Sri Lanka 1,161,000 1,161,000 Hinduism 14.80 % -
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
Vettar Sri Lanka 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 8.86 % -
Vettiyan India 400 400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vettuvan Gounder India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Viswakarma Sri Lanka 7,100 7,654,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 7,300 59,573,000 Hinduism 0.85 % 1
Yatagiri India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  239           142     1,190
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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 306,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.85 % 6
Adi Andhra Christian India 36,000 36,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,953,000 2,953,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
 Adiyan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 1
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Ajila India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
Ambalavasi India 158,000 174,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 3
Ambattan Christian India 4,500 4,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Andh India 488,000 488,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Angami India 157,000 157,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
Anglo India 133,000 151,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ansari India 10,555,000 16,505,000 Islam 0.00 % 211
Anuppan India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ao India 231,000 231,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arandan India 500 500 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
Arasar India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.56 % 1
Arasar Christian India 57,000 57,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Arasu India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Aray Mala India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Arayan Sri Lanka 900 204,000 Hinduism 11.33 % -
Arayan India 203,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
 Badaga India 218,000 218,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,497,000 6,535,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bagata India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Baha'i India 11,000 24,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baiga India 569,000 572,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
Baira India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,504,000 3,951,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
Balagai India 8,500 8,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,759,000 1,759,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
Balija Bolla India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Bania India 29,120,000 29,335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 582
 Bania Agarwal India 4,836,000 4,877,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 97
 Bania Kasarwani India 413,000 413,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Bania Kasaundhan India 497,000 499,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Bania Mahur India 873,000 874,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
Banijiga India 750,000 750,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 15
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,103,000 6,257,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 122
Barda India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.62 % 1
 Basor India 927,000 927,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 19
Bathada India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bavcha India 4,600 4,600 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,512,000 2,513,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,892,000 1,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 38
 Bhaina India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bharia Bhumia India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 310,000 310,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 6
 Bhil India 16,806,000 17,290,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 336
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,367,000 6,522,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 455,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhumij India 1,116,000 1,145,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Binjhal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 177,000 183,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,579,000 1,579,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
Bondili India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Boya India 4,031,000 4,047,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 81
 Brahmin India 58,787,000 62,714,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1176
 Brahmin Acharya India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Deshastha India 568,000 568,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 281,000 281,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,040,000 3,071,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 61
 Brahmin Joshi India 369,000 373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Brahmin Mahratta India 468,000 468,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Brahmin Nambudiri India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Pancha Dravida India 144,000 144,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Brahmin Potti India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Prathamusakha India 23,000 23,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat India 597,000 605,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
Brahmin Velanadu India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bru India 204,000 206,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Budega Jangam India 305,000 305,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
Byari (Beary) India 453,000 453,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chakhesang India 156,000 156,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 217,000 680,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
 Chalvadi India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 47,438,000 47,854,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 949
Chandala India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
Chavalakkaran India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 1
Chavalakkaran Christian India 4,000 4,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chenchu India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 373,000 373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) India 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Cherumar Christian India 459,000 459,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Chik Baraik India 117,000 122,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Chodhara India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 0.17 % 1
 Christian India 1,241,000 1,565,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,921,000 2,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Deori India 52,000 52,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 152,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Devanga India 488,000 488,000 Hinduism 2.39 % 10
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) India 558,000 565,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 11
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,780,000 2,795,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanka India 418,000 418,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 8
 Dhanwar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,904,000 12,223,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 964,000 2,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Dhodia India 679,000 686,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
Digambara India 51,000 51,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dom (Dombara) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,144,000 2,181,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 43
 Dubla India 675,000 675,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Dudekula India 9,100 9,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Gamit India 454,000 458,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangakula India 1,546,000 1,546,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Garasia India 391,000 391,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 8
 Garo India 1,094,000 1,222,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gavara India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Godagali India 3,500 3,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,247,000 14,253,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 285
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Goudu India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Gowdali India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,000 9,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 1
 Hajam India 1,976,000 4,544,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 40
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Halba India 728,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hasalaru India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho India 1,071,000 1,138,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
Hojai India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 20.28 % -
 Holar India 162,000 162,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Ilavan India 5,792,000 5,860,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 116
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
 Irular India 224,000 224,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Jalakaduguvallu India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jamatia India 83,000 88,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,173,000 3,771,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kadan India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 337,000 337,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kakkalan India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,920,000 3,922,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 78
 Kalal Idiga India 1,763,000 1,763,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kalladi India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
Kanakkan India 254,000 254,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Kanikkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 1.53 % 1
 Kaniyan India 102,000 102,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Kapu India 15,310,000 15,311,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 306
 Kapu Reddi India 3,575,000 3,575,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 71
Karimpalan India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 651,000 661,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kathodi India 312,000 312,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
 Kawar India 984,000 988,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
Keralamuthali India 6,000 6,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Keralamuthali Christian India 3,200 3,200 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Khairwar India 418,000 419,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 8
Kharia India 753,000 765,000 Hinduism 31.47 % -
 Kharwar India 565,000 574,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,518,000 1,602,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
Kir (Hindu traditions) India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Kisan India 1,621,000 1,627,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 32
 Kokna India 1,079,000 1,079,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
 Kol India 1,756,000 1,758,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 705,000 705,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,241,000 2,285,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 45
 Koli Dhor India 410,000 410,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 8
 Koli Mahadev India 1,669,000 1,686,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Koli Malhar India 311,000 311,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Kolowar India 240,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Konda Dhora India 232,000 232,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konda Reddi India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 2
Koosa India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kootan India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koracha, caste India 77,000 77,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Korama India 217,000 217,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Korama Kunchi India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori India 2,575,000 2,598,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
 Korku India 1,035,000 1,037,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 448,000 450,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Koshti India 1,092,000 1,092,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 22
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Kotia India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
 Koya India 784,000 784,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 16
Krishnanvak India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kui Khond India 1,832,000 1,837,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 134,000 174,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,602,000 15,942,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 312
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,202,000 18,216,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 364
Kunchatiga India 377,000 377,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 425,000 429,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,883,000 19,174,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 378
 Kuruba India 4,149,000 4,149,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 83
 Kuruman India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
Kuruman Tacchan (Thachanadan Moopan) India 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lingayat India 3,455,000 3,455,000 Ethnic Religions 0.01 % 69
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,443,000 9,737,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 189
Lohara India 264,000 282,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Lotha India 177,000 177,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Madasi Kuruva India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madiga Dasu India 8,100 8,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahli India 406,000 437,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Mahratta India 30,768,000 30,773,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 615
Maila India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Majhi India 120,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 186,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 5,651,000 5,651,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 113
 Mala Dasari India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Pulayan India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mala Urali India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Malabar Catholic India 2,669,000 2,669,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Malai Arayan India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 42.84 % -
Malai Pandaram India 3,900 3,900 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
 Malai Vedan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
 Malayali Sri Lanka 700 1,578,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
Malayan, caste Sri Lanka 1,500 37,000 Hinduism 12.08 % -
Malayan, caste India 35,000 37,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malayarayar India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 18.42 % -
Malayekandi India 1,700 1,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Maleru India 500 500 Hinduism 1.02 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,897,000 10,048,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 198
 Mangala India 1,917,000 1,918,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
 Manna Dhora India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 278,000 278,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 9,900 9,900 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Mappila India 8,709,000 8,720,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 174
Marakkan (Christian traditions) India 5,000 5,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Marakkan (Hindu traditions) India 8,800 8,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Mauritian Mauritius 979,000 1,080,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
Mavilan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mawasi India 109,000 109,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Meena India 4,628,000 4,628,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 135,000 135,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
 Mizo India 143,000 162,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Lushai India 563,000 565,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 1,943,000 2,222,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 39
 Moger India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Moghal India 1,745,000 3,097,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Mondiwaru India 800 800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukha Dhora India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 1.62 % 1
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 40,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 158,000 159,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 3,810,000 Hinduism 19.36 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Muthan India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 149,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
Nagartha India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,845,000 12,004,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 237
 Naikda India 3,794,000 3,794,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 76
 Nair India 6,698,000 6,702,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 134
Nalkadaya India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 494,000 511,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Navait India 56,000 73,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nayadi India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Nicobarese India 27,000 27,000 Christianity 95.38 % -
 Oraon India 4,446,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 26.44 % -
Padannan India 8,400 8,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palluvan India 6,600 6,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pambada India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panchama India 3,000 3,000 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
 Panika India 1,050,000 1,050,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Paniyan India 99,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Parala India 500 500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhan India 316,000 316,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 10
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,419,000 11,637,000 Islam 0.00 % 228
 Patelia India 119,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 Pathiyan India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumal Makkukkaran India 1,400 1,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Perumannan India 88,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pichakuntla India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pindara India 68,000 79,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara India 3,286,000 3,516,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 66
 Pomla India 1,400 1,400 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
Pulaya Vettuvan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 1.83 % 1
 Pulayan India 1,051,000 1,056,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
Pulayan Thanda India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Qassab India 1,073,000 2,174,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Rabha India 368,000 370,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,306,000 45,388,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 906
 Rajput Surajbansi India 254,000 254,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 351,000 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Razu India 475,000 475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Sali India 1,042,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal India 7,592,000 8,281,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Saora India 978,000 981,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
 Satani India 434,000 434,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,819,000 17,132,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 156
Sayyid Husaini India 411,000 520,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Sema India 245,000 245,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 529,000 529,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Shaikh India 85,376,000 234,920,000 Islam 0.00 % 1708
Shaikh Faruqi India 793,000 793,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Shaikh Qureshi India 8,060,000 8,824,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 161
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 7,500,000 7,504,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 150
Shaikh Usmani India 469,000 469,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Silpi India 205,000 208,000 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 7,711,000 7,802,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 154
 South Asian, general Mauritius 66,000 12,154,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 South Asian, general Cambodia 1,700 12,154,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,708,000 3,709,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,856,000 2,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,686,000 19,188,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 374
 Thadou India 216,000 216,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Thakkar India 583,000 589,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 12
Thandan (Christian traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 231,000 231,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Thoti, caste India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 629,000 753,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) India 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiwa India 254,000 254,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Toda India 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Ulladan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
Urikkara Naicker India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,604,000 3,610,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 72
 Vakkaliga India 6,362,000 6,362,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 127
Valan India 91,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vallan India 900 900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valmiki India 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 5.28 % -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,248,000 7,089,000 Hinduism 2.01 % 105
 Varli India 1,241,000 1,246,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 361,000 362,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Velama India 434,000 434,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
Velan India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vellalan Vipravindolu India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Veluthadanayar India 203,000 203,000 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 India 7,647,000 7,654,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 153
 Viswakarma Asari India 696,000 696,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
 Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Panchal India 92,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Viswakarma Thattan India 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Viswakarma Vilkurup India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vitholia India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 5.96 % -
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,320,000 59,573,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1166
Yadav Ghosi India 1,562,000 1,564,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Yadav Gola India 4,902,000 4,907,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 98
 Yenadi India 644,000 644,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 13
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Yerukula India 537,000 537,000 Hinduism 1.77 % 11
  Totals:  378           320     15,684

Language Alternate Names
Damulian
Madurai
Tamal
Tamalsan
Tambul
Tamili

Dialects
Adi Dravida
Aiyangar
Aiyar
Arava
Burgandi
Burma Tamil
Harijan
Hebbar
Kasuva
Kongar
Korava
Korchi
Madrasi
Malaya Tamil
Mandyam Brahmin
Parikala
Pattapu Bhasha
Sanketi
Secunderabad Brahmin
South Africa Tamil
Sri Lanka Tamil
Tigalu

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Tamil: Tigalu

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1714-1956
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Complete Bible 1727-2016

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