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People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

219

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 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
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 16,000 175,000 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 179,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 4
Ambattan Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Arunthathiyar India 1,026,000 1,026,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 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 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Sri Lanka 16,000 29,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti Sri Lanka 6,300 739,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Chetti India 733,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
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
 Boya Sri Lanka 17,000 4,073,000 Hinduism 14.00 % -
 Brahmin Sri Lanka 108,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 2
Brahmin Ashtashasram India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Christian India 4,600 4,800 Christianity 99.56 % -
Brahmin Dikshitar India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Dravida India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Brahmin Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Brahmin Iyer India 311,000 311,000 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 507,000 507,000 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 4,800 123,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Chakkiliyan (Christian traditions) India 118,000 123,000 Christianity 99.99 % -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 27,000 889,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) India 862,000 889,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
Chayakkaran India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devendrakulathan India 88,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 11,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 1
East Indian Guadeloupe 3,900 119,000 Christianity 56.00 % 2.00 % -
Eravallan India 7,800 7,800 Hinduism 0.23 % 1
 Hajam Sri Lanka 4,900 4,305,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hill Pulayan India 102,000 102,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
Idayan Sri Lanka 9,300 81,000 Hinduism 12.72 % -
Idayan India 72,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan Sri Lanka 69,000 5,896,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 1
Ilavan Christian Sri Lanka 11,000 129,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Ilavan Christian India 118,000 129,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Indian Tamil Sri Lanka 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 36.16 % -
Kadaiyar India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 3.29 % 1
 Kaikolan Sri Lanka 79,000 2,571,000 Hinduism 12.52 % -
 Kaikolan India 2,492,000 2,571,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 50
Kallan Sri Lanka 18,000 1,300,000 Hinduism 9.12 % -
Kallan India 1,282,000 1,300,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 26
Kallan Tondaman India 458,000 458,000 Hinduism 0.26 % 9
Karaiyar Sri Lanka 196,000 196,000 Hinduism 15.81 % -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 3,400 668,000 Hinduism 7.95 % -
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 % -
Kepmaris India 1,000 1,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Koliyan India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 4.15 % 1
Koviar Sri Lanka 212,000 212,000 Hinduism 17.02 % -
Koviyar Sri Lanka 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 15.77 % -
Kuda Korava India 1,800 1,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kudumban India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 6.28 % -
 Kudumi India 294,000 294,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,300 16,185,000 Hinduism 9.55 % -
Kuravan (Christian traditions) India 15,000 15,000 Christianity 95.74 % -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,000 431,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Madari (Hindu traditions) India 260,000 260,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
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
 Malayali India 373,000 1,597,000 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 8,800 8,800 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Maravan Sri Lanka 100,000 3,313,000 Hinduism 13.51 % -
 Maravan India 3,213,000 3,313,000 Hinduism 2.45 % 64
Maravar Sri Lanka 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 16.49 % -
 Mudugar India 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 4.46 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,100 160,000 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 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
 Nair Sri Lanka 4,100 6,742,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 1
Nalavar Sri Lanka 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
Navait Sri Lanka 17,000 74,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Navithan Sri Lanka 22,000 835,000 Hinduism 13.76 % -
 Navithan India 813,000 835,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Osta (Nasuva) Sri Lanka 8,200 8,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pagadai India 8,300 8,300 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 6,900 469,000 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
Pallar Sri Lanka 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 16.04 % -
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliwilli Sri Lanka 2,200 2,200 Hinduism 15.08 % -
Palliyan India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Palliyar India 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 7.76 % -
 Panan Sri Lanka 5,100 240,000 Hinduism 11.96 % -
 Panan India 235,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Panikkan India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Panna Sri Lanka 33,000 33,000 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 16,000 808,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
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
Paraiyar Sri Lanka 71,000 71,000 Hinduism 15.03 % -
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 1,800 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan Sri Lanka 41,000 11,695,000 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 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 1
 Pulayan Sri Lanka 4,600 1,062,000 Hinduism 11.79 % -
 Puthirai Vannan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 1
Sali Pattariyan India 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sali, Seriyar Sri Lanka 3,400 1,055,000 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 50,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Semman Sri Lanka 1,200 6,200 Hinduism 6.25 % -
Semman India 5,000 6,200 Hinduism 0.64 % 1
 Shaikh Sri Lanka 203,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Silpi Sri Lanka 3,400 209,000 Hinduism 10.80 % -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 6,300 7,885,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 1
Sri Lanka Chetti Sri Lanka 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sri Lanka Moor Sri Lanka 481,000 481,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 37.72 % -
 Tamil Australia 75,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Tamil Maldives 800 2,764,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil Netherlands 20,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Martinique 7,000 52,000 Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 % -
 Tamil (Christian traditions) Reunion 45,000 52,000 Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Canada 27,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Germany 35,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Italy 30,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Bahrain 43,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 14.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Myanmar (Burma) 150,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 11.00 % 3.80 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Fiji 77,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Mauritius 1,100 2,764,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) New Zealand 9,800 2,764,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Oman 14,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Malaysia 1,904,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.45 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Qatar 28,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Saudi Arabia 70,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) South Africa 33,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 12.00 % 1.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Singapore 110,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.80 % 2
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Thailand 35,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 10.50 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) United States 91,000 2,764,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Tamil (Hindu traditions) Vietnam 9,800 2,764,000 Hinduism 10.00 % 0.40 % -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) Sri Lanka 1,146,000 4,349,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,203,000 4,349,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
 Tamil, Jaffna Malaysia 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tattar Sri Lanka 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 4,800 19,359,000 Hinduism 6.93 % -
Thacher Sri Lanka 3,100 3,100 Hinduism 9.83 % -
Thanakavar Sri Lanka 2,500 2,500 Hinduism 9.53 % -
Thimilar Sri Lanka 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 15.42 % -
 Tholuva Naicker India 900 900 Christianity 53.93 % -
Tiruvalluvar India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valluvan Sri Lanka 3,000 120,000 Hinduism 9.86 % -
 Valluvan India 117,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Vaniyan Sri Lanka 17,000 971,000 Hinduism 12.77 % -
Vaniyan India 954,000 971,000 Hinduism 11.82 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) Sri Lanka 3,700 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 149,000 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 26,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 894,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 18
Vannar Sri Lanka 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 14.49 % -
 Vanniyan Sri Lanka 37,000 12,844,000 Hinduism 12.06 % -
 Vanniyan India 12,807,000 12,844,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 256
Vanniyan Agnikula India 588,000 588,000 Hinduism 1.23 % 12
Vanniyan Kalingi India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Vanniyan Kamakshiamma India 94,000 94,000 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 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 15.46 % -
Vathiriyan (Christian traditions) India 5,100 5,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vathiriyan (Hindu traditions) India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vellalan Sri Lanka 30,000 2,627,000 Hinduism 12.47 % -
 Vellalan India 2,597,000 2,627,000 Hinduism 3.07 % 52
Vellalan Isai India 141,000 141,000 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 197,000 197,000 Hinduism 7.84 % -
Vellalan Nanjanad India 202,000 202,000 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 210,000 210,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 4
Vellalan Vipravindolu India 1,600 1,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellalan Virakodi India 118,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 2
Vellalar Sri Lanka 1,179,000 1,179,000 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 3,100 3,100 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 7,300 7,701,000 Hinduism 2.80 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Sri Lanka 7,300 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.85 % 1
  Totals:  219           128     1,176
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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 Andhra Christian India 36,000 36,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,974,000 2,974,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
 Adiyan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 1
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 208,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Ajila India 3,400 3,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 43,000 43,000 Hinduism 4.62 % 1
 Ambalavasi India 159,000 175,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 3
Ambattan Christian India 4,500 4,500 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Andh India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Angami India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
Anglo Indian India 134,000 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Ansari India 10,700,000 14,793,000 Islam 0.00 % 214
Anuppan India 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 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 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Arayan India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 4
Ayyanavar India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 1
 Badaga India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,549,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Baha'i India 12,000 25,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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
Balagai India 8,600 8,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,772,000 1,772,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
Balija Bolla India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 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 Kasarwani India 420,000 420,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Bania Kasaundhan India 501,000 503,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Bania Mahur India 881,000 884,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 18
 Banijiga India 754,000 754,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 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
 Bavcha India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 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
 Bhaina India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 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
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 9
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Binjhal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,588,000 1,588,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
Bondili India 2,500 2,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 Acharya India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Deshastha India 563,000 563,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 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 Joshi India 376,000 380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Brahmin Mahratta India 474,000 475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
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
 Brahmin Saraswat India 604,000 612,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin Velanadu India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Budega Jangam India 307,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
Byari (Beary) India 456,000 456,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 218,000 760,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
 Chalvadi India 227,000 227,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 5
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 47,727,000 48,174,000 Hinduism 1.22 % 955
Chandala India 7,100 7,100 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 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 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 % -
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 62,000 62,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Chodhara India 8,700 11,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 1
 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
 Deori India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
Devadasi India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 153,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Devanga India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 2.38 % 10
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) India 562,000 597,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 11
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,852,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanka India 421,000 424,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 8
 Dhanwar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 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
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,161,000 2,200,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 43
 Dubla India 680,000 681,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Dudekula India 9,200 9,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 % -
 Gavara India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
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
Goudu India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Gowdulu India 9,100 9,100 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 1
 Hajam India 1,987,000 4,305,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 40
 Hakki Pikki India 25,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 1
 Halba India 733,000 733,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ho India 1,076,000 1,144,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Hojai India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 20.28 % -
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 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
 Irular India 225,000 225,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 4
Iruliga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jamatia India 84,000 89,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
 Jenu Kuruba India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,192,000 3,801,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 83,000 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kadan India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 339,000 339,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kakkalan India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,948,000 3,950,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 79
 Kalal Idiga India 1,774,000 1,774,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
Kalladi India 41,000 41,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.71 % 2
Kanakkan India 255,000 255,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Kanikkaran India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 1.53 % 1
 Kaniyan India 103,000 103,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 2
 Kapu India 15,424,000 15,425,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 308
 Kapu Reddi India 3,596,000 3,596,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 72
Karimpalan India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 657,000 668,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kathodi India 314,000 314,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 6
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 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 420,000 421,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 8
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 % -
Kir (Hindu traditions) India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1
 Kisan India 1,630,000 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 33
 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
Kootan India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Koracha, caste India 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Korama India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
Korama Kunchi India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 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
 Koshti India 1,117,000 1,117,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 22
Kota India 700 700 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Kotia India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
 Koya India 793,000 793,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 16
Krishnanvak India 60,000 60,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kudiya India 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Kui Khond India 1,850,000 1,855,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 176,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 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
Kunchatiga India 380,000 380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 427,000 431,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,017,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 380
 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
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,539,000 9,857,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 191
Lohara India 267,000 285,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 5
 Lotha India 179,000 179,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Madasi Kuruva India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madiga Dasu India 8,200 8,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 (Hindu traditions) India 5,682,000 5,682,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 114
 Mala Dasari India 31,000 31,000 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 2,685,000 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
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
 Malayali Sri Lanka 800 1,597,000 Hinduism 11.02 % -
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
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 10,050,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 201
 Mangala India 1,926,000 1,927,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 39
 Manna Dhora India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Mannan, caste India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
Mannan, tribal India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 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
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Mauritian Mauritius 979,000 1,080,000 Hinduism 35.00 % 11.64 % -
Mavilan India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mawasi India 110,000 110,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Meena India 4,655,000 4,655,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 3
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Lushai India 567,000 569,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 1,953,000 2,244,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 39
 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
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 159,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 2,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,692,000 3,748,000 Hinduism 19.40 % -
Mundala India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Muthan India 7,000 7,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Muthuvan India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 150,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
Nagartha India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 India 6,738,000 6,742,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 135
Nalkadaya India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 497,000 515,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Navait India 57,000 74,000 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 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
Padannan India 8,500 8,500 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 6,700 6,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Panchama India 3,100 3,100 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 1,061,000 1,061,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 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
 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 89,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pichakuntla India 42,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pindara India 69,000 78,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara India 3,304,000 3,518,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 66
 Pnar India 264,000 282,000 Christianity 68.86 % -
 Pomla India 1,500 1,500 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
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
 Qassab India 1,078,000 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 22
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,611,000 45,785,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 912
 Rajput Surajbansi India 256,000 256,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 356,000 356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Razu India 477,000 477,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Sali India 1,052,000 1,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) India 7,639,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
 Satani India 436,000 436,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,866,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 157
Sayyid Husaini India 427,000 798,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Sema India 246,000 246,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
 Shaikh India 85,886,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 1718
Shaikh Faruqi India 808,000 808,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Shaikh Qureshi India 8,187,000 9,073,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 164
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 7,577,000 7,581,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 152
Shaikh Usmani India 478,000 478,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
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
 South Asian, general Mauritius 66,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 South Asian, general Cambodia 1,800 12,253,000 Hinduism 9.00 % 2.00 % -
 Syrian Christian India 3,732,000 3,733,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,868,000 2,188,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Tangchanghya India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
 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
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
 Thoti, caste India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) India 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiwa India 256,000 256,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Ulladan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 3.84 % 1
 Urali India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 1
Urikkara Naicker India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 3,630,000 3,657,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 73
 Vakkaliga India 6,403,000 6,403,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 128
Valan India 91,000 91,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Valmiki India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 5.28 % -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,280,000 7,056,000 Hinduism 2.01 % 106
 Varli India 1,248,000 1,253,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
Velakkithalanayan India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Velama India 435,000 435,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
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 India 7,694,000 7,701,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 154
 Viswakarma Asari India 700,000 700,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 14
 Viswakarma Kollan India 191,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Viswakarma Panchal India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
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
Vitholia India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 5.96 % -
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,642,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1173
Yadav Ghosi India 1,570,000 1,573,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Yadav Gola India 4,935,000 4,941,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 99
 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
  Totals:  367           308     15,794

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

Dialect Alternate Names
Tamil: Sri Lanka Tamil
Tamil: Tigalu

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1714-1956
New Testament 1715-1998
Complete Bible 1727-2016


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