Language:  Tulu

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People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

13

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Chaliyan India 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 153,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Galada Konkani India 800 800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gatti India 6,500 6,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hanabar India 76,000 76,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Hasalaru India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Koracha, tribal India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
Maila India 2,700 2,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malaikudi India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.13 % 1
Malava India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Marata India 87,000 87,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Nalkadaya India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sudri India 1,100 1,100 Christianity 100.00 % -
  Totals:  13           12     16
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Photo People Group 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 % -
 Adi Karnataka India 2,974,000 2,974,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 59
Adi Karnataka Christian India 176,000 176,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Adiyan India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 1
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 (Hindu traditions) India 179,000 179,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 4
 Andh India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Ansari India 10,700,000 14,793,000 Islam 0.00 % 214
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
Arayan India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 4
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,549,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Baira India 8,900 8,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakad India 6,100 6,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bakuda India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,772,000 1,772,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
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
 Bania Porwal India 329,000 331,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Banijiga India 754,000 754,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 15
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
 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
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 648,000 648,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 39,000 40,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhil India 16,909,000 17,403,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 338
Bhil Paware India 104,000 104,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 2
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,411,000 6,568,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 128
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 90,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 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 Christian India 4,600 4,800 Christianity 99.56 % -
 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 Havik India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,303,000 4,316,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 86
Brahmin Mahratta India 474,000 475,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
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
Chaptegar India 6,800 6,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Charodi India 4,700 4,700 Hinduism 3.60 % 1
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 375,000 375,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Cherumar Christian India 462,000 462,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dakkal India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,946,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Devadiga Kalavant India 7,100 7,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Devanga India 491,000 491,000 Hinduism 2.38 % 10
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,852,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 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
Dom (Dombara) India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 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
Goanese India 587,000 691,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Godda India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gond India 14,356,000 14,362,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 287
 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
Halsar India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwakki Wakkal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 3
Harkantra India 20,000 20,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hasla India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Holaya India 813,000 813,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
Idayan India 72,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ilavan India 5,827,000 5,896,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 117
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
 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
 Kachari Dimasa India 146,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.07 % -
Kadu Kuruba India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Kaikadi India 339,000 339,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 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
 Kalota India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.71 % 2
 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
Kavuthiyan India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kharia India 757,000 769,000 Hinduism 31.45 % -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,265,000 1,287,000 Christianity 73.17 % -
 Kokna India 1,085,000 1,085,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 22
 Koli Dhor India 413,000 415,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 8
 Koli Mahadev India 1,679,000 1,702,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Konyak India 240,000 242,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Korama India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 4
 Kori India 2,589,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
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
 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
Kunchatiga India 380,000 380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 427,000 431,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 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
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 7,787,000 7,787,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 156
 Mahratta India 31,159,000 31,162,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 623
 Mahratta Kunbi India 7,684,000 7,798,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 154
 Malabar Catholic India 2,685,000 2,685,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Malai Vedan India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
Malakuravan India 1,200 1,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malasar India 9,800 9,800 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
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
 Mannan, caste India 280,000 280,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Mappila India 8,761,000 8,772,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 175
 Mavilan India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Meda India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 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
Moger Moyon India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 159,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Mukri India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 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
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,276,000 1,285,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,015,000 3,041,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 60
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.37 % -
 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
Nalakeyava India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon India 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Pale India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Palleyan India 2,000 2,000 Hinduism 24.12 % -
Palliyan India 6,300 6,300 Hinduism 4.81 % 1
Pambada India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pan India 1,361,000 1,365,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Paniyan India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 2
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 792,000 808,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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 % -
Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 88,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 2
 Pardhi India 365,000 381,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parja India 498,000 498,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 10
 Patelia India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 2
 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
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
 Sali India 1,052,000 1,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
Samagara India 90,000 90,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sayyid India 7,866,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 157
 Shaikh India 85,886,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 1718
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
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
 Somvanshi India 499,000 499,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,772,000 7,885,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Syrian Christian India 3,732,000 3,733,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,839,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 377
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,703,000 4,178,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 34
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 37,000 37,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) India 1,200 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tipera India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
 Toda India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 11.14 % -
 Urali India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 2.50 % 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
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 149,000 153,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 894,000 920,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 18
 Vanniyan India 12,807,000 12,844,000 Hinduism 1.37 % 256
 Varli India 1,248,000 1,253,000 Hinduism 1.42 % 25
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
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 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
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,642,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1173
Yerava India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
  Totals:  206           170     12,921

Language Alternate Names
Bantwal
Belthangadi
Brahmin Tulu
Common Tulu
Kasaragod
Kerala
Mangalore
Manjeswara
Northeast Tulu (Belthangadi)
Northwest Tulu (Mangalore)
Puttur
South Central Tulu (Bantwal)
Southeast Tulu (Sullia Subrahmanya)
Southwest Tulu (Kasaragod)
Sullia Subrahmanya
Tal
Tallu
Thalu
Thulu
Tilu
Tullu
Tuluva Bhasa
Udipi

Dialects
Bellari
Kasergod
Myacherver
Northeast Tulu
Northwest Tulu
South Central Tulu
Southeast Tulu
Southwest Tulu

Dialect Alternate Names
Tulu: Kasergod

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Bible Portions 1842-1912
New Testament 1847-2020
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