Country:

India

Province / State: Kerala
District: Wayanad

Number of People Groups

179

Unreached People Groups

160

Total Population

959,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

21.4 %

Hindu

49.8 %

Muslim

28.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 1,900 Kannada 1,800 - 30 - - -
 Adiyan 13,000 Malayalam 13,000 - - 30 - 20
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Alambadi Kurichchan 30,000 Kurichiya 27,000 50 - 2,100 - 30
 Ambalavasi 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Arayan 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Arunthathiyar 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Ayyanavar Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Bakuda 2,800 Tamil 2,700 - 50 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 200
 Bania Chetti 1,400 Tamil 1,100 - - - - 400
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 5,300 Hindi 4,000 - - - - 1,300
 Banijiga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 90 Lambadi 90 - - - - -
Bathada Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Bavuri 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Bellara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Bharathar (Christian traditions) 70 Tamil - - - 70 - -
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Boya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 1,900 Tamil 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 500
 Burmese 20 Burmese - - 20 - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Malayalam 6,200 - 100 - - -
Cheruman (Muslim traditions) 700 Malayalam - 700 - - - -
 Christian 2,400 Hindi - - - 2,400 - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Devanga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Devendrakulathan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Divehi 20 Maldivian - 20 - - - -
Eravallan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Gangakula 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Gavara 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Godari 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Godda 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hasla Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hill Pulayan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Ilavan 79,000 Malayalam 79,000 - - 50 - -
Ilavan Christian 5,100 Tamil - - - 5,100 - -
 Irular 50 Irula 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Jenu Kuruba 30 Kurumba, Jennu 30 - - - - -
 Kadan 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 3,000 Tamil 3,000 - - - - -
 Kakkalan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Kalladi 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Kanakkan 2,900 Malayalam 2,900 - - - - -
 Kanikkaran 30 Kanikkaran 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Karimpalan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 17,000 Tamil 17,000 - - 30 - 100
Kavara 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Kavuthiyan 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Reddi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 40 Tulu 40 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
Kota 50 Kota 50 - - - - -
 Kudumban 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kudumi 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Kundavadiga 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kuruman 28,000 Kurumba, Betta 27,000 30 - 200 - 30
 Lingayat 1,400 Kannada - - - - - 1,400
Madari (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Maila Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 83,000 Malayalam - - - 83,000 - -
Malai Arayan 200 Malayalam 60 - - 100 - -
Malai Pandaram Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Malai Vedan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Malakuravan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Malayan, caste 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Malayan, tribe 60 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Malayarayar 30 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Malayekandi Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mali 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mannan, caste 5,000 Malayalam 5,000 - - - - -
Mannan, tribal 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Mappila 265,000 Malayalam - 265,000 - - - -
 Maravan 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Mavilan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Moghal 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Mundala 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Muthuvan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Nair 107,000 Malayalam 107,000 - - - - -
 Navithan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
Padannan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pallan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Palleyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Palliyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Palluvan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Panan 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
Panditattan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Paniyan 78,000 Paniya 77,000 100 - 200 - 200
 Pannadi 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - - - - -
Paravan (Christian traditions) 80 Tamil - - - 80 - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Pathiyan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
Perumannan 900 Malayalam 900 - - - - -
Pulaya Vettuvan Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Pulayan Thanda 1,100 Malayalam 1,100 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 7,300 Malayalam 7,200 - 100 - - -
Pulayan Wayanad 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Sali 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Samanthan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Samban 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Silpi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 111,000 Malayalam - - - 111,000 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Tamil - 2,100 - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Ulladan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Urali 4,300 Malayalam 4,300 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 3,800 Kannada 3,800 - - - - -
Valanchian 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Valluvan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 5,800 Tamil 5,800 - - - - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 500 Tamil 500 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 2,400 Tamil 2,400 - - - - -
Velakkithalanayan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Velan 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 400 Tamil 400 - - 20 - -
Veluthadanayar 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
Vetan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Vettakkaran 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Vettuvan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 5,200 Malayalam 5,200 - - - - -
Viswakarma Kallasari 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 1,900 Malayalam 1,900 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Yenadi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Yerava 400 Ravula 400 - - - - -
  Totals:  179 959,000   160 478,000 272,000 300 205,000 50 4,100
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