Country:

India

Province / State: Karnataka
District: Mysore

Number of People Groups

315

Unreached People Groups

295

Total Population

3,612,000

Buddhist

1.5 %

Christian

1.3 %

Hindu

83.0 %

Muslim

9.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

4.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 25,000 Tamil 25,000 - 50 200 - -
Adi Dravida Christian 2,800 Tamil - - - 2,800 - -
 Adi Karnataka 437,000 Kannada 422,000 - 13,000 1,100 50 -
Adi Karnataka Christian 21,000 Kannada - - - 21,000 - -
 Adiyan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 1,200 Tamil 1,200 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 1,800 Malayalam 1,800 - - - - -
 Andh 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
Anuppan 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Arab 20 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 20 - - - -
 Arasu 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
Arayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Arunthathiyar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Badaga 9,600 Badaga 9,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Baira Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bakuda Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Balagai 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Kannada 40,000 - - - - 1,000
Balija Bogam 1,100 Telugu 1,000 - - - - 30
Balija Dasari 4,100 Kannada 4,000 - - - - 100
Bandi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,900 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 600
 Bania Chetti 2,200 Tamil 2,200 - - - - -
Bania Gujar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Bania Irupathi Nalu Manai Chetti 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 90
 Bania Porwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 80
 Bania unspecified 49,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - 12,000
 Banijiga 40,000 Kannada 40,000 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Lambadi 3,700 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 400 Lambadi 400 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Basor 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bavcha 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Kannada 9,500 - - - - -
Bedar Bile 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Bedar Kakamundi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Bedar Kare 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Bedar Naik Makkalu 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 138,000 Kannada 138,000 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Kannada 3,800 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
Bhansala 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Boya 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Brahmin Anavada 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 50 Tamil - - - 50 - -
Brahmin Daima 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 6,600 Marathi 6,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Iyer 7,700 Tamil 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 22,000 Kannada 22,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 7,500 Marathi 7,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Nambudiri 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Potti 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Sholiar 3,800 Tamil 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Srigaud 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 4,700 Tamil 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 3,500 Telugu 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 138,000 Hindi 136,000 - - - - 1,200
Brahmin Vadama 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Velanadu 2,900 Telugu 2,900 - - - - -
 Budega Jangam 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 6,600 Konkani - 6,600 - - - -
 Chalvadi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Chhetri 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Chodhara 30 Chodri 30 - - - - -
 Christian 8,700 Hindi - - - 8,700 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 100 Tulu 100 - - - - -
 Devanga 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Dhor 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Divehi 90 Maldivian - 90 - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gandla 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Gangakula 347,000 Kannada 347,000 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gowdulu 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Gudigar 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Hajam 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 2,200 Vaagri Booli 2,200 - - 30 - -
Halsar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 1,800 Kannada 1,800 - - - - -
 Hasalaru Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
 Holar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Holaya 7,500 Kannada 4,900 - 2,600 - - -
Idayan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Ilavan 1,500 Malayalam 1,500 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Irular 30 Irula 30 - - - - -
Iruliga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Jaggali 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Jambuvulu 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Javeri 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jenu Kuruba 26,000 Kurumba, Jennu 26,000 20 - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Kadan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 2,200 Kannada 2,000 - - - - 200
 Kaikadi 4,800 Kannada 4,800 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
Kalavant 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Kamathi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Kammara 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kanakkan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kaniyan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Karimpalan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kathodi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Kodaga 1,600 Kodava 1,600 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal Unknown Tulu - - - - - -
Korama Kunchi 6,600 Kannada 6,600 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 5,700 Kannada 5,700 - - - - -
 Kori 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Koshti 5,400 Marathi 5,400 - - - - -
Kota 20 Kota 20 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Krishnanvak 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Kudumi 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kuruba 277,000 Kannada 277,000 - - - - -
 Kuruman Unknown Kurumba, Betta - - - - - -
 Lingayat 153,000 Kannada - - - - - 153,000
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 5,500 Telugu - - - 5,500 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Telugu 59,000 - 700 90 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 40 Marathi 30 - 20 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 100 Marathi - - - 100 - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 26,000 Marathi 26,000 - - - - 200
 Mala (Christian traditions) 1,400 Telugu - - - 1,400 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 1,100 Malayalam - - - 1,100 - -
 Malayali 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Malla Jetti 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Manbhav Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mangala 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Mappila 3,100 Malayalam - 3,100 - - - -
Marata 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
 Maravan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 70 Marathi - - - 70 - -
Meda 4,500 Kannada 4,500 20 - 20 - -
 Memon 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Moger unspecified 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Moghal 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Mutali 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 300 Tamil - - - 300 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 600 Tamil 600 - - - - -
 Nadia 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Nagartha 2,100 Kannada 2,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Naikda 315,000 Kannada 314,000 500 20 200 50 500
 Nair 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Navithan 1,300 Tamil 1,300 - - - - -
 Nayadi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Pale 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Paliyan 2,500 Tamil 2,500 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Palliyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Palluvan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Pandaram 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Paniyan 30 Paniya 30 - - - - -
 Pannadi 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) 90 Tamil - - - 90 - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Pardhi Unknown Pardhi - - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
Pindara 6,600 Urdu - 6,600 - - - -
 Pinjara 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Puthirai Vannan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Raddi 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Hindi 5,800 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ravalia 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Raya Rawat 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Razu 3,400 Telugu 3,400 - - - - -
 Sali 6,800 Kannada 6,800 - - - - -
Samagara 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Satani 9,800 Telugu 9,800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 53,000 Urdu - 53,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 168,000 Urdu - 168,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Sillekyatha 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
 Soligar 20 Sholaga 20 - - - - -
Soligaru 8,600 Kannada 8,500 20 - - - 20
 Somvanshi 6,500 Marathi 6,500 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 100
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 1,900 Malayalam - - - 1,900 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Tamil - 11,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Thandan (Christian traditions) 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Thandan (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Malayalam 1,700 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Tibetan 39,000 Tibetan, Central - - 39,000 - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Telugu 34,000 - 30 - - -
Vakkaliga Gangadikara 76,000 Kannada 76,000 - - - - -
Vakkaliga Kunchitiga 49,000 Kannada 49,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 332,000 Kannada 332,000 - - - - -
 Valluvan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Vaniyan 200 Tamil 100 - - 60 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 1,600 Tamil 1,600 - - - - -
Velan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Vellalan Mudaliar 2,100 Tamil 2,100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 18,000 Tamil 18,000 - - 300 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 800 Malayalam 800 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Panchal 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 82,000 Telugu 82,000 - - - - -
Vitholia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi 7,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Yenadi 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Yerava 2,300 Ravula 2,300 - - - - -
 Yerukula 50 Yerukula 50 - - - - -
  Totals:  315 3,612,000   295 2,999,000 339,000 56,000 46,000 1,300 170,000
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