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Tamil Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Adaviar100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Adi Dravida11,507,0002 2150.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Adi Dravida
Adiyan17,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Adiyan
Agamudaiyan1,065,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Agamudaiyan
Alavan7,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Ambattan186,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Arwa Mala103,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Bharathar77,0003 200.0 % ChristianityCNN23c 
Brahmin, Iyer313,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Brahmin, Sholiar49,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Brahmin, Tamil526,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Brahmin, Vadama46,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Chackaravar40,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Chakkiliyan1,342,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Chakkiliyan
Chayakkaran42,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Christian unspecified1,253,0003 400.0 % ChristianityCNN25bP
Christian unspecified
Devendrakulathan86,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Devendrakulathan
Eravallan6,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Gowdali500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23d 
Hill Pulayan104,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Hill Pulayan
Idayan69,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Irular242,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Irular
Kadaiyar17,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kadan4,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Kadan
Kaikolan2,503,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Kaikolan
Kallan1,301,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Karumpuram200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kattunayakan77,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25r 
Kavara73,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kavathi26,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kepmaris1,300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kochu Velan200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Koliyan14,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Koracha, caste82,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23a 
Kota2,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kuda Korava1,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kudumban77,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Kudumban
Kunnavan200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Kuravan500,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Kuravan
Maha Malasar400Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Malai Pandaram7,200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Malai Vellala200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Malasar10,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Maniyattikkaran5,200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Mannan, tribe9,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Marakkan (Christian traditions)5,2003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23c 
Marakkan (Hindu traditions)8,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Marakkan (Muslim traditions)800Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN23c 
Maravan3,363,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Maravan
Melakkaran100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Mutali43,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Muthuvan28,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Muthuvan
Nadar4,386,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Nadar
Nanjil Mudali6002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Navithan813,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Oochan1,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Paliyan10,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Paliyan
Pallan3,430,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Pallan
Palliyan4,3002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Palliyar4,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Panan251,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Pandaram29,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Panditattan11,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Panisavan200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Pannadi20,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Pannadi
Paraiyan3,201,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Paraiyan
Parala500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Pondicherry Catholic45,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23c 
Puthirai Vannan45,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Puthirai Vannan
Sahari200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Samban53,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Sayankulam1,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Semman5,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Sri Lankan Moor397,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN23cP
Sri Lankan Moor
Tamil (Christian traditions)433,0003 300.0 % ChristianityCNN23cP
Tamil (Christian traditions)
Tamil (Hindu traditions)7,265,000Y1 18316.7 % HinduismCNN23cP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
Tamil (Muslim traditions)4,448,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNN23cP
Tamil (Muslim traditions)
Tamil, Jaffna31,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Tamil, Jaffna
Tiruvalluvar2,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Toda2,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23zP
Toda
Valluvan135,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Valluvan
Vaniyan956,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Vannan1,038,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Vannan
Vanniyan13,020,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23cP
Vanniyan
Vanniyan, Lingayat400Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallCNN25 
Vathiriyan6,1003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23cP
Vathiriyan
Vellalan2,928,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Vettakkaran5,500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Vettiyan4,600Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Viswakarma8,277,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23dP
Viswakarma
Yatagiri200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23c 
Totals:  91 Peoples 76,504,000 74 2 121 83 68.6 %  Hinduism   31
Data Notes
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Tamil Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 83 68.6 % 47,603,000 62.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 17 14.0 % 24,912,000 32.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 11 9.1 % 1,811,000 2.4 %
  4 - Partially reached 10 8.3 % 2,178,000 2.8 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 121   76,504,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Tamil Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Adi Dravida
11,507,000
in 2 Countries


Adiyan
17,000
in 1 Country


Agamudaiyan
1,065,000
in 2 Countries


Chakkiliyan
1,342,000
in 1 Country


Christian unspecified
1,253,000
in 4 Countries


Devendrakulathan
86,000
in 1 Country


Hill Pulayan
104,000
in 1 Country


Irular
242,000
in 1 Country


Kadan
4,000
in 1 Country


Kaikolan
2,503,000
in 1 Country


Kudumban
77,000
in 1 Country


Kuravan
500,000
in 2 Countries


Maravan
3,363,000
in 2 Countries


Muthuvan
28,000
in 1 Country


Nadar
4,386,000
in 1 Country


Paliyan
10,000
in 1 Country


Pallan
3,430,000
in 1 Country


Pannadi
20,000
in 1 Country


Paraiyan
3,201,000
in 1 Country


Puthirai Vannan
45,000
in 1 Country


Sri Lankan Moor
397,000
in 1 Country


Tamil (Christian traditions)
433,000
in 3 Countries


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
7,265,000
in 18 Countries


Tamil (Muslim traditions)
4,448,000
in 2 Countries


Tamil, Jaffna
31,000
in 1 Country


Toda
2,000
in 1 Country


Valluvan
135,000
in 1 Country


Vannan
1,038,000
in 1 Country


Vanniyan
13,020,000
in 1 Country


Vathiriyan
6,100
in 1 Country


Viswakarma
8,277,000
in 2 Countries

Tamil People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Tamil Cluster – Languages
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Language
Code
Peoples-by-Ctry
Primary
Language
Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Bengaliben11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Irulairu11Portions
Kadarkej11None
Kannadakan11Complete
Kotakfe11None
Language unknownxxx11None
Malayalammal1010Complete
Nepalinpi11Complete
Punjabi, Westernpnb11NT
Tamiltam9898Complete
Telugutel33Complete
Todatcx11Portions
Totals: 13 121 121   10 7 9 12 6
Data Notes
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Tamil Cluster – Religions
Values less than .3% not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity

Tamil Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
Population 76,504,000
Peoples (by Country) 121
Gateway / Largest People Vanniyan
Languages 13
Largest Language Tamil
Primary Religion Hinduism
% Professing Christian 7.7%
% Evangelical 0.1%
Cluster Progress Level 2 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 121   76,504,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 110 (90.9%) 76,034,000 (99.4%)
Unreached Peoples 83 (68.6%) 47,603,000 (62.2%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
East and Southern Africa3(2.5%)74,000(0.1%)
Middle East and North Africa4(3.3%)220,000(0.3%)
North America and Caribbean3(2.5%)122,000(0.2%)
South Asia101(83.5%)73,793,000(96.5%)
South Pacific2(1.7%)86,000(0.1%)
Southeast Asia6(5.0%)2,146,000(2.8%)
Western Europe2(1.7%)63,000(0.1%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 115 (95.0%) 75,758,000 (99.0%)
New Testament 116 (95.9%) 75,872,000 (99.2%)
Portions 118 (97.5%) 76,116,000 (99.5%)
Online Audio NT 120 (99.2%) 84,167,000 (110.0%)
Jesus Film 117 (96.7%) 76,114,000 (99.5%)
Gospel Recordings 120 (99.2%) 76,122,000 (99.5%)
 
Vanniyan

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