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Malayali Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Ajila6,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Alambadi Kurichchan48,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Alambadi Kurichchan
Ambalavasi809,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Arandan400Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Arasar76,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23b 
Arayan202,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ayri200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ayyanavar22,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Brahmin, Muttad49,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Brahmin, Nambudiri97,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Brahmin, Pancha Dravida150,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23 
Chakkan300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Chavalakkaran26,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Chengazhi Nambiyar700Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Chengazhi Nambiyar
Cheruman (Hindu traditions)465,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Cheruman (Muslim traditions)43,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN23b 
Cherumar Christian484,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23b 
Chingathanar200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Eluthassan44,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Gavara17,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ilavan6,022,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ilavaniyan31,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ilavathi52,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ilayathu32,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kakkalan16,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Kakkalan
Kalladi44,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kallasari9,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kallattu Kurup1,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kanakkan263,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kanikaran32,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Kanikaran
Kaniyan100,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Karimpalan18,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kathikkaran600Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kavuthiyan31,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Keralamuthali9,5002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kitaran3,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kolayiri1,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kollakar1,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kollara, Karnataka300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kootan12,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Krishnanvak59,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kundavadiga800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kurukkal3,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Kuruman65,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Mala Kuravan1,300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malabar Catholic2,783,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23bP
Malabar Catholic
Malai Arayan41,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malai Vedan17,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malakkuravan21,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malayalar900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malayali1,246,0002 12325.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Malayali
Malayan, caste48,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malayan, tribe41,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Malayarayar4,4002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Mannan, caste141,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Mannan, caste
Mappila9,496,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNN23bP
Mappila
Mudugar2,200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23zP
Mudugar
Mukkari1,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions)41,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23b 
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions)152,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions)2,800Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN23b 
Musari4,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Muthan7,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Muthan
Nair6,856,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Nair
Navait58,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN25r 
Palleyan1,2002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Palluvan6,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Panikkan36,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Paniyan116,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Paniyan
Paravan132,0002 100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Pathiyan19,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Perumannan89,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Pulayan (Hindu traditions)1,466,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Pulayan, Vettuvan1,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Shabi1,800Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN23b 
Syrian Christian3,890,0003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN23bP
Syrian Christian
Thandan261,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Thandan Palakkad6,300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Thantapulayan5,400Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Tiyattunni500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Ulladan21,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Ulladan
Urali74,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23bP
Urali
Valan91,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Valanchian5,500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Vallan1,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Velakkithalanayan359,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Velan89,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Veluthadanayar204,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Vetan74,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Vettuvan189,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Yerava29,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN23b 
Totals:  91 Peoples 37,483,000 79 2 104 84 80.8 %  Hinduism   16
Data Notes
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Malayali 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 84 80.8 % 29,210,000 77.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 13 12.5 % 970,000 2.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 5 4.8 % 7,274,000 19.4 %
  4 - Partially reached 1 1.0 % 23,000 0.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 1.0 % 5,900 0.0 %
Totals 104   37,483,000  


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.
Malayali Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Alambadi Kurichchan
48,000
in 1 Country


Chengazhi Nambiyar
700
in 1 Country


Kakkalan
16,000
in 1 Country


Kanikaran
32,000
in 1 Country


Malabar Catholic
2,783,000
in 1 Country


Malayali
1,246,000
in 12 Countries


Mannan, caste
141,000
in 1 Country


Mappila
9,496,000
in 2 Countries


Mudugar
2,200
in 1 Country


Muthan
7,000
in 1 Country


Nair
6,856,000
in 1 Country


Paniyan
116,000
in 1 Country


Syrian Christian
3,890,000
in 1 Country


Ulladan
21,000
in 1 Country


Urali
74,000
in 1 Country

Malayali People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Malayali Cluster – Languages
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Language
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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
Kanikkarankev11Need?
Kodavakfa11None
Kurichiyakfh11None
Kurumba, Bettaxub11None
Malayalammal8787Complete
Paniyapcg11None
Ravulayea11Portions
Tamiltam1111Complete
Totals: 8 104 104   3 2 3 8 1
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Malayali Cluster – Religions
Values less than .3% not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity

Malayali Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
Population 37,483,000
Peoples (by Country) 104
Gateway / Largest People Mappila
Languages 8
Largest Language Malayalam
Primary Religion Hinduism
% Professing Christian 20.3%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 2 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 104   37,483,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 100 (96.2%) 37,347,000 (99.6%)
Unreached Peoples 84 (80.8%) 29,210,000 (77.9%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Middle East and North Africa4(3.8%)485,000(1.3%)
North America and Caribbean2(1.9%)101,000(0.3%)
South Asia94(90.4%)36,669,000(97.8%)
South Pacific1(1.0%)5,900(0.0%)
Southeast Asia3(2.9%)222,000(0.6%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 98 (94.2%) 37,192,000 (99.2%)
New Testament 98 (94.2%) 37,192,000 (99.2%)
Portions 99 (95.2%) 37,221,000 (99.3%)
Online Audio NT 98 (94.2%) 37,192,000 (99.2%)
Jesus Film 99 (95.2%) 37,221,000 (99.3%)
Gospel Recordings 104 (100.0%) 37,483,000 (100.0%)
 
Mappila

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