• PEOPLE CLUSTER: KANNADA


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 85

Population: 53,443,000

Unreached people groups: 76

UPG population: 49,820,600

Unengaged UPGs: 40

UUPG population: 1,427,300

Number of countries: 6


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Kannada is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Karnataka. It is one of the forty most spoken languages in the world. Speakers of Kannada typically practice Hinduism . The Kannada people cluster encompasses numerous castes and tribes within India.

Peoples within this cluster: Adi Karnataka; Ager; Ambiga; Anuppan; Arasu; Attagara; Badaga; Badthi; Bagga; Baira; Bakad; Bandi, Hindu; Bania, Kannada; Banijiga; Bathada; Beda Jangam; Beldar, Hindu; Bellara; Bhambi, Kannada; Brahman, Kannada; Chalvadi; Chaurasia; Chenna Dasar; Coorgi; Dasa Palanjika; Dhobi, Kannada; Dombidasari; Ellamalawar; Gangakula; Gantichore; Gond (Kannada); Gowda; Halleer; Halwakki Wakkal; Hanabar; Harkantra; Hatgar; Holaya Dasar; Holer; Jain, Kannada; Kabbaliga; Kaikadi; Kalal, Kannada; Kanarese; Kannada Naickar; Kannada Saineegar; Konkani; Koosa; Korama, Hindu; Koshti; Kotegar; Kumar Kshatriya; Kunchatiga; Kuruba; Kuruba, Jenu; Kuruba, Kadu; Ladar; Lingayat; Maleru; Masan Jogi; Meda; Mukri; Nagartha; Naikda; Nairy; Patel, Kannada; Raddi; Rama Kshatriya; Raneyar; Raval; Raya Rawat; Sali; Shaikh, Kannada; Silavantulu; Soligar; Teli, Kannada; Thammadi; Thoraiyar; Uppara; Urindavan; Vakkaliga; Yadava, Kannada

Countries where they are found: Canada; India; Malaysia; Nepal; Singapore; United States


People groups: 85

Population: 53,443,000

Unreached people groups: 76

UPG population: 49,820,600

Unengaged UPGs: 40

UUPG population: 1,427,300

Number of countries: 6