• PEOPLE CLUSTER: TELUGU


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 159

Population: 107,102,350

Unreached people groups: 142

UPG population: 90,635,050

Unengaged UPGs: 91

UUPG population: 5,141,050

Number of countries: 12


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Telugu are a Dravidian ethnic group of India, native to the state of Andhra Pradesh but with significant presence in other neighboring states. They speak the Telugu language, the third most commonly spoken language in India after Hindi and Bengali. The Telugu people cluster encompasses numerous occupational castes that share the Telugu language. Most Telugu are Hindus, but a few Telugu subgroups follow either Christianity or Islam.

Peoples within this cluster: Accukattavandlu; Adi Andhra; Agnikula Kshatriya; Aguru; Aiyarakulu; Arakala; Arunthathiyar; Bagata; Balija, Hindu; Bandollu; Bangti; Bania, Agarwal, Telugu; Bania, Trivarnika Vaisya; Bazigar, Hindu; Bedar, Hindu; Bestha; Bhatrajulu; Bhovi; Bindla; Bolla; Boya; Brahman, Telugu; Budabukkala; Byagara; Chakali, Chakala; Chippollu; Dakkal; Darzi, Telugu; Dasari; Devanga; Dhobi, Telugu; Dudekula; Durgamurgi; Eneti Dora; Gandalla; Gandla; Gangireddula; Godari; Godda; Gosangi, Hindu; Handi Jogi; Idiga; Irika; Jaggali; Jain, Telugu; Jakkula; Jalari; Jambuvulu; Jandra; Jangam; Jatapu; Jati Pillai; Jethi; Jhadi; Kaikala; Kakmara; Kalavantulu; Kambalattan; Kamma; Kammara; Kampa; Kanchari; Kapewar; Karnibhaktulu; Katipamula; Konda Kapu; Konda Palli Reddiar; Konda Reddi; Kuluvan; Kummari; Kurakula; Madgi; Madiga; Madiga Dasu; Majjula; Mala; Mala Dasari; Mala Jangam; Mala Masti; Mala Sale; Mandula; Mangala; Manna Dhora; Manne; Matangi; Medari; Mitha Ayyalvar; Mondiwaru; Mudiraj; Mukha Dhora; Muli; Mundapotta; Munnur; Musti Chenchu; Nagarulu; Nagavasulu; Nai, Telugu; Nakhasa; Nandiwale; Neyyala; Nili; Nilkanth; Noor Basha; Od; Pagadai; Pagativeshagallu; Pambala; Pamula; Panchama; Panniandi; Pariki Muggula; Pichakuntla; Rajannalu; Rajput, Telugu; Rangani; Razu; Reddi Dhora; Reddika; Reddiyar; Runjalavallu; Sadaru; Sadhu Chetty; Sakunapakshollu; Salivahana; Samayavallu; Satani; Segidi; Shaikh, Telugu; Sindhollu; Sudugadu Siddha; Telaga; Telengi; Teli, Telugu; Telugu; Tenugu; Thogataveera Kshatriya; Thoti, Caste; Tolakari; Udupula; Urikkar Naiker; Vadugan; Valmiki; Velama; Viramushti; Viswakarma; Wadar; Yadava, Telugu; Yata; Yatla

Countries where they are found: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Canada; India; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Pakistan; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States


People groups: 159

Population: 107,102,350

Unreached people groups: 142

UPG population: 90,635,050

Unengaged UPGs: 91

UUPG population: 5,141,050

Number of countries: 12