Population of Major ST Communities in Karnataka


CommunityRough Population%age of ST Population
Naikda2,955,00084.3
Gond136,7003.9
Koli Dhor80,6272.3
Marati63,5491.8

(Census of India 2001 Data Highlights on ST's in Karnataka)

ST Communities in the State


1.  Adiyan 

2.  Barda

3.  Bavacha, Bamcha

4.  Bhil, Bhil Garasia, sholi Bhil, Dungri Bhil,
     Dungri Garasia, Mewasi Bhil, Rawal Bhil, Tadvi Bhil,
     Bhagalia, Bhilala, Pawra, Vasava, Vasave

5.  Chenchu, Chenchwar

6.  Chodhara

7.  Dubla, Talavia, Halpati

8.  Gamit, Gamta, Gavit, Mavchi, Padvi, Valvi

9.  Goud, Naikpod, Rajgond

10. Gowdalu

11. Hakkipikki

12. Hasalaru

13. Irular

14. Iruliga

15. Jenu Kuruba

16. Kadu Kuruba

17. Kammara (in South Kanara district and Kollegal taluk of Mysore district)

18. Kanivan, Kanyan (in Kollegal taluk of Mysore district)

19. Kathodi, Katkari, Dhor Kathodi, Dhor Katkari, Son Kathodi, Son Katkari

20. Kattunayakan

21. Kokna, Kokni, Kukna

22. Koli Dhor, Tokre Koli, Kolcha, Kolgha

23. Konda Kapus

24. Koraga

25. Kota

26. Koya, Bhine Koya, Rajkoya

27. Kudiyam Melekudi

28. Kuruba (in Coorg district)

29. Kurumans

30. Maha Malasar

31. Malaikudi

32. Malasar

33. Malayekandi

34. Maleru

35. Maratha (in Coorg district)

36. Marati (in south Kanara district)

37. Meda

38. Naikda, Nayaka, Chollivala Nayaka, Kapadia Nayaka, Mota Nayaka, Nana Nayaka,         Naik Nayak, Beda, Bedar, and Valmiki.

39. Palliyan

40. Paniyan

41. Pardhi, Advichincher, Phase Pardhi

42. Patelia

43. Rathawa

44. Sholaga

45. Soligaru

46. Toda

47. Varli

48. Vitolia, kotwalia, barodia

49. Yerava

(From Ministry of Tribal Affairs, tribal.nic.in)