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INDIA

Telugu speaking / origin

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Andhra Pradesh

~ 85 million

  • 2011 Census

Karnataka

~6 million

  • 8 to 10 % of Karnataka’s population is Telugu speaking /  origin.  Migration over a period of 100 years.
  • Largely concentrated in Bellary / Bangalore / Kolar / Border areas.
  • Telugu movies popular in Karnataka.
  • Department of Telugu in Mysore and Bangalore Universities.
  • Sir Mokshagundam was Diwan of Mysore State

Tamilnadu

~6 milion

  • 8 to 10 % of Tamilnadu’s  population is Telugu speaking  / origin. Migration over a period of 200 years. During reign of British Rule / Madras presidency, movement of  people took place before state reorganization as TN / AP.
  • Krishnadevarraya’ empire extended up to Tanjore.  Major Telugu / Sanskrit Library – Saraswathi  Mahal is at Tanjore
  • Saint Thyagaraja lived in Tanjore and Telugu scholars were part of Royal court of Maratha rulers in Tanjore.
  • Major Telugu populations in Chennai /Coimbatore

Orissa

4 million

  • Significant Telugu population in border areas like Berhampur / Cuttack regions.
  • Krishnadevarraya’ empire extended up to Cuttack due to his conquest over Gajapathis.
  • All India Telugu Conference held in Orissa recently

Maharashtra

~7 million

  • Statistics  from Maharashtra Telugu Manch

Chhattisgarh / Madhya Pradesh

~ 1 million

  • Significant  population in border areas

Rest of India: Delhi / Gujarat / Bengal / Assam / Bihar / Kerala etc.,

  • Migration in search of jobs / business / labor

International

Telugu speaking / origin

  • About 2 Million

USA  / Canada

~ 750,000

  • Migration over 75 years

UK / Europe / Ireland etc.,

< 100,000  ?

  • Migration to UK / Germany and other locations

Malaysia

~ 500,000

  • Telugu Association of Malaysia

Singapore

< 100,000 ?

  • Migration in recent times.

Mauritius / South Africa

> 60,000

  • Migration over 150 years – 5 generations

Australia / New Zealand

< 100,000  ?

  • Migration in recent times

Gulf

500,000 ?

  • UAE  alone has 100,000. The remaining are spread over Kuwait / Bahrain / Saudi etc.,

Total

~ 110 million

Global  and  National Telugu Diaspora

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