Andhra Pradesh population by religion 2021

Andhra Pradesh Population by Religion 2021

Andhra Pradesh is the tenth most populous state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 4.93 Crore population, around 4.48 crores (90.87%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 36 lakhs (7.33%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 6.82 Lakhs (1.38%) as Christians. In addition 0.33% Stated as no religion & 0.09% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Andhra Pradesh by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu44,875,698
2Muslim3,617,713
3Christian682,660
4Jain27,159
5Sikh9,904
6Buddhist4,139
7Other religions and persuasions4,125
8Religion not stated165,401
 Total49,386,799

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Andhra Pradesh by Percentage

#ReligionPopulation %
1Hindu90.87%
2Muslim7.33%
3Christian1.38%
4Jain0.05%
5Sikh0.02%
6Buddhist0.01%
7Other religions and persuasions0.01%
8Religion not stated0.33%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Andhra Pradesh - Rural Population

#Religion Rural Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu32,600,27493.74%
2Muslim1,706,0414.91%
3Christian363,7541.05%
4Sikh3,4390.01%
5Jain3,0230.01%
6Buddhist1,9550.01%
7Other religions and persuasions2,1520.01%
8Religion not stated95,7510.28%
 Total34,776,389 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Andhra Pradesh - Urban Population

#Religion Urban Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu12,275,424.0084.02%
2Muslim1,911,672.0013.08%
3Christian318,906.002.18%
4Jain24,136.000.17%
5Sikh6,465.000.04%
6Buddhist2,184.000.01%
7Other religions and persuasions1,973.000.01%
8Religion not stated69,650.000.48%
 Total14,610,410.00 

Source: Census 2011

Andhra Pradesh Population - Caste wise

CastePopulation (%)
OBC*50%
Dalits (SCs)16.41%
Tribals (STs)13.48%
General caste11.78%
Muslims7.33%
Others1 %

*Govt has not enumerated caste-wise population other than SCs and STs in Census 2011. So OBC Percentage is not accurate & based on various estimates. Census 2011 have taken place before burfiaction of Andhra Pradesh, so SC/St Percentage was based on combined population of Andhra & Telangana