Himachal Pradesh population by religion 2021

Himachal Pradesh Population by Religion 2021

Himachal Pradesh is the 20th most populous state of India and has a predominately Hindu population. At the census 2011, out of 68.64 Lakhs population, around 65 Lakhs (95%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 1.50 Lakhs (2.18%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 80 thousand (1.16%) as Sikh and  79 thousand (1.15%) as Buddhists. In addition 0.12% Stated as no religion & 0.22% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Uttar Pradesh by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu65,32,765
2Muslim1,49,881
3Sikh79,896
4Buddhist78,659
5Christian12,646
6Jain1,805
7Religion not stated8,094
8Other religions and persuasions856
 Total68,64,602

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Himachal Pradesh by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu95.17%
2Muslim2.18%
3Sikh1.16%
4Buddhist1.15%
5Christian0.18%
6Jain0.03%
7Religion not stated0.12%
8Other religions and persuasions0.01%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Himachal Pradesh - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu65,32,76595.17%
2Muslim1,49,8812.18%
3Sikh79,8961.16%
4Buddhist78,6591.15%
5Christian12,6460.18%
6Religion not stated8,0940.12%
7Jain1,8050.03%
8Other religions and persuasions8560.01%
 Total68,64,602 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Himachal Pradesh - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu6,21,05090.20%
2Muslim21,9803.19%
3Sikh21,6793.15%
4Buddhist17,0152.47%
5Christian4,5650.66%
6Jain1,3170.19%
7Religion not stated8620.13%
8Other religions and persuasions840.01%
 Total6,88,552 

Source: Census 2011

Himachal Pradesh Population - Caste wise

Caste Population (%)
OBC* 13.72%
Dalits (SCs) 25.19%
Tribals (STs) 5.71%
General  50.72%

*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.