Manipur Population by religion 2021

Manipur Population by Religion 2021

Manipur is the fourth most populous North Eastern state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 28.55 lakhs population, around 12 lakhs (41.39%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 11.80 lakhs (41.29%) as Christians, 2.40 Lakhs (8.40%) as Muslims, 2.33 lakhs (8.19%) as tribal religion. In addition 0.38% Stated as no religion & 0.36% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Manipur by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu1181876
2Christian1179043
3Muslim239836
4Tribal & Other religions233767
5Buddhist7084
6Jain1692
7Sikh1527
8Religion not stated10969
 Total2855794

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Manipur by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu41.39%
2Christian41.29%
3Muslim8.40%
4Tribal & Other religions8.19%
5Buddhist0.25%
6Jain0.06%
7Sikh0.05%
8Religion not stated0.38%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Manipur - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Christian106740352.80%
2Hindu64475131.89%
3Muslim1564207.74%
4Tribal & Other religions 1398666.92%
5Buddhist45870.23%
6Sikh7350.04%
7Jain3680.02%
8Religion not stated75100.37%
 Total2021640 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Manipur - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu53712564.39%
2Christian11164013.38%
3Tribal & Other religions 9390111.26%
4Muslim8341610.00%
5Buddhist24970.30%
6Jain13240.16%
7Sikh7920.09%
8Religion not stated34590.41%
 Total834154 

Source: Census 2011

Manipur Population - Caste wise

Caste Population (%)
OBC* 17%
Dalits (SCs) 3.78%
Tribals (STs) 45.42%
General caste 33%

*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.