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Rajasthan Population by Religion

Rajasthan is the seventh most populous state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 6.85 Crore population, around 6 crores (88.49%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 62 Lakhs (9.07%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 8.72 Lakhs (1.27%) as Sikh and 6.22 Lakhs (0.91%) as Jain. In addition 0.10% Stated as no religion & 0.17% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

also read Population of Rajasthan 

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu60,657,103
2Muslim6,215,377
3Sikh872,930
4Jain622,023
5Christian96,430
6Buddhist12,185
7Other religions and persuasions4,676
8Religion not stated67,713
 Total68,548,437

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Rajasthan by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu88.49%
2Muslim9.07%
3Sikh1.27%
4Jain0.91%
5Christian0.14%
6Buddhist0.02%
7Other religions and persuasions0.01%
8Religion not stated0.10%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Rajasthan - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Rural Percentage %
1Hindu47,362,92191.97%
2Muslim3,161,8576.14%
3Sikh707,2271.37%
4Jain166,3220.32%
5Christian46,1770.09%
6Buddhist8,0910.02%
7Other religions and persuasions3,4070.01%
8Religion not stated44,3500.09%
 Total51,500,352 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Rajasthan - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu13,294,18277.98%
2Muslim3,053,52017.91%
3Jain455,7012.67%
4Sikh165,7030.97%
5Christian50,2530.29%
6Buddhist4,0940.02%
7Other religions and persuasions1,2690.01%
8Religion not stated23,3630.14%
 Total17,048,085 

Source: Census 2011

Rajasthan Population - Caste wise

CastePopulation (%)
OBC*44%
Dalits (SCs)17.83%
Tribals (STs)13.48%
General caste25%

*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.

Caste wise Percentage

Caste Group Percentage
Rajput 10%
Bania/Agarwal/Jains 8%
Jat  7-8%
Brahmin 7%
Meena 6%
Bhil 5%
Megh 4%
Gujar 4%
Jatav 3.31%
Kumhar 3%
Mali 2.36%
Khati 1.62%
Daroga 1.41%
Bairwa 1.32%
Nai 1.24%
Raigar 1.24%
Thori 1.17%
Balai 1%
Yadav 1%
Rabari 0.90%

*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.

Source: Joshua Project and various news articles

Please note that the Caste percentage and percentage provided above is for general information only. It should not be considered reliable as it is based on non-governmental studies and news reports, and may not be accurate or up-to-date.

Rajasthan Population by religion | Caste wise Population