Rajasthan Population by religion 2021

Rajasthan Population by Religion 2021

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

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Religion in Rajasthan by population

#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*52%
Dalits (SCs)17.83%
Tribals (STs)13.48%
General caste7%
Muslims9%
Others0.69%

*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.