Sikkim population by religion 2021

Sikkim Population by Religion 2021

Sikkim is the least populous state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 6.10 Lacs population, around 3.52 lakhs (57.76%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 1.67 lakjs (27.39%) as Buddhists and  60.5 thousand (9.91%) as Christians. In addition 0.30% Stated as no religion & 4.65% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Sikkim by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu352662
2Buddhist167216
3Christian60522
4Other religions and persuasions16300
5Muslim9867
6Sikh1868
7Religion not stated1828
8Jain314
 Total610577

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Sikkim by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu57.76%
2Buddhist27.39%
3Christian9.91%
4Other religions and persuasions2.67%
5Muslim1.62%
6Sikh0.31%
7Religion not stated0.30%
8Jain0.05%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Sikkim - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu25828056.52%
2Buddhist13017428.48%
3Christian4567810.00%
4Other religions and persuasions157653.45%
5Muslim36580.80%
6Sikh16720.37%
7Religion not stated16330.36%
8Jain1390.03%
 Total456999 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Sikkim - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu9438261.46%
2Buddhist3704224.12%
3Christian148449.67%
4Muslim62094.04%
5Other religions and persuasions5350.35%
6Sikh1960.13%
7Religion not stated1950.13%
8Jain1750.11%
 Total153578 

Source: Census 2011

Sikkim Population - Caste wise

CastePopulation (%)
OBC*41%
Dalits (SCs)4.63%
Tribals (STs)33.8%
General20%

*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.