Telangana Population by Religion 2011

Telangana Population by Religion 2021

Telangana is the twelfth most populous state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 3.52 Crore population, around 3 crores (85.10%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 44.64 lakhs (12.69%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 4.47 Lakhs (1.27%) as Christians. In addition 0.68% Stated as no religion & 0.28% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Telangana by population

#Religion  Total
1Hindu29,948,451
2Muslim4,464,699
3Christian447,124
4Buddhist32,553
5Sikh30,340
6Jain26,690
7Other religions and persuasions5,422
8Religion not stated238,699
 Total35,193,978

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Telangana by Percentage

#Religion  Percentage %
1Hindu85.10%
2Muslim12.69%
3Christian1.27%
4Buddhist0.09%
5Sikh0.09%
6Jain0.08%
7Other religions and persuasions0.02%
8Religion not stated0.68%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Telangana - Rural Population

# Religion   Rural Pop. 2011 Percentage %
1 Hindu 20,193,247 93.55%
2 Muslim 1,133,259 5.25%
3 Christian 138,510 0.64%
4 Buddhist 21,599 0.10%
5 Sikh 4,476 0.02%
6 Jain 2,141 0.01%
7 Other religions and persuasions 1,558 0.01%
8 Religion not stated 90,523 0.42%
  Total 21,585,313  

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Telangana - Urban Population

#Religion  Urban Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu9,755,20471.68%
2Muslim3,331,44024.48%
3Christian308,6142.27%
4Buddhist10,9540.08%
5Sikh25,8640.19%
6Jain24,5490.18%
7Other religions and persuasions3,8640.03%
8Religion not stated148,1761.09%
 Total13,608,665 

Source: Census 2011

Telangana Population - Caste wise

Caste Population (%)
OBC* 48%
Dalits (SCs) 17%
Tribals (STs) 11%
General caste 23  %

*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.