Uttarakhand population by Religion 2021

Uttarakhand Population by Religion 2021

Uttarakhand is the most populous Hill state of India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 1 Crore population, around 84 Lakhs (82.97%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 14 lakhs (13.95%) as Muslims or the followers of Islam, 2.36 Lakhs (2.34%) as Sikh. In addition 0.12% Stated as no religion & 0.52% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Uttarakhand by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu8,368,636
2Muslim1,406,825
3Sikh236,340
4Christian37,781
5Buddhist14,926
6Jain9,183
7Religion not stated11,608
8Other religions and persuasions993
 Total10,086,292

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Uttarakhand by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage %
1Hindu82.97%
2Muslim13.95%
3Sikh2.34%
4Christian0.37%
5Buddhist0.15%
6Jain0.09%
7Religion not stated0.12%
8Other religions and persuasions0.01%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Uttarakhand - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage %
1Hindu6,031,63885.71%
2Muslim790,85711.24%
3Sikh180,3702.56%
4Christian16,7460.24%
5Buddhist7,8290.11%
6Jain1,0210.01%
7Religion not stated7,8010.11%
8Other religions and persuasions6920.01%
 Total7,036,954 

Source: Census 2011

Religion inUttarakhand - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu2,336,99876.64%
2Muslim615,96820.20%
3Sikh55,9701.84%
4Christian21,0350.69%
5Jain8,1620.27%
6Buddhist7,0970.23%
7Religion not stated3,8070.12%
8Other religions and persuasions3010.01%
 Total3,049,338 

Source: Census 2011

Uttarakhand Population - Caste wise

CastePopulation (%)
OBC*23%
Dalits (SCs)18.76%
Tribals (STs)2.89%
General 55%

*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.