Country: India

State:  Sikkim

District:  All



Number of People Groups

82

Unreached People Groups

72

Total Population

599,000

Buddhist

36.1 %

Christian

4.9 %

Hindu

55.5 %

Muslim

0.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

2.6 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Anglo 300 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Arora, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Bania 1,500 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania, Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 50 Hindi - - - - - 50
 Bauri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 89,000 Sherpa 2,000 - 86,000 800 - 200
 Bhuiya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Brahman 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Bengali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Brahman, Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Chhetri 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 3,100 Assamese - - - 3,100 - -
 Darjee 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Drukpa 600 Dzongkha - - 600 - - -
 Gharti 3,600 Bengali 3,400 - 70 40 - 40
 Gurung 5,700 Nepali 1,800 - 3,500 400 - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Jogi, Hindu 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kami 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Khambu 102,000 Bengali 82,000 - 19,000 900 - -
 Khas 68,000 Nepali 54,000 - 14,000 90 - -
 Khatri, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kunbi, Hindu Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Lepcha 46,000 Lepcha 4,400 - 34,000 7,400 - 70
 Limbu 16,000 Nepali 3,900 - - 6,300 - 6,000
 Lohar, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Magar 31,000 Nepali 24,000 - 7,300 300 - -
 Mahishya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Majhi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majhwar 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mappila 200 Malayalam - 200 - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mochi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified Unknown Naga, Zeme - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Newah 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 80 300 - -
Pardhan 70 Pardhan 70 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati - - - - - 30
 Pod 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Rai 14,000 Nepali 3,000 - 1,600 2,400 - 6,600
 Rajbansi 80 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sarki 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - - 50 - -
 Shaikh 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
 Sherpa 16,000 Nepali 2,100 - 14,000 300 - -
 Sonar, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Sunuwar 6,100 Nepali 5,100 - - - - 1,100
Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 51,000 Tamang, Southwestern 7,800 - 37,000 6,700 - -
 Tanti, Hindu 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Thakali 300 Nepali 100 - 100 - - -
 Thakuri 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Thami 600 Nepali 400 - 80 - - 90
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,100 Yakkha 100 - 80 - - 900
  Totals:  82 599,000   72 332,000 4,700 216,000 29,000 800 15,000


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