Country: India

State:  Sikkim

District:  All



Number of People Groups

84

Unreached People Groups

74

Total Population

632,000

Buddhist

37.6 %

Christian

4.7 %

Hindu

54.3 %

Muslim

0.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

2.4 %
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 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Bagdi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 200 Hindi - - - - - 200
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania 1,600 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania, Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 20 Hindi - - - - - 20
 Bauri 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 91,000 Sherpa 5,100 100 84,000 1,600 - 100
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 2,300 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Chhetri 1,600 Nepali 1,500 - 40 - - -
 Christian unspecified 4,100 Assamese - - - 4,100 - -
 Darjee 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - 100 - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Drukpa 1,400 Dzongkha - - 1,400 - - -
 Gharti 3,600 Bengali 3,400 - 70 40 - 40
 Gurung 6,700 Nepali 1,800 - 4,500 400 - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Jogi, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kami 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - 300 - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khambu 105,000 Bengali 79,000 - 25,000 900 - -
 Khas 68,000 Nepali 50,000 - 18,000 90 - -
 Khatri, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar, Hindu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kunbi, Hindu Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Lepcha 52,000 Lepcha 3,000 40 44,000 5,400 - 80
 Limbu 16,000 Nepali 3,900 - - 6,300 - 6,000
 Lohar, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Magar 33,000 Nepali 25,000 - 7,300 300 - -
 Mahishya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majhwar 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Moghal 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified Unknown Naga, Zeme - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Newah 29,000 Nepali 27,000 - 1,300 300 - -
Pardhan 70 Pardhan 70 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati - - - - - 30
 Pashtun, Pathan 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rai 15,000 Nepali 5,200 - 1,000 2,400 - 6,600
 Rajbansi 500 Rajbanshi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Sarki 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - - 50 - -
 Sayyid 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
 Sherpa 16,000 Nepali 1,400 - 14,000 300 - -
 Sonar, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 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 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 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
 Tharu 12,000 Tharu, Kochila 11,000 - - 700 - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,100 Yakkha 100 - 80 - - 900
  Totals:  84 632,000   74 343,000 5,000 238,000 30,000 800 15,000


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