CountryIndia

State:

  

Sikkim

District:

  

All



Number of People Groups

84

Unreached People Groups

74

Total Population

558,000

Buddhist

30.3 %

Christian

5.6 %

Hindu

59.8 %

Muslim

1.7 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

2.0 %
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Anglo 300 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Hindi - - - - - 300
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania 1,600 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania, Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bauri 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Buddhist traditions) 91,000 Sikkimese 7,200 100 82,000 1,600 - 100
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Chhetri 2,700 Nepali 2,700 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 3,900 Hindi - - - 3,900 - -
 Darjee 9,900 Nepali 9,600 - 300 - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Drukpa 700 Dzongkha - - 700 - - -
 Gharti 3,400 Bengali 3,300 - - 90 - -
 Gurung 2,900 Nepali 500 - 2,000 500 - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kami 21,000 Nepali 21,000 - 600 - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Khambu 90,000 Bengali 75,000 - 12,000 3,000 - -
 Khas 59,000 Nepali 49,000 - 9,700 90 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Lepcha 52,000 Lepcha 6,000 40 41,000 5,400 - 80
 Limbu 14,000 Nepali 4,900 - - 4,400 - 4,300
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Magar 25,000 Nepali 22,000 - 2,100 800 - -
 Mahishya 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majhwar 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified Unknown Naga Pidgin - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Newah 22,000 Nepali 20,000 - 1,500 500 - -
Pardhan 70 Pardhan 70 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rai 15,000 Nepali 7,200 - - 2,600 - 4,700
 Rajbansi 1,900 Rajbanshi 1,700 - - 100 - 100
 Rajput 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Sarki 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - 60 50 - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 9,000 Urdu - 9,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 6,600 Nepali 900 - 5,300 400 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 300 - - - - 50
 Sunuwar 5,600 Nepali 4,900 - - 60 - 700
Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 32,000 Tamang, Eastern 14,000 - 12,000 6,400 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Thakali 400 Nepali 400 - 70 - - -
 Thakuri 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Thami 600 Nepali 500 - 30 - - 60
 Tharu 14,000 Tharu, Kochila 12,000 - - 800 - -
 Tili (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,100 Yakkha 300 - 200 30 - 600
  Totals:  84 558,000   74 334,000 9,700 169,000 31,000 1,800 11,000


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