CountryIndia

State:

  

Sikkim

District:

  

Sikkim East



Number of People Groups

81

Unreached People Groups

71

Total Population

252,000

Buddhist

29.0 %

Christian

5.3 %

Hindu

60.1 %

Muslim

2.4 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

2.8 %
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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) 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania 800 Hindi 600 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania, Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bauri 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhotia (Buddhist traditions) 44,000 Sikkimese 3,000 80 40,000 700 - 20
 Bhuiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Chhetri 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 2,900 Hindi - - - 2,900 - -
 Darjee 5,200 Nepali 5,100 - 100 - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Drukpa 400 Dzongkha - - 400 - - -
 Gharti 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Gurung 1,200 Nepali 100 - 900 200 - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kami 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 300 - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khambu 35,000 Bengali 29,000 - 5,500 100 - -
 Khas 20,000 Nepali 15,000 - 4,600 40 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lepcha 14,000 Lepcha 800 20 11,000 1,800 - 20
 Limbu 7,600 Nepali 1,900 - - 2,500 - 3,300
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Magar 13,000 Nepali 12,000 - 1,200 100 - -
 Mahishya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Majhwar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 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 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 500 200 - -
Pardhan 30 Pardhan 30 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rai 7,400 Nepali 3,600 - - 1,200 - 2,600
 Rajbansi 500 Rajbanshi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sarki 500 Nepali 400 - 20 - - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
 Sherpa 3,200 Nepali 400 - 2,700 100 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 2,600 Nepali 2,200 - - - - 500
Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 14,000 Tamang, Eastern 6,000 - 5,700 2,100 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Thakali 100 Nepali 80 - 30 - - -
 Thami 400 Nepali 400 - - - - 60
 Tharu 12,000 Tharu, Kochila 11,000 - - 700 - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yakha 500 Yakkha 70 - 20 - - 400
  Totals:  81 252,000   71 152,000 6,100 73,000 13,000 900 7,100


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