CountryIndia

State:

  

Sikkim

District:

  

All



Number of People Groups

86

Unreached People Groups

76

Total Population

633,000

Buddhist

27.6 %

Christian

9.9 %

Hindu

57.7 %

Muslim

1.6 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

2.8 %
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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 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Hindi - - - - - 300
 Baiga 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania 2,400 Hindi 2,200 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania, Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sikkim 93,000 Sikkimese 4,200 100 83,000 5,600 - 700
 Bhuiya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - 200 - 70
Brahmin, Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Chhetri 3,300 Nepali 3,300 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 4,500 Hindi - - - 4,500 - -
 Darjee 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 300 1,000 - 50
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Drukpa 700 Dzongkha - - 700 - - -
 Gharti 4,200 Bengali 3,800 - - 400 - 20
 Gurung 3,200 Nepali 300 - 2,000 900 - -
Ilavan 30 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Kagate 1,200 Kagate - - 1,200 40 - -
 Kaibartta 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - 20 - -
 Kami 26,000 Nepali 24,000 - 600 1,700 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Khambu 105,000 Bengali 80,000 - 12,000 8,800 - 3,600
 Khas 68,000 Nepali 52,000 - 9,900 3,200 - 2,400
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Lepcha 54,000 Lepcha 4,700 40 42,000 6,500 - 1,400
 Limbu 12,000 Nepali 3,000 - - 5,900 - 2,700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Magar 29,000 Nepali 24,000 - 2,200 3,300 - 300
 Mahishya 900 Bengali 900 - - 30 - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 500 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majhwar 3,300 Hindi 3,100 - - 200 - -
 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 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej 500 Bengali 500 - - 20 - -
 Newah 25,000 Nepali 22,000 - 1,500 1,000 - -
Pardhan 70 Pardhan 70 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 400 Bengali 300 - - 20 - -
 Rai 17,000 Nepali 7,500 - - 4,900 - 4,800
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Rajbanshi 1,900 - - 300 - 200
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Sarki 1,300 Nepali 1,100 - 60 200 - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 9,200 Urdu - 9,200 - - - -
 Sherpa 7,200 Nepali 500 - 5,400 1,200 - 40
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 900 - - 40 30 50
 Sunuwar 6,700 Nepali 6,000 - - 300 - 400
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 36,000 Tamang, Eastern 13,000 - 12,000 10,000 - 500
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Thakali 500 Nepali 400 - 70 30 - -
 Thakuri 100 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Thami 700 Nepali 700 - 70 - - -
 Tharu 17,000 Tharu, Kochila 13,000 - 1,800 1,700 - -
 Tili 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,200 Yakkha 600 - 200 100 - 300
  Totals:  86 633,000   76 365,000 10,000 175,000 63,000 1,900 18,000
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