CountryIndia

State:

  

Sikkim

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

89

Unreached People Groups

74

Total Population

612,000

Buddhist

27.3 %

Christian

9.9 %

Hindu

58.0 %

Muslim

1.6 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

2.9 %
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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) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Hindi - - - - - 300
 Baiga 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania 2,100 Hindi 2,000 - - - - 100
 Bania Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 70,000 Sikkimese 1,400 90 66,000 1,900 20 200
 Bhuiya 200 Hindi 200 - - 20 - -
 Brahmin 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - 200 500 - 40
Brahmin Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Chhetri 3,200 Nepali 3,200 - - 60 - -
 Christian 4,700 Hindi - - - 4,700 - -
 Darjee 12,000 Nepali 10,000 - 200 1,100 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Drukpa 600 Dzongkha - - 600 - - -
 Gharti 4,200 Bengali 3,700 - 60 400 - -
 Groma 700 Groma - - 700 - - -
 Gurung 3,000 Nepali 600 - 1,400 1,000 - -
 Ilavan 30 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Kagate 1,800 Syuba - - 1,700 60 - -
 Kaibartta 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - 30 - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - 20 - -
 Kami 26,000 Nepali 23,000 - 500 2,200 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Khambu 102,000 Bengali 78,000 - 10,000 13,000 - 800
 Khas 62,000 Nepali 49,000 - 6,700 5,900 - 700
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Magar 28,000 Nepali 23,000 - 1,600 3,600 - 100
 Mahishya 900 Bengali 900 - - 60 - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 500 Hindi 400 - - 40 - -
 Majhwar 3,300 Hindi 2,900 - 60 300 - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Naga Unknown Naga Pidgin - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej 500 Bengali 400 - - 30 - -
 Newah 23,000 Nepali 21,000 - 1,100 1,100 - -
Pardhan 70 Pardhan 70 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 400 Bengali 300 - - 30 - -
 Rai 15,000 Nepali 7,200 - 400 4,700 - 2,400
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Rangpuri 1,800 - 30 300 - 100
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Rongkup 43,000 Lepcha 1,100 80 36,000 6,300 - 100
 Sarki 1,200 Nepali 1,000 - 90 200 - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 8,600 Urdu - 8,600 - - - -
 Sherpa 7,000 Nepali 500 - 5,300 1,200 - 40
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 800 - - 40 - 50
 Sunuwar 6,200 Nepali 5,400 - 80 400 - 300
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 38,000 Nepali 2,300 60 32,000 3,500 - 100
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Thakali 500 Nepali 400 - 70 50 - -
 Thakuri 100 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Thami 800 Nepali 600 - 90 30 - -
 Tharu 15,000 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 13,000 - 300 2,200 - -
 Tili 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,300 Yakkha 500 - 300 200 - 300
 Yakthumba 54,000 Nepali 36,000 80 1,500 4,800 20 12,000
  Totals:  89 612,000   74 355,000 9,600 167,000 60,000 1,800 18,000
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