CountryIndia

State:

  

Sikkim

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

88

Unreached People Groups

75

Total Population

610,000

Buddhist

29.3 %

Christian

10.5 %

Hindu

55.3 %

Muslim

1.7 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

3.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 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 Agarwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 80
 Bania Mahesri 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,200 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 100
 Bauri 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 95,000 Sikkimese 4,300 100 84,000 5,700 - 800
 Bhuiya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - 100 - 30
 Chhetri 3,300 Nepali 3,300 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 4,600 Kannada - - - 4,600 - -
 Darjee 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 300 1,000 - 50
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Drukpa 800 Dzongkha - - 800 - - -
 Gharti 4,300 Bengali 3,900 - - 400 - 20
 Gurung 3,300 Nepali 300 - 2,000 1,000 - -
Ilavan 30 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Kagate 1,200 Syuba - - 1,200 40 - -
 Kaibartta 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - 20 - -
 Kami 27,000 Nepali 24,000 - 600 1,700 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
Khambu 107,000 Bengali 82,000 - 13,000 9,000 - 3,700
 Khas 69,000 Nepali 53,000 - 10,000 3,300 - 2,400
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Lepcha 56,000 Lepcha 4,800 40 43,000 6,700 - 1,400
 Limbu 12,000 Nepali 3,100 - - 6,000 - 2,800
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Magar 30,000 Nepali 24,000 - 2,200 3,300 - 300
 Mahishya 1,000 Bengali 900 - - 30 - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 500 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Majhwar 3,400 Hindi 3,200 - - 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 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej 500 Bengali 500 - - 20 - -
 Newah 25,000 Nepali 23,000 - 1,500 1,000 - -
Pardhan 80 Pardhan 80 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 400 Bengali 400 - - 20 - -
 Rai 18,000 Nepali 7,700 - - 5,000 - 4,900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Rajbanshi 1,900 - - 300 - 200
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Sarki 1,300 Nepali 1,100 - 70 200 - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
 Sherpa 7,300 Nepali 500 - 5,500 1,200 - 40
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 900 - - 40 30 50
 Sunuwar 6,900 Nepali 6,100 - - 400 - 400
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 37,000 Tamang, Eastern 13,000 - 13,000 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 40 - -
 Thakuri 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Thami 700 Nepali 700 - 70 - - -
 Tharu 17,000 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 14,000 - 1,800 1,800 - -
 Tili 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,200 Yakkha 600 - 200 100 - 400
  Totals:  88 610,000   75 337,000 10,000 179,000 64,000 1,700 18,000
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