Country:

India

Province / State: Sikkim
District: Sikkim, North

Number of People Groups

42

Unreached People Groups

32

Total Population

51,000

Buddhist

54.3 %

Christian

6.2 %

Hindu

33.8 %

Muslim

1.5 %

Sikh

1.7 %

Other Religions

2.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Arora (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 9,500 Sikkimese 200 20 9,100 100 - 20
 Brahmin Radhi 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 2,500 Hindi ☀︎ 2,500 - - 40 - -
 Christian 200 Hindi - - - 200 - -
 Darjee 400 Nepali 400 - - 20 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Drukpa 30 Dzongkha ☀︎ - - 30 - - -
 Gharti 300 Bengali 200 - - 30 - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 600 Nepali 500 - 40 50 - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 500 -
Kagate 400 Syuba - - 300 70 - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kami 700 Nepali 600 - - 50 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Khambu 2,800 Bengali 2,400 - 100 300 - -
 Khas 1,500 Nepali 1,200 - 200 100 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Magar 1,200 Nepali 1,000 - 40 100 - -
 Majhi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Majhwar 300 Hindi 300 - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Newah 600 Nepali 500 - 40 40 - -
 Rai 500 Nepali 300 - - 70 - 100
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - 30 - 20
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Rongkup 16,000 Lepcha 200 30 15,000 1,000 - 20
 Sarki 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 700 Urdu ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
 Sherpa 400 Nepali 100 - 200 100 - -
 Sunuwar 400 Nepali 300 - - 30 - -
 Tamang 2,500 Nepali 200 - 2,000 300 - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Thakali 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Thami 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Tharu 600 Bhojpuri 500 - - 100 - -
 Yakkha 70 Yakkha - - 20 - - 30
 Yakthumba, Limbu 5,400 Nepali 3,800 - 200 300 30 1,000
  Totals:  42 51,000   32 17,000 800 27,000 3,100 900 1,300
  Download Data   Data Sources   Definitions
Prayer Cards



Joshua Project logo    Joshua Project    Copyright © 2024