Country:

India

Province / State: Sikkim
District: Sikkim, West

Number of People Groups

46

Unreached People Groups

36

Total Population

84,000

Buddhist

26.0 %

Christian

6.1 %

Hindu

59.6 %

Muslim

0.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Baha'i 20 Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - 20
 Bania unspecified 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 8,300 Sikkimese 200 - 7,900 200 - 20
 Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 4,600 Hindi ☀︎ 4,500 - 100 - - -
 Chhetri 1,300 Nepali 1,300 - - - - -
 Christian 200 Hindi - - - 200 - -
 Darjee 1,100 Nepali 1,000 - 20 30 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Drukpa 100 Dzongkha ☀︎ - - 100 - - -
 Gharti 700 Bengali 600 - 40 40 - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 400 Nepali 50 - 300 40 - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Kami 2,800 Nepali 2,700 - 50 100 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Khambu 14,000 Bengali 11,000 - 1,700 1,400 - 200
 Khas 11,000 Nepali 8,100 - 1,900 500 - 200
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Magar 2,400 Nepali 1,800 - 300 300 - -
 Majhwar 600 Hindi 500 - 40 - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Newah 1,900 Nepali 1,600 - 200 100 - -
 Pardhan 20 Pardhan 20 - - - - -
 Rai 1,500 Nepali 600 - 200 400 - 300
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 200 - 20 20 - -
 Rongkup 5,700 Lepcha 300 20 4,800 600 - 20
 Sarki 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 30 Urdu ☀︎ - 30 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Sherpa 700 Nepali - - 700 30 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - 30
 Sunuwar 1,100 Nepali 900 - 50 40 - 50
 Tamang 3,600 Nepali 200 - 3,100 200 - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Thakali 50 Nepali 30 - 20 - - -
 Thakuri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Thami 70 Nepali 50 - 20 - - -
 Tharu 900 Bhojpuri 800 - 20 70 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Yakkha 300 Yakkha 100 - 90 - - 40
 Yakthumba, Limbu 18,000 Nepali 11,000 30 200 700 - 5,300
  Totals:  46 84,000   36 50,000 600 22,000 5,100 10 6,200
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