Country:

India

State: Sikkim
District: All

Number of People Groups

86

Unreached People Groups

73

Total Population

552,000

Buddhist

28.2 %

Christian

9.8 %

Hindu

57.9 %

Muslim

1.5 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

2.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Anglo Indian 300 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 400 Hindi - - - - - 400
 Baiga 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 80
 Bania Mahesri 80 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 2,400 Hindi 2,300 - - - - 100
 Bauri 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 65,000 Sikkimese 1,300 100 62,000 1,700 20 100
 Bhuiya unspecified 200 Hindi 100 - - 20 - -
Brahmin Bengali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - 100 400 - 40
 Chhetri 3,200 Nepali 3,200 - - 60 - -
 Christian 4,800 Hindi - - - 4,800 - -
 Darjee 8,900 Nepali 8,200 - 200 500 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Drukpa 500 Dzongkha - - 500 - - -
 Gharti 3,900 Bengali 3,400 - 30 400 - -
 Groma 700 Groma - - 700 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 3,000 Nepali 800 - 1,300 1,000 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Kagate 1,700 Syuba - - 1,600 70 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - 20 - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kami 18,000 Nepali 16,000 - 400 1,400 - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Khambu 96,000 Bengali 74,000 - 9,400 12,000 - 400
 Khas 58,000 Nepali 47,000 - 5,500 5,500 - 400
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Magar 26,000 Nepali 22,000 - 1,300 3,300 - 60
 Mahishya 900 Bengali 900 - - 60 - -
 Majhi 400 Hindi 300 - - 30 - -
 Majhwar 3,100 Hindi 2,800 - 40 300 - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - 20 - -
 Newah 22,000 Nepali 20,000 - 1,000 900 - -
 Pardhan 60 Pardhan 60 - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati - - - - - 30
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 300 Bengali 300 - - 30 - -
 Rai 13,000 Nepali 6,600 - 200 4,300 - 1,600
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Bengali 1,600 - 20 200 - 80
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Rongkup 41,000 Lepcha 1,000 80 34,000 5,700 - 80
 Sarki 800 Nepali 700 - 30 60 - -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 7,600 Urdu - 7,600 - - - -
 Sherpa 6,900 Nepali 500 - 5,100 1,300 - 40
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 600 - - 40 - 30
 Sunuwar 5,700 Nepali 5,100 - 50 300 - 200
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamang 36,000 Nepali 2,200 60 30,000 3,300 - 90
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Thakali 500 Nepali 400 - 60 40 - -
 Thakuri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Thami 700 Nepali 600 - 70 20 - -
 Tharu 14,000 Hindi 12,000 - 200 2,000 - -
 Tili 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Yakkha 1,100 Yakkha 400 - 300 100 - 200
 Yakthumba, Limbu 44,000 Nepali 31,000 70 1,400 3,900 30 8,300
  Totals:  86 552,000   73 320,000 8,500 155,000 54,000 1,900 12,000