Buddhist Religion Census 2011



State Total Population Buddhist Population % of Total Significance
Sikkim 610,577 167,216 27.39 % Significant
Arunachal Pradesh 1,383,727 162,815 11.77 % Significant
Mizoram 1,097,206 93,411 8.51 % Significant
Maharashtra 112,374,333 6,531,200 5.81 % Significant
Tripura 3,673,917 125,385 3.41 % Minority
Himachal Pradesh 6,864,602 78,659 1.15 % Negligible
Jammu and Kashmir 12,541,302 112,584 0.90 % Negligible
Nagaland 1,978,502 6,759 0.34 % Negligible
Meghalaya 2,966,889 9,864 0.33 % Negligible
West Bengal 91,276,115 282,898 0.31 % Negligible
Madhya Pradesh 72,626,809 216,052 0.30 % Negligible
Chhattisgarh 25,545,198 70,467 0.28 % Negligible
Manipur 2,855,794 7,084 0.25 % Negligible
Assam 31,205,576 54,993 0.18 % Negligible
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 343,709 634 0.18 % Negligible
Karnataka 61,095,297 95,710 0.16 % Negligible
Uttarakhand 10,086,292 14,926 0.15 % Negligible
Punjab 27,743,338 33,237 0.12 % Negligible
Chandigarh 1,055,450 1,160 0.11 % Negligible
Delhi 16,787,941 18,449 0.11 % Negligible
Uttar Pradesh 199,812,341 206,285 0.10 % Negligible
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 380,581 338 0.09 % Negligible
Daman and Diu 243,247 217 0.09 % Negligible
Goa 1,458,545 1,095 0.08 % Negligible
Gujarat 60,439,692 30,483 0.05 % Negligible
Andhra Pradesh 84,580,777 36,692 0.04 % Negligible
Puducherry 1,247,953 451 0.04 % Negligible
Haryana 25,351,462 7,514 0.03 % Negligible
Jharkhand 32,988,134 8,956 0.03 % Negligible
Orissa 41,974,218 13,852 0.03 % Negligible
Rajasthan 68,548,437 12,185 0.02 % Negligible
Bihar 104,099,452 25,453 0.02 % Negligible
Tamil Nadu 72,147,030 11,186 0.02 % Negligible
Lakshadweep 64,473 10 0.02 % Negligible
Kerala 33,406,061 4,752 0.01 % Negligible