Punjab Religion Census 2011

As per census 2011, Sikh are majority in Punjab state. Sikh constitutes 57.69% of Punjab population. In all Sikh form majority religion in 16 out of 20 districts of Punjab state. The data for 2020 & 2021 is under process and will be updated in few weeks.

Muslim Population in Punjab is 5.35 Lakhs (1.93 percent) of total 2.77 Crore. Christian Population in Punjab is 3.48 Lakhs (1.26 percent) of total 2.77 Crore.

Hindu plays important role in electoral of Punjab state forming significant 38.49% of total population. Hinduism is followed with majority in 4 out of 20 districts.
Religion Percentage
Hindu 38.49%
Muslim 1.93%
Christian 1.26%
Sikh 57.69%
Buddhist 0.12%
Jain 0.16%
Other Religions 0.04%
Not Stated 0.32%

Punjab District Wise Data - Religion 2011

District Majority Religion
Ludhiana Sikh
Amritsar Sikh
Gurdaspur Hindu
Jalandhar Hindu
Firozpur Sikh
Patiala Sikh
Sangrur Sikh
Hoshiarpur Hindu
Bathinda Sikh
Tarn Taran Sikh
Moga Sikh
Mohali Sikh
Muktsar Sikh
Kapurthala Sikh
Mansa Sikh
Rupnagar Sikh
Faridkot Sikh
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Hindu
Fatehgarh Sahib Sikh
Barnala Sikh
# District Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %