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    Jammu KashmirCensus 2011: J&K has 68.31% Muslims and Hindus 28.44 %

    Census 2011: J&K has 68.31% Muslims and Hindus 28.44 %

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    Census 2011:

    J&K has 68.31% Muslims and Hindus 28.44 %

    Tawi, January 1: According to the Census 2011, Jammu and has population of 1.25 Crores, an increase from figure of 1.01 Crore in 2001 census.

    The total population of the state according to the last census is 1,25, 41,302 of which male and female are 6,640,662 and 5,900,640 respectively.

    In terms of the religion, J&K is the 's only Muslim majority state with approximately 68.31 % of state population following Islam as their religion followed by Hinduism with approximately 28.44 % of population.

    Christianity is followed by 0.28 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Buddhism by 0.90 % and Sikhism by 1.87 %. Around 0.01 % stated ‘Other Religion'; approximately 0.16 % stated ‘No Particular Religion'.

    The total Muslim population in the state as per the 2011 Census is 85, 67,485, followed by Hindus who are 35, 66,674 in number.

    There are 20,082 persons whose religion isn't available. The other religions form an effective minority in the state with Sikh population 2,34,848, Buddhists mostly in region are, and 1,12,584 in number, Christian 35,631, Jains 2,490 and 1,508 are those who follow other religions.

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