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Variables: Total number of Sikhs by country and percent of population that are Sikhs: Followers of the Sikhism, founded by Guru Nanak in the 15th century in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Traditions include Akali, Khalsa, Nanapanthi, Nirmali, Sewapanthi, and Udasi. (World Religion Database, 2020) (Sikhs)1

% Sikhs



(2020)1 [X]

% Sikhs
(2020)1 [X]

Afghanistan South-Central Asia 4,232 0.01
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe
Algeria Northern Africa
American Samoa Polynesia
Andorra Southern Europe
Angola Middle Africa
Anguilla Caribbean
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean
Argentina South America 1,288 0.00
Armenia Western Asia
Aruba Caribbean
Australia Australia/New Zealand 168,570 0.66
Austria Western Europe 3,152 0.04
Azerbaijan Western Asia
Bahamas, The Caribbean
Bahrain Western Asia
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 27,169 0.02
Barbados Caribbean
Belarus Eastern Europe
Belgium Western Europe 11,590 0.10
Belize Central America
Benin Western Africa
Bermuda Northern America
Bhutan South-Central Asia
Bolivia South America
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe
Botswana Southern Africa 282 0.01
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 1,137 0.26
Bulgaria Eastern Europe
Burkina Faso Western Africa
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 1,632 0.00
Burundi Eastern Africa
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia
Cameroon Middle Africa
Canada Northern America 520,052 1.38
Cape Verde Western Africa
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean
Cayman Islands Caribbean
Central African Republic Middle Africa
Chad Middle Africa
Channel Islands Northern Europe
Chile South America
China Eastern Asia 20,510 0.00
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America
Comoros Eastern Africa
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa
Cook Islands Polynesia
Costa Rica Central America
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa
Croatia Southern Europe
Cuba Caribbean
Curacao Caribbean
Cyprus Western Asia 10,667 0.88
Czech Republic Eastern Europe
Denmark Northern Europe 811 0.01
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa
Dominica Caribbean
Dominican Republic Caribbean
Ecuador South America
Egypt Northern Africa
El Salvador Central America
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa
Eritrea Eastern Africa
Estonia Northern Europe
Ethiopia Eastern Africa
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America
Faroe Islands Northern Europe
Fiji Melanesia 4,554 0.51
Finland Northern Europe
France Western Europe 10,444 0.02
French Guiana South America
French Polynesia Polynesia
Gabon Middle Africa
Gambia, The Western Africa
Georgia Western Asia
Germany Western Europe 25,135 0.03
Ghana Western Africa
Gibraltar Southern Europe
Greece Southern Europe 5,212 0.05
Greenland Northern America
Grenada Caribbean
Guadeloupe Caribbean
Guam Micronesia (region)
Guatemala Central America
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa
Guyana South America
Haiti Caribbean
Honduras Central America
Hong Kong Eastern Asia 900 0.01
Hungary Eastern Europe
Iceland Northern Europe 118 0.03
India South-Central Asia 24,246,592 1.76
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 6,838 0.00
Iran South-Central Asia 10,079 0.01
Iraq Western Asia 8,045 0.02
Ireland Northern Europe 1,481 0.03
Isle of Man Northern Europe
Israel Western Asia
Italy Southern Europe 48,369 0.08
Jamaica Caribbean
Japan Eastern Asia 1,973 0.00
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 939 0.01
Kenya Eastern Africa 49,190 0.09
Kiribati Micronesia (region)
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 1,538 0.00
Kosovo Southern Europe
Kuwait Western Asia 17,082 0.40
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia
Laos South-Eastern Asia
Latvia Northern Europe
Lebanon Western Asia 5,119 0.08
Lesotho Southern Africa
Liberia Western Africa
Libya Northern Africa 2,474 0.04
Liechtenstein Western Europe
Lithuania Northern Europe
Luxembourg Western Europe
Macau Eastern Asia
Macedonia Southern Europe
Madagascar Eastern Africa
Malawi Eastern Africa 956 0.01
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 81,562 0.25
Maldives South-Central Asia
Mali Western Africa
Malta Southern Europe
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region)
Martinique Caribbean
Mauritania Western Africa
Mauritius Eastern Africa 2,798 0.22
Mayotte Eastern Africa
Mexico Central America 6,447 0.01
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region)
Moldova Eastern Europe
Monaco Western Europe
Mongolia Eastern Asia
Montenegro Southern Europe
Montserrat Caribbean
Morocco Northern Africa
Mozambique Eastern Africa
Namibia Southern Africa
Nauru Micronesia (region)
Nepal South-Central Asia 10,198 0.04
Netherlands Western Europe 13,708 0.08
New Caledonia Melanesia
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 17,600 0.37
Nicaragua Central America
Niger Western Africa 5,790 0.02
Nigeria Western Africa
Niue Polynesia
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region)
Norway Northern Europe 5,576 0.10
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia
Oman Western Asia 33,704 0.66
Pakistan South-Central Asia 56,769 0.03
Palau Micronesia (region)
Panama Central America 302 0.01
Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Paraguay South America
Peru South America
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 28,436 0.03
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia
Poland Eastern Europe
Portugal Southern Europe 3,671 0.04
Puerto Rico Caribbean
Qatar Western Asia
Reunion Eastern Africa 716 0.08
Romania Eastern Europe
Russia Eastern Europe 2,919 0.00
Rwanda Eastern Africa
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean
Saint Helena Western Africa
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean
Saint Lucia Caribbean
Saint Martin Caribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean
Samoa Polynesia
San Marino Southern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 66,843 0.19
Senegal Western Africa
Serbia Southern Europe
Seychelles Eastern Africa
Sierra Leone Western Africa
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 13,999 0.24
Sint Maarten Caribbean
Slovakia Eastern Europe
Slovenia Southern Europe
Solomon Islands Melanesia
Somalia Eastern Africa
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 12,573 0.02
South Sudan Eastern Africa
Spain Southern Europe 6,312 0.01
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 3,212 0.02
Sudan Northern Africa
Suriname South America
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa
Sweden Northern Europe 1,414 0.01
Switzerland Western Europe 1,298 0.02
Syria Western Asia
Taiwan Eastern Asia
Tajikistan South-Central Asia
Tanzania Eastern Africa 17,920 0.03
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 56,538 0.08
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia
Togo Western Africa
Tokelau Polynesia
Tonga Polynesia
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean
Tunisia Northern Africa
Turkey Western Asia
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean
Tuvalu Polynesia
Uganda Eastern Africa 2,287 0.01
Ukraine Eastern Europe 7,653 0.02
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 71,211 0.72
United Kingdom Northern Europe 576,286 0.85
United States (General) Northern America 417,063 0.13
Uruguay South America
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia
Vanuatu Melanesia
Vatican City Southern Europe
Venezuela South America
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia
Western Sahara Northern Africa
Yemen Western Asia 162 0.00
Zambia Eastern Africa 368 0.00
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa


1 Todd M. Johnson and Brian J. Grim, eds. World Religion Database (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2022).

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