Religion in Chandigarh

Religion in Chandigarh
Hinduism is the dominant religion of Chandigarh. It makes up the 80.78 per cent of the religious profile of the Chandigarh. It is followed by Sikhism, which is the faith of 13.11 per cent of Chandigarh populace. Islam is the third largest religion in the area with total Muslims making up 4.87 per cent of total population. Other minorities like Christians, Jains and Buddhists make up less than one per cent of total population.

Chandi Mandir is the prominent place of faith among Hindu believers. Interestingly, Chandigarh is also named after this temple.

ReligionPopulation (in Percentage)
Hinduism80.78%
Sikhism13.11%
Islam4.87%
Christianity0.83%
Others0.4%

Chandigarh is known for its harmonious relationship between all of its religious communities.