Christian Denominations in India (as per 2001 census)

Sr. No.

Name

Population

Orientation

1

Latin Catholic Church

11,800,000

Roman Catholic - Latin rite

2

Syro Malabar Church

3,947,396

Roman East Syrian rite

3

Syro Malankara Church

500,000

Roman West Syrian rite

4

Knanaya Christians

100,000

Roman East Syrian rite

5

Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church

1,000,000

Jacobite - Oriental Orthodox

6

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

2,500,000

Oriental Orthodox

7

Malabar Independent Syrian Church

10,000

Oriental Orthodox

8

Chaldean Syrian Church

40,000

Church of the East

9

Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

500,000

Oriental Reformed

10

Church of South India

5,000,000

Anglican & Protestant

11

Church of North India

1,250,000

Protestant & Anglican

12

Methodist Church in India

648,000

Protestants

13

Baptist

2,392,694

Protestants

14

Lutheran

1,267,786

Protestants

15

Indian Brotheren

1,000,000

Protestants

16

Presbyterian Church of India

823,456

Protestants

17

St. Thomas Evangilical Church

10,000

Protestants

18

Hindustani Covenant Church

16,600

Protestants

19

World wide faith mission

10,000

Protestants

20

Evangilical Church

250,000

Protestants

21

New Apostolic Church

1,448,209

Protestants

22

Indian Pentecostal Church of God

600,000

Protestants

23

New life fellowship association

480,000

Protestants

24

Manna Full Gospel Churches

275,000

Protestants

25

Philadelphia Fellowship Church of India

200,000

Protestants

26

Unitarian Union of North-East India

10,000

Unitarian

27

Jehova Witnesses

23,089

Restorationism

28

The Church of Jesus Christ of Later day Saints

8,289

Later day Saints


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