As per British Administration records, about 6000 British died in the Indian Mutiny. The casualty count for Indians is at 800,000. This includes figures for those who died during the mutiny and the subsequent uprising as well as in famines and epidemics that followed in its wake.
The figures are gathered from 1857 population estimates which were compared with the Indian Census of 1871.
For further reading check the following articles:
- Revolt of 1857, political and Economic Factors
- Revolt of 1857: Immediate Factor
- Revolt of 1857 Social Causes