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Top Ten Countries with Largest Hindu Population

Top Ten Countries with Largest Hindu Population is based on the total Hindu population in a country. Top countries include India, Nepal and Bangladesh.


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Hinduism is one of the largest religions in the world, along with Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. According to estimates, there are over one billion followers of Hinduism in the world. About 95 per cent of total Hindu population are found in India. The map depicts the top 10 countries with largest Hindu population.

1. The majority of the Hindu population lives in Asia.

2. If percentage is taken into account, then Nepal has the highest population of Hindus at 81.3 per cent. This is followed by India at 79.8 per cent and Mauritius at 48.5 per cent.

3. In terms of numbers, India has the largest number of Hindus in the world. Out of a population of 1,285,000,000, according to the 2011 census, the Hindu population of the country stands at 1,025,430,000.

4. It has been estimated that less than 1 per cent of the Hindu population reside outside of Asia and the Pacific.

5. Apart from India and Nepal, the other eight countries that have the largest Hindu population in the world, include Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, United States, Philippines, and South Africa.

6. However, countries that have 500,000 Hindu residents and citizens also include - United Kingdom, Mauritius, Fiji, and Canada.



  Top Ten Countries with Largest Hindu Population  
CountriesHindu Population Total Population % of Population *
India1,03,36,42,651.31129529154379.8
Nepal2,29,06,050.612817472481.3
Bangladesh1,59,07,751.3015907751310
Indonesia43,25,731.232544547781.7
Pakistan 37,00,885.721850442862
Sri Lanka26,00,514.0020639000 12.6
Malaysia18,83,825.81299019976.3
Unites States15,94,285.283188570560.5
Philippines 9,91,386.90991386901
South Africa6,58,823.83540019531.22

*Source: Percentage of Hindu population in all the countries, except the US, the Philippines, Pakistan, and South Africa, is taken from CIA Factbook. Information on percentage of Hindu population in these countries was taken from Wikipedia.

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Last Updated on : May 25, 2016

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