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.
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*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 : June 21, 2016