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.

Total Population of Countries by Largest Hindu Population

CountriesHindu Population Total Population*% of Population *
Sri Lanka2,554,00020,96612.6
United States2,230,000321,4190.7
United Kingdom832,00065,1381.7

*Source: Total Population* is taken from http://data.worldbank.org/
% of Population * is taken from CIA and wiki
This is a compiled table. There is no one data source.

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Last Updated on: February 22, 2017