Hindus and Indians around the world


In terms of the global population, Hinduism is one of the four major religions of the world with a population of one billion.



India is the motherland for people of Hindu origin, Hindu communities exists all over the world. Countries with more than half a million Hindu population include: India, UK, USA, Canada, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mauritius and South Africa.

(Population estimates are rounded to the ten thousand. Percentages are calculated from unrounded numbers. Figures may not add exactly due to rounding). Source: Pew Research Center’s Forum on #religion & Public Life •Global Religious Landscape, December 2012

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