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

 

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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.


 

Top 10 Hindu Populations

India  India

973,750,000

Nepal  Nepal

24,170,000

Bangladesh  Bangladesh

13,520,000

Indonesia  Indonesia

4,050,000

Pakistan  Pakistan

3,330,000

Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka

2,830,000

USA  USA

1,790,000

Malaysia  Malaysia

1,720,000

Mayanmara  Mayanmara

820,000

United Kingdom  United Kingdom

800,000

(Population estimates are rounded to the ten thousands. 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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