With more than 79.8% Hindu population, Hinduism is the leading religion in India. Get details on total and current population of Hindus in India.

Hindu Population in India


Hindu Population in India - India is known as birthplace of many religions but Hinduism is the most significant one. It is believed that Hindu Religion started in India many thousand years ago. Since then it has been the most dominant in Indian culture and society. With more than 79.8% population of Hindus in India, Hinduism has the largest number of followers in India. The overall population of India is dominant by Hindu Religion and its traditions. The Hindu religion is spread throughout the length and bread of the country. Almost all the states and union territories in India have the larger number of Hindu Population. Madhya Pradesh and Orissa have more than 90% of people as Hindus. Rest 10% forms other religions like Muslims, Christians, Jains, and Sikhs and so on in these two states. There are Hindu fairs and festivals celebrated all throughout the year. The annual kumbh mela is attended by Millions of Hindus from India and worldwide.

There is a large number of Hindus living in other countries who have migrated there in search of employment or better standard of living. Living abroad or away from their families and traditions, the migratory Hindu population celebrates there festivals with equal zest and devotion. A large number of Hindu followers are living in United States, UK, Australia and Canada apart from other countries in the world.

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Hindu Population in India