Hinduism


Definition

Hinduism

The data shows the percentage of Hindus by country for the year 2010.

For display purposes the data shows the major religions, displayed as a percentage (over 1 percent) by country. Countries where data is less than 1 percent are shown in grey.

Data Definition: Followers of the main Hindu traditions: (a) Vaishnavism; (b) Shaivism; (c) Shaktism; (d) neo-Hindu movements and modern sects; and (e) Arya Samaj and other reformist movements (Brahmo Samaj, Prarthana Samaj, Swami-Narayanis, Ramakrishna Mission). (Source: World Religion Database: Standard names and definitions for the 18 top-level religions, November 2014)

Data Source: Todd M. Johnson and Brian J. Grim, eds. World Religion Database (Leiden/Boston: Brill, August 2014)

Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology and definitions for this data at the World Religion Database