Religion and religiosity in India

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Statista dossier about the religious composition and its impact on various socio-political topics in India

This dossier presents graphs and tables about the religious diversity of Indians according to the composition of the population, along with offering views and opinions from young adults regarding socio-political issues in the country such as beef consumption, terrorism and caste reservations as a result of their religiosity.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview - religious affiliation
    • Share of global population affiliated with major religious groups 2010

    • Countries with the largest Hindu population in 2010

    • Countries with the largest Muslim population in 2010

    • Countries with the largest Christian population in 2010

    • Religious Diversity in Asia-Pacific region in 2010, by religion

    • Population distribution in India by religion 2001-2011

  • 2. Religion in Indian households
    • Share of household heads in India - by religion 2014

    • Highest wealth index share in Indian households - by religion 2014

    • Lowest wealth index share in Indian households - by religion 2014

    • Wealth index share in Hindu households in India 2014

    • Wealth index share in Muslim households in India 2014

    • Wealth index share in Christian households in India 2014

  • 3. Role of religion among the Indian youth
    • Share of young adults in India - by religiosity 2016

    • Share of young adults in India - by problem perceptions 2016

    • Attitude towards inter-religious marriages among young adults in India 2016

    • Frequency of reading religious books among young adults in India 2016

    • Frequency of keeping fasts among young adults in India 2016

    • Indian youth habits concerning frequency of going to places of worship 2016

  • 4. Impact of religion on communal matters
    • Opinion on beef consumption among young adults in India 2016

    • Opinion on beef consumption among young adults in India - by religion 2016

    • Support for SC/ST reservations in education among young adults in India 2016

    • Support for OBC reservations in jobs among young adults in India 2016

    • Opinion on Muslims and terror cases among Hindu young adults in India 2016

    • Opinion on Muslims and terror cases among Muslim young adults in India 2016

    • Opinion on Muslims and terror cases among Christian young adults in India 2016

    • Opinion on banning films among young adults in India 2016

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