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Number of religions in India

How many religions are there in India?

At least 6

Keep in mind that religion in India is extremely diverse.  It is important to know that there are at least 6 religions in India: 80.5% of the population of India opt for Hinduism, 13.4% believe in Islam , Christianity (2.3%), Sikhism (1.9%),Buddhism (0.8%) and Jainism (0.4%).  Needless to say, there are also other numerous minor tribal traditions.  It is important to know that the Muslim population of India is the third largest in the world.  Needless to say, India also has the third largest Shia population in the world.

This fact is verified on : January 15, 2014.





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