December 13, 2016

Majority of Hindus live in countries with low levels of educational attainment


Majority of Hindus live in countries with low levels of educational attainment

Share of global Hindu adult population

Avg. years of schooling, general adult population

India

94.3%

5.4 years

Nepal

3.5

2.0

Bangladesh

4.0

1.3

Indonesia

8.0

0.5

United States

12.9

0.2

Global

527 million

7.7

Data for adults ages 25 years and older in 2010 (or latest year available).
Source: Pew Research Center analysis. See Methodology for more details.
“Religion and Education Around the World”

PEW RESEARCH CENTER

Majority of Hindus live in countries with low levels of educational attainment

Share of global Hindu adult population

India

94.3%

Nepal

2.0

Bangladesh

1.3

Indonesia

0.5

United States

0.2

Global

522 million

Average years of schooling,

general adult population

India

5.4 years

Nepal

3.5

4.0

Bangladesh

8.0

Indonesia

12.9

United States

7.7

Global

Data for adults ages 25 years and older in 2010 (or latest year available).
Source: Pew Research Center analysis. See Methodology for more details.
“Religion and Education Around the World”

PEW RESEARCH CENTER