The education gap between Hindus in India and the West | Pew Research Center

Hindus are among the least educated of the world’s major religious groups when looked at globally, but this is not true of Hindus everywhere.

Source: The education gap between Hindus in India and the West | Pew Research Center

Hindus ages 25 and older in India have an average of 5.5 years of formal schooling, while Hindus in Bangladesh (4.6 years) and Nepal (3.9 years) have even less education. These South Asian countries are all developing nations that have struggled to raise educational standards in the face of widespread poverty. 

Nearly all (98%) of the world’s Hindu adults live in these three countries

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