People Group Info
Total Population: 1,086,500ROP3 Code: 103789
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
Language: Hindi - (hin)
Country of Origin: India
The Hindi people are a South Asian people from India who speak Hindi. Hindi is the official language of India..
The Hindi are often well educated. They work in medical professions and IT market. European countries with the largest population of Hindi speakers include the United Kingdom (980,730), Portugal (44,290), Netherlands (30,420), Austria (13,760), Greece (13,080), and Ireland (4,200).
Like many other South Asian Indian peoples in Europe, the Hindi proudly continue their traditional customs and religions. In fact, they do not dichotomize between the secular and the sacred. Instead, religion plays an important part in their identity.
The majority of Hindi people profess Hinduism. Their “Hinduism” is as much a lifestyle as a religion. Hindu Temples serve as a center of their social interaction with one another reinforcing their people group identity.