Home:
Dharmic Religions

Buddhism

Beliefs
History
Followers
Schools
Books & Further Reading

Hinduism

Beliefs
Gods & Goddesses
   Brahma
   Chandra
   Durga
   Ganesh
   Hanuman
   Indra
   Krishna
   Lakshmi
   Murugan
   Parvati
   Rama
   Sarasvati
   Shiva
   Vishnu
Followers
Books & Further Reading

Jainism

Beliefs
Followers
Schools
Books & Further Reading

Sikhism

Beliefs
The Five Ks
Followers
Books & Further Reading

Links

Buddha Experience (Ad)
Buddhism eBooks
Download Indian Cookbooks
Hindu Baby Names
Hindu eBooks
India Country Information
Indian Recipe eBooks
Indian Recipes
Vedic Astrology


 
 














































 
Dharmic Religions   >   Jainism   >   Followers

   
 

Jainism Followers



Click on image to buy from Amazon
Here is some information about the numbers and demographics of Jains around the world:
  • Currently, there are approximately 4.2 million Jains in the world.

  • Jainism is usually considered the smallest of the major world religions (although of course there are other religions with followers around the world with fewer followers).

  • The country with the most Jains is India.

    • Jains live throughout India.

    • The Indian states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan, have the largest Jain populations.

    • The Indian states of Bundelkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, also have fairly large Jain populations.

  • Other countries with fairly large Jain populations include the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Kenya.

  • Smaller Jain communities exist in many other countries including Australia, Belgium, Fiji, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Suriname.

  • Jainism is particularly strong in the United States. There are several dozen jaina templates in the US, which have mostly been built by Gujarati Jains.

  • The Indian diamond community in Antwerp, Belgium is almost entirely composed of Jains. In 2010, this community opened the largest jaina temple outside of India.

Samosharan Mandir (Jain temple)



Your Comments

Please share your comments on this page.

   

 
 
 
 

 
 
The owners/operators of this website take no position on religious issues or controversies, and urges understanding, tolerance and mutual respect between peoples of all faiths and of no faith.

Copyright © 2007-2017, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.