Pakistan rank around the minimum religiously differing nations in a religiously various Asian locale as stated by the Religious Diversity Index distributed by the Pew Research Center on Friday. Around Muslim dominant part countries, Pakistan positioned 26th regarding religious differences, with Malaysia topping the schedule and Morocco being the minimum different.
Interestingly, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia are more different than Pakistan, along these lines are all Arabian Gulf nations, with the exception of Yemen. Turkey and quick neighbors Afghanistan and Iran positioned more level than Pakistan in religious differences
Of the 232 nations in the study, Singapore with a populace of more than 5 million had the most elevated score on the Religious Diversity Index. Around a third of Singapore’s populace is Buddhist (34%), while 18% are Christian, 16% are religiously unaffiliated, 14% are Muslim, 5% are Hindu and short of what 1% are Jewish.
The 10-point list, which positions every nation by its level of religious assorted qualities, is separated into four extents, ‘very high’, ‘high’, ‘moderate’, and ‘low’. Pakistan positioned around the 136 “low differing qualities” nations, the biggest extend on the record showing that most nations on the planet are not religion different. The 12-country top reach of “high” differences nations involved six from Asia-Pacific – Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, South Korea, China, and Hong Kong and five from sub-Saharan Africa Mozambique, Benin, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, and Togo.
As stated by the information, Pakistan had the 23rd biggest relative Muslim populace at 96.4%, more modest than prompt neighbors Afghanistan and Iran, however bigger than Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.
Pakistan had a Religious Diversity Index score of 0.8 positioning 185 out of 232 nations included in the study. It offered a mind-boggling Muslim populace of 96.4%. Hindus constituted biggest religious minority with 1.9% of the populace with Christians a nearby second including 1.6% of the populace. Buddhists, Jews, and those fitting in with ‘society religions’ all included 0.1% of the populace each.Czech Republic, North Korea, Estonia, Japan, Hong Kong, and China beat the rundown of relative populace that was “religiously unaffiliated”, the individuals who say they are agnostics, skeptics or nothing specifically.
Interestingly, the United States and the United Kingdom completed not rank high on the general list with both nations falling in the ‘moderate’ differences range, beneath ‘high’ differing qualities nations like North Korea, Bahrain, Qatar and Cuba. Australia and Canada likewise positioned inside the ‘high’ assorted qualities range.
The Pew Research Center, an examination bunch that does exact social science exploration, created the Religious Diversity Index which takes a gander at the rate of every nation’s populace that has a place with eight real religious gatherings Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. The closer a nation comes to having equivalent shares of the eight assemblies, the higher its score on the index.