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Pew Forum Survey – Hindus in United States Better Educated and Earn More

A recent survey conducted by ‘The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life’ indicate that Hindus in the United States are better educated and are like to earn more. The survey is based on interviews with more than 35,000 Americans aged 18 and older. Majority of the people who follow Hinduism in US are immigrants from India. The survey is titled ‘U.S. Religious Landscape Survey’ and was conducted between May and August of 2007.Some of the important findings regarding Hindus and Hindu religion in the United States from The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life survey.Hindus account for approximately 0.4% of the total population.EducationNearly Half of the Hindus is United States have obtained post graduated education.
Only 4% of Hindus have education less than High School.
12% High School Grade.
10% some college.
26% college graduate.
43% Post Graduate.IncomeHigh education the reason for high income levels in Hindus.
9% of Hindus earn less than $30,000 annually.
10% of Hindus earn between $30…