More Indians Have Stopped Believing In God: Survey


LONDON – The latest Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism has found that the number of non religious people in India has risen.

As against 87% saying they were religious in the same survey in 2005, the percentage has fallen to 81% in 2013. In other words, a drop by 6% in seven years.

The survey also found a 1% dip in the number of people calling themselves as an atheist. In 2005, 4% people said they didn’t believe in God. In 2012, that had dipped to 3%.