List of countries with Zoroastrian population


The total number of currently practicing adherents of Zoroastrianism is unknown. A 2004 esitimate gives a range of 124,000 to 190,000,[1] roughly half of them in India (theParsi and Irani groups).

Figures below are based on the Fezana Journal survey[citation needed][year needed] as well as ethnographic research on the number of Parsis and other Zoroastrian ethnoreligious communities.
Country Population[2][3] Percent Population
India India 69,000[4] 0.006
Iran Iran 25,000 0.03[5]
United States United States 11,000 0.004
Afghanistan Afghanistan 10,000 0.031
Canada Canada 5,000 0.014
Pakistan Pakistan 5,000 0.003
Singapore Singapore 4,500 0.087
United Kingdom United Kingdom 4,100 [6] 0.007
Australia Australia 2,700 0.012
Persian Gulf Countries 2,200 0.005
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2,000 0.022
New Zealand New Zealand 2,000 0.045
World c. 138,000 19 ppm

 ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ According to a survey in 2004 by the Zoroastrian Associations of North America, the number of Zoroastrians worldwide was estimated at between 124,000 and 190,000. The number is imprecise because of wildly diverging counts in Iran. Goodstein, Laurie (2008-09-06). “Zoroastrians Keep the Faith, and Keep Dwindling”. The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-03.
  2. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/06/us/06faith.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1
  3. ^ Zoroastrianism Demographics
  4. ^ India’s 2001 Census reported 69,601 Parsi Zoroastrians.
  5. ^ 25,271 according to http://www.amar.org.ir/Portals/1/Iran/census-2.pdf[year needed]
  6. ^ 4,105 according to http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/datablog/interactive/2012/dec/11/census-religion

Courtesy : Wikipedia

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