Statistics of Indians abroad

According to the UN department of economic and social affairs data, India has the largest diaspora in the world.

Overseas Indian Population

Indians in Asia
Country Indian population % of total population
Nepal 4 million 14.7%
Saudi Arabia 4,100,000 13.22%
Malaysia 2,108,600 7.4%
United Arab Emirates 3,500,000 27.1%
Myanmar 1,100,000 2%
Sri Lanka 850,000 4.4%
Kuwait 700,000 17.5%
Oman 950,000 18%
Singapore 250,300 7.4%
Bahrain 150,000 19%
Qatar 650,000 30.5%
Indonesia 120,000 0.05%
China Mainland China: 15,051
Hong Kong: 20,444
0.00019%
0.3%
Thailand 65,000 0.1%
Philippines 150,000 0.04%
Israel 45,000 0.7%
Japan 22,335 0.02%
Lebanon 11,000 0.27%
South and North Korea 10,317 0.02%
Maldives 9,000 3.1%
Yemen 9,000 0.04%
Brunei 8,600 5%
Syria 1,800 0.009%
Pakistan 16,501 (Indian citizens; 2015), 2,000,000 (post-partition migrants)
Bhutan 1,500 0.07%
Kazakhstan 1,200 0.08%
Afghanistan 1,000 0.003%
Iran 800 0.001%
Uzbekistan 700 0.003%
Turkmenistan 700 0.014%
Vietnam 1,000 0.0011%
Cambodia 1,500 0.09%
Turkey 300 0.0004%
Cyprus 300 0.24%
Laos 125 0.002%
Kyrgyzstan 10000 6%
Indians in Europe
Country Indian population % of total population
United Kingdom 1,451,862 2.3%
Italy 150,000 0.25%
Netherlands 123,000 0.7%
Germany 161,000 0.2%
Republic of Ireland 91,520 1.9%
Portugal 70,000 0.7%
France 65,000 0.1%
Russia 40,000 0.01%
Spain 29,000 0.07%
Norway 14,698 0.03%
Switzerland 13,500 0.02%
Austria 12,500 0.15%
Sweden 11,000 0.01%
Belgium 8,500 0.07%
Greece 7,000 0.06%
Denmark 8,500 0.01%
Ukraine 3,500 0.007%
Poland 12,000 0.03%
Romania 1,200 0.0055%
Finland 7,010 0.13%
Slovakia 100 0.004%
Lithuania 100 0.003%
Bulgaria 150 0.002%
Indians in Africa
Country Indian population % of total population
South Africa 1.3 million 2.7%
Mauritius 994,500 62%
Réunion (France) 220,000 24%
Kenya 100,000 0.3%
Tanzania 90,000 0.2%
Uganda 90,000 0.3%
Madagascar 28,000 0.15%
Nigeria 25,000 0.02%
Mozambique 21,000 0.1%
Libya 20,000 0.34%
Zimbabwe 16,000 0.1%
Botswana 9,000 0.5%
Zambia 6,000 0.05%
Congo DR 6,000 0.04%
Seychelles 5,000 6%
Ghana 3,800 0.017%
Eritrea 1,753 0.04%
Côte d'Ivoire 300 0.0017%
Namibia 110 0.005%
Indians in North America/Caribbean
Country Indian population % of total population
United States 4,121,944 1.0%
Canada 1,200,000 3.55%
Trinidad and Tobago 470,000 35.4%
Jamaica 93,000 3.4%
Guadeloupe (France) 55,000 13.6%
Cuba 34,000 0.3%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21,500 19.7%
Grenada 12,000 11.7%
Martinique (France) 43,600 10%
Saint Lucia 4,700 2.8%
Puerto Rico (United States) 4,500 0.1%
Guatemala 2,300 0.02%
Barbados 2,200 0.8%
Mexico 3,950 0.004%
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,100 2.6%
Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) 600 0.3%
Belize 500 0.2%
Antigua and Barbuda 300 0.4%
Haiti 200 0.4%
Indians in South America
Country Indian population % of total population
Guyana 327,000 60%
Suriname 148,000 27.4%
Panama 20,000 0.3%
Colombia 5,000 0.01%
Brazil 1,900 0.001%
Argentina 1,600 0.004%
Chile 1,400 0.004%
Venezuela 40.000[ 0.156%
Peru 145 0.0005%
Uruguay 90-100 0.001%
Indians in Oceania
Country Indian population % of total population
Australia 500,000 2.8%
Fiji 340,000 37.5%
New Zealand 155,000[ 3.7%
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