Indian Population in Germany 2021
India has the largest diaspora in the world & as per the Ministry of External Affairs, there are 3.2 Crores or 32 million Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) residing outside India.
As per the Ministry of External Affairs report, there are 185,085 (1.85 Lakhs) Indians residing in Germany . Out of which around
- Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) – 42,500 (42.5 thousand)
- Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) – 1,42,585 ( 1.42 Lakhs)
Source: MEA report about overseas Indian population.
Indians in Germany
Indians make around 0.2% of the Germany population & approx population of Indians in Germany as of 2021 is 2 Lakhs. Persons of Indian Origin in Germany are approx 42.5 thousands. Indian Expats have recently immigrated especially information technology professionals. As of 202, about 1.50 lakhs NRIs live in the Germany. Most of them live in the regions of Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Frankfurt. Indian Students are also in good numbers in Germany
Indians Student in Germany
Indian student numbers in Germany continue to be on the rise. The latest figures released by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany reveal that the number of Indian students in Germany has grown by 20.85% over the last year and stands at 25,149 (Winter Semester 2019-20). The total number of international students in Germany has increased by 4.3% reaching 411,601. The rate of growth in the number of Indian students going to Germany is close to five times that of the global average with Indians forming the 2nd largest group of international students enrolled at German universities.
The largest number of Indian students joined German universities to study engineering (67%) followed by management and social studies (15%), mathematics & natural sciences (12%). Of these, 63% chose universities or technical universities (TU) and the remaining 37% enrolled themselves at universities of applied sciences (FH). 72.6% of these are male students and 27.4% are female.
Religion of Indian population in Germany
Indian Germans have diverse religious backgrounds & represented mainly by Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims, and Christians. Hinduism are in majority followed by Christians.