South Asia

This region is home to 1.7 billion*, over one fifth of the world’s population, making it both the most populous and the most densely populated geographical region in the world. South Asia is ethnically diverse, including more than 2,000 ethnic entities with populations ranging from hundreds of millions to small tribal groups. The primary religions are Hindi (49%) and Muslim (27%) with only a small percent of Christians (6%).

*Source: Operation World

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South Asia leaders who participated in DAI programs in 2019.