Christian, Muslim households top in donations for charity


But in absolute terms, Hindus contributed maximum in 2014-15, thanks to larger population, according to National Sample Survey data

Hindus donated a little over ?15,600 crore as religious contribution in 2014-15 — six times the quantum donated by Muslims — but the per-household contribution of Muslims is marginally higher than that of Hindus, as they are enjoined by religion to give to charity.

But the per-household religious contribution of Christians is the highest among all communities, as per data from the 72nd round of National Sample Survey (NSS) on Household Expenditure on Services and Durable Goods.......................Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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