Countries with most vegetarians

Do you know which countries of the world have the most vegetarians, by percentage of the population and by absolute numbers?
For simplicity, any countries with the same % are ranked in order of absolute numbers.
Absolute numbers are approximate, and these data are collated from surveys in the respective country.
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Last updated: March 17, 2016
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Rank
Country
% of population
1
India
31-40%
2
Israel
13%
3
Taiwan
13%
4
United Kingdom
7-11%
5
Italy
10%
6
Sweden
10%
7
Germany
9%
8
Austria
9%
9
Brazil
8%
10
Australia
5%
Rank
Country
Number of vegetarians
1
India
392-506,000,000
2
China
54-68,035,000
3
Brazil
15,896,000
4
Germany
7,371,000
5
United Kingdom
7,095,000
6
United States
6,140,000
7
Italy
6,010,000
8
Japan
5,964,300
9
Russia
4-5,840,000
10
Taiwan
2,964,000
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Feb 1, 2019
Really interesting... :)