There are currently 104 people who have responded in various degrees to the reader survey.
If I limit to South Asians only, the modal reader is an Indian national, though not overwhelmingly so:
In terms of religious identity, Hindus are modal, but those who are not religiously identified are very common (I selected this latter option despite my “Muslim name” and familial cultural background, as I am not not part of any Muslim community and my children have no affinity or affiliation with that identity):
South Asian readers of this weblog are very skeptical of God:
The communal background is what you’d expect:
About 20% of South Asian respondents identify as Hindu nationalists, while average self-reported socioeconomic status is high.
About half of the readers of this weblog are European/white. They are more irreligious and more religiously skeptical than the South Asians. Their self-reported socioeconomic status is somewhat lower.
21 respondents said they were Hindu. Only 1 was a convinced theist:
Among the Muslim respondents 4 out of 6 seem to identify as agnostic or atheist.
Of the self-identified Hindus, 8 out of 21 were Hindu nationalists. The caste breakdown of those who said they were Hindu indicates that South Asians who do not identify with Hinduism are less elite on the varna ladder:
Overall, the sex ratio is one notable aspect of this blog’s core readership: 95% are male.
About 50% of the traffic on this website is from American IPs. But 40% is from Indian IPs.