Buddhism POPULATION

Buddhism POPULATION

Top 10 countries with the largest population of Buddhists


 



Country



Number

of Buddhists


China


102,000,000


Japan


89,650,000


Thailand


55,480,000


Vietnam


49,690,000


Myanmar


41,610,000


Sri Lanka


12,540,000


South Korea


10,920,000


Taiwan


9,150,000


Cambodia


9,130,000


India


7,000,000


Top 10 countries with the highest proportion of Buddhists



Country



Percent


Thailand


95%


Cambodia


90%


Myanmar


88%


Bhutan


75%


Sri Lanka


70%


Tibet


65%


Laos


60%


Vietnam


55%


Japan


50%


Macau


45%


Taiwan


43%

 

 



Major Branches of Buddhism



Branch



Number of Adherents


Mahayana


185,000,000


Theravada


124,000,000


Lamaism (Vajrayana/Tibetan/Tantric)


20,000,000

 

 

Source:

www.adherents.com

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