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Religión Sri Lanka

Growth of believers and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Buddhism is the Sri Lanka's top religion, around 70.26% of the population. A very hight percentage of population, 99.95%, consider themselves religious.

The latest survey data indicate believers share of Sri Lanka population, has increase to 99.95%. As to Buddhism it has also increased, the previous survey recorded 68.83% of the population professed it and according to the latest data 70.26% follow it.

Hindu is the second most practiced religion in Sri Lanka, accounts for about 12.46% of the population.

Related data:

Sri Lanka - Religions
DateChristianityIslamHinduBuddhismSikhBaha’iZoroastrianOtherNon-Religious
20107.26%9.60%12.46%70.26%0.37%0.05%
20058.00%7.00%15.00%68.83%0.02%0.07%0.01%0.64%0.43%
20006.95%8.50%7.68%75.94%0.06%0.53%0.35%
19958.00%8.00%14.00%68.72%0.13%0.07%0.01%1.05%
19907.73%8.83%13.00%68.56%0.25%0.08%0.01%0.07%1.47%
19858.13%7.73%12.00%70.45%0.23%0.07%0.01%1.37%
19808.56%7.55%13.00%68.15%0.21%0.07%0.01%1.39%1.05%
19758.61%7.51%13.00%69.59%0.21%0.06%0.01%0.21%0.78%
19708.66%7.30%15.93%67.38%0.20%0.05%0.01%0.45%
19659.00%7.33%16.00%67.00%0.20%0.05%0.01%0.40%
19608.94%7.32%18.00%65.00%0.19%0.04%0.01%0.15%0.33%
19558.55%6.65%19.01%65.00%0.18%0.03%0.01%0.31%0.24%
19508.11%7.16%20.63%63.77%0.17%0.01%0.01%0.13%
Sri Lanka - Religions
Sri Lanka - Religions