Top 20 Most Buddhist Countries

Countries with the highest percentage of adherents of Buddhism.
Information based on the Association of Religion Data Archives for the year 2010.
Please enter only independent sovereign countries that have population greater than 200,000.
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Last updated: May 9, 2014
First submittedApril 24, 2014
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Percent
Country
87.2%
Thailand
84.9%
Cambodia
84.0%
Bhutan
74.7%
Myanmar (Burma)
68.9%
Sri Lanka
56.4%
Japan
54.2%
Mongolia
52.2%
Laos
49.2%
Vietnam
26.5%
Taiwan
Percent
Country
24.8%
South Korea
15.4%
China
14.8%
Singapore
11.5%
Nepal
9.7%
Brunei
5.3%
Malaysia
2.2%
New Zealand
2.1%
Australia
2.1%
Lebanon
2.0%
United Arab Emirates
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Level 58
Apr 26, 2014
Bangladesh not on here? odd.
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Level 38
Apr 27, 2014
The ARDA data (source for this quiz) has Bangladesh with only 0.6% Buddhist -- (88.9% Islamic and 9.5% Hindu)
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Level 32
Aug 31, 2014
WHY IS INDIA NOT ON HERE??????????????????????
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Level 38
Sep 23, 2014
India = 0.7% Buddhist

http://www.thearda.com/internationalData/countries/Country_108_2.asp

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Level 57
Sep 30, 2014
Lebanon has less than 0.1% of Buddhists. They have less than 4000 total.
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Level 28
Jul 7, 2015
How is UAE a buddhist country???
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Level 38
Jul 8, 2015
Over two-thirds of the UAE population are guest workers from South Asia.
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Level 50
Apr 6, 2018
And Buddhists are mostly from Sri Lanka
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Level 55
Dec 9, 2019
japan has 50% ???

i was surprised very much. i had guessed 10%

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Level 30
Jul 5, 2020
I think japan is wrong, it doesnt hav more than 15 percent