What is the dominant religion in Sri Lanka?

christianity
islam
folk religion
buddhism
Sri Lanka has the longest con­tin­u­ous history of Buddhism of any pre­dom­i­nate­ly Buddhist nation (about 70% of the pop­u­la­tion are Bud­dhist­s). Buddhism is given special recog­ni­tion in the Con­sti­tu­tion which requires Sri Lankan to "protect and foster the Buddha Sasana"

Answers distribution

christianity
islam
folk religion
buddhism
answers
flagAustria
5%
15%
5%
73%
19
flagIndia
8%
5%
13%
71%
59
flagFrance
13%
10%
4%
71%
46
flagDenmark
0%
20%
8%
70%
24
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
26%
4%
69%
23
flagSpain
20%
8%
4%
68%
25
flagBelgium
17%
11%
5%
64%
17
flagGermany
12%
21%
6%
59%
173
flagSweden
27%
9%
4%
59%
22
flagthe United States
8%
25%
7%
58%
415
flagPoland
13%
21%
7%
56%
10181
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
24%
3%
56%
343
flagCanada
12%
26%
6%
56%
50
flagthe Netherlands
10%
21%
10%
56%
46
flagUnknown
14%
23%
6%
53%
76
flagAustralia
13%
21%
13%
52%
23
flagthe Philippines
12%
25%
12%
50%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
27%
4%
45%
44
flagNorway
11%
23%
23%
41%
17
flagItaly
17%
41%
2%
38%
34

Gender

men60%
women52%
christianity
13%
17%
islam
20%
23%
folk religion
6%
6%
buddhism
60%
53%

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