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
flagIndia
7%
5%
11%
74%
77
flagGreece
0%
15%
10%
73%
19
flagFrance
14%
10%
4%
71%
49
flagLithuania
9%
19%
0%
71%
21
flagDenmark
0%
23%
7%
69%
26
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
26%
4%
69%
23
flagSpain
18%
9%
6%
65%
32
flagAustria
8%
25%
4%
62%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
22%
3%
59%
430
flagSweden
22%
11%
8%
58%
36
flagthe United States
7%
26%
7%
57%
499
flagPoland
13%
21%
8%
55%
13878
flagGermany
15%
22%
6%
55%
208
flagthe Netherlands
13%
18%
13%
55%
60
flagCanada
12%
28%
5%
54%
57
flagNorway
9%
18%
18%
54%
22
flagAustralia
14%
17%
14%
53%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
24%
5%
49%
53
flagUnknown
16%
20%
15%
47%
695
flagItaly
12%
47%
2%
37%
48

Gender

men55%
women51%
christianity
15%
17%
islam
19%
23%
folk religion
9%
7%
buddhism
55%
51%

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