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
7%
5%
13%
72%
69
flagFrance
14%
10%
4%
70%
47
flagSpain
18%
7%
3%
70%
27
flagDenmark
0%
20%
8%
70%
24
flagGreece
0%
17%
11%
70%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
26%
4%
69%
23
flagBelgium
17%
11%
5%
64%
17
flagSweden
23%
11%
3%
61%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
23%
3%
57%
372
flagGermany
13%
21%
6%
57%
179
flagPoland
13%
22%
7%
56%
10845
flagthe United States
8%
26%
7%
56%
438
flagthe Netherlands
12%
21%
10%
55%
47
flagCanada
10%
29%
5%
54%
55
flagAustralia
13%
21%
13%
52%
23
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
26%
4%
48%
49
flagUnknown
18%
26%
6%
47%
98
flagNorway
11%
23%
23%
41%
17
flagItaly
16%
45%
2%
35%
37

Gender

men59%
women52%
christianity
13%
17%
islam
20%
23%
folk religion
6%
6%
buddhism
59%
53%

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