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
6%
18%
0%
75%
16
flagDenmark
0%
17%
8%
73%
23
flagIndia
8%
5%
13%
71%
59
flagFrance
13%
11%
4%
70%
44
flagSpain
20%
8%
4%
68%
25
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
27%
5%
66%
18
flagBelgium
17%
11%
5%
64%
17
flagGermany
12%
21%
6%
59%
171
flagSweden
27%
9%
4%
59%
22
flagthe United States
8%
25%
7%
57%
397
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
23%
3%
57%
333
flagthe Netherlands
11%
20%
11%
57%
45
flagPoland
13%
21%
7%
56%
9691
flagCanada
10%
26%
6%
56%
46
flagUnknown
18%
18%
8%
54%
61
flagAustralia
13%
21%
13%
52%
23
flagthe Philippines
12%
25%
12%
50%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
27%
4%
46%
43
flagNorway
12%
25%
18%
43%
16
flagItaly
16%
43%
3%
36%
30

Gender

men59%
women53%
christianity
13%
17%
islam
20%
23%
folk religion
6%
6%
buddhism
59%
53%

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