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
flagDenmark
0%
15%
10%
75%
20
flagAustria
6%
18%
0%
75%
16
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
16%
8%
75%
12
flagIndia
9%
5%
12%
70%
54
flagSpain
20%
8%
4%
68%
25
flagFrance
15%
12%
5%
66%
39
flagBelgium
17%
11%
5%
64%
17
flagSweden
25%
10%
5%
60%
20
flagGermany
12%
21%
6%
58%
160
flagthe United States
8%
24%
7%
57%
381
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
23%
3%
57%
308
flagthe Netherlands
11%
20%
11%
57%
45
flagPoland
13%
21%
7%
56%
9130
flagUU
20%
10%
10%
56%
39
flagCanada
11%
26%
6%
55%
45
flagAustralia
13%
21%
13%
52%
23
flagthe Philippines
12%
25%
12%
50%
16
flagNorway
12%
25%
18%
43%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
25%
5%
42%
35
flagItaly
14%
42%
3%
39%
28

Gender

men59%
women53%
christianity
13%
17%
islam
20%
22%
folk religion
6%
6%
buddhism
59%
53%

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