Buddhists (2005)
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Regions of the world with the most Buddhists according to the World Christian Database (2005).

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RankingRegionAdherentPercent
1South-Eastern Asia 160,782,950 27.3
2Eastern Asia 267,236,449 17.1
3Australia/New Zealand 544,974 2.1
4Micronesia (Region) 12,031 2.1
5South-Central Asia 27,001,826 1.5
6Northern America 4,544,695 1.3
7Western Europe 822,349 0.4
8Northern Europe 298,440 0.3
9Southern Africa 161,439 0.3
10Eastern Europe 567,987 0.2
11Melanesia 15,050 0.2
11South America 675,948 0.2
11Western Asia 391,026 0.2
12Polynesia 613 0.1
13Southern Europe 88,291 0.1
14Central America 69,331 0.1
15Caribbean 14,446 0.0
16Eastern Africa 29,526 0.0
16Middle Africa 7,711 0.0
16Northern Africa 28,327 0.0
16Western Africa 30,750 0.0


Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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