Religion in Sri Lanka

Religion In Sri Lanka




Religion in Sri Lanka (2011)

Buddhism (70.2%) Hinduism (12.6%) Islam (9.7%) Christianity (7.4%)

Sri Lanka's population practices a variety of religions. As of the 2011 census 70.2% of Sri Lankans are Theravada Buddhists, 12.6% are Hindus, 9.7% are Muslims and 7.4% Christians (6.1% Roman Catholic and 1.3% other Christian). Sri Lanka was ranked the 3rd most religious country in the world by a 2008 Gallup poll, with 99% of Sri Lankans saying religion is an important part of their daily life.

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