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Number of Buddhists in the US

How many Buddhists are there in the US?

6,333,371

It is important to know that Buddhism is one of the largest religions in the United States behind Christianity, Judaism and nonreligious ones.   There are 6333371 Buddhists in the United States of America.  Specialists consider that there are three broad types of American Buddhism: the “immigrant” or “ethnic Buddhism”, the “import Buddhists” and the “export” or “evangelical Buddhist” group.  Needless to say, it is important to know that Buddhism is the third largest religion in the US after Christianity (78.4%), no religion (10.3%) and Judaism (1.7%).

This fact is verified on : November 8, 2013.





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