Number of Buddhists in the World
How many Buddhists are there in the world?
As of July 2009, there are about 396,539,366 Buddhists around the world. This is based on data from the 2010 CIA Factbook. 5.84% of the world’â„¢s population are Buddhists. Most number of Buddhists are from China while Mongolia has the greatest percentage of Buddhists in its population.