Number of Followers of Buddhism

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How many followers of Buddhism are there?

Between 350 million and 1.6 billion.

Estimates vary on the number of followers of Buddhism, or Buddhists, worldwide. The large discrepancy is largely because of the varying estimates for Buddhists in China, which is placed from 105,000 to 1.05 billion, according to Wikipedia. Buddhists make up from 8 to 80% of the world’â„¢s population.

 

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