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South East Asia and China

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There are many followers of Buddhism in countries like Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar, Japan, and South Korea. Islam has a large following in countries such as Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Afghanistan in Asia.

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What is the fastest growning religion in the world?

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How many followers of Buddhism in Asia?

726,336,585 - 1,655,757,369 as of 1/9/2012source Wikipedia


How did Buddhism evolve?

Buddhism evolved by that buddha shared his knowledge around Asia and the followers decided to become Buddhism. Today in 2012 there are not many people that believe in Buddha.


In what part of Asia are there many followers of Buddhism and Islam?

The countries with the largest populations of both Buddhists and Muslims are Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar. There is also a large concentration of Buddhists and Muslims in China.


Which two religions began in south Asia?

Hinduism and Buddhism, but there are many other religions that are thought to have originated in India (such as Christianity and Islam). Also, Taoism and Confucianism are also believed to be derived mainly from Buddhism, which was founded in India


How many Christians are there in Asia?

Asia has one of the largest populations in the world, and is comprised of many countries and diverse cultures. However, there are many religions that began in Asia, and still have thousands of followers, including Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.


How many people are Islamic in South Asia?

Islam has approximately 240 million followers in south Asia. This translate to 40 percent of the entire population.


How many Buddhism are there?

Buddhism has about 365 million followers at the moment.


What is the religion in Malaysia?

The principle or major religion in Malaysia is Islam. Other religions are Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and other religions.


What three religions dominate East and Southeast Asia?

The three most common religions in eastern Asia would be Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Hinduism is mostly concentrated in the areas around India, Islam is predominant in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and China, and Buddhism is concentrated in southern Asia, below China.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Religion_distribution.png


How many people follow Buddhism?

Buddhism has about 365 million followers at the moment.


Are most major religions practiced in Southeast Asia?

Mostly Islam and Buddhism, only exception is Philippines which is Christian. Asia is the ancestral home and birth place of the main religions of the world. It is the ancestral origin of Abrahamic and Brahmanic belief systems along with Buddhism, Confucianism, Jainism, etc. Hinduism in India and Bali; Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism in China; Buddhism in parts of South-East Asia; Judaism in Israel and Islam in the rest of the region.


How many followers of Buddhism are there in Australia?

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