Religion in Bhutan

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 857,423 (#164 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Ngalop (also known as Bhote) 50%, ethnic Nepali 35% (predominantly Lhotshampas), indigenous or migrant tribes 15%
Religions Lamaistic Buddhist 75.3%, Indian- and Nepali-influenced Hinduism 22.1%, other 2.6% (2005 est.)
Buddhism 75.3% (2005 est.)
Hinduism 22.1% (2005 est.)

Sources

  1. Bhutan.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Bhutan.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Bhutan.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title Religion in Bhutan
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/bhutan
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MLA Citation “Religion in Bhutan.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/bhutan>