Data Dictionary: Religion 2009 (InfoGroup)
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Table: T11. Buddhist - Total Number of Congregations [1]
Universe: Total Number of Congregations
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T11. Buddhist - Total Number of Congregations
Universe: Total Number of Congregations
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Excerpt from: Social Explorer Religion 2009 Documentation. Data collected by the InfoGroup, organized by the ARDA, tabulated and processed by Social Explorer.
 
Buddhist
Buddhism: A world religion founded by Gautama, the Buddha in the fifth or fourth century (B.C.) in India. Teaching reincarnation and freedom from worldly attachments, Buddhism has three major branches: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.