Buddhism in Central America

Buddhism in Central America

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Buddhism is practiced throughout Central America. Buddhism's presence in the region was primarily driven by the presence of Chinese immigrant workers during the early 19th century. Presently, Buddhism in the region is primarily of the Mahayana and Vajrayana schools, with many countries in the region having several Buddhist temples, schools, and meditation centers. [1]

Buddhist percentage by country

Buddhism by country in the Central America
National flag Country Population(2007E)  % of Buddhists Buddhist total
Belize 294,385 0.35% [2] 1,030
Costa Rica 4,133,884 2.34% [3] 96,733
El Salvador 7,076,598 0.1% [4] 7,076
Guatemala 12,728,111 0.1% [5] 12,728
Honduras 7,483,763 0.1% [6] 7,484
Nicaragua 5,675,356 0.1% [7] 5,675
Panama 3,242,173 2.1% 66,086
Total 40,634,270 0.489% 198,812

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