Chinese Folk Religion
The data shows the percentage of Chinese Folk Religionists by country for the year 2010.
For display purposes the data shows the major religions, displayed as a percentage (over 1 percent) by country. Countries where data is less than 1 percent are shown in grey.
Data Definition: Followers of indigenous religions of China, representing an amalgamation of beliefs and practices that can include: universism (yin/yang cosmology with dualities earth/heaven, evil/good, darkness/light), worship of ancestors/gods/goddesses/spirits, divination, sacrifices, and elements from Taoism, Confucianism, neo-Confucianism, and/or Buddhism. (Source: World Religion Database: Standard names and definitions for the 18 top-level religions, November 2014)
Data Source: Todd M. Johnson and Brian J. Grim, eds. World Religion Database (Leiden/Boston: Brill, August 2014)
Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology and definitions for this data at the World Religion Database