New Religious Movements
The data shows the percentage of New 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 the so-called New Religions of Asia, mostly founded after 1945. Mainly Hindu or Buddhist sects/offshoots, or new syncretistic religions combining Christianity with Eastern religions. Sometimes termed Neoreligionists. (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 here at the World Religion Database