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Where are the most Buddhists in England and Wales?

By Munisha on Tue, 16 Jun, 2015 - 12:06

Where are the most Buddhists in England and Wales?

By Munisha on Tue, 16 Jun, 2015 - 12:06

Numbers of Buddhists in England and Wales went up from 144,543 in 2001 to 247,743 in 2011 (.04%) according to an overview recently published by the UK’s Office for National Statistics.

Use the interactive maps in the Overview to see Buddhist numbers area by area, including, interestingly, a rise in mid-Wales (but not the neighbouring county of Herefordshire in which Adhisthana is situated. The last census predates Triratna’s presence here.) The increase should not be interpreted simply as an increase...