Vietnam Religions

Vietnam is the rich culture country and has variety of religions. The earliest established religions in Vietnam are Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Buddhism is the main religion as well as the most long-standing religion in Vietnam. First known in 16th century as missionary activities of Western missionaries, Christianity ranks the 2nd about the number of religious people. Founded in Tay Ninh Province in 1926, Caodaism is one of big religions in Vietnam which was formed on the base of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Beside Vietnam also has many other religious like Hinduism and Judaism.

Vietnam Buddhism

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Buddhism is the main religion as well as the most long-standing religion in Vietnam. According to the statistics of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs in 2011, the number of Buddhists in Vietnam is around 10 million people and accounted for 7.93% of national population.

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Vietnam Christianity

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In Vietnam, Christianity ranks the 2nd (just after Buddhism) about the number of religious people. As result of 2009 Population & Housing Census, there are around 5,677,000 people in Christianity and that figure is accounted for 6.62% of national population.

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Vietnam Caodaism

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Caodaism is one of big religions in Vietnam with more than 1 million religious people, accounted for 1.01% of national population.

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Other Vietnam Religions

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Beside three religions mentioned above, Vietnamese people also practice many other religions such as Hinduism (about 54,000 Hindus), Islam (about 63,000 Muslims), Judaism (with 300 Jews), etc.

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