Religions of Singapore
As a melting pot of cultures, Singapore is home to 10 main religions. Many of these religions correlate with the ethnicities of those living here so do check out our guide on local communities as well.
Introduced mainly by early Chinese migrants, Buddhism has since grown to be the largest and most popular religion in Singapore.
Christianity arrived here along with the British colonialists and now, there are many churches around the country that cater to the needs of devotees.
Jains form a small group but they are equally active as other religions, contributing frequently to local community projects and international causes.
Revolves around protecting the interests and unity of the human race while fostering the spirit of love and fellowship for the betterment of society.
The Sikhs first came to Singapore as sepoys (Indian soldiers) and have since established their roots
Part of the minority cluster, Judaism is an ancient religion practiced primarily by
With a significant number of Muslims living here, Islam is the third-largest religion in the
Taoism can be traced back to ancient China and most Taoist temples in Singapore are traditional Chinese temples.
One of the primary religions of Singapore, its presence is reflected in how we
currently have about
thirty main Hindu
Under the branches of Christianity, Catholics are the most common in Singapore and many Catholic churches and schools can be found across the country.