Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,009,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (78.2 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 183,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,129,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.01 % Complete Bible -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Thailand 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Sweden 9,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Taiwan 225,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese United Kingdom 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 7,300 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese United States 1,664,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Vietnam 81,120,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Ukraine 3,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Vietnam 17,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Vietnam 730,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   502,009,000     534       5,834
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