Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang Laos 26,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 162,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Khampti India 18,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Belgium 500 Khmer Buddhism 7.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Canada 22,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Cambodia 14,236,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 285
 Khmer France 72,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Laos 7,400 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,100 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Thailand 65,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer United Kingdom 11,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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