Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 235,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,400 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 1.00 % 0.93 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 873,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Oy Laos 26,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,600 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyenpa Bhutan 13,000 Nyenkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Laos 19,000 Nyaw Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 83,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,700 Nyahkur Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nupbi Bhutan 3,100 Nupbikha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Nubri Nepal 1,800 Nubri Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 91,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Newah Bhutan 3,700 Nepali Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,300 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % New Testament 1
 Namuyi China 8,800 Namuyi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Naju China 1,900 Naxi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mru Bangladesh 73,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Mpi Thailand 1,600 Mpi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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