Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 116,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 89,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Thai Laos 145,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 128,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 131,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 157,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Sinhalese Australia 147,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 149,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Choni China 172,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 164,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Golog China 169,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Khampa, Northern China 153,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Laos 131,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Deaf Cambodia 127,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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