Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Deaf Vietnam 730,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 Chinese, general Argentina 77,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 313,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 201,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,500 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 35,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.52 % Complete Bible -
Badahala Sri Lanka 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
Berava Sri Lanka 366,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.56 % Complete Bible -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,700 Sinhala Buddhism 5.05 % Complete Bible -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.02 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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