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 *
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 26,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,500 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Khmu, Puman China 30,000 U Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Samtao Laos 3,700 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Unspecified 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 10,000 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 5,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,400 Thai, Southern Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,700 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Tai He Laos 4,300 Language unknown Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,900 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Started 1
 Thai, Isan Iceland 1,600 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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