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 *
 Tibetan Gtsang China 768,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Phu Thai Thailand 492,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 496,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Bai, Southern China 445,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 460,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Kui Thailand 422,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Batgama Sri Lanka 380,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Burmese Bangladesh 318,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 284,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Thai United States 226,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 234,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 265,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Phu Thai Laos 226,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Tu China 263,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khampa, Western China 271,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Deaf Japan 252,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 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
 Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 185,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 211,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 195,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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