Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 759,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Bai, Southern China 671,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 13
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 490,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Kui Thailand 432,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Batgama Sri Lanka 388,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
 Deaf Thailand 358,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 281,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Thai United States 229,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Chakma India 260,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.88 % Complete Bible 5
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 232,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 260,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 271,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Tu China 259,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khampa, Western China 267,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Deaf Japan 248,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Burmese Thailand 212,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Burmese United States 198,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 183,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 214,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 185,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943