Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,239,000

% 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 *
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Needed -
 Sherpa India 44,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 66,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.35 % Translation Started -
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Bru, Western Laos 89,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,164,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 58,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Started -
 Marma Bangladesh 242,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % Bible Portions -
 Singpho India 10,000 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Started -
 Tamang India 266,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.13 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,758,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,700 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,239,000     534       5,942