Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
 Phu Thai Laos 223,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 216,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Marma Bangladesh 195,000 Rakhine Buddhism 3.19 % Bible Portions 4
 Nau Buddh India 194,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 189,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 208,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Thai Laos 143,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 127,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 155,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 83,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Bulang China 106,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % Bible Portions 2
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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