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 *
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 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 Nepal 129,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Sherpa United States 5,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Bru, Western Laos 91,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % New Testament -
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % New Testament -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 616,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.01 % New Testament -
 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
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 9,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 19,010,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.01 % New Testament 380
 Thai, Isan United States 88,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 128,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 1,000 Yintale Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Barua Bangladesh 36,000 Chittagonian Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 139,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % New Testament 3
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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