Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (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 *
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Burakumin Japan 884,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Thai Japan 9,800 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,474,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,409
Kikai Japan 13,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
 Vietnamese Japan 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Kunigami Japan 4,900 Kunigami Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 66,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,700 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,100 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Toku-No-Shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
 Yaeyama Japan 46,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Japan 252,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mongolian Kazakhstan 700 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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