Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% 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 *
 Deaf Japan 248,000 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 800 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 103,000 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 47,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Korea, South 152,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Laos 5,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 148,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khang Laos 27,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Laos 7,600 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 39,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Laos 126,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Kiorr Laos 4,900 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Laos 3,516,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 70
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 153,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943