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 *
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,333,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 47
Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 870,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,383,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 628
 Thai Myanmar (Burma) 44,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.32 % 0.32 % Translation Needed 1
 Chakma, Daingnet Myanmar (Burma) 29,000 Chakma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 185,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 128,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 234,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 986,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 20
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 75,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 131,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 162,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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