Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
 Lao Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,718,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,178,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,400 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
Barua, Maramagyi Myanmar (Burma) 500 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,556,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 91
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,700 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
Yaw Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 411,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,151,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 460,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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