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 *
 Mpi Thailand 1,600 Mpi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 492,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,211,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,498,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 370
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Yoy Thailand 8,000 Yoy Buddhism 0.90 % 0.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Translation Started 1
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Kui Thailand 422,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,695,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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