Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Vietnamese Ukraine 3,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai United Arab Emirates 3,300 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 4,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 26,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese United Kingdom 30,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer United Kingdom 11,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese United Kingdom 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese United States 194,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai United States 183,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 4
 Japanese United States 839,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 255,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Vietnamese United States 1,664,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao United States 210,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 4,800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka United States 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen United States 2,800 Khuen Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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