Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 315,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,400 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Cambodia 5,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Cambodia 3,400 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 % Complete Bible 1
 Chong Cambodia 1,600 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Unspecified 1
 Khmer Cambodia 14,236,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 285
 Vietnamese Cambodia 827,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 17
 Lao Cambodia 24,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,400 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 284,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
Deaf Cambodia 127,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Kui Cambodia 35,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,300 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Canada 4,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Canada 19,000 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Canada 57,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Canada 22,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Canada 165,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Canada 14,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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