Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 61,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
Yaw Myanmar (Burma) 21,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 406,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,138,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 200,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,100 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
Taungtha Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Chin, Rungtu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,500 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
 Mok Myanmar (Burma) 4,000 Mok Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,000 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Bayad Mongolia 66,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 59,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Dariganga Mongolia 38,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 87,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin Mongolia 39,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 271,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 42,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943