Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,367,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 47
 Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
 Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 30,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,400 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Mexico 5,600 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Malaysia 30,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Malaysia 104,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,500 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Libya 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Laos 5,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 147,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khang Laos 27,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Laos 7,500 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 38,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970