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 *
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,700 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka United States 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen United States 2,800 Khuen Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 53,000 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 27,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan United Kingdom 700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Arab Emirates 3,100 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 3,900 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Ukraine 3,500 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Ukraine 3,100 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 600 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 212,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Thailand 23,214,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 464
 Chong Thailand 2,100 Chong Buddhism 0.80 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 15,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,542,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Eastern Thailand 26,000 Bru, Eastern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,400 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 81,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 41,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943