Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% 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 *
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,100 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,500 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,400 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 232,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 9,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup Nepal 4,700 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
Sartang India 4,000 Sartang Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
Shan India 2,000 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherdukpen India 4,200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa Nepal 126,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Italy 59,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,600 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,600 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943