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 *
 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
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 250,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
Pamunu Sri Lanka 31,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.38 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 232,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,400 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Oli Sri Lanka 31,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.20 % Complete Bible -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,500 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,100 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Nyenpa Bhutan 13,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 83,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,700 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nupbi Bhutan 3,000 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Nubri Nepal 1,700 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943