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 *
 Burmese Canada 4,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % Complete Bible 1
 Bai, Southern China 682,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 14
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,200,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 224
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,600 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Nepal 3,000 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Changpa India 3,200 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 497,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 110,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 236,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Choni China 172,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 63,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.27 % 0.27 % Translation Needed 1
 Tibetan India 117,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Thailand 22,690,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 454
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970