Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.32 % 0.32 % Translation Needed 1
 Manmet China 1,800 Man Met Buddhism 0.34 % 0.34 % Translation Needed 1
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 117,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Burmese Australia 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,383,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 628
 Burmese Finland 1,500 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Marma India 47,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Monpa Tawang India 7,200 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Needed 1
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Netherlands 5,300 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,498,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 370
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
Kinnara Sri Lanka 29,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.46 % Complete Bible 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
Burakumin Japan 884,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Thai Italy 5,400 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Malaysia 30,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Sweden 31,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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