Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,505,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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 *
Kagate India 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Australia 12,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Laos 3,398,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 68
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Kui Cambodia 35,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,800 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Tamang Bhutan 9,100 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.71 % Complete Bible 1
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,501,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Lao New Zealand 1,400 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao United States 210,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,505,000     540       5,917
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