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 *
 Vietnamese United Kingdom 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Ukraine 3,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese United States 1,673,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 411,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Marma Bangladesh 230,000 Marma Buddhism 8.92 % Bible Portions -
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
Durava Sri Lanka 729,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Malaysia 103,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Spain 500 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,100 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
Badahala Sri Lanka 114,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanlan China 401,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,017,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,083,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Radava Sri Lanka 366,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.36 % Complete Bible -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,166,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
Rajaka Sri Lanka 150,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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