Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (78.2 %)

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ti Thailand 200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Thailand 22,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,900 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 5,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Bangladesh 318,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Chak Bangladesh 3,100 Chak Buddhism 0.72 % Translation Needed 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 513,000 Chakma Buddhism 12.96 % New Testament -
 Tamang Bhutan 9,200 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
Kuki Chin Asho Bangladesh 1,700 Chin, Asho Buddhism 6.67 % Complete Bible -
 Marma Bangladesh 230,000 Marma Buddhism 8.92 % Bible Portions -
 Mru Bangladesh 69,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Started 1
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 64,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 22.69 % Translation Needed -
 Deaf Cambodia 127,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards


Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.