Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,784,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

691

Unreached Groups

536 (77.6 %)

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 *
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,300 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,500,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,400 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 1.00 % 0.93 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 102,000 Shan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.93 % Complete Bible 2
 Lao Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
Lao Song Thailand 37,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Kui Laos 50,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Chinese China 168,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,416,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 48
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,537,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 91
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,146,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Thai New Zealand 8,300 Thai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Dariganga Mongolia 38,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Canada 90,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 2
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
 Lao Argentina 2,000 Lao Buddhism 10.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 155,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Kikai Japan 12,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Tai China 57,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 691 Peoples   501,784,000     536       5,906