Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,239,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Monpa Tawang India 8,500 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Started 1
 Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Thai Switzerland 8,800 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Namuyi China 8,800 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 9,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 9,100 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 9,100 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 9,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Bhutan 9,200 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Vietnamese Sweden 9,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Vietnam 9,600 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,600 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,600 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Japan 9,700 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,700 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Denmark 9,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,239,000     534       5,942