Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Thai, Northern Laos 38,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Oman 38,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Singapore 39,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa India 41,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai Myanmar (Burma) 44,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Poland 45,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible -
 Ersu China 45,000 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Kucong China 45,000 Kucong Buddhism 2.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Monba, Cona China 45,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.03 % 0.02 % New Testament 1
 Thai Singapore 46,000 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
Yaeyama Japan 46,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
 Marma India 47,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Vietnamese China, Hong Kong 48,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Zhugqu China 50,000 Choni Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Sogwo Arig China 50,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Chrame China 51,000 Pumi, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Japanese Mexico 51,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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