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 *
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 66,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Australia 69,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Thailand 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Czechia 71,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer France 72,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
Deaf Laos 74,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 75,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.65 % New Testament -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Chinese, general Argentina 78,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 85,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Ngalong Bhutan 89,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Hunna Sri Lanka 90,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.49 % Complete Bible -
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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