Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Deaf Cambodia 128,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 0.40 % Bible Portions 3
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 129,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 11.41 % New Testament -
 Sherpa Nepal 129,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Vietnamese Laos 130,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 131,000 Khun Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Bhotia India 136,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.92 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Lue Laos 137,000 Lu Buddhism ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 139,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Northern China 151,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Thai Laos 152,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Vietnamese Korea, South 152,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Rajaka Sri Lanka 154,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Phuan Laos 157,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Started 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 162,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Japanese Peru 163,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 163,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 168,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Vietnamese Canada 169,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Choni China 170,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 179,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 186,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Vietnamese Germany 187,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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