Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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 *
Rajaka Sri Lanka 150,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khampa, Northern China 153,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Japanese Peru 157,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 162,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Amdo, Rongba China 164,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Vietnamese Canada 165,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Golog China 169,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Choni China 172,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 185,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 186,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 189,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 4
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 195,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 209,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 211,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 218,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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