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 *
 Chinese, general Brazil 315,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Bangladesh 316,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Vietnamese France 326,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Hannali Sri Lanka 332,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.85 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
Radava Sri Lanka 362,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.36 % Complete Bible -
Berava Sri Lanka 368,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.56 % Complete Bible -
Batgama Sri Lanka 376,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
 Chuanlan China 401,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 411,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Kui Thailand 422,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 437,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chakma Bangladesh 438,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Bai, Southern China 445,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 460,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Phu Thai Thailand 492,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 496,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 512,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Govigama Sri Lanka 555,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.90 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 600,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
Durava Sri Lanka 722,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Vietnam 736,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 753,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 15
Gattara Sri Lanka 757,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Gtsang China 768,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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