Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 986,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 20
 Chuanqing China 1,017,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,083,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,151,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,166,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,178,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,193,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 9.43 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,386,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,461,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 29
 Tamang Nepal 1,490,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,504,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Khampa Eastern China 1,618,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Vietnamese United States 1,673,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,333,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 47
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,718,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Lao Laos 3,446,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 69
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,556,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 91
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,211,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
 Mongol China 5,655,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 113
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,695,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,249,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.01 % Complete Bible -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,548,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 191
 Khmer Cambodia 14,236,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 285
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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