Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Vietnamese Cambodia 818,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
 Japanese United States 858,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Burakumin Japan 870,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
 Tibetan, Central China 940,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 975,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 19
 Chuanqing China 1,004,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,105,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,138,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,164,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,190,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,199,000 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 1,385,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,498,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 30
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,542,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Khampa Eastern China 1,598,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Vietnamese United States 1,700,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,758,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,381,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 48
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Lao Laos 3,516,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 70
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,504,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 90
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,341,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 107
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943