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 *
Gurung Ghale Nepal 26,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Germany 25,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Netherlands 25,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Tibetan, Shanyan China 25,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tebbu China 25,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Norway 24,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Qiang, Luhua China 24,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Netherlands 23,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Lao Cambodia 23,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Khmer Canada 22,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Belgium 22,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Tak Bai Thailand 22,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 21,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Norway 21,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khampti India 21,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943