Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% 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 *
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,164,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,138,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
Karava Sri Lanka 1,105,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,004,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 975,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan, Central China 940,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Burakumin Japan 870,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Japanese United States 858,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Vietnamese Cambodia 818,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
Gattara Sri Lanka 781,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 770,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Gtsang China 759,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
Durava Sri Lanka 745,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 743,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
 Deaf Vietnam 736,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Bible Portions -
 Bai, Southern China 671,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 13
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 608,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Govigama Sri Lanka 573,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.90 % Complete Bible -
 Chakma Bangladesh 528,000 Chakma Buddhism 7.47 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 490,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943