Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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, Cantonese Singapore 437,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kui Thailand 422,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 411,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Chuanlan China 401,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Batgama Sri Lanka 380,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
Berava Sri Lanka 372,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.56 % Complete Bible -
Radava Sri Lanka 366,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.36 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
Hannali Sri Lanka 336,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.85 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese France 326,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Bangladesh 318,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Chinese, general Brazil 315,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
Salagama Sri Lanka 313,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 284,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Khampa, Western China 271,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Vietnamese Australia 270,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 265,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tu China 263,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Deaf Japan 252,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
Pannikki Sri Lanka 245,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
Hinna Sri Lanka 244,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.70 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 234,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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