Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Marma (Magh) Bangladesh 247,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % New Testament -
 Deaf Japan 245,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Phu Thai Laos 237,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 235,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Thai United States 232,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Vietnamese Taiwan 226,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Drukpa Bhutan 222,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao United States 216,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 215,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Started 4
 Burmese Thailand 213,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.42 % Complete Bible 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese United States 200,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 190,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Germany 187,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 186,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 179,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Choni China 170,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Vietnamese Canada 169,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Chinese China 168,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Japanese Peru 163,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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