Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 155,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Rajaka Sri Lanka 148,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Thai Laos 143,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 127,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
 Vietnamese Laos 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Thailand 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Deqen China 122,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Translation Started 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 114,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Sinhalese Australia 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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