Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 159,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Khampa, Northern China 153,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 152,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
Rajaka Sri Lanka 152,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Australia 149,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 3
 Thai Laos 147,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 137,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhotia India 134,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Lue Laos 133,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 132,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Lahu Shi China 131,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Deaf Cambodia 129,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Eurasian Japan 125,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Vietnamese Laos 125,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 124,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 11.41 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese Thailand 123,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan India 117,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 117,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 116,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 115,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970