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 *
Yamannu Sri Lanka 80,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Chinese, general Argentina 79,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Laos 77,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Unspecified 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 75,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 So Thailand 75,000 So (Laos) Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Bible Portions 2
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Mru Bangladesh 73,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Thailand 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer France 71,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Australia 71,000 Sinhala Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 68,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.15 % 0.15 % New Testament 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 68,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.37 % Translation Started -
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Thailand 67,000 Khmer Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 64,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Ergong China 63,000 Horpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Nghari China 63,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 63,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.52 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Thailand 62,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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