Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,127,000

% 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 *
 Chinese, general Argentina 78,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 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
 Deaf Laos 74,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Khmer France 72,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Thailand 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Czechia 71,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Mru Bangladesh 70,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Thai Australia 69,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 66,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Thailand 65,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 65,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.35 % Translation Needed -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Ergong China 64,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Nghari China 64,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 61,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.52 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   503,127,000     531       5,962


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