Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% 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 *
 Monba, Cona China 45,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.03 % 0.02 % New Testament 1
 Kucong China 44,000 Kucong Buddhism 2.00 % 1.24 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai Myanmar (Burma) 43,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa India 40,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Japanese Singapore 39,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin Mongolia 38,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 38,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Australia 37,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Oman 37,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 37,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.50 % Complete Bible -
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Kui Cambodia 35,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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