Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Qiang, Mawo China 20,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Xiangcheng China 14,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
Valmiki Chuhra (Buddhist traditions) India 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chrame China 50,000 Pumi, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Chinese, general Brazil 317,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,400 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 153,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 214,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Tai Gapong Laos 500 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Started -
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 232,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 De'an, Shwe China 7,900 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 De'ang, Rumai China 6,200 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.67 % 0.67 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,400 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943