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 *
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,600 Mpi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Mru Bangladesh 72,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Mugal Nepal 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,600 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,700 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 271,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 185,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,100 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 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
 Sinhalese Australia 70,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,900 Sinhala Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,100 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese India 5,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943