Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% 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 *
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Needed -
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,900 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa India 44,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa United States 5,100 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 88,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,220,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 497,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai He Laos 4,200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 110,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 65,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.35 % Translation Started -
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Bru, Western Laos 88,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970