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 *
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 597,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,187,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan India 117,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 3,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,400 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Choni China 172,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Thai, Isan Iceland 1,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,100 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,600 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,532,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 371
 Thai, Isan United States 86,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 955,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Toku-No-Shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970