Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,200 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,695,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Nyenpa Bhutan 13,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Thailand 22,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Lao Wieng Thailand 57,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.60 % 0.60 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Lom Thailand 29,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 460,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Thailand 500 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Shanyan China 26,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tebbu China 26,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chhairottan Nepal Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thakali Chimtan Nepal Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Huay Thailand 600 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ga Thailand 2,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Krang Thailand 58,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Ti Thailand 200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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