Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Laos 7,400 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,100 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Thailand 65,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer United Kingdom 11,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
 Bulang China 107,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 38,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
Kikai Japan 13,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
 Vietnamese Australia 229,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Austria 3,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Italy 1,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 7.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Japan 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Laos 124,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Malaysia 103,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese New Caledonia 2,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Netherlands 2,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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