Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 292,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 457,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Burmese Canada 4,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Mahar India 9,512,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 190
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,300 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 494,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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