Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,447,000

% 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 *
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,067,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,169,000 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 -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Unspecified 1
 Khampa Eastern China 1,613,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Khampa Tibetan Bhutan 1,700 Khamba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism 0.90 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Western China 270,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Khampti India 17,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Khas Bhutan 1,000 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Belgium 500 Khmer Buddhism 7.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,447,000     539       5,893
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