Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,872,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

525 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Chin, Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 83,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism New Testament 7.40 % 5.00 % -
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism Translation Started 4.45 % 2
Hunna Sri Lanka 88,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.49 % -
 Huayao Tai China 90,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.30 % 0.29 % 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 93,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Burmese United States 96,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 98,000 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 0.36 % 0.36 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 99,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.50 % 0.35 % 2
 Vietnamese Malaysia 100,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 101,000 Intha Buddhism Translation Started 0.10 % 0.07 % 2
 Thai, Central Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.80 % 0.40 % 2
 Monpa Bhutan 102,000 Tshangla Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 102,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 3.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Bulang China 105,000 Blang Buddhism New Testament 0.06 % 0.06 % 2
 Tibetan India 105,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 105,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 8.38 % -
 Lawa China 106,000 Awa Buddhism Translation Needed 20.00 % 18.00 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 2
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.52 % -
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 113,000 Tai Laing Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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