Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,107,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

523 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 87,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 3.68 % 2
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Thai Laos 141,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.60 % 0.30 % 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism Translation Needed 0.50 % 0.40 % 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 2.30 % 1.90 % 3
 Japanese Peru 153,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.80 % 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 155,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism Translation Started 0.20 % 0.10 % 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.01 % 0.01 % 3
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
 Tai Lue Laos 127,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.10 % 3
 Mongolian, Northern Mongolia 160,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 169,000 Buriat, China Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.90 % 3
 Burmese Thailand 206,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.40 % 0.10 % 4
 Burmese United States 193,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 4
 Thai United States 182,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.07 % 4
Chakma India 220,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 4.83 % 4
 Lao United States 208,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 0.50 % 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.16 % 0.16 % 4
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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