Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,725,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

674

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism Complete Bible 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,161,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 30.00 % 5.88 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 35.00 % 4.00 % -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 5.00 % -
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 1.80 % -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 0.50 % -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yinbaw Buddhism Unspecified 32.00 % 25.00 % -
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism New Testament 13.92 % -
 Khowa India 1,500 Bugun Buddhism New Testament 21.09 % -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism Translation Started 6.22 % -
 Singpho India 8,700 Singpho Buddhism Complete Bible 5.91 % -
 Tai Man India 5,900 Phake Buddhism Translation Started 21.85 % -
 Tamang India 233,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 6.21 % -
 Tamang Nepal 1,438,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 6.62 % -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism Complete Bible 20.84 % -
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism Unspecified 5.47 % -
 Chuanlan China 398,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 7.50 % 6.80 % -
 Chuanqing China 1,009,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 7.50 % 6.80 % -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism Translation Needed 20.00 % 18.00 % -
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism New Testament 7.94 % -
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism Translation Started 5.00 % 4.00 % -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism Bible Portions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 405,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 8.98 % -
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism Translation Started 8.38 % -
Totals: 674 Peoples   499,725,000     528       5,692
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