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 *
 Tibetan Gtsang China 766,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Tibetan, Nghari China 64,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 280,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
Yaw Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Kui Cambodia 35,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Kui Thailand 421,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,143,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Dowaniya India 2,900 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Mon (Buddhist traditions) India 200 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Argentina 77,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 313,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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