Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% 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, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Nau Buddh India 194,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Marma Bangladesh 195,000 Rakhine Buddhism 3.19 % Bible Portions 4
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 201,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 208,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Lao United States 210,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 216,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Chakma India 217,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.85 % New Testament 4
 Phu Thai Laos 223,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Vietnamese Taiwan 225,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Australia 227,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang India 230,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.19 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
Hinna Sri Lanka 240,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.70 % Complete Bible -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 241,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Deaf Japan 253,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 255,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 261,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tu China 262,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khampa, Western China 270,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 280,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 292,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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