Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,114,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Burmese Thailand 206,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 208,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 213,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Chakma India 215,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.85 % New Testament 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Vietnamese Australia 224,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Taiwan 224,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang India 228,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.19 % Complete Bible -
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 231,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
Hinna Sri Lanka 239,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.70 % Complete Bible -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 240,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 253,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Deaf Japan 254,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 257,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tu China 261,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khampa, Western China 269,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Kampuchea Krom Cambodia 276,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
Salagama Sri Lanka 308,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Bangladesh 310,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Chinese, general Brazil 311,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese France 324,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   500,114,000     534       5,824
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