Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,736,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

679

Unreached Groups

530 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,100 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Lao Vietnam 16,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,497,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,669,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Bai, Southern China 442,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 37,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Canada 162,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Canada 13,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,000 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Unspecified -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 4.00 % Translation Needed -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Chinese, general Brazil 311,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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