Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (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 *
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Lahta Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,161,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lao Canada 13,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Vietnam 16,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 4.00 % Translation Needed -
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 200,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,400 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Started -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,669,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % 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 -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 13,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,435,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,200 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 16,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 7,300 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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