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 *
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Khowa India 1,500 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Tai Man India 5,900 Phake Buddhism 21.85 % Translation Needed -
 Vietnamese Australia 224,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 36,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
 Korean Thailand 7,300 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese Canada 162,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Rongkup India 76,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.68 % New Testament -
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 16,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 756,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,161,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 311,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Chile 12,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Argentina 77,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,200 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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