Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

496,713,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

526 (78.9 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 969,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.40 % 19
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.40 % 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.30 % 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 39,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 Hyolmo Buddhism New Testament 1.38 % 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 2.30 % 1.90 % 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 6,900 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 1.50 % 0.14 % 1
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 101,000 Intha Buddhism Translation Started 0.10 % 0.07 % 2
 Japanese Denmark 1,800 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominica 900 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominican Republic 1,700 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 700 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese France 30,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Germany 24,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Guam 2,700 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Greece 1,100 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese China, Hong Kong 13,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Indonesia 14,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 2.30 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Italy 6,200 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Japan 121,611,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.30 % 2,432
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
Totals: 667 Peoples   496,713,000     526       5,919
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