Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

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 *
 Tibetan India 105,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 105,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 8.38 % -
 Thai, Central Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.80 % 0.40 % 2
 Monpa Bhutan 102,000 Tshangla Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 102,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 3.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 101,000 Intha Buddhism Translation Started 0.10 % 0.07 % 2
 Vietnamese Malaysia 100,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 99,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.50 % 0.35 % 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 98,000 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 0.36 % 0.36 % 2
 Burmese United States 96,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 93,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Huayao Tai China 90,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.30 % 0.29 % 2
Hunna Sri Lanka 88,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.49 % -
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism Translation Started 4.45 % 2
 Chin, Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 83,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism New Testament 7.40 % 5.00 % -
 So Laos 82,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.40 % 1.00 % 2
 Bru, Western Laos 82,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 12.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyaw Thailand 80,000 Nyaw Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 Chinese, general Argentina 76,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 31.00 % 0.50 % -
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 25.68 % -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 75,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 1.50 % 1
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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