Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,872,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

525 (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 *
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,300 Okinawan, Central Buddhism Bible Portions 1.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.07 % 4
 Sharchop Bhutan 69,000 Tshangla Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Monba, Cona China 44,000 Tshangla Buddhism Bible Portions 0.03 % 0.02 % 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
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 24,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism Bible Portions 0.59 % 1
 Kheng Bhutan 37,000 Khengkha Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,300 Lhowa Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 1
 Marma Bangladesh 197,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 3.19 % 4
 Marma Myanmar (Burma) 2,671,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.05 % 53
 Marma India 46,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.39 % 1
Mon Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 154,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
 So Laos 82,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.40 % 1.00 % 2
 So Thailand 72,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,054,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.90 % 0.25 % 101
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 99,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.50 % 0.35 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 486,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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