Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,100 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Bai, Southern China 443,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % Bible Portions 1
 Bulang China 106,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % Bible Portions 2
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % Bible Portions 1
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,200 Lhowa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
Mon Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 So Laos 86,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,099,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 102
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 494,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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