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 *
 Japanese Vietnam 9,600 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Jiarong, Chabao China 18,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Jiarong, Guanyingqiao China 8,000 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,300 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Sidabao China 7,200 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Situ China 208,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Jirel Nepal 5,400 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 261,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Unspecified 1
 Khampa Eastern China 1,613,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Khampa Tibetan Bhutan 1,700 Khamba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism 0.90 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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