Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Nyenpa Bhutan 13,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,500 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 877,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 18
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 297,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 236,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,600 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Laos 229,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 493,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 254,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Qiang, Cimulin China 17,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Luhua China 25,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 21,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qixingmin China 6,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Queyu China 11,000 Queyu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Rakhine Bangladesh 19,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,739,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 55
 Rigzong India 8,300 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970