Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (78.1 %)

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 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 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 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 858,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 231,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 Palaung, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 55,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 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 24,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 20,000 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 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Queyu China 11,000 Queyu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Rigzong India 7,400 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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