Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,369,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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 *
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Naju China 1,900 Naxi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Namuyi China 8,900 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Nupbi Bhutan 3,000 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 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) 864,000 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) 292,000 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) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai Laos 223,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 491,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,369,000     540       5,916
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