Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% 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 *
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,169,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Kiddea Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.10 % Complete Bible -
Kikai Japan 13,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
Kinnara Sri Lanka 28,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.46 % Complete Bible 1
Kiorr Laos 4,800 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 1,900 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Kuki Chin Asho Bangladesh 1,700 Chin, Asho Buddhism 6.67 % Complete Bible -
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.31 % Complete Bible -
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
Lonpa India 900 Kangri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Mon (Buddhist traditions) India 300 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Monpa Black Mountain Bhutan 500 Olekha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,500 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
Muak Sa-aak China 1,000 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Naaba Nepal 600 Naaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,150,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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