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 *
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 313,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 169,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chhairottan Nepal Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Needed 1
 Changpa Pakistan 200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Chali Bhutan 1,800 Chalikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Chakma, Daingnet Myanmar (Burma) 29,000 Chakma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 434,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Chakma India 217,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Translation Needed 1
 Chak Bangladesh 3,000 Chak Buddhism 0.73 % Translation Needed 1
 Chak India 300 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Australia 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Bangladesh 313,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,156,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 623
 Burmese Canada 4,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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