Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 55,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,300 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Khmu, Puman China 22,000 U Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Laos 3,500 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai He Laos 4,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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