Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,009,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Translation Started 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Thai Laos 143,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
Totals: 683 Peoples   502,009,000     534       5,834
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