Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
Chakma India 220,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.83 % New Testament 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 208,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 213,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Marma Bangladesh 194,000 Rakhine Buddhism 3.19 % Bible Portions 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 188,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 231,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 253,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 264,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tu China 261,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Khampa, Western China 269,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
Deaf Japan 254,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Burmese Bangladesh 310,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Kampuchea Krom Cambodia 276,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Deaf Thailand 348,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
Batgama Sri Lanka 373,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 7
 Kui Thailand 420,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 454,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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