Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,107,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

523 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.50 % 0.40 % 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 213,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Marma Bangladesh 194,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 3.19 % 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 188,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism Bible Portions 0.03 % 0.03 % 4
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 226,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism Translation Needed 0.20 % 0.12 % 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 253,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.60 % 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 264,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Tu China 261,000 Tu Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
 Khampa, Western China 269,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
Deaf Japan 254,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.54 % 5
 Burmese Bangladesh 310,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.62 % 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.06 % 6
 Kampuchea Krom Cambodia 276,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.60 % 6
 Deaf Thailand 348,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.10 % 7
Batgama Sri Lanka 373,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 1.48 % 7
 Kui Thailand 420,000 Kuay Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 0.41 % 8
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 454,000 Tavoyan Buddhism Translation Needed 0.10 % 0.04 % 9
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
 Tibetan Gtsang China 763,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.02 % 0.01 % 15
 Vietnamese Cambodia 814,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 0.17 % 16
 Tai Lue China 808,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.33 % 16
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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