Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,081,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

664

Unreached Groups

520 (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 *
 Nau Buddh India 972,000 Marathi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.33 % 19
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,135,000 Mon Buddhism Complete Bible 0.90 % 0.82 % 23
 Khmer Vietnam 1,302,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.87 % 26
 Tamang Nepal 1,435,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 29
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,455,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.33 % 29
 Khampa Eastern China 1,606,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.05 % 0.01 % 32
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.05 % 54
 Lao Laos 3,348,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 3.50 % 2.00 % 67
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,493,000 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 0.90 % 0.82 % 90
 Mongol China 7,628,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism New Testament 0.80 % 0.40 % 153
 Khmer Cambodia 14,442,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.20 % 1.90 % 289
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,146,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.35 % 0.08 % 623
 Thai Thailand 50,629,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.30 % 0.27 % 1,013
 Japanese Japan 121,301,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.30 % 2,426
Totals: 664 Peoples   500,081,000     520       5,720
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