Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Deaf Japan 248,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 281,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Deaf Thailand 358,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Batgama Sri Lanka 388,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
 Kui Thailand 432,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 490,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Bai, Southern China 671,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 13
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 743,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
 Tibetan Gtsang China 759,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Vietnamese Cambodia 818,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Burakumin Japan 870,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
 Japanese United States 858,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 975,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan, Central China 940,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,138,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,498,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 30
 Khampa Eastern China 1,598,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,381,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 48
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943