Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,736,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

679

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,900 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Canada 5,100 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,800 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese India 4,600 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 54,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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