Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,239,000

% 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 *
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,600 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 52,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 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 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,400 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Khmu, Puman China 30,000 U Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 5,100 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,700 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,300 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai He Laos 4,200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 45,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,239,000     534       5,942