Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

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 *
 Tibetan Gtsang China 753,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.02 % 0.01 % 15
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 553,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Phu Thai Thailand 486,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 486,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Gurung Nepal 505,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 10
 Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 452,000 Tavoyan Buddhism Translation Needed 0.10 % 0.04 % 9
 Kui Thailand 417,000 Kuay Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 0.41 % 8
 Deaf Thailand 346,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.10 % 7
Batgama Sri Lanka 367,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 1.48 % 7
 Burmese Bangladesh 317,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.62 % 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 289,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.06 % 6
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 225,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism Translation Needed 0.20 % 0.12 % 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 251,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.60 % 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 255,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Tu China 257,000 Tu Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
 Drukpa Bhutan 228,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Khampa, Western China 265,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
 Kampuchea Krom Cambodia 272,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.60 % 5
Deaf Japan 254,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.54 % 5
 Burmese Thailand 205,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.40 % 0.10 % 4
 Thai, Central United States 180,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 4
Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 4.83 % 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.07 % 4
 Lao United States 207,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 0.50 % 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 191,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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