Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.78 % Complete Bible 1
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
Handi Sri Lanka 1,700 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,300 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,800 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,700 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mok Myanmar (Burma) 4,000 Mok Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Mok Thailand 700 Mok Buddhism 1.40 % 1.40 % Translation Started 1
Sartang India 3,400 Sartang Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
Tai Darai India 400 Khamyang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 169,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Bai, Southern China 443,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Chakma Bangladesh 434,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,184,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 9.43 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,501,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 38,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 8,600 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.63 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,375,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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