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 *
 Vietnamese Norway 23,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 10.00 % 1.80 % -
 Korean Thailand 7,200 Korean Buddhism Complete Bible 24.00 % 16.00 % -
 Lao Argentina 2,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 10.00 % 0.80 % -
 Lao Canada 13,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 3.00 % -
 Lao Vietnam 16,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 3.40 % 2.60 % -
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 25.68 % -
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,500 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Libya 13,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Oman 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Singapore 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 4.50 % 2.50 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,800 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 14.00 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 18,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 18.00 % 4.00 % -
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism Translation Needed 7.00 % 5.40 % -
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 16.05 % -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism Translation Needed 23.66 % -
 Bru, Western Laos 82,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 12.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 8.00 % 6.00 % -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism Complete Bible 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,157,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 30.00 % 5.88 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 35.00 % 4.00 % -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 5.00 % -
 Lahu Shi China 128,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 15,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 1.80 % -
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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