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 *
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 185,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.16 % 0.16 % 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 207,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Phu Thai Laos 214,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.50 % 0.40 % 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 185,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.05 % 0.05 % 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 204,000 Jiarong Buddhism Bible Portions 0.03 % 0.03 % 4
 Eurasian Japan 127,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Thai, Central Laos 137,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.60 % 0.30 % 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism Translation Needed 0.50 % 0.40 % 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 2.30 % 1.90 % 3
 Japanese Peru 153,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 141,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.80 % 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 154,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
 Choni China 168,000 Choni Buddhism Translation Started 0.20 % 0.10 % 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 161,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 3
 Golog China 165,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
 Khampa, Northern China 150,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
 Mongolian, Northern Mongolia 155,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 167,000 Buriat, China Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.90 % 3
 Burmese United States 96,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Thai, Central Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.80 % 0.40 % 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 101,000 Intha Buddhism Translation Started 0.10 % 0.07 % 2
 Bulang China 105,000 Blang Buddhism New Testament 0.06 % 0.06 % 2
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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