Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 75,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Bulang China 107,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 So Laos 88,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 110,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tibetan India 117,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai, Isan United States 86,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa Bhutan 97,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 100,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 102,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 117,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 116,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 89,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 79,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Bayad Mongolia 66,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970