Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese United States 1,673,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai Ukraine 3,800 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Bih Vietnam 500 Rade Buddhism 3.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Ukraine 3,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 4,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Thai United Arab Emirates 3,300 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese United Kingdom 30,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer United Kingdom 11,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 54,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese United Kingdom 27,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Japanese United States 844,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Lao United States 211,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Mongol, Khalka United States 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United States 226,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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