Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,114,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (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 *
Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,000 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Bai, Southern China 442,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,200 Lhowa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
Mon Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 So Laos 84,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,087,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 102
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Bru, Western Laos 84,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 683 Peoples   500,114,000     534       5,824
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