Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Tangbe Nepal 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Soyot Russia 3,700 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvans-Todzhans Russia 1,900 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Shan India 1,600 Shan Buddhism 1.22 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,200 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,458,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 29
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 8,900 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 3,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Adap Bhutan 300 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chaimal India 600 Chin, Falam Buddhism 0.31 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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