Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 26,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
Sampang Nepal 1,700 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Bai, Southern China 671,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 13
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 59,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,500 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 183,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,200 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
Lao Song Thailand 37,000 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 3,100 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Bangladesh 19,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,700 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 89,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 75,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 2
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,300 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,341,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 107
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943