Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (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 *
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Laos 600 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 145,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khang Laos 26,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Laos 7,400 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 38,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Laos 124,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Kiorr Laos 4,800 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Laos 3,446,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 69
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 149,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Phu Thai Laos 226,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Samtao Laos 3,500 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai He Laos 4,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,300 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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