Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Mongolian Kazakhstan 800 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 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 5,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 147,000 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 27,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Laos 7,500 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 125,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Kiorr Laos 4,900 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Laos 3,494,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 70
 Oy Laos 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 152,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Phu Thai Laos 229,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 88,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970