Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Bru, Western Laos 86,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,900 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 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 1.50 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Gapong Laos 500 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Chepya Laos 2,500 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Sinhalese Libya 14,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Malaysia 30,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Malaysia 101,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Mexico 51,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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