Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 206,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Thailand 20,558,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 411
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,497,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Chong Thailand 2,000 Chong Buddhism 0.80 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bru, Eastern Thailand 25,000 Bru, Eastern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Japanese Thailand 14,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Khmer Thailand 65,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,342,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
 Vietnamese Thailand 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 7,300 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Aheu Luang Thailand 1,600 Aheu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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