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 *
 Japanese Switzerland 5,200 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Taiwan 14,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Taiwan 225,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Taiwan 1,100 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 208,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Thailand 22,690,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 454
 Chong Thailand 2,000 Chong Buddhism 0.80 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,507,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Eastern Thailand 26,000 Bru, Eastern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 80,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 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 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Western 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 7,591,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Vietnamese Thailand 123,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970