Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,872,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

525 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,100 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism Complete Bible 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 39,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 6,900 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 1.50 % 0.14 % 1
 Japanese Thailand 14,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism New Testament 28.00 % 2.00 % -
 Khmer Thailand 64,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism New Testament 4.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,296,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism New Testament 0.40 % 0.27 % 146
 Vietnamese Thailand 121,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Korean Thailand 7,200 Korean Buddhism Complete Bible 24.00 % 16.00 % -
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Aheu Luang Thailand 1,600 Aheu Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism New Testament 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 71,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Lao Phuan Thailand 207,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 486,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 18,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 18.00 % 4.00 % -
 Saek Thailand 20,000 Saek Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Samtao Thailand 100 Samtao Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 So Thailand 72,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,054,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.90 % 0.25 % 101
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 8.00 % 6.00 % -
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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