Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

496,717,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

670

Unreached Groups

527 (78.7 %)

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 *
 Japanese Vietnam 9,500 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Khmer Vietnam 1,302,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.87 % 26
 Vietnamese Vietnam 80,422,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.40 % 1.40 % -
 Lao Vietnam 16,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 3.40 % 2.60 % -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 4.50 % 2.50 % -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 2
 Kucong Vietnam 7,900 Kucong Buddhism Translation Needed 2.00 % 1.24 % 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,100 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf Vietnam 724,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism Unspecified 9.43 % -
Bih Vietnam 500 Rade Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,000 Buriat, Russia Buddhism Complete Bible 7.00 % 0.50 % -
 Burmese United States 96,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Thai, Central United States 180,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 4
 Japanese United States 829,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 17
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 251,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.60 % 5
 Vietnamese United States 1,642,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Lao United States 207,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 0.50 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese United States 41,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Phu Thai United States 55,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Tibetan, Central United States 4,800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
Totals: 670 Peoples   496,717,000     527       5,919
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