Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (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 *
 Japanese Vietnam 9,600 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Vietnam 1,331,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Vietnamese Vietnam 81,378,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 109,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Kucong Vietnam 8,000 Kucong Buddhism 2.00 % 1.24 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,200 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Deaf Vietnam 736,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
Bih Vietnam 500 Rade Buddhism 3.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai United States 226,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Japanese United States 844,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Vietnamese United States 1,673,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao United States 211,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa United States 5,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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