Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 Vietnam 9,800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Vietnam 1,349,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Vietnamese, Kinh Vietnam 82,810,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 255,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 110,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Kucong Vietnam 8,100 Kucong Buddhism 2.00 % 1.24 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 7,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Deaf Vietnam 746,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Bible Portions -
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,600 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 200,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai United States 232,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Japanese United States 847,000 Japanese Buddhism 25.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 263,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Vietnamese United States 1,718,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 36.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao United States 216,000 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 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa United States 5,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan United States 88,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Lue United States 4,600 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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