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 *
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 75,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 132,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 164,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
 Lao Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,739,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 55
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 297,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,100 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,187,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,400 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,200 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
Barua, Maramagyi Myanmar (Burma) 500 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,591,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 92
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970