Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,407,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

530 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 265,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,333,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 47
 Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Mexico 5,500 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Malaysia 30,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Malaysia 103,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Laos 5,100 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 145,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khang Laos 26,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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