Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,734,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (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 *
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 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 2,900 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Mexico 50,000 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 29,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Malaysia 29,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Malaysia 100,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Libya 14,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese Laos 600 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 141,000 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 25,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Laos 7,200 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Laos 120,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Kiorr Laos 4,700 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Laos 3,348,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 67
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,734,000     529       5,820
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