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 *
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Samtao Laos 3,400 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 So Laos 84,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai He Laos 4,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Bru, Western Laos 84,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Nyaw Laos 17,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Lue Laos 127,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
Deaf Laos 72,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Kui Laos 47,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen Laos 12,000 Khuen Buddhism 1.50 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Gapong Laos 500 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Chepya Laos 2,400 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 16,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,734,000     529       5,820
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