Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (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 *
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 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 2,500 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 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 1,000 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
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mongolian Kazakhstan 700 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
Burakumin Japan 887,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Thai Japan 10,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,934,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,419
Kikai Japan 13,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
 Vietnamese Japan 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Kunigami Japan 4,900 Kunigami Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 67,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,900 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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