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 *
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
Toku-No-shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
Yaeyama Japan 47,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Japan 253,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Thai Italy 5,400 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Italy 6,300 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Italy 1,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 7.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 764,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Indonesia 14,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.30 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Asho Khyang India 800 Chin, Asho Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese India 15,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Chak India 300 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chakma India 217,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Dakpa India 100 Brokpake Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Groma India 700 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 8,600 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.63 % Complete Bible -
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Khampti India 17,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Lama India 600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.65 % New Testament -
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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