Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Lao Cambodia 24,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,400 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 284,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
Deaf Cambodia 127,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Kui Cambodia 35,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,300 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,400 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 315,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Dakpa Bhutan 4,500 Dakpakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gongduk Bhutan 2,500 Gongduk Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kurtokha Bhutan 2,100 Kurtokha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Rongkup Bhutan 3,000 Lepcha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,200 Lhowa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,900 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards


Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.