Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% 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 *
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 54,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,300 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai United States 55,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Samtao Laos 3,400 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Samtao Thailand 100 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,700 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Gurung Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 2.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan Iceland 500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 5,400 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,800 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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