Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,107,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

523 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism New Testament 4.38 % 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,900 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.45 % 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 264,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.16 % 0.16 % 4
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.06 % 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism New Testament 0.20 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.60 % 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 16,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism Translation Needed 4.49 % 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.80 % 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.50 % 0.40 % 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 4.50 % 2.50 % -
 Khmu, Puman China 22,000 U Buddhism Unspecified 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 14.00 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 18.00 % 4.00 % -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 155,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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