Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,872,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

525 (78.6 %)

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 *
 Marma Myanmar (Burma) 2,671,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.05 % 53
 Marma India 46,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.39 % 1
 Manmet China 1,700 Man Met Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 68,000 Miyako Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.51 % 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.43 % 1
Mon Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mru Bangladesh 33,000 Mru Buddhism New Testament 4.38 % 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 10,000 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.45 % 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 191,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 255,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 185,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.16 % 0.16 % 4
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 289,000 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 2,300 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 23,000 Oy Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism Translation Needed 4.49 % 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 141,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.80 % 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 207,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Phu Thai Laos 214,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.50 % 0.40 % 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 486,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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