Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 67,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,900 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 264,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 3.00 % 1.80 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Khmu, Puman China 22,000 U Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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