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 *
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism Translation Needed 7.00 % 5.40 % -
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 16.05 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 103,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 So Laos 84,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.40 % 1.00 % 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Tai He Laos 4,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 99,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.50 % 0.35 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 36,000 Tangchangya Buddhism Translation Needed 23.66 % -
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 45,000 Taungyo Buddhism Translation Needed 0.60 % 0.40 % 1
 Bru, Western Laos 84,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 12.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 8.00 % 6.00 % -
 Gurung Bangladesh 800 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.15 % -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism Complete Bible 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,161,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 30.00 % 5.88 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism Complete Bible 35.00 % 4.00 % -
 Tibetan, Central China 945,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.04 % 0.03 % 19
 Tibetan India 106,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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