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 *
 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) 8,800 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 14.00 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 18,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 18.00 % 4.00 % -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 154,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
 Saek Thailand 20,000 Saek Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism Translation Needed 7.00 % 5.40 % -
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 16.05 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 Shixing China 3,500 Shuhi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 So Laos 82,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.40 % 1.00 % 2
 So Thailand 72,000 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
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,054,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.90 % 0.25 % 101
 Tai He Laos 3,900 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 486,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism Translation Needed 23.66 % -
 Taungyo, Dawe Myanmar (Burma) 45,000 Taungyo Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.40 % 1
 Bru, Western Laos 82,000 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 900 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gurung Nepal 505,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 10
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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