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 *
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism Complete Bible 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,157,000 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 % -
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,097,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.40 % 0.27 % 362
 Tibetan, Central China 933,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.04 % 0.03 % 19
 Tibetan India 105,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Choni China 168,000 Choni Buddhism Translation Started 0.20 % 0.10 % 3
Toku-No-shima Japan 5,100 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism Unspecified 2.00 % 0.55 % 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tu China 257,000 Tu Buddhism Bible Portions 0.01 % 0.01 % 5
 Tuva, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism Unspecified 1.40 % 0.00 % 1
Yaeyama Japan 48,000 Yaeyama Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.38 % 1
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism Unspecified 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 5.00 % -
 Lahu Shi China 128,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 2.00 % -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yinbaw Buddhism Unspecified 32.00 % 25.00 % -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism Translation Started 0.01 % 0.00 % 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yoy Thailand 7,900 Yoy Buddhism Translation Needed 0.90 % 0.50 % 1
 Aiton India 4,000 Aiton Buddhism Translation Started 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Zhaba China 8,500 Zhaba Buddhism Unspecified 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,000 Tai Loi Buddhism Translation Started 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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