Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Gurung Bangladesh 800 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Nepal 496,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,169,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,258,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 365
 Tibetan, Central China 949,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan India 101,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.27 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
Toku-No-shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tu China 262,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yaeyama Japan 47,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
 Yoy Thailand 7,900 Yoy Buddhism 0.90 % 0.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Zhaba China 8,600 Zhaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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