Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (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 *
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 So Laos 84,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 75,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 61,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue China 808,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,100 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,493,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 90
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Bhutan 9,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 45,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai United Arab Emirates 3,200 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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