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 *
 Thai, Isan Iceland 500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,213,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 364
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,342,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,087,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 102
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 400 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Tibetan India 106,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.26 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 122,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % Bible Portions 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 2
Toku-No-shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Tuva, Uriankhai Mongolia 42,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 30,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,900 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Cambodia 814,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
Yaeyama Japan 47,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
Yamannu Sri Lanka 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Yehlmo Nepal 9,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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