Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% 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 *
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 14,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,375,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 13,000 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Unspecified -
 Bai, Southern China 443,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Laos 86,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 169,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,100 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 313,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanlan China 399,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,013,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 433,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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