Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,736,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

679

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Phu Thai United States 55,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,700 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup Nepal 3,800 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
Sartang India 3,400 Sartang Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
Shan India 1,600 Shan Buddhism 1.22 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherdukpen India 3,500 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Nepal 103,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese Canada 5,100 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 54,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 19,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
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
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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