Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (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 United States 226,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 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 8,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,498,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 370
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 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 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,211,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,900 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 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
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Cambodia 827,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 17
Yaeyama Japan 46,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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