Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% 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 *
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Nyenpa Bhutan 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.20 % Complete Bible -
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 864,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 292,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
Pamunu Sri Lanka 30,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.38 % Complete Bible -
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
Pannikki Sri Lanka 241,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Laos 223,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 491,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,800 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
Porowakara Sri Lanka 59,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.08 % Complete Bible -
 Qiang, Cimulin China 17,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Luhua China 25,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 21,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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