Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,315,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

533 (77.7 %)

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 *
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Soyot Russia 3,600 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,700 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Gapong Laos 500 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Gapong Thailand 2,300 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai He Laos 4,200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Khang China 42,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang Laos 27,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,200 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Started 2
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 61,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Laos 134,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 94,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,600 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,900 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Started -
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,504,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 90
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,315,000     533       5,942