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 *
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,213,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 364
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 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 Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,342,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,087,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 102
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Thailand 22,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,669,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Thakali Chimtan Nepal Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 400 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 5,400 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.27 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Gtsang Bhutan 900 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Gtsang China 763,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 945,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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