Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,114,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 231,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 Palaung, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 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
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 858,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.20 % Complete Bible -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Nyenpa Bhutan 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Laos 17,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nupbi Bhutan 2,900 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Nubri Nepal 1,400 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 87,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,144,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
 Nau Buddh India 192,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Namuyi China 8,900 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Naju China 1,900 Naxi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   500,114,000     534       5,824
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