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 *
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,063,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Kampuchea Krom Cambodia 276,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 257,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
Kagate Bhutan 200 Syuba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate India 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate Nepal 600 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % Bible Portions 1
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % New Testament -
 Kachin India 36,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,300 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Jiarong, Sidabao China 7,100 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,200 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Guanyingqiao China 8,000 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Chabao China 18,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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