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 *
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Mongolian Kazakhstan 700 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 3,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Deaf Thailand 349,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,934,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,419
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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