Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,455,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 29
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Translation Started 2
 Gurung Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 2.08 % Complete Bible 1
Deaf Bhutan 5,700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Indonesia 14,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.30 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 51,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 2.50 % 1.90 % New Testament 1
 Beda Pakistan 400 Balti Buddhism 2.70 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Canada 5,100 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Bai, Southern China 442,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 Japanese Buddhism 2.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Canada 56,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Denmark 1,800 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer China 1,100 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Laos 7,200 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 8,900 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Thailand 65,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 253,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Khmer Vietnam 1,302,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 26
Kikai Japan 13,000 Kikai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.72 % Unspecified 1
 Vietnamese Cambodia 814,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
 Lao Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao France 19,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 67,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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