Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.71 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 70,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,507,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Lao New Zealand 1,500 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao United States 212,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % New Testament 1
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,705,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Phu Thai Vietnam 254,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Burmese India 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.57 % Complete Bible 1
Khami Bangladesh 5,800 Chittagonian Buddhism 4.63 % New Testament 1
 Chakma India 258,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.88 % New Testament 5
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970