Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,872,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

525 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Bru, Western Laos 82,000 Bru, Western Buddhism Bible Portions 12.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 3.00 % -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 3.00 % -
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 0.80 % -
Salagama Sri Lanka 302,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 12.16 % -
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism New Testament 13.92 % -
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 700 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 14.00 % 2.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 15.00 % 12.00 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,300 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 15.00 % 10.00 % -
Naga Koki Myanmar (Burma) 2,300 Naga, Kokak Buddhism Translation Started 15.00 % 3.00 % -
 Chakma Bangladesh 439,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 15.13 % -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism Complete Bible 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 16.04 % -
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 16.05 % -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 17.00 % 10.00 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 18,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 18.00 % 4.00 % -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,800 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 14.00 % -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 15,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 1.80 % -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 20.00 % 0.50 % -
 Lawa China 106,000 Awa Buddhism Translation Needed 20.00 % 18.00 % -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism Complete Bible 20.84 % -
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism New Testament 21.09 % -
 Tai Man India 5,900 Phake Buddhism Translation Started 21.85 % -
 Vietnamese Australia 220,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 22.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism Translation Needed 23.66 % -
Totals: 668 Peoples   495,872,000     525       5,709
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