Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (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 *
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,100 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,400 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,435,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 13,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 440,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Austria 3,600 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Western Laos 84,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
Salagama Sri Lanka 308,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 13.92 % New Testament -
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 700 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Asho Khyang Myanmar (Burma) 168,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,200 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chakma Bangladesh 431,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 16.05 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Lahta Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Lahta Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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