Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Chin, Asho 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 2,800 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa India 44,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Started -
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Lahta Zayein Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Needed -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Kuki Chin Chinbon Bangladesh 1,400 Chin, Uppu Buddhism 18.40 % Translation Started -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa China 107,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,700 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Started -
 Vietnamese Australia 299,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 21,000 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese Canada 167,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,400 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Rongkup India 79,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.66 % New Testament -
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943