Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 169,000 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 6,300 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chakma Bangladesh 434,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 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 -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Lahta 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 -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Tai Man India 5,800 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Needed -
 Vietnamese Australia 227,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
 Korean Thailand 13,000 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese Canada 163,000 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 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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