Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Batgama Sri Lanka 380,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
 Thai China, Hong Kong 10,000 Thai Buddhism 1.40 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Translation Started 1
 Mok Thailand 700 Mok Buddhism 1.40 % 1.40 % Translation Started 1
 Lao Cambodia 24,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,474,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,409
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 284,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 19,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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