Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Thailand 20,558,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 411
 Huayao Tai China 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan India 106,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.26 % Complete Bible 2
 Mongol, Khalka China 69,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.25 % 0.19 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 231,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Translation Started 3
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 61,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Needed 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Canada 4,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Translation Started 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Mongol, Sichuan China 36,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.10 % 0.02 % New Testament 1
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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