Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% 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 *
 Monpa Tawang India 7,100 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Needed 1
 Marma India 46,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Burmese Australia 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,156,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 623
 Burmese Finland 1,500 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
Chaimal India 600 Chin, Falam Buddhism 0.31 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Thailand 21,256,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 425
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan India 99,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 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 % Unspecified 3
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 494,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Needed 1
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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