Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,901,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

533 (77.7 %)

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 *
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,700 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Started 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 185,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,284,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 226
 Bai, Southern China 671,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 0.13 % 0.13 % Bible Portions 13
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Canada 4,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.11 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,600 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 183,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Tai Lue Laos 134,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Tseku China 14,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Cambodia 5,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Bangladesh 81,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % Complete Bible 2
 Bulang China 105,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Lao Krang Thailand 59,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.06 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 743,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
Totals: 686 Peoples   500,901,000     533       5,942