Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 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 -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 Chakma Bangladesh 438,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 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 6,400 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
Salagama Sri Lanka 310,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 14,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,386,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 437,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Austria 3,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,200 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 22,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,193,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 9.43 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 600,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Denmark 16,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Japan 14,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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