Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Canada 14,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 5.00 % Translation Needed -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
 Bhotia India 135,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
 Chakma India 260,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.88 % Complete Bible 5
Khami Bangladesh 5,900 Chittagonian Buddhism 4.63 % New Testament 1
 Burmese India 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.57 % Complete Bible 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Bhotia Sikkim India 82,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Nepal 126,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 500 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,542,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 47,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Lao New Zealand 1,500 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943