Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,356,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

531 (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 *
 Bulang China 107,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Australia 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Cambodia 5,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Finland 1,500 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 185,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,383,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.08 % Complete Bible 628
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Thailand 207,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Lao France 19,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 492,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Choni China 172,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Laos 131,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,356,000     531       5,918
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