Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% 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 *
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 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
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Khuen United States 2,800 Khuen Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai Cambodia 3,300 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Cambodia 825,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 17
 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
 Burmese New Zealand 2,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.60 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
Burakumin Japan 887,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Thai Canada 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Italy 5,400 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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