Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (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 *
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi China 131,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,700 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 3,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,300 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 73,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 254,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,507,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,705,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 38,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Canada 166,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Canada 14,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 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 Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 18,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,200 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 35,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970