Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% 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 *
 Vietnamese Australia 227,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Italy 1,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 7.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Laos 3,398,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 68
 Lao Thailand 60,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 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 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,501,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Bai, Southern China 443,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 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 163,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Canada 13,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Cyprus 1,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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