Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,400 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 163,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa China 107,000 Awa (China) Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 18,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Korean Thailand 21,000 Korean Buddhism 24.00 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese United States 847,000 Japanese Buddhism 25.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 14.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Brunei 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 15.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Australia 9,300 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 12.00 % 12.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,403,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 170,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 2,800 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,500 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,500 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,215,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 9.43 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Zayein Myanmar (Burma) 12,000 Zayein Buddhism 18.00 % 9.00 % Translation Started -
 Bru, Western Laos 91,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % New Testament -
 Chinese, general Chile 13,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 30.00 % 7.50 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 616,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 448,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanlan China 395,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,003,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 782,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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