Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.32 % 0.32 % Translation Needed 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 870,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 19,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Australia 69,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Denmark 12,000 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 145,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Thai Sweden 31,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 26,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Chong Cambodia 1,600 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Unspecified 1
 Japanese Japan 120,474,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,409
 Japanese Belgium 4,700 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese China, Hong Kong 10,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Thailand 71,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Cambodia 24,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.27 % 0.27 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai Thailand 22,649,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 453
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,577,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,498,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 370
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,211,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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