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 *
Yaeyama Japan 46,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Lue China 811,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 864,000 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 194,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Thai Sweden 31,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Taiwan 64,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 26,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Australia 68,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Denmark 12,000 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Laos 143,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Chong Cambodia 1,600 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Unspecified 1
 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 13,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,880,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,418
 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 23,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Thai Thailand 21,256,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.27 % Complete Bible 425
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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