Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,447,000

% 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 *
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,361,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,258,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 365
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,099,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 102
 Burmese New Zealand 2,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.60 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
Burakumin Japan 887,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Thai Canada 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai France 10,000 Thai Buddhism 0.30 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Italy 5,400 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Netherlands 5,300 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Switzerland 8,700 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United States 183,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 4
 Chak, Thet Myanmar (Burma) 1,900 Chak Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Translation Needed 1
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Burmese Malaysia 30,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Cambodia 825,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 17
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 494,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Thai Cambodia 3,300 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.15 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,447,000     539       5,893
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