Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Burmese Denmark 1,700 Burmese Buddhism 2.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Khmer Germany 13,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Australia 224,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Italy 1,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 7.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Laos 3,348,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 67
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 700 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,100 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Khmer Cambodia 14,442,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 289
 Lao Australia 12,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao New Zealand 1,400 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Vietnam 1,302,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 26
 Vietnamese Denmark 9,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Czechia 70,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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