Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% 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 *
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 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 Western 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 227,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Italy 1,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 7.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lao Laos 3,398,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 68
 Lao Thailand 60,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Khmer Cambodia 14,045,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 281
 Lao New Zealand 1,400 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Australia 12,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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