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 *
 Sinhalese Qatar 56,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Russia 3,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka United States 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Thai Spain 1,400 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Ukraine 3,800 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bru, Eastern Thailand 25,000 Bru, Eastern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Belgium 500 Khmer Buddhism 7.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Spain 500 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kunigami Japan 4,900 Kunigami Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,300 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 86,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 1.50 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,200 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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