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 *
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Burmese Cambodia 5,200 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Switzerland 5,200 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,200 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Netherlands 5,300 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,300 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,300 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Italy 5,400 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,400 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Spain 5,500 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 5,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Broq-Pa Bhutan 5,600 Brokpake Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Hdzanggur China 5,600 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Broq-Pa Pakistan 5,800 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Man India 5,800 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Needed -
Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Qixingmin China 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,100 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,100 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,200 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,300 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Italy 6,300 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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