Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% 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 *
 Palaung, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Jiarong, Guanyingqiao China 8,000 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,100 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Angku China 8,200 Kon Keu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Monba, Medog China 8,300 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Kyerung China 8,500 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Singpho India 8,500 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Zhaba China 8,600 Zhaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Thai Switzerland 8,700 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,800 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 8,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.43 % Complete Bible -
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,900 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Namuyi China 8,900 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Uuld Mongolia 8,900 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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