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 *
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Jiarong, Chabao China 18,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 19,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Groma China 19,000 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao France 19,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.71 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Singapore 20,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.30 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Matpa Bhutan 20,000 Chocangacakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Taungtha Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Chin, Rungtu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Thai Germany 21,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Norway 21,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 21,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khmer Canada 22,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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