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 *
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Monpa Bhutan 96,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan India 99,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Vietnamese Malaysia 101,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Amdo, Rtahu China 101,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Bulang China 106,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Unspecified -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Sinhalese Australia 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Vietnamese Laos 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Thailand 122,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Deqen China 122,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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