Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Tibetan India 106,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.26 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Unspecified -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Sinhalese Australia 112,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 112,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Translation Started 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Bhotia India 116,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 118,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Vietnamese Laos 120,000 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 % Bible Portions 2
Deaf Cambodia 124,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 2
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 3
 Tai Lue Laos 127,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Thai Laos 141,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
Rajaka Sri Lanka 148,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.03 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khampa, Northern China 152,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 153,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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