Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Monpa Bhutan 97,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 102,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai Korea, South 103,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 103,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Bulang China 105,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Vietnamese Malaysia 106,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa China 107,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 109,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Deaf Sri Lanka 109,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 117,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan India 118,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 121,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Eurasian Japan 123,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 126,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 11.41 % New Testament -
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Vietnamese Laos 126,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Thailand 126,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 126,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Deaf Cambodia 126,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943