Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,714,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

676

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Mongolian, Northern Mongolia 160,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % New Testament 3
 Vietnamese Canada 162,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Asho Khyang Myanmar (Burma) 168,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 169,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Translation Started 3
 Thai United States 182,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 182,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 188,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Burmese United States 193,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Marma Bangladesh 194,000 Rakhine Buddhism 3.19 % Bible Portions 4
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 200,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Burmese Thailand 206,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.40 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 208,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 213,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
Chakma India 220,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.83 % New Testament 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Vietnamese Australia 224,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 676 Peoples   499,714,000     528       5,690
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