Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 190,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Burmese United States 200,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Burmese Thailand 213,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.42 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 215,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Started 4
 Lao United States 216,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 222,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Vietnamese Taiwan 226,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai United States 232,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 235,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Phu Thai Laos 237,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Deaf Japan 245,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Marma (Magh) Bangladesh 247,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % New Testament -
Hinna Sri Lanka 251,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.70 % Complete Bible -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 251,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Phu Thai Vietnam 255,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Tu China 259,000 Tu Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Chakma India 262,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.89 % Complete Bible 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 263,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Khampa, Western China 267,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 278,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 6
 Tamang India 279,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.10 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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