Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,369,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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, Deqen China 122,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Thai United States 127,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 127,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Tai Lue Laos 129,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Thai Laos 143,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 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 % New Testament 3
 Japanese Peru 155,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 159,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Vietnamese Canada 163,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Chin, Asho Myanmar (Burma) 169,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 183,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,369,000     540       5,916
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