Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Lao Phuan Thailand 210,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Lao United States 212,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 218,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Vietnamese Taiwan 225,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai United States 227,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Phu Thai Laos 229,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 236,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Unspecified 5
 Marma Bangladesh 237,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % Bible Portions -
Hinna Sri Lanka 246,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.70 % Complete Bible -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 247,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.62 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Japan 251,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Phu Thai Vietnam 254,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Chakma India 258,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.88 % New Testament 5
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 258,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Tu China 263,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Tamang India 264,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.13 % Complete Bible -
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 269,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Khampa, Western China 271,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Vietnamese Australia 273,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 288,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 297,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
Salagama Sri Lanka 316,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 317,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese France 327,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Hannali Sri Lanka 339,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.85 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970