Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,725,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

674

Unreached Groups

528 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 440,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 7.00 % -
 Bai, Southern China 442,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 2.80 % 2.80 % -
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 454,000 Tavoyan Buddhism Translation Started 0.10 % 0.04 % 9
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.15 % -
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Govigama Sri Lanka 550,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.90 % -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 604,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism Complete Bible 10.00 % 7.07 % -
Durava Sri Lanka 715,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 8.12 % -
 Deaf Vietnam 723,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism Unspecified 9.43 % -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
Gattara Sri Lanka 750,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.74 % -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 756,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 29.00 % 6.00 % -
 Tibetan Gtsang China 763,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.02 % 0.01 % 15
 Tai Lue China 808,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.33 % 16
 Vietnamese Cambodia 814,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 0.17 % 16
 Japanese United States 835,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 17
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 839,000 Pa'o Buddhism New Testament 1.70 % 0.30 % 17
Burakumin Japan 890,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 18
 Tibetan, Central China 945,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.04 % 0.03 % 19
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 973,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.40 % 19
 Nau Buddh India 973,000 Marathi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.33 % 19
 Chuanqing China 1,009,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 7.50 % 6.80 % -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,063,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.40 % -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,135,000 Mon Buddhism Complete Bible 0.90 % 0.82 % 23
Totals: 674 Peoples   499,725,000     528       5,692
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