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 *
 Deaf Vietnam 746,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Bible Portions -
Durava Sri Lanka 749,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Gtsang China 758,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 782,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
Gattara Sri Lanka 786,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Vietnamese Cambodia 835,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 17
 Japanese United States 847,000 Japanese Buddhism 25.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Burakumin Japan 860,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 873,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Tibetan, Central China 939,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 989,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 20
 Chuanqing China 1,003,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.40 % Complete Bible -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,154,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,181,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,197,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.28 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Singapore 1,215,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 9.43 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Vietnam 1,349,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.87 % Complete Bible 27
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,403,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,502,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,546,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Khampa Eastern China 1,597,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Vietnamese United States 1,718,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 36.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,799,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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