Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Kui Thailand 420,000 Kuay Buddhism 2.00 % 0.41 % Complete Bible 8
 Chakma Bangladesh 431,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 440,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Bai, Southern China 442,000 Bai, Southern Buddhism 2.80 % 2.80 % Bible Portions -
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 454,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 492,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Govigama Sri Lanka 550,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.90 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 604,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
Durava Sri Lanka 715,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
 Deaf Vietnam 723,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
Gattara Sri Lanka 750,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 756,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 29.00 % 6.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Gtsang China 763,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Tai Lue China 808,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Vietnamese Cambodia 814,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.17 % Complete Bible 16
 Japanese United States 835,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 858,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
Burakumin Japan 890,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
 Tibetan, Central China 945,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 973,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 19
 Nau Buddh India 973,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.33 % Complete Bible 19
 Chuanqing China 1,009,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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