Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,107,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

523 (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 *
 Khmer Vietnam 1,302,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 1.87 % 26
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,435,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 10.61 % -
 Tamang Nepal 1,438,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 6.62 % -
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,455,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.33 % 29
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Thailand 1,497,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 2.66 % -
 Khampa Eastern China 1,606,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.05 % 0.01 % 32
 Vietnamese United States 1,654,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,681,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.05 % 54
 Lao Laos 3,348,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 3.50 % 2.00 % 67
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,493,000 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 0.90 % 0.82 % 90
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,669,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 2.66 % -
 Mongol China 7,628,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism New Testament 0.80 % 0.40 % 153
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,095,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.01 % -
 Khmer Cambodia 14,442,000 Khmer Buddhism Complete Bible 3.20 % 1.90 % 289
 Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 31,146,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.35 % 0.08 % 623
 Thai Thailand 51,158,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.30 % 0.27 % 1,023
 Vietnamese Vietnam 80,390,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.40 % 1.40 % -
 Japanese Japan 121,301,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.20 % 0.30 % 2,426
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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