Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,369,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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 *
 Thai China, Hong Kong 10,000 Thai Buddhism 1.40 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese China, Hong Kong 10,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 10,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Lap, Lakha Bhutan 10,000 Lakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Thai Japan 9,900 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,800 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Vietnam 9,600 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Tamang Bhutan 9,100 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Sweden 9,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,900 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Namuyi China 8,900 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,800 Sinhala Buddhism 3.51 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Switzerland 8,700 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 8,600 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.63 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,369,000     540       5,916
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