Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 Switzerland 8,700 Thai Buddhism 2.00 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 8,700 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.63 % Complete Bible -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,700 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Zhaba China 8,600 Zhaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Kyerung China 8,500 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Singpho India 8,500 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Monba, Medog China 8,400 Sartang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Translation Started 1
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Angku China 8,200 Kon Keu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 De'an, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Yoy Thailand 8,000 Yoy Buddhism 0.90 % 0.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Guanyingqiao China 8,000 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Kucong Vietnam 8,000 Kucong Buddhism 2.00 % 1.24 % Translation Needed 1
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,900 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai New Zealand 7,700 Thai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,700 Sinhala Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Laos 7,400 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Cyprus 7,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.40 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Bonan, Tongren China 7,400 Bonan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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