Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Japanese China 7,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese New Zealand 7,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Rigzong India 7,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Bangladesh 6,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Couratto Sri Lanka 6,900 Sinhala Buddhism 1.72 % Complete Bible 1
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,700 Sinhala Buddhism 5.05 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,600 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Yamphu Nepal 6,600 Yamphu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thai Canada 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.70 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Paraguay 6,500 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tseku Bhutan 6,500 Tseku Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Brunei 6,300 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 15.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Italy 6,300 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 De'ang, Rumai China 6,300 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,200 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,100 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,100 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Qixingmin China 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Broq-Pa Pakistan 5,800 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Man India 5,800 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Needed -
Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Broq-Pa Bhutan 5,600 Brokpake Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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