Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

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 *
Karava Sri Lanka 1,045,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.40 % -
 Chuanqing China 996,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 7.50 % 6.80 % -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 969,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 2.00 % 1.40 % 19
 Nau Buddh India 963,000 Marathi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.33 % 19
 Tibetan, Central China 933,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.04 % 0.03 % 19
Burakumin Japan 892,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 18
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 836,000 Pa'o Buddhism New Testament 1.70 % 0.30 % 17
 Japanese United States 829,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 17
 Vietnamese Cambodia 802,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 3.00 % 0.17 % 16
 Tai Lue China 798,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.33 % 16
 Tibetan Gtsang China 753,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.02 % 0.01 % 15
 Han Chinese, Hakka Indonesia 745,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism Complete Bible 29.00 % 6.00 % -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 738,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
Gattara Sri Lanka 737,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.74 % -
 Deaf Vietnam 724,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism Unspecified 9.43 % -
Durava Sri Lanka 703,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 8.12 % -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 603,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism Complete Bible 10.00 % 7.07 % -
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 553,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Govigama Sri Lanka 541,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.90 % -
 Gurung Nepal 505,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 10
 Phu Thai Thailand 486,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.60 % 0.10 % 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 486,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 10
 Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 452,000 Tavoyan Buddhism Translation Needed 0.10 % 0.04 % 9
 Chakma Bangladesh 439,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 15.13 % -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 439,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism Complete Bible 12.00 % 7.00 % -
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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