Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,725,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

674

Unreached Groups

528 (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 *
Chakma India 220,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 4.83 % 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism Translation Started 0.50 % 0.40 % 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 213,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lao United States 208,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 0.50 % 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.50 % 0.10 % 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 207,000 Jiarong Buddhism Bible Portions 0.03 % 0.03 % 4
 Burmese Thailand 206,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 0.40 % 0.10 % 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Marma Bangladesh 194,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 3.19 % 4
 Burmese United States 193,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.00 % 0.30 % 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 188,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.16 % 0.16 % 4
 Thai United States 182,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.20 % 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 182,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.07 % 4
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 182,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 6.81 % -
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism Translation Started 0.20 % 0.10 % 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 169,000 Buriat, China Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.90 % 3
 Asho Khyang Myanmar (Burma) 168,000 Chin, Asho Buddhism Complete Bible 15.00 % 10.00 % -
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.01 % 0.01 % 3
 Vietnamese Canada 162,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 25.00 % 3.00 % -
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism New Testament 28.00 % 20.00 % -
 Mongolian, Northern Mongolia 160,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 155,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism Bible Portions 0.40 % 0.20 % 3
 Japanese Peru 153,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.50 % 0.50 % 3
Totals: 674 Peoples   499,725,000     528       5,692
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