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 *
 Vietnamese Korea, South 150,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 8.00 % 3.00 % -
 Khampa, Northern China 150,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 0.02 % 0.01 % 3
Rajaka Sri Lanka 145,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.03 % -
 Lao Phuan Laos 141,000 Phuan Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.80 % 3
 Thai, Central Laos 137,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.60 % 0.30 % 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 129,000 Khun Buddhism Bible Portions 2.30 % 1.90 % 3
 Lahu Shi China 128,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism New Testament 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Eurasian Japan 127,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism Translation Needed 0.50 % 0.40 % 3
 Tai Lue Laos 124,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.10 % 2
Deaf Cambodia 122,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 3.13 % 2
 Vietnamese Thailand 121,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Vietnamese Taiwan 120,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 10.00 % 1.80 % -
 Tibetan, Deqen China 120,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 2.00 % 0.04 % 2
 Vietnamese Laos 117,000 Vietnamese Buddhism Complete Bible 9.00 % 1.80 % -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 117,000 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.35 % 2
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 4.90 % 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Danu Buddhism Translation Started 2.00 % 0.50 % 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 113,000 Tai Laing Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Badahala Sri Lanka 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 7.52 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 2
 Lawa China 106,000 Awa Buddhism Translation Needed 20.00 % 18.00 % -
 Bulang China 105,000 Blang Buddhism New Testament 0.06 % 0.06 % 2
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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