Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Argentina 78,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 So Thailand 75,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 2
 Deaf Laos 75,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 74,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Thailand 73,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Min Nan Myanmar (Burma) 72,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 4.00 % 2.50 % Complete Bible -
 Mru Bangladesh 72,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Khmer France 71,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Australia 70,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Czechia 69,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 66,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Thailand 66,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 66,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.35 % Translation Started -
 Thai Taiwan 65,000 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 65,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Ergong China 63,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Nghari China 63,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Thailand 62,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 62,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.52 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 61,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943