Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuva, Uriankhai Mongolia 42,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa India 41,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Singapore 39,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 16.05 % Complete Bible -
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Austria 37,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.90 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 37,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.50 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Australia 36,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Bible Portions 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 36,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
 Mongol, Sichuan China 36,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 35,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Kheng Bhutan 34,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Kui Cambodia 34,000 Kuay Buddhism 3.50 % 0.53 % Complete Bible 1
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % New Testament -
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Thai Sweden 31,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Dariganga Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese France 30,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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