Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,107,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

668

Unreached Groups

523 (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 *
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,669,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 2.66 % -
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,500 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf Thailand 348,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.10 % 7
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Thai, Isan Iceland 500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.80 % 0.10 % 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.80 % 0.10 % 1
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,700 Thai, Northern Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Thailand 22,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali Chimtan Nepal Unknown Thakali Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,800 Thakali Buddhism Translation Needed 1.79 % 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 400 Thakali Buddhism Translation Needed 1.06 % 1
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
 Amdo, Rongba China 163,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.01 % 0.01 % 3
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 188,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism New Testament 0.05 % 0.05 % 4
Totals: 668 Peoples   500,107,000     523       5,689
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