Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang Laos 26,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Lonpa India 900 Kangri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,169,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Tatar, Khakass China 800 Khakas Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Jad India 2,200 Khamba Buddhism 0.59 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampa Tibetan Bhutan 1,700 Khamba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism 0.90 % Translation Needed 1
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Unspecified 1
Tai Darai India 400 Khamyang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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