Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Mongol, Khalka Russia 3,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Taiwan 1,100 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka United States 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,151,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Mok Myanmar (Burma) 4,000 Mok Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Mok Thailand 700 Mok Buddhism 1.40 % 1.40 % Translation Started 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 66,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Minyag, Western China 12,000 Minyag, Western Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Minyag, Eastern China 2,000 Minyag, Eastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Miji [Sajalong] Bhutan 300 Miji Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,583,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 192
Nau Buddh India Unknown Marathi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 0
 Manmet China 1,800 Man Met Buddhism 0.34 % 0.34 % Translation Needed 1
Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Tai China 58,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue China 814,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Laos 131,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,200 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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