Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,369,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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 *
 Lao Thailand 60,000 Lao Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao United States 210,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 2.60 % Complete Bible -
 Lama Pakistan 200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai He Laos 4,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Tibetan, Shanyan China 26,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Chhairottan Nepal Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Huay Thailand 600 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Ga Thailand 2,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Krang Thailand 58,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Ti Thailand 200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Gapong Thailand 2,200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Wieng Thailand 57,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.60 % 0.60 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Lom Thailand 29,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lap, Lakha Bhutan 10,000 Lakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
 Ladakhi China 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,369,000     540       5,916
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