Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 58,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Khang China 42,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang Laos 27,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 271,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 185,000 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 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 34,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Kachin India 44,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Jiarong, Chabao China 18,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Deaf Japan 248,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Eurasian Japan 123,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Burakumin Japan 870,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
 Japanese New Zealand 14,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Paraguay 6,600 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Peru 160,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943