Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,447,000

% 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 *
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 457,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Thailand 500 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 45,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Started 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,462,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 494,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 14,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
Kagate Bhutan 200 Syuba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate India 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate Nepal 600 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % Bible Portions 1
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,300 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Unspecified -
 So Laos 86,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Sinhalese Australia 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Canada 5,100 Sinhala Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,447,000     539       5,893
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