Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,300 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 145,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 208,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Laos 220,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 4
 Phu Thai Thailand 490,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 55,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 247,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Khmu, Puman China 22,000 U Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Started -
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Samtao Laos 3,400 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Samtao Thailand 100 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,700 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 16.05 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 103,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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