Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,736,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

679

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,213,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 364
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 5,400 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 945,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.27 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 4,800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
Toku-No-shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tu China 261,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Tuva China 4,300 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuva, Uriankhai Mongolia 42,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,200 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Yaeyama Japan 47,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
 Yakha Bhutan 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 679 Peoples   499,736,000     530       5,821
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