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 *
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,600 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,164,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 58,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Thai, Isan Iceland 1,600 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 9,100 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,960,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 379
 Thai, Isan United States 87,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan Australia 1,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Belgium 5,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 940,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan France 7,900 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan India 118,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan Liechtenstein 500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Netherlands 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 3,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,600 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943