Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (78.2 %)

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 United Arab Emirates 3,300 Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese United Kingdom 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,900 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 109,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Japanese United Kingdom 30,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer United Kingdom 11,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.20 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United Kingdom 54,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese United Kingdom 27,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Burmese United States 195,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Japanese United States 844,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 17
 Khmer, Cambodian United States 256,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 5
 Lao United States 211,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Mongol, Khalka United States 16,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai United States 226,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa United States 5,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese Vanuatu 1,500 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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