Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% 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 *
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 433,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Khun Thailand 7,000 Khun Buddhism 1.50 % 0.14 % Bible Portions 1
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Mexico 51,000 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese New Zealand 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Paraguay 16,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Peru 155,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Japanese Panama 2,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Portugal 700 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 4,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Australia 37,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Belgium 4,700 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Canada 57,000 Japanese Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 Japanese Buddhism 2.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese China 7,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Northern Mariana Islands 900 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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