Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% 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 *
 Sinhalese Italy 59,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Oman 33,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,600 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,600 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 52,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 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 25,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Lao Phuan Cambodia 2,400 Phuan Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 153,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 214,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Khmu, Puman China 30,000 U Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern 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
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943