Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,009,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (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 *
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Korea, South 46,000 Khmer Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Korea, South 151,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Korean Kyrgyzstan 17,000 Korean Buddhism 26.34 % 16.00 % Complete Bible -
 Khmer Laos 7,300 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 1.50 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
Kiorr Laos 4,800 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Laos 3,398,000 Lao Buddhism 3.50 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 68
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 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
 Thai Malaysia 30,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Tak Bai Malaysia 4,100 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Vietnamese Malaysia 101,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuva, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   502,009,000     534       5,834
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