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 *
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Burmese Laos 5,100 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Chepya Laos 2,500 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Laos 74,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Kui Laos 48,000 Kuay Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Laos 7,400 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % Translation Needed 1
Kiorr Laos 4,800 Kiorr Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Gapong Laos 500 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai He Laos 4,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Japanese Mexico 5,500 Japanese Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 800 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 58,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 295,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % Complete Bible 6
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
Barua, Maramagyi Myanmar (Burma) 500 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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