Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
 Chinese, general Argentina 77,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Botswana 1,300 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 25.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Belgium 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Brazil 313,000 Portuguese Buddhism 30.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chinese, general Christmas Island 800 Language unknown Buddhism 14.00 % 2.00 % Unspecified -
 Thai-Chinese Thailand 5,683,000 Thai Buddhism 4.00 % 2.66 % Complete Bible -
 Chinese, general Turkmenistan 2,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.30 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Buriat, Chinese China 170,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Uzbekistan 1,100 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 7.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 457,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Dawei, Tavoyan Thailand 500 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Shanyan China 26,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tebbu China 26,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Chhairottan Nepal Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thakali Chimtan Nepal Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Huay Thailand 600 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Khorat Thailand 11,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Ga Thailand 2,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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