Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,315,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

533 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Lao Phuan Thailand 214,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 217,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Thai Laos 148,000 Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 3
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 126,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Started 3
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Japanese Peru 160,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 153,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 158,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Sherpa Nepal 126,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Choni China 170,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 138,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhotia India 135,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
 Tai Lue Laos 134,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Amdo, Rongba China 162,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Northern China 151,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Deaf Cambodia 126,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 168,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Burmese Bangladesh 81,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.09 % Complete Bible 2
 Eurasian Japan 123,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai Korea, South 103,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 87,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 81,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,315,000     533       5,942