Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Drukpa Bhutan 216,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa India 17,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dowaniya India 2,900 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 408,000 Language unknown Buddhism 8.98 % Unspecified -
 Deaf Japan 253,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Deaf Thailand 349,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Deaf Vietnam 730,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 De'ang, Rumai China 6,300 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 De'an, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 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
 Dariganga Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Danau Myanmar (Burma) 127,000 Danau Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 3
 Dakpa Bhutan 4,400 Dakpakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Dakpa India 100 Brokpake Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Chuanqing China 1,013,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanlan China 399,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chrame China 51,000 Pumi, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Choni China 171,000 Choni Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Unspecified 3
 Chong Cambodia 1,600 Chong Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Unspecified 1
 Chong Thailand 2,000 Chong Buddhism 0.80 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Chinese, general Argentina 77,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards

Avatar

Welcome. I’m a virtual assistant and will try to answer questions about Joshua Project, unreached people groups, the Great Commission and more. How can I help you?

For further help try our FAQ, Definitions or Contact Us pages.