Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,851,000

% 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 *
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.44 % New Testament -
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 27,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.27 % Complete Bible -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 27,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.28 % Complete Bible -
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
Gattara Sri Lanka 753,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.78 % Complete Bible 1
Durava Sri Lanka 718,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.12 % Complete Bible -
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 37,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.50 % Complete Bible -
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Unspecified -
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
Deaf Mongolia 16,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
Couratto Sri Lanka 6,900 Sinhala Buddhism 1.72 % Complete Bible 1
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,100 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
Chepya Laos 2,500 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Chaimal India 600 Chin, Falam Buddhism 0.31 % Complete Bible 1
Burakumin Japan 887,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 18
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.02 % Complete Bible -
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,300 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,851,000     539       5,897
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