Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 So Laos 82,000 So Buddhism Bible Portions 1.40 % 1.00 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 99,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.50 % 0.35 % 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 107,000 Tai Nua Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 0.17 % 2
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism New Testament 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Tibetan India 105,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
 Nyaw Thailand 80,000 Nyaw Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 117,000 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.35 % 2
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 4.90 % 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism Translation Started 4.45 % 2
 Monpa Bhutan 102,000 Tshangla Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 98,000 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 0.36 % 0.36 % 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Huayao Tai China 90,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.30 % 0.29 % 2
 Tai Lue Laos 124,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.10 % 0.10 % 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism New Testament 0.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 120,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 2.00 % 0.04 % 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 102,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism Bible Portions 3.50 % 0.10 % 2
Deaf Cambodia 122,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 3.13 % 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Danu Buddhism Translation Started 2.00 % 0.50 % 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 113,000 Tai Laing Buddhism Translation Needed 1.00 % 0.30 % 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 93,000 Dzongkha Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 75,000 Sinhala Buddhism Complete Bible 3.68 % 2
 Eurasian Japan 127,000 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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