Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Tibetan India 118,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Nyaw Thailand 83,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 82,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa Bhutan 97,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 102,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Huayao Tai China 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 94,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 121,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 103,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Deaf Laos 75,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 80,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 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 Needed 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
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943