Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,040,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Japanese Peru 162,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Lao Phuan Laos 155,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Started 3
 Palaung, Rumai Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Palaung, Rumai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 3
 Sherpa Nepal 128,000 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 % New Testament 3
 Bhotia India 134,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.92 % Complete Bible 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
 Tai Lue Laos 136,000 Lu Buddhism ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Deaf Cambodia 127,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 0.40 % Bible Portions 3
 Buriat, Chinese China 168,000 Buriat, China Buddhism 1.00 % 0.90 % Unspecified 3
 Burmese Thailand 213,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.42 % Complete Bible 4
 Burmese United States 199,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 4
 Chaungtha Myanmar (Burma) 184,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao United States 215,000 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 4
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 192,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 180,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Lao Phuan Thailand 215,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Started 4
 Drukpa Bhutan 221,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Thai United States 231,000 Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 5
 Chakma India 260,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.89 % Complete Bible 5
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,040,000     511       5,879



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