Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,315,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

533 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,164,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 58,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 129,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Started -
 Marma Bangladesh 242,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % Bible Portions -
 Singpho India 10,000 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Started -
 Tamang India 266,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.13 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,758,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,700 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Charumba India 1,100 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
 Chuanlan China 396,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,004,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa China 107,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Lhomi India 1,900 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 5.00 % Translation Needed -
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,500 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 16.00 % 15.00 % Bible Portions -
 Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 406,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,315,000     533       5,942