Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

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 *
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % New Testament -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 616,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.01 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 9,100 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 14.00 % Complete Bible -
 Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,181,000 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) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 128,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,400 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,700 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Started -
 Marma (Magh) Bangladesh 247,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % New Testament -
 Singpho India 9,900 Singpho Buddhism 7.14 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang India 279,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.10 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,799,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Tai Man India 6,900 Phake Buddhism 21.90 % Translation Started -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,700 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Charumba India 1,200 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
 Chuanlan China 395,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,003,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa China 107,000 Awa (China) 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 -
 Deaf Sri Lanka 110,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 412,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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