Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Jirel Nepal 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Khas Bhutan 1,000 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Kalaktang Bhutan 1,100 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Lish India 2,300 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Started 1
 Mangrik India 23,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mangrik Pakistan 43,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Miji [Sajalong] Bhutan 300 Miji Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa India 40,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Marma India 47,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
Nau Buddh India Unknown Marathi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Started 1
 Changpa Pakistan 200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Adi Ramo China 200 Adi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong India 7,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,400 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sherdukpen Bhutan 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Sherdukpen India 3,500 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Man, Shan China 700 Shan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Bhutan 9,200 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Za, Charumba China 800 Zakhring Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lhokpu Bhutan 3,500 Lhokpu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bonan, Tongren China 7,400 Bonan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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