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 *
 Tai Gapong Thailand 2,200 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Lao Ngaew Thailand 35,000 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dzala Bhutan 17,000 Dzalakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Matpa Bhutan 20,000 Chocangacakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Nupbi Bhutan 3,000 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tangbe Nepal 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,900 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Angku China 8,200 Kon Keu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Bahra Gaunle Nepal 400 Bine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lap, Lakha Bhutan 11,000 Lakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tseku Bhutan 6,600 Tseku Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Layakha Bhutan 3,500 Layakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Soyot Russia 3,700 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvans-Todzhans Russia 1,900 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,300 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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