Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,734,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,161,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 56,000 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 -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,200 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Needed -
 Singpho India 8,400 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Man India 5,800 Phake Buddhism 21.82 % Translation Needed -
 Tamang India 228,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.19 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Nepal 1,436,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.62 % New Testament -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Charumba India 900 Zakhring Buddhism 5.70 % Unspecified -
 Chuanlan China 398,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,009,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lawa China 108,000 Awa Buddhism 20.00 % 18.00 % Translation Needed -
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 4.00 % Translation Needed -
Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,600 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,734,000     529       5,820
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