Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 So Laos 86,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.50 % 0.35 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 108,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan India 99,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa Bhutan 96,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 101,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Deqen China 122,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 104,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 Asho Khyang India 800 Chin, Asho Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Australia 13,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.35 % 0.07 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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