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 *
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Thai, Isan Iceland 500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Thailand 18,213,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 364
 Thai, Isan United States 84,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Thami China 600 Thangmi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 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 -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,700 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Barua Bangladesh 11,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
 Monpa Dirang India 7,100 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,300 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang Bhutan 1,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Lonpa India 700 Kangri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Bhutan 95,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,436,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.62 % New Testament -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 747,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,734,000     529       5,820
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