Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,239,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 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 -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Barua Bangladesh 35,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Dirang India 8,500 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
Khami Bangladesh 5,900 Chittagonian Buddhism 4.63 % New Testament 1
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang Bhutan 1,100 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Miji [Sajalong] Bhutan 300 Miji Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Bhutan 97,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Tamang Bangladesh 700 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 2.29 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,758,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Amdo, Hbrogpa China 743,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 15
 Amdo, Rongba China 162,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Amdo, Rongmahbrogpa China 187,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % New Testament 4
 Amdo, Rtahu China 100,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Han Tai China 58,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Hdzanggur China 5,600 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Huayao Tai China 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Lhomi India 1,900 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,300 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % New Testament 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,239,000     534       5,942