Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,505,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

689

Unreached Groups

540 (78.4 %)

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 *
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
 Kuan, Khuen China 1,700 Khuen Buddhism 0.11 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Khuen Laos 13,000 Khuen Buddhism 1.50 % 1.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Khuen United States 2,800 Khuen Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Monpa Tawang India 7,100 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Needed 1
 Thakali Chimtan Nepal Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyenpa Bhutan 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Angku China 8,200 Kon Keu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku Bhutan 6,500 Tseku Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
Monpa Black Mountain Bhutan 500 Olekha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Nubri Nepal 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Tsum Nepal 2,200 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Taungtha Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Chin, Rungtu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Minyag, Eastern China 2,000 Minyag, Eastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Started 5
 De'an, Shwe China 8,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
Totals: 689 Peoples   503,505,000     540       5,917
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