Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,900 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Angku China 8,200 Kon Keu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku Bhutan 6,600 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 -
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
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 2,300 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) 234,000 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) 103,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Laos 226,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 492,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 56,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Aiton India 3,600 Aiton Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Aka Bhutan 400 Hruso Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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