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 *
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 182,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,095,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.01 % Complete Bible -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
Kuki Chin Asho Bangladesh 1,700 Chin, Asho Buddhism 6.67 % Complete Bible -
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 858,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 800 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 56,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 430,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
 Chakma, Daingnet Myanmar (Burma) 28,000 Chakma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Chakma India 215,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.85 % New Testament 4
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Dolpa Nepal 3,800 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 65,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 9,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Kheng Bhutan 34,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
 Bulang China 106,000 Blang Buddhism 0.06 % 0.06 % New Testament 2
 Bulang Thailand 1,400 Blang Buddhism 4.00 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 37,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,342,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 147
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,734,000     529       5,820
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