Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% 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 *
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,422,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.01 % Complete Bible -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 80,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
Kuki Chin Asho Bangladesh 1,700 Chin, Asho Buddhism 3.40 % Complete Bible 1
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Valmiki Chuhra (Buddhist traditions) India 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 860,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
 Pa-O Thailand 900 Pa'o Buddhism 25.00 % 1.00 % New Testament -
 Kuki Chin Bangladesh 126,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 11.41 % New Testament -
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 15,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Dolpa Nepal 4,700 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 160,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Thailand 22,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Kheng Bhutan 35,000 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 105,000 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 39,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,766,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 155
 Rongkup Bhutan 3,000 Lepcha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Rongkup India 79,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.66 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 4,700 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Mru Bangladesh 72,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943