Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,050,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (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 *
 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
 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
 Rongkup Bhutan 2,900 Lepcha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Rongkup India 74,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.68 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,800 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 257,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 291,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 De'ang, Pale China 11,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.12 % 0.12 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Eastern Kayah Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,700 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   500,050,000     534       5,824
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