Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,800 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,169,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,100 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 4,800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 5,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 949,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan India 99,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan China 4,300 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Yakha Bhutan 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Barua India 1,300 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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