Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,591,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 92
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 63,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Yaw Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Naga Leinong Myanmar (Burma) 8,800 Naga, Lainong Buddhism 25.00 % 4.00 % Bible Portions -
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 414,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,160,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 464,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 204,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 18,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,300 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 117,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 116,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
Taungtha Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Chin, Rungtu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Muak Sa-aak Myanmar (Burma) 4,500 Muak Sa-aak Buddhism 10.00 % 10.00 % Bible Portions -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 35,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
 Mok Myanmar (Burma) 4,100 Mok Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Chin, Ekai Myanmar (Burma) 6,200 Chin, Ekai Buddhism 3.00 % 3.00 % Translation Started -
 Dolpa Nepal 4,700 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % 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
 Larke Nepal 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Kyerung Nepal 3,600 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Rongkup Nepal 4,600 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970