Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Japanese New Zealand 25,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,800 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese New Zealand 7,600 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao New Zealand 1,600 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 9,200 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese New Caledonia 2,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai Netherlands 23,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,500 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Netherlands 25,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Netherlands 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dolpa Nepal 4,800 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 3,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Kyerung Nepal 3,700 Kyerung Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Rongkup Nepal 4,800 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 3,100 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Nepal 129,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 616,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.01 % New Testament -
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 3,100 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhote Nepal 16,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 6,700 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,799,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,300 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % New Testament 1
 Walang Nepal 1,500 Walungge Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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