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 *
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 83,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin Mongolia 38,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Palaung, Shwe Myanmar (Burma) 233,000 Palaung, Shwe Buddhism 0.20 % 0.12 % Translation Needed 5
 Gongduk Bhutan 2,400 Gongduk Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Groma China 19,000 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Groma India 700 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Guiqiong China 13,000 Guiqiong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Singapore 1,375,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 12.00 % 10.61 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Teochew Singapore 595,000 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 10.00 % 7.07 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 433,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 130,000 Khun Buddhism 2.30 % 1.90 % Bible Portions 3
 Tai Khun Laos 800 Khun Buddhism 4.00 % 2.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
 Japanese Japan 120,934,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,419
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Tai Khang China 43,000 Kang Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 1
 Tai Khang Laos 26,000 Kang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 161,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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