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 *
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.65 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Aheu Luang Thailand 1,600 Aheu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Manmet China 1,800 Man Met Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 67,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
Mon Pakistan 1,300 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,600 Mpi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 9,900 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism 1.00 % 0.45 % Unspecified 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Palaung, Pale Myanmar (Burma) 292,000 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.10 % 0.06 % New Testament 6
 Palaung, Pale Thailand 6,200 Palaung, Ruching Buddhism 0.20 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 261,000 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
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Lao Phuan Laos 147,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Translation Needed 3
 Lao Phuan Thailand 209,000 Phuan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 4
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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