Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% 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 *
 Momba India 4,500 Sartang Buddhism 0.69 % Translation Started 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,143,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Mongol, Khalka United States 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Czechia 2,500 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Korea, South 36,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.72 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Mongolia 2,297,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.50 % 0.86 % Complete Bible 46
 Mongol, Khalka Russia 3,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongol, Khalka Taiwan 1,100 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongolian Kazakhstan 700 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral United States 3,600 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 3.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa India 40,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,100 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Lish India 2,200 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Needed 1
 Monpa Tawang India 7,100 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Needed 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Bolivia 2,400 Okinawan, Central Buddhism 1.50 % 0.10 % Bible Portions 1
 Oy Laos 24,000 Oy Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Unspecified 1
 Pa-O Myanmar (Burma) 864,000 Pa'o Buddhism 1.70 % 0.30 % New Testament 17
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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