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 *
 Dzala Bhutan 17,000 Dzalakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Ergong China 64,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Ersu China 45,000 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Gara Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 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
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 900 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Bangladesh 6,900 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Handi Sri Lanka 1,700 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,300 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Hdzanggur China 5,600 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Huay Thailand 600 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Japanese China 7,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Jiarong, Chabao China 18,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Jiarong, Guanyingqiao China 8,000 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,300 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Sidabao China 7,200 Lavrung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Jiarong, Situ China 208,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
Kagate Bhutan 200 Syuba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 194,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,700 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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