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 *
 Qiang, Mawo China 21,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qixingmin China 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Queyu China 11,000 Queyu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,700 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,699,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Rigzong India 7,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup Bhutan 2,900 Lepcha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Sampang Nepal 1,400 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Laos 3,500 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherdukpen Bhutan 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa United States 500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sinhalese Australia 113,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,800 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese India 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sogwo Arig China 50,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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