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 *
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
 Deaf Japan 253,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
Deaf Mongolia 16,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Thailand 349,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 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
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.78 % Complete Bible 1
 Gara India 700 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Needed 1
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 74,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Myanmar (Burma) 979,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 2.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 20
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Tai China 58,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.59 % Complete Bible 1
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.71 % Complete Bible 1
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Needed 2
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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