Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,407,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Nghari China 64,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shanyan China 26,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan, Zhugqu China 50,000 Choni Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Toku-No-Shima Japan 5,000 Toku-No-Shima Buddhism 2.00 % 0.55 % Unspecified 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Tseku Bhutan 6,600 Tseku Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
Tsum Nepal 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Tu China 263,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Tuvan China 4,400 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 41,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvans-Todzhan Russia 1,900 Tuvan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Australia 270,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 22.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Austria 3,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 12.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Belgium 1,300 Vietnamese Buddhism 17.00 % 10.00 % Complete Bible -
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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