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 *
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Myanmar (Burma) 74,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 2.00 % 1.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Singapore 433,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 12.00 % 7.00 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 900 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 502,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
 Guiqiong China 13,000 Guiqiong 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
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 27,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.27 % Complete Bible -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 27,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.28 % Complete Bible -
 Govigama Sri Lanka 553,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.90 % Complete Bible -
 Gongduk Bhutan 2,400 Gongduk Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Golog China 168,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.88 % Complete Bible 1
Gattara Sri Lanka 754,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.74 % Complete Bible -
 Gara India 700 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Gara Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.78 % Complete Bible 1
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Ersu China 45,000 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Ergong China 64,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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