Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Burmese India 15,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,400 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 250,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
 Chakma India 217,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.85 % New Testament 4
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Australia 37,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Bulgaria 1,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 5.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lao Canada 13,000 Lao Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 4.00 % Translation Needed -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Kadu, Asak Myanmar (Burma) 35,000 Kadu Buddhism 5.00 % 3.50 % Bible Portions -
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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