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 *
Sartang India 3,400 Sartang Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
 Gara India 700 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Needed 1
Batgama Sri Lanka 375,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 7
 Thai China, Hong Kong 11,000 Thai Buddhism 1.40 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 So Laos 86,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Eastern Thailand 8,300 Lawa, Eastern Buddhism 1.40 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
 Mok Thailand 700 Mok Buddhism 1.40 % 1.40 % Translation Started 1
 Lao Cambodia 23,000 Lao Buddhism 1.40 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Unspecified 1
 Bayad Mongolia 65,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Japan 120,934,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 2,419
 Yugur, Enger China 6,100 Yugur, East Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Unspecified 1
 Khmer Krom Cambodia 280,000 Khmer Buddhism 1.20 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 6
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 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
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
 Burmese Korea, South 23,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Sino-Burmese China, Macau 19,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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