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 *
 Jiarong, Situ China 209,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Mongour China 52,000 Tu Buddhism 0.03 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Golog China 169,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Khampa, Northern China 153,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Tibetan Gtsang China 768,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Translation Needed 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
 Tu China 263,000 Tu Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 5
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Amdo, Rongba China 164,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Bible Portions 3
 Khampa, Western China 271,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Qiang, Cimulin China 17,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Luhua China 25,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 21,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Xiangcheng China 15,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Ergong China 64,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Khun Myanmar (Burma) 131,000 Khun Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 3
 Burmese Sri Lanka 600 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese China 27,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese Laos 5,100 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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