Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

496,891,000

% of World Population

6.6 %

People Groups

665

Unreached Groups

521 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Indigenous
 Burmese Bangladesh 318,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible
 Burmese India 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.30 % Complete Bible
 Chak Bangladesh 3,100 Chak Buddhism 0.73 % Definite Need
 Chakma Bangladesh 442,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament
Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 3.93 % New Testament
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 10,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 5.19 % Complete Bible
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.42 % New Testament
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 Japanese Buddhism 1.43 % Complete Bible
 Kachin India 36,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.12 % Complete Bible
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 24,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions
 Khampti India 17,000 Adi Buddhism 1.34 % Complete Bible
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 22.84 % New Testament
 Rongkup Nepal 4,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament
 Rakhine, Arakanese Bangladesh 199,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 % New Testament
 Arakanese, Magh India 46,000 Magahi Buddhism 0.57 % New Testament
Mon India 800 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.60 % Complete Bible
 Mru Bangladesh 33,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Trans Need ?
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.95 % Complete Bible
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.23 % New Testament
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Trans Need ?
 Gurung Nepal 506,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament
 Tibetan India 110,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.25 % Complete Bible
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 119,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.20 % Complete Bible
Totals: 665 Peoples   496,891,000     521        
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