Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

487,510,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

615

Unreached Groups

501 (81.5 %)

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 313,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible
 Burmese India 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.30 % Complete Bible
 Chak Bangladesh 3,000 Chak Buddhism 0.73 % Definite Need
 Chakma Bangladesh 434,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament
Chakma India 199,000 Chakma Buddhism 3.93 % New Testament
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Sri Lanka 500 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.81 % Complete Bible
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 11,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 5.19 % Complete Bible
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.42 % New Testament
 Japanese Sri Lanka 4,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.43 % Complete Bible
 Kachin Jingpo India 36,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.12 % Complete Bible
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions
 Khampti India 21,000 Adi Buddhism 1.34 % Complete Bible
 Lepcha India 84,000 Lepcha Buddhism 22.84 % New Testament
 Lepcha, Lapche Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament
 Rakhine, Arakanese Bangladesh 195,000 Magahi Buddhism 3.20 % New Testament
 Arakanese, Magh India 46,000 Magahi Buddhism 0.57 % New Testament
Mon of Kashmir India 1,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.60 % Complete Bible
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament
 Sinhalese Sri Lanka 10,729,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.99 % Complete Bible
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Trans Need ?
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.95 % Complete Bible
 Bhotia, Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.23 % New Testament
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Trans Need ?
 Gurung Nepal 504,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament
Totals: 615 Peoples   487,510,000     501        
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