Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

499,776,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

529 (78.1 %)

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 *
 Burmese Bangladesh 310,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Burmese India 15,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Chak Bangladesh 3,000 Chak Buddhism 0.73 % Unspecified 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 431,000 Chakma Buddhism 15.13 % New Testament -
Chakma India 220,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.83 % New Testament 4
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 9,800 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.23 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 Japanese Buddhism 2.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 9,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khampti India 18,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 76,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.68 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,800 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 16.05 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 103,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 36,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
 Gurung Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 2.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 106,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.26 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 677 Peoples   499,776,000     529       5,691
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