Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (78.2 %)

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 318,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.62 % Complete Bible 6
 Burmese India 14,000 Burmese Buddhism 4.57 % Complete Bible 1
 Chak Bangladesh 3,100 Chak Buddhism 0.72 % Translation Needed 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 513,000 Chakma Buddhism 12.96 % New Testament -
 Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 9,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.64 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 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 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khampti India 18,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.65 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 69,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 64,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 22.69 % Translation Needed -
 Tangchanghya India 2,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Needed -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 511,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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