Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Burmese Bangladesh 317,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 1.62 % 6
 Burmese India 15,000 Burmese Buddhism Complete Bible 4.52 % 1
 Chak Bangladesh 3,100 Chak Buddhism Translation Needed 0.73 % 1
 Chakma Bangladesh 439,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 15.13 % -
Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism New Testament 4.83 % 4
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 1.10 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 9,700 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism Complete Bible 6.25 % -
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 Hyolmo Buddhism New Testament 1.38 % 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,200 Japanese Buddhism Complete Bible 2.87 % 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism Complete Bible 0.47 % 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism New Testament 0.99 % 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 24,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism Bible Portions 0.59 % 1
 Khampti India 18,000 Adi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.89 % 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 25.68 % -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 3.56 % 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.43 % 1
 Mru Bangladesh 33,000 Mru Buddhism New Testament 4.38 % 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism Translation Needed 4.49 % 1
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 16.05 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism New Testament 4.24 % 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 37,000 Tangchangya Buddhism Translation Needed 23.66 % -
 Gurung Bhutan 11,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 3.59 % 1
 Gurung Nepal 505,000 Gurung Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 10
 Tibetan India 105,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism Complete Bible 0.26 % 2
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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