Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,600 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 118,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 138,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhote Nepal 15,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 135,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhotia Sikkim India 82,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Dirang India 8,500 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Gara India 900 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Unspecified 1
 Jad India 2,600 Khamba Buddhism 0.59 % Translation Started 1
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
Khami Bangladesh 5,900 Chittagonian Buddhism 4.63 % New Testament 1
 Khamiyang India 1,600 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
 Khowa India 1,700 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Started -
 Monpa Lish India 2,700 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Started 1
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,284,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 226
 Monpa India 48,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Started 1
 Marma Bangladesh 242,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % Bible Portions -
 Marma India 55,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Changpa India 3,200 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Started 1
 Sherdukpen India 4,200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Started 1
 Singpho India 10,000 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943