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 *
 Tamang Bhutan 9,600 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 3.59 % 1
 Tamang India 231,000 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 6.21 % -
 Tamang Nepal 1,489,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism New Testament 5.00 % 30
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism Unspecified 5.47 % -
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism Translation Needed 0.92 % 1
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism New Testament 7.94 % -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,100 Lhomi Buddhism New Testament 0.89 % 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 404,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 8.98 % -
Deaf Bhutan 6,100 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 2.11 % 1
Deaf Cambodia 122,000 Language unknown Buddhism Unspecified 3.13 % 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 105,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 8.38 % -
Deaf Japan 254,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.54 % 5
Deaf Laos 70,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 3.38 % 1
Deaf Mongolia 16,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism Unspecified 1.72 % 1
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism Translation Needed 16.04 % -
 Deaf Thailand 346,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism Bible Portions 1.10 % 7
 Deaf Vietnam 724,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism Unspecified 9.43 % -
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 1.08 % 1
 Beda Pakistan 400 Balti Buddhism Bible Portions 2.70 % 1
 Monpa Tawang India 7,200 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism Translation Started 0.39 % 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,900 Thakali Buddhism Translation Needed 1.79 % 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism Translation Needed 1.06 % 1
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism Complete Bible 1.22 % 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism New Testament 4.01 % 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism New Testament 6.44 % -
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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