Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
 Tamang Nepal 1,462,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism 0.90 % Translation Needed 1
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,100 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % New Testament 1
 Momba India 4,500 Sartang Buddhism 0.69 % Translation Started 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 408,000 Language unknown Buddhism 8.98 % Unspecified -
Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
Deaf Cambodia 125,000 Language unknown Buddhism 3.13 % Unspecified 3
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Unspecified -
 Deaf Japan 253,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
Deaf Laos 73,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
Deaf Mongolia 16,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
 Deaf Thailand 349,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Deaf Vietnam 730,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Unspecified -
 Beda India 600 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Beda Pakistan 400 Balti Buddhism 2.70 % Bible Portions 1
 Monpa Tawang India 7,100 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Needed 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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