Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Khampti India 21,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 79,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.66 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 4,600 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 3,000 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,400 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 70,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,600 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa India 44,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 65,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.35 % Translation Started -
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 597,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 117,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 137,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhote Nepal 15,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 134,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Dirang India 8,400 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 5,800 Chittagonian Buddhism 4.63 % New Testament 1
 Khamiyang India 1,600 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970