Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,784,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

691

Unreached Groups

536 (77.6 %)

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 *
 Kuki Chin Chinbon Bangladesh 1,400 Chin, Uppu Buddhism 18.40 % Translation Started -
 Dolpa Nepal 4,800 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 11,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.64 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,400 Japanese Buddhism 2.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Kachin India 44,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 23,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khampti India 21,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 80,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.66 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 4,700 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 3,100 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,400 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 73,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 5,800 Pangkhua Buddhism 3.31 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa India 45,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 128,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 67,000 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 610,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 119,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 139,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 3
 Bhote Nepal 15,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 136,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 3
Totals: 691 Peoples   501,784,000     536       5,906