Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

500,050,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

534 (78.2 %)

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 *
 Yehlmo Nepal 9,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Bumthangpa Bhutan 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.59 % Bible Portions 1
 Khampti India 17,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Rongkup India 74,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.68 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,800 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 2,500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,100 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 32,000 Mru Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 3,900 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa India 38,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.93 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 103,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % New Testament 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 36,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 23.66 % Translation Needed -
 Gurung Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 2.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Nepal 487,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.15 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.27 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 113,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhote Nepal 12,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 113,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
Bogum India 200 Bugun Buddhism 14.19 % New Testament -
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,100 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Gara India 700 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Jad India 2,200 Khamba Buddhism 0.58 % Translation Needed 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,300 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   500,050,000     534       5,824
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