Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Lhomi India 1,900 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,300 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % New Testament 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,200 Lhowa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 3,100 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Lish India 2,700 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Started 1
 Han Tai China 57,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Huayao Tai China 91,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue China 804,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Laos 137,000 Lu Buddhism ☀︎ 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 94,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,600 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 7,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Manmet China 1,800 Man Met Buddhism 0.34 % 0.34 % Translation Needed 1
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,391,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 228
 Marma (Magh) Bangladesh 247,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % New Testament -
Minyag, Eastern China 2,000 Minyag, Eastern Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Minyag, Western China 11,000 Minyag, Western Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 64,000 Miyako Buddhism 3.00 % 0.51 % Unspecified 1
 Mok Myanmar (Burma) 4,100 Mok Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Mok Thailand 700 Mok Buddhism 1.40 % 1.40 % Translation Started 1
 Mon Myanmar (Burma) 1,154,000 Mon Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 23
 Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
 Bayad Mongolia 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.20 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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