Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
Salagama Sri Lanka 313,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 186,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,249,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.01 % Complete Bible -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
 Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
 Jiarong, Shangzhai China 5,300 sTodsde Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Kagate India 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate Nepal 600 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 496,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 109,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 1.97 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,490,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 64,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 22.69 % Translation Needed -
 Tangchanghya India 2,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Needed -
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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