Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,258,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Chinese, general Anguilla 300 English Buddhism 30.00 % 5.00 % Complete Bible -
 Ersu China 44,000 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Luzu China 1,200 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Manyak China 2,400 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Menia China 1,600 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Bunan China 2,200 Gahri Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
Bodh (Gahri) India 2,700 Gahri Buddhism 0.18 % Bible Portions 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 26,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
 Gongduk Bhutan 2,400 Gongduk Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Groma China 19,000 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Groma India 700 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Guiqiong China 13,000 Guiqiong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Deaf Vietnam 736,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Bible Portions -
 South Asian, general Cyprus 16,000 Hindi Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 1
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000 Hindi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Ergong China 63,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Aka Bhutan 400 Hruso Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Hu China 1,100 Hu Buddhism 0.27 % 0.27 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 102,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Eurasian Japan 123,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Burakumin Japan 870,000 Japanese Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 17
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,258,000     534       5,943