Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

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 *
Oki-No-Erabu Japan 3,200 Oki-No-Erabu Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Nyenpa Bhutan 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Nupbi Bhutan 3,000 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Larke Nepal 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Nubri Nepal 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.77 % Complete Bible -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 10,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.58 % Complete Bible 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Yakha Bhutan 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Tamang Bhutan 9,100 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Tamang India 232,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.13 % Complete Bible -
 Tangbe Nepal 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Malimasa China 600 Naxi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Naju China 1,900 Naxi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Naxi, Northern China 3,400 Naxi Buddhism 4.00 % 0.20 % Bible Portions 1
 Mosuo China 57,000 Narua Buddhism 5.00 % 4.00 % Unspecified -
 Namuyi China 8,900 Namuyi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,300 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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