Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

495,820,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

667

Unreached Groups

524 (78.6 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
Scripture
Status
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Lao United States 207,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 4.00 % 0.50 % 4
 Lao Vietnam 16,000 Lao Buddhism Complete Bible 3.40 % 2.60 % -
Lao Song Thailand 36,000 Thai Song Buddhism Bible Portions 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Rongkup Bhutan 3,100 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 25.68 % -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism New Testament 3.56 % 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,300 Lhowa Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism Bible Portions 0.19 % 1
 Aheu Luang Thailand 1,600 Aheu Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,671,000 Rakhine Buddhism Bible Portions 0.10 % 0.05 % 53
 Newah Bhutan 3,800 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Manmet China 1,700 Man Met Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Miyako, Ryukyuan Japan 68,000 Miyako Buddhism Unspecified 3.00 % 0.51 % 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism Complete Bible 0.43 % 1
Mon Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mpi Thailand 1,500 Mpi Buddhism Translation Needed 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mru Bangladesh 33,000 Mru Buddhism New Testament 4.38 % 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 24,000 Mru Buddhism New Testament 4.01 % 0.40 % 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism Complete Bible 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Amami-Oshima, Northern Japan 10,000 Amami-Oshima, Northern Buddhism Unspecified 1.00 % 0.45 % 1
 Nyahkur Thailand 1,600 Nyahkur Buddhism Bible Portions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 191,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 7,100 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongul Mongolia 255,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism New Testament 3.00 % 1.80 % 5
Totals: 667 Peoples   495,820,000     524       5,705
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