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 *
 Chak India 300 Bengali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Started 1
 Charumba India 1,000 Zakhring Buddhism 7.75 % Unspecified -
 Dakpa India 100 Brokpake Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Dowaniya India 2,900 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Drukpa India 12,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Gara India 800 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Unspecified 1
 Groma India 700 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin India 9,100 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 6.64 % Complete Bible -
 Jad India 2,200 Khamba Buddhism 0.59 % Translation Started 1
 Kachin India 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.47 % Complete Bible 1
Kagate India 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
 Khampa Tibetan India 900 Khamba Buddhism 0.90 % Translation Started 1
 Khampti India 18,000 Adi Buddhism 0.89 % Complete Bible 1
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Lama India 700 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 9,548,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 191
 Mangrik India 23,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Marma India 47,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Momba India 4,500 Sartang Buddhism 0.69 % Translation Started 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Monpa India 40,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Started 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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