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 *
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Needed -
 Monpa Lish India 2,200 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Needed 1
Lonpa India 900 Kangri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,491,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 190
 Mangrik India 23,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mangrik Pakistan 53,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Miji [Sajalong] Bhutan 300 Miji Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monpa Bhutan 96,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Monpa India 40,000 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.94 % Translation Needed 1
 Marma Bangladesh 195,000 Rakhine Buddhism 3.19 % Bible Portions 4
 Marma India 46,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.39 % Bible Portions 1
 Nau Buddh India Unknown Marathi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 0
 Changpa India 2,700 Changthang Buddhism 0.19 % Translation Needed 1
 Changpa Pakistan 200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Adi Ramo China 200 Adi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong India 7,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Sherdukpen Bhutan 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherdukpen India 3,500 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Needed 1
 Singpho India 8,400 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,523,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 90
 Tai Man, Shan China 700 Shan Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Man India 5,800 Phake Buddhism 21.91 % Translation Needed -
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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