Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,868,000

% 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 *
 Tseku China 15,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % Translation Needed 1
 Layakha Bhutan 3,500 Layakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Lunape Bhutan 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Shan India 1,600 Shan Buddhism 1.22 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Cambodia 5,200 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer, Northern Thailand 1,458,000 Khmer, Northern Buddhism 2.00 % 1.33 % Complete Bible 29
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 31,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 8,900 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Manyuki Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Shan Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Complete Bible 1
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
 Kanan Myanmar (Burma) 10,000 Kanan Buddhism 5.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Khoton Mongolia 13,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 3,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Monpa Black Mountain Bhutan 500 Olekha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Chin, Laitu Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Chin, Laitu Buddhism 25.00 % 3.00 % Translation Needed -
Chin, Songlai Myanmar (Burma) 8,200 Chin, Songlai Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % Translation Needed -
 Danu Myanmar (Burma) 115,000 Danu Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % Translation Started 2
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Translation Needed 2
Chepya Laos 2,500 Chepya Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Adap Bhutan 300 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
Nubri Nepal 1,400 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Tsum Nepal 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.44 % New Testament -
Totals: 688 Peoples   502,868,000     539       5,897
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