Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,391,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

680

Unreached Groups

532 (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 *
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Salagama Sri Lanka 313,000 Sinhala Buddhism 12.16 % Complete Bible -
Sampang Nepal 1,500 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Sartang India 3,400 Sartang Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
Shan India 1,700 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 186,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.81 % Complete Bible -
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Tai Bueng Thailand 6,500 Thai Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Tai Taroi India 2,100 Singpho Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Taungtha Myanmar (Burma) 20,000 Chin, Rungtu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
Tsum Nepal 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Uriankhai, Altai Mongolia 29,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Uuld Mongolia 15,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Uzemchin Mongolia 2,300 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
Yamphu Nepal 6,700 Yamphu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Yaw Myanmar (Burma) 22,000 Burmese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Aheu Luang Thailand 1,600 Aheu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Aiton India 3,600 Aiton Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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