Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,256,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 603,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Guiqiong China 13,000 Guiqiong Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Groma China 19,000 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Groma India 700 Groma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Govigama Sri Lanka 573,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.90 % Complete Bible -
 Gongduk Bhutan 2,400 Gongduk Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Gara India 900 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Unspecified 1
 Gara Pakistan 1,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Eurasian Japan 123,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Ersu China 44,000 Ersu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Ergong China 63,000 Horpa Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Dzala Bhutan 17,000 Dzalakha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Dzakhchin, Zahchin Mongolia 39,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 87,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Drukpa, Dzongkha Denmark 700 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Drukpa Bhutan 217,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa India 14,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dowaniya India 3,400 Assamese Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Dolpa Nepal 4,700 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Deaf Myanmar (Burma) 406,000 Myanmar Sign Language Buddhism 8.98 % Bible Portions -
 Deaf Bhutan 5,800 Language unknown Buddhism 2.11 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Cambodia 126,000 Cambodian Sign Language Buddhism 3.13 % Bible Portions 3
 Deaf Sri Lanka 109,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
 Deaf Japan 248,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943