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 *
 Sherpa United States 5,100 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherdukpen Bhutan 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Sherdukpen India 4,200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.74 % Translation Started 1
 Sharchop Bhutan 66,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Samtao Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Samtao Buddhism 7.00 % 5.40 % Translation Needed -
 Samtao China 200 Samtao Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Samtao Laos 3,600 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 Saek Thailand 21,000 Saek Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Rongkup Bhutan 3,000 Lepcha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Rongkup India 79,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.66 % New Testament -
 Rongkup Nepal 4,700 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Rigzong India 8,400 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Bangladesh 19,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
 Queyu China 11,000 Queyu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Qixingmin China 6,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 20,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Luhua China 24,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Cimulin China 17,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Phu Thai Thailand 504,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.60 % 0.10 % Translation Started 10
 Phu Thai United States 57,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 1.00 % 0.10 % Translation Started 1
 Phu Thai Vietnam 252,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 4.50 % 2.50 % Translation Started -
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,256,000     534       5,943