Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

504,878,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

683

Unreached Groups

531 (77.7 %)

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 *
 Thai, Northern Thailand 7,591,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.40 % 0.27 % New Testament 152
 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 4,600 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Mru Bangladesh 70,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Mru Myanmar (Burma) 25,000 Mru Buddhism 4.01 % 0.40 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk, Torgut China 196,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 269,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Russia 187,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.16 % 0.16 % New Testament 4
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol United States 1,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Uzbekistan 900 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,100 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Thailand 19,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 18.00 % 4.00 % New Testament -
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,900 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa United States 5,100 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 597,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Thai, Isan Iceland 1,500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,100 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,600 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970