Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,407,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Tamang Nepal 1,490,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
 Han Tai China 58,000 Lu Buddhism 0.70 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,100 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % New Testament 1
 Khampa Eastern China 1,618,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Khampa, Northern China 153,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Western China 271,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Lahuli, Tinan China 3,200 Tinani Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lhomi China 1,700 Lhomi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue China 814,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.33 % New Testament 16
 Tai Lue Laos 131,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue United States 4,500 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Vietnam 6,900 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Olot China 3,200 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan, Deqen China 123,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Tatar, Khakass China 800 Khakas Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Monba, Cona China 45,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.03 % 0.02 % New Testament 1
 Walang, Bantawa Bhutan 3,600 Bantawa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Wang Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Mro-Khimi Myanmar (Burma) 203,000 Mro-Khimi Buddhism 7.40 % 5.00 % New Testament -
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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