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 *
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese India 4,500 Sinhala Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 Sinhala Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Oman 38,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 Sinhala Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 14,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 57,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000 Sinhala Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 Sinhala Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 Sinhala Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Sino-Burmese Myanmar (Burma) 17,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 1,178,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 30.00 % 5.88 % Complete Bible -
Karen, Pwo Eastern Thailand 57,000 Karen, Pwo Eastern Buddhism 35.00 % 4.00 % Complete Bible -
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 952,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,600 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 680 Peoples   505,391,000     532       5,920
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