Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan China 4,300 Tuvan Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Russia 294,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.50 % 0.19 % Complete Bible 6
 Barua India 1,600 Bengali Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhote Nepal 16,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 136,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.92 % Complete Bible 3
 Drukpa Bhutan 222,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 4
 Drukpa, Dzongkha Denmark 700 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Drukpa India 15,000 Dzongkha Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Khas Bhutan 1,000 Bengali Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,391,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 228
Adi Ramo China 200 Adi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 Sinhala Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Singpho India 9,900 Singpho Buddhism 7.14 % Complete Bible -
 Tamang Bhutan 9,400 Nepali Buddhism 3.59 % Complete Bible 1
 Tamang India 279,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.10 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Man, Shan Myanmar (Burma) 4,569,000 Shan Buddhism 0.90 % 0.82 % Complete Bible 91
 Tai Man, Shan China 700 Shan Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 102,000 Shan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.93 % Complete Bible 2
 Tangsa Tikhak India 2,700 Naga, Tangshang Buddhism 20.84 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanlan China 395,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Chuanqing China 1,003,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 7.50 % 6.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lemo China 2,700 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral China 5,581,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 112
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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