Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,553,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

678

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 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
 Thai, Isan Iceland 500 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Chakma India 218,000 Chakma Buddhism 4.91 % New Testament 4
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Lhomi India 1,600 Lhomi Buddhism 7.94 % New Testament -
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 Lepcha Buddhism 25.65 % New Testament -
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,300 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 7.00 % 5.41 % New Testament -
 Tai Lue Laos 131,000 Lu Buddhism 0.10 % 0.10 % New Testament 3
 Thai, Isan Laos 9,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Thai, Northern Laos 38,000 Thai, Northern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kazakhstan 500 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Buriat, Mongolia Mongolia 58,000 Buriat, Mongolia Buddhism 0.60 % 0.50 % New Testament 1
 Bulang Myanmar (Burma) 15,000 Blang Buddhism 1.90 % 0.80 % New Testament 1
 Chakma, Daingnet Myanmar (Burma) 29,000 Chakma Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Karen, Kayah Eastern Myanmar (Burma) 9,000 Kayah, Eastern Buddhism 20.00 % 14.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Kayah Western Myanmar (Burma) 162,000 Kayah, Western Buddhism 28.00 % 20.00 % New Testament -
 Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 65,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Kalmyk-Oirat, Western Mongol Mongolia 265,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % New Testament 5
Khoton Mongolia 12,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.10 % 0.08 % New Testament 1
Torgud Mongolia 16,000 Kalmyk-Oirat Buddhism 0.80 % 0.70 % New Testament 1
 Tai Lue Myanmar (Burma) 62,000 Lu Buddhism 0.20 % 0.06 % New Testament 1
Totals: 678 Peoples   505,553,000     530       5,926
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