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 *
 Japanese New Zealand 13,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,200 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese New Zealand 7,100 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao New Zealand 1,500 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 14,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,600 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese New Caledonia 2,800 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai Netherlands 23,000 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Netherlands 25,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Dolpa Nepal 4,700 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Larke Nepal 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Kyerung Nepal 3,600 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Rongkup Nepal 4,600 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 3,000 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 597,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 3,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Siyar Nepal 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhote Nepal 15,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Jirel Nepal 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,740,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % New Testament -
Totals: 683 Peoples   504,878,000     531       5,970