Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,589,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (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 *
 Thai, Isan Norway 18,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Japanese Northern Mariana Islands 900 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Burmese New Zealand 2,300 Burmese Buddhism 0.60 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai New Zealand 7,700 Thai Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese New Zealand 15,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer New Zealand 9,000 Khmer Buddhism 3.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese New Zealand 7,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Lao New Zealand 1,400 Lao Buddhism 4.00 % 1.90 % Complete Bible 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 Sinhala Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible 1
 Thai, Isan New Zealand 8,400 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.80 % 0.10 % New Testament 1
 Vietnamese New Caledonia 2,700 Vietnamese Buddhism 9.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Thai Netherlands 5,300 Thai Buddhism 0.40 % 0.20 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Japanese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % Complete Bible 1
 Vietnamese Netherlands 2,400 Vietnamese Buddhism 10.00 % 1.80 % Complete Bible -
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % New Testament 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % New Testament 1
 Larke Nepal 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Kyerung Nepal 3,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % New Testament 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
 Mugal Nepal 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 502,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,500 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,589,000     539       5,880
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