Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

503,127,000

% 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 *
Gurung Ghale Nepal 25,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Started -
 Tamang India 262,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.13 % Complete Bible -
Kiddea Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.10 % Complete Bible -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.02 % Complete Bible -
 Han Chinese, Hainanese Thailand 8,200 Chinese, Min Nan Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,700 Sinhala Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Buriat, Russian Turkmenistan 500 Buriat, Russia Buddhism 6.00 % 3.00 % Complete Bible -
 Singpho India 9,900 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Complete Bible -
 Marma Bangladesh 235,000 Marma Buddhism 5.69 % Bible Portions -
Pamunu Sri Lanka 31,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.38 % Complete Bible -
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.31 % Complete Bible -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 28,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.28 % Complete Bible -
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 28,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.27 % Complete Bible -
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.20 % Complete Bible -
Porowakara Sri Lanka 60,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.08 % Complete Bible -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,800 Sinhala Buddhism 5.05 % Complete Bible -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 586,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Eurasian Japan 126,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 3
 Han Chinese, Min Bei Thailand 14,000 Chinese, Min Bei Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % New Testament 1
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Han Chinese, Cantonese Thailand 40,000 Chinese, Yue Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Japanese Australia 37,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % Complete Bible 1
 Khmer Australia 35,000 Khmer Buddhism 5.00 % 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   503,127,000     531       5,962


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