Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,239,000

% of World Population

6.3 %

People Groups

686

Unreached Groups

534 (77.8 %)

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 *
 Amdo, Rongba China 162,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Golog China 167,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa Eastern China 1,598,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.05 % 0.01 % New Testament 32
 Khampa, Northern China 151,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % New Testament 3
 Khampa, Western China 267,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % New Testament 5
 Qiang, Cimulin China 17,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Luhua China 24,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Mawo China 20,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Qiang, Yadu China 39,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Tibetan Gtsang China 759,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % Complete Bible 15
 Xiangcheng China 14,000 Qiang, Northern Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Unspecified 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % Translation Needed 1
 Mongolian, Peripheral China 5,583,000 Mongolian, Peripheral Buddhism 0.04 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 112
 Mongol, Khalka China 68,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Monba, Cona China 45,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.03 % 0.02 % New Testament 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % Complete Bible 1
 Tai Laing Myanmar (Burma) 114,000 Tai Laing Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Translation Needed 2
 Jiarong, Situ China 206,000 Jiarong Buddhism 0.03 % 0.03 % Bible Portions 4
 Lao Vietnam 18,000 Lao Buddhism 3.40 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 1
 Tibetan, Central China 940,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % Complete Bible 19
 Tibetan, Deqen China 121,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 2.00 % 0.04 % New Testament 2
 Khampti, Khamti Shan Myanmar (Burma) 8,900 Khamti Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 1
 Phu Thai Laos 231,000 Phu Thai Buddhism 0.50 % 0.04 % Translation Started 5
 Dawei, Tavoyan Myanmar (Burma) 455,000 Tavoyan Buddhism 0.10 % 0.04 % Unspecified 9
 Rakhine Myanmar (Burma) 2,687,000 Rakhine Buddhism 0.10 % 0.05 % Bible Portions 54
Totals: 686 Peoples   501,239,000     534       5,942