Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,407,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

530 (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 *
 Loba Nepal 2,600 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % Bible Portions 1
Mon India 1,200 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.43 % Complete Bible 1
 Mru Bangladesh 69,000 Mru Buddhism 3.94 % New Testament 1
 Pankhu, Panko Bangladesh 4,000 Pangkhua Buddhism 4.49 % Translation Started 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 64,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 22.69 % Translation Needed -
 Tangchanghya India 2,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Needed -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 511,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % New Testament -
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 117,000 Ladakhi Buddhism 0.35 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % Complete Bible 1
 Bhotia India 114,000 Nepali Buddhism 4.90 % Complete Bible 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Monpa But India 300 Sartang Buddhism 1.14 % Translation Started 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 Tshangla Buddhism 0.77 % New Testament 1
 Gara India 800 Lohar, Lahul Buddhism 1.50 % Translation Started 1
 Jad India 2,200 Khamba Buddhism 0.59 % Translation Started 1
 Jirel Nepal 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % New Testament 1
 Khamiyang India 1,300 Khamyang Buddhism 1.27 % Translation Started 1
 Khowa India 1,400 Bugun Buddhism 21.09 % New Testament -
 Monpa Kalaktang India 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang Buddhism 6.22 % Translation Needed -
 Monpa Lish India 2,300 Lish Buddhism 0.67 % Translation Started 1
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 9,548,000 Marathi Buddhism 0.13 % Complete Bible 191
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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