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 *
 Deaf Japan 252,000 Japanese Sign Language Buddhism 1.54 % Bible Portions 5
 Deaf Laos 74,000 Laos Sign Language Buddhism 3.38 % Translation Needed 1
 Deaf Mongolia 17,000 Mongolian Sign Language Buddhism 1.72 % Unspecified 1
 Deaf Singapore 12,000 Singapore Sign Language Buddhism 16.04 % Translation Needed -
 Deaf Thailand 350,000 Thai Sign Language Buddhism 1.10 % Bible Portions 7
 Deaf Vietnam 736,000 Hanoi Sign Language Buddhism 9.43 % Bible Portions -
 Beda India 700 Ladakhi Buddhism 1.08 % Complete Bible 1
 Beda Pakistan 400 Balti Buddhism 2.70 % Bible Portions 1
 Monpa Tawang India 8,300 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 0.39 % Translation Started 1
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 2,100 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % Translation Needed 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % Translation Needed 1
Shan India 1,900 Shan Buddhism 1.20 % Complete Bible 1
Kuki Chin Lai Bangladesh 1,700 Chin, Hakha Buddhism 13.14 % Complete Bible -
Kuki Chin Yindi Bangladesh 2,400 Chin, Khumi Buddhism 11.09 % Complete Bible -
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % New Testament 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 25,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % New Testament -
Kagate India 1,700 Syuba Buddhism 3.35 % Bible Portions 1
Kagate Nepal 700 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % Bible Portions 1
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 61,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.52 % Complete Bible -
Badahala Sri Lanka 115,000 Sinhala Buddhism 7.52 % Complete Bible -
 Batgama Sri Lanka 382,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.48 % Complete Bible 8
Berava Sri Lanka 374,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.56 % Complete Bible -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,800 Sinhala Buddhism 5.05 % Complete Bible -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.02 % Complete Bible -
Couratto Sri Lanka 7,000 Sinhala Buddhism 1.72 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 683 Peoples   503,127,000     531       5,962


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