Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,098,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

687

Unreached Groups

539 (78.5 %)

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 *
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
Deaf Sri Lanka 107,000 Sri Lankan Sign Language Buddhism 8.38 % Bible Portions -
 Tibetan, Shangri La China 105,000 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 3.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Intha Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Intha Buddhism 0.10 % 0.07 % Translation Started 2
 Vietnamese Malaysia 103,000 Vietnamese Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % Complete Bible -
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Thai Korea, South 102,000 Thai Buddhism 0.80 % 0.40 % Complete Bible 2
 Amdo, Rtahu China 102,000 Tibetan, Amdo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Tibetan India 100,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.28 % Complete Bible 2
 Tai Man, Shan Thailand 99,000 Shan Buddhism 0.36 % 0.36 % Complete Bible 2
 Monpa Bhutan 97,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 2
 Huayao Tai China 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.30 % 0.29 % New Testament 2
 Tai Lue Thailand 92,000 Lu Buddhism 0.50 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
Hunna Sri Lanka 90,000 Sinhala Buddhism 6.49 % Complete Bible -
 Ngalong Bhutan 89,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 2
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Durbet, Dorwoten Mongolia 85,000 Mongolian, Halh Buddhism 2.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Thai, Isan United States 85,000 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % New Testament 2
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 4.44 % Unspecified 2
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Han Chinese, Hakka Thailand 79,000 Chinese, Hakka Buddhism 5.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible 2
 Chinese, general Argentina 78,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 31.00 % 0.50 % Complete Bible -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 Sinhala Buddhism 3.68 % Complete Bible 2
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 Sinhala Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
Totals: 687 Peoples   505,098,000     539       5,929
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