Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

502,717,000

% of World Population

6.2 %

People Groups

666

Unreached Groups

511 (76.7 %)

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 *
 Samtao Laos 3,700 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Unspecified 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 10,000 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa India 47,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.76 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 129,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 3
 Sherpa United States 5,200 Sherpa Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 So Laos 91,000 So (Laos) Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 75,000 So (Laos) Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % Bible Portions 2
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,400 Thai, Southern Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,355,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 107
 Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,700 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Tai He Laos 4,300 Language unknown Buddhism ☀︎ 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 104,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 489,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 110,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 68,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 13.37 % Translation Started -
 Tangchanghya India 2,400 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Started -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Started 1
 Bru, Western Laos 91,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % New Testament -
 Bru, Western Thailand 25,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % New Testament -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,900 Nepali Buddhism 3.87 % Complete Bible 1
Totals: 666 Peoples   502,717,000     511       5,880



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