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South Asia Buddhist Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Ahinkuntaya61,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Aiton3,600Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Aiton
Badahala114,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Bahra Gaunle400Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Bahra Gaunle
Barua26,000Y1 33100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Batgama380,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Batgama
Berava372,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Bhote13,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Bhote
Bintanna6,8002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Bodhivansha15,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Bumthangpa23,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Bumthangpa
Chak5,300Y1 33100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Chak
Chali1,800Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Chali
Chhairottan40Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Chhairottan
Couratto7,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Dakpa4,600Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Dakpa
Demala Gattara8,1002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Dodda-Weddah38,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Dolpa4,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Dolpa
Dowaniya2,900Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Dowaniya
Drukpa231,000Y1 33100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Drukpa
Durava729,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Dzala17,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Dzala
Gahala11,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Gattara765,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Gauraykwallu19,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Gongduk2,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Gongduk
Govigama561,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Govigama
Govigama Patti27,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Govigama Radala28,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Gurung Ghale22,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Gurung Ghaleg630,0002 4250.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Gurung Ghaleg
Gyalsumdo400Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Handi1,800Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Hannali336,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Hanomoreyo5,400Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Heeri17,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Henawalayo19,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Hinna244,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Hunna91,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Jirel5,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Jirel
Karava1,083,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Khampti27,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Khampti
Kheng35,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Kheng
Kiddea15,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Kinnara29,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Konta Durayi1,900Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Kurtokha2,100Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Kurtokha
Kustarogiyo15,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Kyerung12,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Kyerung
Lap, Lakha11,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Lap, Lakha
Larke200Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Larke
Layakha3,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Layakha
Lhokpu3,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Lhokpu
Lhomi4,400Y1 3266.7 % BuddhismCNN25P
Lhomi
Loba4,800Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Loba
Lunape1,200Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Mangrik66,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Mangrik
Matpa20,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Matpa
Mugal300Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Mugal
Nau Buddh10Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Navandanna1,166,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Ngalong89,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Ngalong
Nubri1,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Nupbi3,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Nupbi
Nyenpa13,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Nyenpa
Oli30,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Pamunu31,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Pankhu4,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Pankhu
Pannikki245,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Pidayne Danno8,900Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Porowakara60,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Radava366,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Radayo1,800Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Rajaka150,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Rigzong8,500Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Rigzong
Rodiya18,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Salagama313,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Sampang1,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Sharchop66,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Sharchop
Sherpa162,0002 5480.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Sherpa
Sherpa Helambu2,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Sherpa Helambu
Sinhalese436,000Y1 171270.6 % BuddhismCNN25P
Sinhalese
Sinhalese186,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Siyar500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Siyar
Tai Taroi2,100Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Tamang1,733,0002 4250.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Tamang
Tangchanghya66,0002 200.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Tangchanghya
Thakali Chimtan40Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Thakali Chimtan
Thakali Marphali1,900Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Thakali Marphali
Thakali Tin Gaule500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Tibetan Gtsang769,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Tibetan Gtsang
Tokpegola1,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Tokpegola
Tondagattan1,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Tseku22,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Tseku
Tsum2,300Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Vellidura1,200Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Wahumpura8,249,0002 100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Wahumpura
Yamannu78,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Totals:  99 Peoples 20,474,000 66 2 142 100 70.4 %  Buddhism   49
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South Asia Buddhist Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 100 70.4 % 2,619,000 12.8 %
  2 - Minimally reached 42 29.6 % 17,855,000 87.2 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 142   20,474,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
South Asia Buddhist Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Aiton
3,600
in 1 Country


Bahra Gaunle
400
in 1 Country


Batgama
380,000
in 1 Country


Bhote
13,000
in 1 Country


Bumthangpa
23,000
in 1 Country


Chak
5,300
in 3 Countries


Chali
1,800
in 1 Country


Chhairottan
40
in 1 Country


Dakpa
4,600
in 2 Countries


Dolpa
4,000
in 1 Country


Dowaniya
2,900
in 1 Country


Drukpa
231,000
in 3 Countries


Dzala
17,000
in 1 Country


Gongduk
2,500
in 1 Country


Govigama
561,000
in 1 Country


Gurung Ghaleg
630,000
in 4 Countries


Jirel
5,500
in 1 Country


Khampti
27,000
in 2 Countries


Kheng
35,000
in 1 Country


Kurtokha
2,100
in 1 Country


Kyerung
12,000
in 2 Countries


Lap, Lakha
11,000
in 1 Country


Larke
200
in 1 Country


Layakha
3,500
in 1 Country


Lhokpu
3,500
in 1 Country


Lhomi
4,400
in 3 Countries


Loba
4,800
in 2 Countries


Mangrik
66,000
in 2 Countries


Matpa
20,000
in 1 Country


Mugal
300
in 1 Country


Ngalong
89,000
in 1 Country


Nupbi
3,000
in 1 Country


Nyenpa
13,000
in 1 Country


Pankhu
4,000
in 1 Country


Rigzong
8,500
in 2 Countries


Sharchop
66,000
in 1 Country


Sherpa
162,000
in 5 Countries


Sherpa Helambu
2,500
in 1 Country


Sinhalese
436,000
in 17 Countries


Siyar
500
in 1 Country


Tamang
1,733,000
in 4 Countries


Tangchanghya
66,000
in 2 Countries


Thakali Chimtan
40
in 1 Country


Thakali Marphali
1,900
in 1 Country


Tibetan Gtsang
769,000
in 2 Countries


Tokpegola
1,500
in 1 Country


Tseku
22,000
in 2 Countries


Wahumpura
8,249,000
in 1 Country

South Asia Buddhist People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
South Asia Buddhist Cluster – Languages
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Language
Code
Peoples-by-Ctry
Primary
Language
Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Adiadi11Complete
Aitonaio11Trans Needed
Assameseasm11Complete
Baltibft22Portions
Bengaliben33Complete
Binebon11NT
Brokpakesgt11Unspecified
Bumthangkhakjz11Portions
Chakckh22Trans Needed
Chalikhatgf11Trans Needed
Chocangacakhacgk11Unspecified
Dakpakhadka11Unspecified
Dzalakhadzl11Unspecified
Dzongkhadzo44Complete
Ghale, Southernghe11NT
Gongdukgoe11Unspecified
Gurunggvr22NT
Hyolmoscp11NT
Jireljul11NT
Khamtikht11Unspecified
Khengkhaxkf11NT
Kurtokhaxkz11Trans Needed
Kyerungkgy22Unspecified
Ladakhilbj22Complete
Lakhalkh11Unspecified
Language unknownxxx11Unspecified
Layakhalya11Unspecified
Lhokpulhp11Unspecified
Lhomilhm33NT
Lhowaloy22Portions
Lunanakhaluk11Trans Needed
Marathimar11Complete
Nepalinpi88Complete
Nubrikte22Trans Needed
Nupbikhanpb11Unspecified
Nyenkhaneh11Trans Needed
Pangkhuapkh11Trans Started
Rakhinerki11Portions
Sampangrav11NT
Sherpaxsr66NT
Singphosgp11Complete
Sinhalasin6161Complete
Tamang, Easterntaj22NT
Tamang, Westerntdg11NT
Tangchangyatnv22Trans Needed
Thakaliths33Trans Needed
Tibetan, Centralbod22Complete
Tsekutsk22Trans Needed
Tshanglatsj11NT
Tsumttz11Trans Needed
Totals: 50 142 142   26 12 17 39 4
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South Asia Buddhist Cluster – Religions
Values less than .3% not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity

South Asia Buddhist Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
Population 20,474,000
Peoples (by Country) 142
Gateway / Largest People Wahumpura
Languages 50
Largest Language Sinhala
Primary Religion Buddhism
% Professing Christian 6.3%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 2 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 142   20,474,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 132 (93.0%) 20,229,000 (98.8%)
Unreached Peoples 100 (70.4%) 2,619,000 (12.8%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Africa, North and Middle East3(2.1%)111,000(0.5%)
America, North and Caribbean3(2.1%)36,000(0.2%)
Asia, Northeast6(4.2%)795,000(3.9%)
Asia, South117(82.4%)19,234,000(93.9%)
Asia, Southeast7(4.9%)106,000(0.5%)
Australia and Pacific2(1.4%)116,000(0.6%)
Europe, Western4(2.8%)76,000(0.4%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 84 (59.2%) 17,922,000 (87.5%)
New Testament 105 (73.9%) 20,191,000 (98.6%)
Portions 111 (78.2%) 20,264,000 (99.0%)
Online Audio NT 184 (129.6%) 38,286,000 (187.0%)
Jesus Film 99 (69.7%) 20,163,000 (98.5%)
Gospel Recordings 129 (90.8%) 20,403,000 (99.7%)
 

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