• PEOPLE NAME: BURMESE OF THAILAND

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PEID: 10833

ROP: 101776

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Burmese

Language: Burmese - (mya)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; Canada; Germany; India; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 2,500,000

Global Population: 35,690,375


PEID: 10833

ROP: 101776

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Burmese of Thailand, numbering 2,500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,690,375 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Burmese. The primary religion practiced by the Burmese is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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