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PEID: 10902

ROP: 107734

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Karen

Language: Kayan - (pdu)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Myanmar

Population: 2,800

Global Population: 135,800

PEID: 10902

ROP: 107734

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Padaung Karen of Thailand, numbering 2,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Karen people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 135,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kayan. The primary religion practiced by the Padaung Karen is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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