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PEID: 1160

ROP: 101776

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Burmese

Language: Burmese - (mya)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Bangladesh

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

Population: 395,000

Global Population: 35,854,475

PEID: 1160

ROP: 101776

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Burmese of Bangladesh, numbering 395,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,854,475 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Burmese. The primary religion practiced by the Burmese is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.

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