• PEOPLE NAME: BURMESE OF AUSTRALIA

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PEID: 43752

ROP: 101776

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Burmese

Language: Burmese - (mya)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Australia

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

Population: 14,000

Global Population: 35,952,475


PEID: 43752

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 Australia, numbering 14,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,952,475 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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