Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Karen

Language: Pwo Eastern Karen - (kjp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Australia

Also found in: Myanmar; United States

Population: 4,200

Global Population: 1,249,400

PEID: 43753

ROP: 104659

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Karen of Australia, numbering 4,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Karen people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,249,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Pwo Eastern Karen. The primary religion practiced by the Karen is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available