• PEOPLE NAME: KAREN OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Karen

Language: S'gaw Karen - (ksw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: United States

Also found in: India; Myanmar; Thailand

Population: 325

Global Population: 1,516,925


PEID: 47263

ROP: 108886

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Karen of United States, numbering 325, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Karen people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,516,925 in 4 countries. Their primary language is S'gaw Karen. The primary religion practiced by the Karen is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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