• PEOPLE NAME: BURMESE OF CANADA

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PEID: 47440

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: Canada

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

Population: 5,700

Global Population: 36,017,625


PEID: 47440

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 Canada, numbering 5,700, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 36,017,625 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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