• PEOPLE NAME: DAWEI OF MYANMAR

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Burmese

Language: Tavoyan - (tvn)

Alternate Name(s): Tavoy, Tavoyan

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in:

Population: 600,000

Global Population: 600,000


PEID: 48864

ROP: 114965

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Dawei of Myanmar, numbering 600,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Myanmar. Their primary language is Tavoyan. The primary religion practiced by the Dawei is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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