Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Shwe Palaung - (pll)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Mahayana

Country: China

Also found in: Myanmar

Population: 7,700

Global Population: 222,700

PEID: 6720

ROP: 103423

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Shwe Deang of China, numbering 7,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 222,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shwe Palaung. The primary religion practiced by the Shwe Deang is Mahayana Buddhism, the largest major tradition of Buddhism today.

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