Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Shwe Palaung - (pll)

Alternate Name(s): Shwe

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: China

Population: 215,000

Global Population: 222,700

PEID: 9429

ROP: 103423

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Golden Palaung of Myanmar, numbering 215,000, are Engaged yet 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 Golden Palaung is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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