• PEOPLE NAME: LAHTA OF MYANMAR

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PEID: 9462

ROP: 105575

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Karen

Language: Lahta Karen - (kvt)

Alternate Name(s): Lahta Karen

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Myanmar

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Population: 9,100

Global Population: 9,100


PEID: 9462

ROP: 105575

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Lahta of Myanmar, numbering 9,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Karen people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Myanmar. Their primary language is Lahta Karen. The primary religion practiced by the Lahta is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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