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PEID: 9527

ROP: 113732

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Cambodia; Canada; France; Germany; Malaysia; Netherlands; Reunion; Seychelles; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 279,000

Global Population: 6,562,400

PEID: 9527

ROP: 113732

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tamil of Myanmar, numbering 279,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,562,400 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Tamil is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.

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