• PEOPLE NAME: TELUGU OF MYANMAR

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PEID: 9533

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Other

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Canada; Kuwait; Malaysia; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 245,000

Global Population: 907,500


PEID: 9533

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Telugu of Myanmar, numbering 245,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 907,500 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.


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