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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: Other South Asian

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: 254,000

Global Population: 1,284,150

PEID: 9533

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Telugu of Myanmar, numbering 254,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other South Asian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,284,150 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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