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PEID: 9533

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: SEAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Telugu

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Other / Marginal

Country: Myanmar

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

Population: 237,000

Global Population: 880,450

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 237,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Telugu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 880,450 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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