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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Achang, Maingtha39,000Y20.00 %24.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsAchangP
Achang, Maingtha
M
Achang, Maingtha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Akeu1,2003.00 %4.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAkeuP
Akeu
  
Akha223,000Y12.00 %16.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsAkhaP
Akha
 T
Anong11,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAnongP
Anong
  
Asho Khyang171,000Y25.00 %30.00 %5 BuddhismChin, AshoP
Asho Khyang
M
Asho Khyang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Bulang15,000Y0.80 %1.90 %Y1 BuddhismBlangP
Bulang
 T
Burmese31,542,000Y0.07 %0.35 %Y1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
M
Burmese of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chak1,900Y0.20 %0.40 %Y1 BuddhismChakP
Chak
M
Chak of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chakma29,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismChakmaP
Chakma
M
Chakma of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chaungtha186,000Y0.07 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismRakhineP
Chaungtha
M
Chaungtha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin Chinbon30,000Y8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChin, Uppu M
Chin Chinbon of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin Mara27,000Y100.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, MaraP
Chin Mara
M
Chin Mara of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin Thado-Kuki40,000Y35.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityChin, ThadoP
Chin Thado-Kuki
M
Chin Thado-Kuki of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Anu-Hkongso5,100Y38.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Anu-HkongsoP
Chin, Anu-Hkongso
M
Chin, Anu-Hkongso of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Bawm700Y40.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, BawmP
Chin, Bawm
M
Chin, Bawm of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Bualkhaw2,700Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityChin, Bualkhaw   
Chin, Daai43,000Y5.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChin, DaaiP
Chin, Daai
M
Chin, Daai of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Eastern Khumi14,000Y75.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Eastern KhumiP
Chin, Eastern Khumi
M
Chin, Eastern Khumi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Falam78,000Y25.00 %61.00 %5 ChristianityChin, FalamP
Chin, Falam
M
Chin, Falam of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Haka137,000Y35.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityChin, HakhaP
Chin, Haka
M
Chin, Haka of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Kaang1,200Y90.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityChin, KaangP
Chin, Kaang
M
Chin, Kaang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Khumi67,000Y44.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityChin, KhumiP
Chin, Khumi
M
Chin, Khumi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Laitu18,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 BuddhismChin, LaituP
Chin, Laitu
M
Chin, Laitu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Lautu18,000Y4.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityChin, Lautu   
Chin, Mro-Khimi85,000Y5.00 %7.40 %4 BuddhismMro-KhimiP
Chin, Mro-Khimi
M
Chin, Mro-Khimi of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Mun17,000Y4.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChin, MuunP
Chin, Mun
M
Chin, Mun of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Ngawn23,000Y38.00 %68.00 %5 ChristianityChin, NgawnP
Chin, Ngawn
M
Chin, Ngawn of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Paite500Y50.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityChin, PaiteP
Chin, Paite
M
Chin, Paite of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Rungtu5,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBurmese   
Chin, Senthang36,000Y10.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityChin, SenthangP
Chin, Senthang
M
Chin, Senthang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Siyin13,000Y44.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityChin, SiyinP
Chin, Siyin
M
Chin, Siyin of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Songlai8,300Y2.00 %10.00 %2 BuddhismChin, Songlai   
Chin, Sumtu16,000Y3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityChin, Sumtu   
Chin, Tawr1,000Y12.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Tawr M
Chin, Tawr of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Tedim256,000Y44.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityChin, TedimP
Chin, Tedim
M
Chin, Tedim of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Thaiphum1,200Y3.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityChin, Thaiphum   
Chin, Zo Mingphuin54,000Y42.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityChin, ZotungP
Chin, Zo Mingphuin
M
Chin, Zo Mingphuin of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Danau129,000Y0.40 %0.50 %Y1 BuddhismDanauP
Danau
 T
Danu117,000Y0.50 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismDanuP
Danu
M
Danu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
DeafY5.00 %9.00 %4 BuddhismLanguage unknownP
Deaf
  
Derung300Y29.00 %56.00 %5 ChristianityDrungP
Derung
 T
Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese57,00030.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese
  
Gante6,600Y35.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityGangte   
Gujarati35,0000.41 %0.80 %Y1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese75,0001.30 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Hakka22,0001.40 %3.00 %Y1 BuddhismChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin994,0001.40 %2.00 %Y1 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Min Nan73,0002.50 %4.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Min Nan
 T
Hindi133,0000.25 %0.70 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Hmong Njua12,0001.00 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsHmong NjuaP
Hmong Njua
M
Hmong Njua of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Hrangkhol9,400Y25.00 %35.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsHrangkhol   
Hui9,1000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamChinese, MandarinP
Hui
 T
Intha104,000Y0.07 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismInthaP
Intha
M
Intha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kachin Jingpo1,038,000Y37.00 %64.00 %5 ChristianityJingphoP
Kachin Jingpo
M
Kachin Jingpo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kadu, Thet35,000Y3.50 %5.00 %4 BuddhismKadu M
Kadu, Thet of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kanan11,000Y3.00 %5.00 %4 BuddhismKananP
Kanan
M
Kanan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen S'gaw1,969,000Y35.00 %53.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, S'gawP
Karen S'gaw
M
Karen S'gaw of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Bghai24,000Y18.00 %27.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaren, BweP
Karen, Bghai
M
Karen, Bghai of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Brek25,000Y36.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityKayaw M
Karen, Brek of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Eastern Kayah9,100Y14.00 %20.00 %5 BuddhismKayah, EasternP
Karen, Eastern Kayah
M
Karen, Eastern Kayah of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Geba46,000Y20.00 %86.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, GebaP
Karen, Geba
M
Karen, Geba of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Gheko18,000Y40.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Geko M
Karen, Gheko of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Kayah164,000Y20.00 %28.00 %5 BuddhismKayah, WesternP
Karen, Kayah
M
Karen, Kayah of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Lahta11,000Y3.50 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLahtaP
Karen, Lahta
M
Karen, Lahta of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Manumanaw11,000Y45.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKawyaw M
Karen, Manumanaw of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Mobwa4,600Y20.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Mobwa   
Karen, Paku8,100Y22.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Paku M
Karen, Paku of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Pwo Eastern1,187,000Y39.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Pwo Eastern M
Karen, Pwo Eastern of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Pwo Western212,000Y32.00 %42.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaren, Pwo Western M
Karen, Pwo Western of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Striped13,000Y15.00 %22.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsRiang Lai M
Karen, Striped of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Yinbaw11,000Y25.00 %32.00 %5 BuddhismYinbaw M
Karen, Yinbaw of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Yintale11,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 BuddhismYintale M
Karen, Yintale of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Zayein14,000Y15.00 %21.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsZayein M
Karen, Zayein of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Kawa, Vo7000.55 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWa, VoP
Kawa, Vo
M
Kawa, Vo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kayan, Padaung147,000Y22.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKayanP
Kayan, Padaung
M
Kayan, Padaung of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Khampti, Khamti Shan9,100Y0.04 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismKhamtiP
Khampti, Khamti Shan
M
Khampti, Khamti Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lahu227,000Y43.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLahuP
Lahu
  
Lahu Shi65,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 BuddhismLahu ShiP
Lahu Shi
M
Lahu Shi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lao25,0000.90 %3.00 %Y1 BuddhismLaoP
Lao
 T
Lashi, Letsi35,000Y65.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLacidP
Lashi, Letsi
M
Lashi, Letsi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lisu348,000Y52.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityLisuP
Lisu
M
Lisu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lisu, Black5,100Y40.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsLisuP
Lisu, Black
  
Malay, Salon27,0000.02 %0.03 %Y1 IslamMalayP
Malay, Salon
M
Malay, Salon of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Malayali23,0007.00 %34.00 %4 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali
M
Malayali of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Manipuri, Ponna12,000Y1.50 %1.70 %Y1 HinduismMeiteiP
Manipuri, Ponna
M
Manipuri, Ponna of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Manyuki20,000Y0.05 %0.05 %Y1 BuddhismShan  T
Maru, Laungwaw121,000Y7.00 %9.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLhao VoP
Maru, Laungwaw
 T
Matu, Nga La34,000Y44.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityChin, MatuP
Matu, Nga La
M
Matu, Nga La of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Mizo19,000Y45.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityMizoP
Mizo
M
Mizo of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Moken4,700Y0.04 %0.05 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMoken  T
Mon1,160,000Y0.70 %0.90 %Y1 BuddhismMonP
Mon
M
Mon of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Mru25,0000.40 %4.01 %Y1 BuddhismMruP
Mru
M
Mru of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Muak Sa-aak4,500Y2.00 %5.00 %Y1 BuddhismMuak Sa-aak  T
Naga Tangsa70,000Y45.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Tase   
Naga, Akyaung Ari1,200Y55.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Akyaung Ari   
Naga, Khiamniungan11,00018.00 %88.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, KhiamniunganP
Naga, Khiamniungan
M
Naga, Khiamniungan of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Naga, Koki2,400Y3.00 %15.00 %4 BuddhismNaga, Kokak   
Naga, Konyak2,200Y45.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Konyak   
Naga, Kyan-Karyaw10,000Y55.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Chen-Kayu   
Naga, Lao1,100Y45.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, LaoP
Naga, Lao
M
Naga, Lao of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Naga, Leinong8,800Y4.00 %25.00 %4 BuddhismNaga, Leinong  T
Naga, Long Phuri2,200Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, Long Phuri  T
Naga, Makuri3,000Y40.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, MakuriP
Naga, Makuri
M
Naga, Makuri of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Naga, Makyan4,600Y7.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, Paungnyuan M
Naga, Makyan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Naga, Para1,600Y28.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, JejaraP
Naga, Para
M
Naga, Para of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Naga, Ponyo-Gongwang5,200Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, Ponyo-Gongwang   
Naga, Tangkhul4,800Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, Tangkhul   
Naga, Yimchungru5,200Y45.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, YimchungruP
Naga, Yimchungru
  
Nepali, general299,0000.70 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismNepaliP
Nepali, general
M
Nepali, general of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Nu1,50011.00 %17.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsNusuP
Nu
  
Pa-O858,000Y0.30 %1.70 %Y1 BuddhismPa'oP
Pa-O
M
Pa-O of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Pale297,000Y0.06 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismPalaung, RuchingP
Palaung, Pale
M
Palaung, Pale of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Rumai158,000Y0.20 %0.40 %Y1 BuddhismPalaung, RumaiP
Palaung, Rumai
M
Palaung, Rumai of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Shwe231,000Y0.12 %0.20 %Y1 BuddhismPalaung, ShweP
Palaung, Shwe
M
Palaung, Shwe of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Phun, Hpon1,600Y0.40 %1.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBurmese  T
Punjabi11,0000.63 %1.20 %Y1 HinduismPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
M
Punjabi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Pyen800Y15.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsPyen   
Rakhine, Arakanese2,740,000Y0.04 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismRakhineP
Rakhine, Arakanese
M
Rakhine, Arakanese of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Ranglong10025.00 %61.00 %5 ChristianityRanglong  T
Rawang, Nung72,000Y45.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityRawangP
Rawang, Nung
 T
Riang15,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsRiang LangP
Riang
M
Riang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Rohingya842,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamRohingyaP
Rohingya
 T
Samtao11,000Y5.40 %7.00 %4 BuddhismSamtaoP
Samtao
 T
Sino-Burmese17,000Y0.70 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismBurmese  T
South Asian, Bengali-Speakin286,0000.13 %0.40 %Y1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
 T
South Asian, Odia Speaking122,0000.20 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismOdiaP
South Asian, Odia Speaking
M
South Asian, Odia Speaking of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Doi5,200Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismTai LoiP
Tai Doi
 T
Tai Khun132,000Y1.90 %2.30 %Y1 BuddhismKhunP
Tai Khun
M
Tai Khun of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Laing116,000Y0.30 %1.00 %Y1 BuddhismTai LaingP
Tai Laing
 T
Tai Lue63,000Y0.06 %0.20 %Y1 BuddhismLuP
Tai Lue
M
Tai Lue of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Man, Shan4,593,000Y0.70 %0.90 %Y1 BuddhismShanP
Tai Man, Shan
M
Tai Man, Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan102,000Y0.35 %0.50 %Y1 BuddhismTai NuaP
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan
M
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Taman, Htamandi34,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBurmese M
Taman, Htamandi of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Tamil (Hindu traditions)151,0003.80 %11.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Taungyo, Dawe46,000Y0.40 %0.60 %Y1 BuddhismTaungyoP
Taungyo, Dawe
M
Taungyo, Dawe of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tavoyan464,000Y0.04 %0.10 %Y1 BuddhismTavoyanP
Tavoyan
 T
Telugu140,0001.20 %8.00 %2 HinduismTeluguP
Telugu
  
Thai, Central44,0000.40 %0.60 %Y1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai, Central
 T
Vaiphei7,600Y50.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityVaipheiP
Vaiphei
M
Vaiphei of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Wa464,000Y15.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsWa, ParaukP
Wa
M
Wa of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Welaung5,700Y100.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, RawngtuP
Welaung
M
Welaung of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Wewaw28,000Y20.00 %26.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaren, S'gaw   
Yaw22,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 BuddhismBurmese  T
Zaiwa36,000Y5.00 %7.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsZaiwaP
Zaiwa
 T
Zo69,000Y50.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityZoP
Zo
 T
Zyphe21,000Y35.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Zyphe   
Total People Groups:   146 54,767,000 120     49     103 86 92
Unclassified / Other Individuals 69,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 54,836,000  
Other reported groups:  6  
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Myanmar (Burma) – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 49 33.6 % 46,201,000 84.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 3 2.1 % 149,000 0.3 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 30 20.5 % 849,000 1.6 %
  5 - Significantly reached 64 43.8 % 7,568,000 13.8 %
Totals 146   54,767,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Myanmar (Burma) – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Achang, Maingtha
39,000


Akeu
1,200


Akha
223,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Anong
11,000


Asho Khyang
171,000


Bulang
15,000


Burmese
31,542,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Chak
1,900


Chakma
29,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Chaungtha
186,000


Chin Mara
27,000


Chin Thado-Kuki
40,000


Chin, Anu-Hkongso
5,100


Chin, Bawm
700


Chin, Daai
43,000


Chin, Eastern Khumi
14,000


Chin, Falam
78,000


Chin, Haka
137,000


Chin, Kaang
1,200


Chin, Khumi
67,000


Chin, Laitu
18,000


Chin, Mro-Khimi
85,000


Chin, Mun
17,000


Chin, Ngawn
23,000


Chin, Paite
500


Chin, Senthang
36,000


Chin, Siyin
13,000


Chin, Tedim
256,000


Chin, Zo Mingphuin
54,000


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Danau
129,000


Danu
117,000


Deaf
Unknown


© Copyrighted Photo
Derung
300


Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese
57,000


Gujarati
35,000


Han Chinese, Cantonese
75,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
22,000


Han Chinese, Mandarin
994,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Min Nan
73,000


Hindi
133,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Hmong Njua
12,000


Hui
9,100


Intha
104,000


Kachin Jingpo
1,038,000


Kanan
11,000


Karen S'gaw
1,969,000


Karen, Bghai
24,000


Karen, Eastern Kayah
9,100


Karen, Geba
46,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Karen, Kayah
164,000


Karen, Lahta
11,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kawa, Vo
700


Kayan, Padaung
147,000


Khampti, Khamti Shan
9,100


Lahu
227,000


Lahu Shi
65,000


Lao
25,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lashi, Letsi
35,000


Lisu
348,000


Lisu, Black
5,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay, Salon
27,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malayali
23,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Manipuri, Ponna
12,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maru, Laungwaw
121,000


Matu, Nga La
34,000


Mizo
19,000


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Mon
1,160,000


Mru
25,000


Naga, Khiamniungan
11,000


Naga, Lao
1,100


Naga, Makuri
3,000


Naga, Para
1,600


Naga, Yimchungru
5,200


Nepali, general
299,000


Nu
1,500


Pa-O
858,000


Palaung, Pale
297,000


Palaung, Rumai
158,000


Palaung, Shwe
231,000


Punjabi
11,000


Rakhine, Arakanese
2,740,000


Rawang, Nung
72,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Riang
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Rohingya
842,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Samtao
11,000


South Asian, Bengali-Speaking
286,000


South Asian, Odia Speaking
122,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Doi
5,200


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Khun
132,000


Tai Laing
116,000


Tai Lue
63,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Man, Shan
4,593,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan
102,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
151,000


Taungyo, Dawe
46,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tavoyan
464,000


Telugu
140,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai, Central
44,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Vaiphei
7,600


Wa
464,000


Welaung
5,700


© Copyrighted Photo
Zaiwa
36,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Zo
69,000

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Achangacn10Complete
Akeuaeu10NT
Akhaahk10Complete
Anongnun10NT
Bengaliben11Complete
Blangblr11Portions
Burmesemya65Complete
Chakckh11None
Chakmaccp11NT
Chin, Anu-Hkongsoanl10None
Chin, Ashocsh10Complete
Chin, Bawmbgr10Complete
Chin, Bualkhawcbl10NT
Chin, Daaidao10NT
Chin, Eastern Khumicek10NT
Chin, Falamcfm10Complete
Chin, Hakhacnh10Complete
Chin, Kaangckn10NT
Chin, Khumicnk10Complete
Chin, Laituclj10None
Chin, Lautuclt10NT
Chin, Maramrh10Complete
Chin, Matuhlt10Complete
Chin, Muunmwq10Complete
Chin, Ngawncnw10Complete
Chin, Paitepck10Complete
Chin, Rawngtuweu10None
Chin, Senthangsez10None
Chin, Siyincsy10Complete
Chin, Songlaicsj10None
Chin, Sumtucsv10None
Chin, Tawrtcp10Need?
Chin, Tedimctd10Complete
Chin, Thadotcz10Complete
Chin, Thaiphumcth10Need?
Chin, Uppucnb10None
Chin, Zotungczt10Complete
Chin, Zyphezyp10NT
Chinese, Hakkahak11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn22Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue11Complete
Danaudnu11None
Danudnv11None
Drungduu10None
Englisheng10Complete
Gangtegnb10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Hmong Njuahnj11Complete
Hrangkholhra10Complete
Inthaint11None
Jingphokac10Complete
Kaduzkd10None
Kananzkn10None
Karen, Bwebwe10Portions
Karen, Gebakvq10Portions
Karen, Gekoghk10None
Karen, Mobwajkm10Need?
Karen, Pakujkp10None
Karen, Pwo Easternkjp10Complete
Karen, Pwo Westernpwo10Complete
Karen, S'gawksw20Complete
Kawyawkxf10None
Kayah, Easterneky10None
Kayah, Westernkyu10NT
Kayanpdu10Portions
Kayawkvl10Portions
Khamtikht11None
Khunkkh11Portions
Lacidlsi10Complete
Lahtakvt10None
Lahulhu10Complete
Lahu Shilhi10NT
Language unknownxxx10None
Laolao11Complete
Lhao Vomhx10Complete
Lisulis20Complete
Lukhb11NT
Malayzlm11Need?
Malayalammal10Complete
Meiteimni11Complete
Mizolus10Complete
Mokenmwt11NT
Monmnw11Complete
Mro-Khimicmr10NT
Mrumro11NT
Muak Sa-aakukk11None
Naga, Akyaung Arinqy10Need?
Naga, Chen-Kayunqq10Need?
Naga, Jejarapzn10None
Naga, Khiamniungankix10Complete
Naga, Kokaknxk10None
Naga, Konyaknbe10Complete
Naga, Laonlq10Need?
Naga, Leinonglzn10Portions
Naga, Long Phurilpn10None
Naga, Makurijmn10None
Naga, Paungnyuanumn10None
Naga, Ponyo-Gongwangnpg10None
Naga, Tangkhulntx10Complete
Naga, Tasenst10Complete
Naga, Yimchungruyim10NT
Nepalinpi11Complete
Nusunuf10Portions
Odiaory11Complete
Pa'oblk11NT
Palaung, Ruchingpce11Complete
Palaung, Rumairbb11None
Palaung, Shwepll11None
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Pyenpyy10Portions
Rakhinerki22None
Ranglongrnl10NT
Rawangraw10Complete
Riang Laiyin10None
Riang Langril11Portions
Rohingyarhg11None
Samtaostu10None
Shanshn22Complete
Tai Laingtjl11None
Tai Loitlq11None
Tai Nuatdd11Portions
Tamiltam10Complete
Taungyotco11None
Tavoyantvn11Need?
Telugutel10Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Vaipheivap10Complete
Wa, Paraukprk10Complete
Wa, Vowbm10Complete
Yinbawkvu10None
Yintalekvy11None
Zaiwaatb10NT
Zayeinkxk10Need?
Zozom10Complete
Totals: 136 146 49   88 45 59 108 12
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Myanmar (Burma) – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 5.1 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Myanmar (Burma) – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Myanmar (Burma). Ministries in the Myanmar (Burma) section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Southeast Asia section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Myanmar (Burma)   Ministries in Southeast Asia
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Country Level Ministries Size
Not Displayed. Contact Joshua ProjectN/A
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
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Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Myanmar (Burma) – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 54,767,000
Percent Urbanization 34 %
Total People Groups 146
Unreached People Groups 49
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Burmese
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Professing Christian 8.8%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 5.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 28 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.556 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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