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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent 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
  
Akha220,000Y12.00 %16.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsAkhaP
Akha
 T
Anong11,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAnongP
Anong
  
Barua, Maramagyi500Y0.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismRakhine   
Bulang15,000Y0.80 %1.90 %1 BuddhismBlangP
Bulang
 T
Burmese31,156,000Y0.08 %0.35 %1 BuddhismBurmeseP
Burmese
M
Burmese of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chak, Thet1,900Y0.20 %0.40 %1 BuddhismChakP
Chak, Thet
M
Chak, Thet of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chakma, Daingnet29,0000.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismChakmaP
Chakma, Daingnet
M
Chakma, Daingnet of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chaungtha184,000Y0.07 %0.10 %1 BuddhismRakhineP
Chaungtha
M
Chaungtha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Anu-Khongso5,000Y38.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Anu-KhongsoP
Chin, Anu-Khongso
M
Chin, Anu-Khongso of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Asho169,000Y10.00 %15.00 %4 BuddhismChin, AshoP
Chin, Asho
M
Chin, Asho of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Bawm700Y40.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, BawmP
Chin, Bawm
M
Chin, Bawm of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Bualkhaw2,700Y60.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Bualkhaw   
Chin, Cho17,000Y20.00 %51.00 %5 ChristianityChin, MuunP
Chin, Cho
M
Chin, Cho of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Dai42,000Y60.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityChin, DaaiP
Chin, Dai
M
Chin, Dai 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, Ekai6,100Y3.00 %3.00 %4 BuddhismChin, Ekai   
Chin, Falam76,000Y60.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, FalamP
Chin, Falam
M
Chin, Falam of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Hakha135,000Y60.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, HakhaP
Chin, Hakha
M
Chin, Hakha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Kaang1,100Y90.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityChin, KaangP
Chin, Kaang
M
Chin, Kaang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Khumi66,000Y44.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityChin, KhumiP
Chin, Khumi
M
Chin, Khumi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Laitu17,000Y3.00 %25.00 %4 BuddhismChin, LaituP
Chin, Laitu
M
Chin, Laitu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Lautu17,000Y30.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Lautu   
Chin, Mara26,000Y95.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, MaraP
Chin, Mara
M
Chin, Mara of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Ngawn19,000Y60.00 %90.00 %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, Senthang35,000Y40.00 %80.00 %5 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, Songlai8,200Y2.00 %10.00 %2 BuddhismChin, Songlai   
Chin, Sumtu16,000Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Sumtu   
Chin, Tapong16,000Y70.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Falam   
Chin, Tawr600Y80.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Tawr M
Chin, Tawr of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Tedim258,000Y44.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityChin, TedimP
Chin, Tedim
M
Chin, Tedim of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Chin, Thaiphum1,200Y50.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Thaiphum   
Chin, Zo53,000Y42.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityChin, ZotungP
Chin, Zo
M
Chin, Zo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Chin, Zyphe21,000Y35.00 %65.00 %5 ChristianityChin, Zyphe   
Danau127,000Y0.40 %0.50 %1 BuddhismDanauP
Danau
 T
Danu115,000Y0.50 %2.00 %1 BuddhismDanuP
Danu
M
Danu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Dawei, Tavoyan457,000Y0.04 %0.10 %1 BuddhismTavoyanP
Dawei, Tavoyan
M
Dawei, Tavoyan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Deaf408,000Y8.98 %2 BuddhismLanguage unknownP
Deaf
  
Derung200Y29.00 %56.00 %5 ChristianityDrungP
Derung
 T
Enn500Y0.00 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsWa, Parauk   
Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese56,00030.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese
  
Gante6,500Y35.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityGangte   
Gujarati35,0000.41 %0.80 %1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati
M
Gujarati of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Han Chinese, Cantonese74,0001.30 %2.00 %1 BuddhismChinese, YueP
Han Chinese, Cantonese
 T
Han Chinese, Hakka22,0001.40 %3.00 %1 BuddhismChinese, HakkaP
Han Chinese, Hakka
 T
Han Chinese, Mandarin979,0001.40 %2.00 %1 BuddhismChinese, MandarinP
Han Chinese, Mandarin
 T
Han Chinese, Min Nan72,0002.50 %4.00 %4 BuddhismChinese, Min NanP
Han Chinese, Min Nan
 T
Hindi131,000Y0.25 %0.70 %1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi
 T
Hmong Njua12,0001.00 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsHmong NjuaP
Hmong Njua
M
Hmong Njua of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Hrangkhol9,200Y25.00 %35.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsHrangkhol   
Hui8,9000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamChinese, MandarinP
Hui
 T
Intha102,000Y0.07 %0.10 %1 BuddhismInthaP
Intha
M
Intha of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kachin Jingpo1,022,000Y43.52 %64.00 %5 ChristianityJingphoP
Kachin Jingpo
M
Kachin Jingpo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kadu, Asak35,000Y3.50 %5.00 %4 BuddhismKadu M
Kadu, Asak of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kaman5,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamRakhine   
Kanan10,000Y3.00 %5.00 %4 BuddhismKananP
Kanan
M
Kanan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Bghai24,000Y18.00 %27.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKaren, BweP
Karen, Bghai
M
Karen, Bghai of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Brek20,000Y36.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityKayaw M
Karen, Brek of Myanmar (Burma)
 
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, Kayah Eastern8,900Y14.00 %20.00 %5 BuddhismKayah, EasternP
Karen, Kayah Eastern
M
Karen, Kayah Eastern of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Kayah Western161,000Y20.00 %28.00 %5 BuddhismKayah, WesternP
Karen, Kayah Western
M
Karen, Kayah Western of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Lahta11,000Y9.00 %18.00 %4 BuddhismZayeinP
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, Paku6,800Y22.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Paku M
Karen, Paku of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Pwo Eastern1,169,000Y5.88 %30.00 %4 BuddhismKaren, Pwo Eastern M
Karen, Pwo Eastern of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, Pwo Western209,000Y18.00 %42.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, Pwo Western M
Karen, Pwo Western of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Karen, S'gaw2,008,000Y41.17 %53.00 %5 ChristianityKaren, S'gawP
Karen, S'gaw
M
Karen, S'gaw of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Striped13,000Y15.00 %22.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsRiang Lai M
Karen, Striped of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Yinbaw9,300Y25.00 %32.00 %5 BuddhismYinbaw M
Karen, Yinbaw of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Karen, Yintale11,000Y0.00 %0.01 %1 BuddhismYintale M
Karen, Yintale of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kawa, Vo7000.55 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWa, VoP
Kawa, Vo
M
Kawa, Vo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Kayan, Padaung145,000Y22.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKayanP
Kayan, Padaung
M
Kayan, Padaung of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Khampti, Khamti Shan8,900Y0.04 %0.10 %1 BuddhismKhamtiP
Khampti, Khamti Shan
M
Khampti, Khamti Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Konyak2,200Y45.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, KonyakP
Konyak
M
Konyak of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Kuki Chin33,000Y35.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityChin, ThadoP
Kuki Chin
M
Kuki Chin of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Lahu223,000Y43.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLahuP
Lahu
  
Lahu Shi64,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 BuddhismLahu ShiP
Lahu Shi
M
Lahu Shi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lao25,0000.90 %3.00 %1 BuddhismLaoP
Lao
 T
Lashi, Letsi34,000Y65.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLacidP
Lashi, Letsi
M
Lashi, Letsi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lisu342,000Y52.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityLisuP
Lisu
M
Lisu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Lisu, Black5,000Y40.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityLisuP
Lisu, Black
  
Malay27,0000.02 %0.03 %1 IslamMalayP
Malay
M
Malay of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Malayali23,0007.00 %34.00 %4 HinduismMalayalamP
Malayali
M
Malayali of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Manipuri, Ponna12,0001.50 %1.70 %1 HinduismMeiteiP
Manipuri, Ponna
M
Manipuri, Ponna of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Manyuki20,000Y0.05 %0.05 %1 BuddhismShan  T
Maru, Lhaovo122,000Y7.00 %9.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsLhao VoP
Maru, Lhaovo
 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)
 
Mok4,0000.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismMokP
Mok
  
Moken, Salon4,600Y0.04 %0.05 %1 Ethnic ReligionsMokenP
Moken, Salon
 T
Mon1,143,000Y0.82 %0.90 %1 BuddhismMonP
Mon
M
Mon of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Mro-Khimi201,000Y5.00 %7.40 %4 BuddhismMro-KhimiP
Mro-Khimi
M
Mro-Khimi of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Mru25,0000.40 %4.01 %1 BuddhismMruP
Mru
M
Mru of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Muak Sa-aak4,500Y10.00 %10.00 %4 BuddhismMuak Sa-aak  T
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 Kokak2,300Y60.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Kokak   
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 Leinong8,600Y4.00 %25.00 %4 BuddhismNaga, Lainong  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-Gongwang5,100Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, Ponyo-Gongwang   
Naga Tangkhul4,700Y4.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityNaga, TangkhulP
Naga Tangkhul
M
Naga Tangkhul of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Nepali, general295,0000.70 %1.00 %1 HinduismNepaliP
Nepali, general
M
Nepali, general of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Nu1,50011.00 %17.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsNusuP
Nu
  
Pa-O864,000Y0.30 %1.70 %1 BuddhismPa'oP
Pa-O
M
Pa-O of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Pale292,000Y0.06 %0.10 %1 BuddhismPalaung, RuchingP
Palaung, Pale
M
Palaung, Pale of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Rumai159,000Y0.20 %0.40 %1 BuddhismPalaung, RumaiP
Palaung, Rumai
M
Palaung, Rumai of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Palaung, Shwe233,000Y0.12 %0.20 %1 BuddhismPalaung, ShweP
Palaung, Shwe
M
Palaung, Shwe of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Phun, Hpon1,600Y0.40 %1.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBurmese  T
Punjabi11,0000.63 %1.20 %1 HinduismPunjabi, EasternP
Punjabi
M
Punjabi of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Pyen800Y15.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsPyen   
Rakhine2,699,000Y0.05 %0.10 %1 BuddhismRakhineP
Rakhine
M
Rakhine of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Ranglong10025.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityRanglong  T
Rawang, Nung71,000Y45.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityRawangP
Rawang, Nung
 T
Rawngtu5,600Y95.00 %100.00 %5 ChristianityChin, RawngtuP
Rawngtu
M
Rawngtu of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Riang15,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsRiang LangP
Riang
M
Riang of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Rohingya477,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamRohingyaP
Rohingya
M
Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Samtao11,000Y5.40 %7.00 %4 BuddhismSamtaoP
Samtao
 T
Sino-Burmese17,000Y0.70 %1.00 %1 BuddhismBurmese M
Sino-Burmese of Myanmar (Burma)
T
South Asian, Bengali-speakin282,0000.13 %0.40 %1 IslamBengaliP
South Asian, Bengali-speaking
 T
South Asian, Odia-speaking120,0000.20 %1.00 %1 HinduismOdiaP
South Asian, Odia-speaking
M
South Asian, Odia-speaking of Myanmar (Burma)
T
South Asian, Telugu-speaking138,0001.20 %8.00 %2 HinduismTeluguP
South Asian, Telugu-speaking
  
Tai Doi5,100Y1.00 %5.00 %1 BuddhismTai LoiP
Tai Doi
 T
Tai Khun130,000Y1.90 %2.30 %1 BuddhismKhunP
Tai Khun
M
Tai Khun of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Laing114,000Y0.30 %1.00 %1 BuddhismTai LaingP
Tai Laing
 T
Tai Lue62,000Y0.06 %0.20 %1 BuddhismLuP
Tai Lue
M
Tai Lue of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Man, Shan4,523,000Y0.82 %0.90 %1 BuddhismShanP
Tai Man, Shan
M
Tai Man, Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan103,000Y0.35 %0.50 %1 BuddhismTai NuaP
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan
M
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Taman, Htamandi33,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBurmese M
Taman, Htamandi of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Tamil (Hindu traditions)149,0003.80 %11.00 %4 HinduismTamilP
Tamil (Hindu traditions)
  
Tangsa69,000Y45.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityNaga, Tangshang   
Taungtha20,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismChin, Rungtu  T
Taungyo45,000Y0.40 %0.60 %1 BuddhismTaungyoP
Taungyo
M
Taungyo of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Thai43,0000.40 %0.60 %1 BuddhismThaiP
Thai
 T
Uppu Chinbon45,000Y8.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChin, UppuP
Uppu Chinbon
M
Uppu Chinbon of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Vaiphei7,500Y50.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityVaipheiP
Vaiphei
M
Vaiphei of Myanmar (Burma)
 
Wa457,000Y15.00 %30.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsWa, ParaukP
Wa
M
Wa of Myanmar (Burma)
T
Yaw22,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 BuddhismBurmese  T
Zaiwa36,000Y5.00 %7.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsZaiwaP
Zaiwa
 T
Zo68,000Y50.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityZoP
Zo
 T
Total People Groups:   149 54,314,000 122     53      107 90 93
Unclassified / Other Individuals 96,000  
UN Country Population (2020) 54,410,000  
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 53 35.6 % 45,301,000 83.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 4 2.7 % 555,000 1.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 24 16.1 % 2,182,000 4.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 68 45.6 % 6,276,000 11.6 %
Totals 149   54,314,000  


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
220,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Anong
11,000


Bulang
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Burmese
31,156,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Chak, Thet
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Chakma, Daingnet
29,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Chaungtha
184,000


Chin, Anu-Khongso
5,000


Chin, Asho
169,000


Chin, Bawm
700


Chin, Cho
17,000


Chin, Dai
42,000


Chin, Eastern Khumi
14,000


Chin, Falam
76,000


Chin, Hakha
135,000


Chin, Kaang
1,100


Chin, Khumi
66,000


Chin, Laitu
17,000


Chin, Mara
26,000


Chin, Ngawn
19,000


Chin, Paite
500


Chin, Senthang
35,000


Chin, Siyin
13,000


Chin, Tedim
258,000


Chin, Zo
53,000


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Danau
127,000


Danu
115,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Dawei, Tavoyan
457,000


Deaf
408,000


Derung
200


Eurasian, Anglo-Burmese
56,000


Gujarati
35,000


Han Chinese, Cantonese
74,000


Han Chinese, Hakka
22,000


Han Chinese, Mandarin
979,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Han Chinese, Min Nan
72,000


Hindi
131,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Hmong Njua
12,000


Hui
8,900


Intha
102,000


Kachin Jingpo
1,022,000


Kanan
10,000


Karen, Bghai
24,000


Karen, Geba
46,000


Karen, Kayah Eastern
8,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Karen, Kayah Western
161,000


Karen, Lahta
11,000


Karen, S'gaw
2,008,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Kawa, Vo
700


Kayan, Padaung
145,000


Khampti, Khamti Shan
8,900


Konyak
2,200


Kuki Chin
33,000


Lahu
223,000


Lahu Shi
64,000


Lao
25,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Lashi, Letsi
34,000


Lisu
342,000


Lisu, Black
5,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malay
27,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Malayali
23,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Manipuri, Ponna
12,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maru, Lhaovo
122,000


Matu, Nga La
34,000


Mizo
19,000


Mok
4,000


Moken, Salon
4,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Mon
1,143,000


Mro-Khimi
201,000


Mru
25,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Naga Khiamniungan
11,000


Naga Lao
1,100


Naga Makuri
3,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Naga Para
1,600


Naga Tangkhul
4,700


Nepali, general
295,000


Nu
1,500


© Copyrighted Photo
Pa-O
864,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Palaung, Pale
292,000


Palaung, Rumai
159,000


Palaung, Shwe
233,000


Punjabi
11,000


Rakhine
2,699,000


Rawang, Nung
71,000


Rawngtu
5,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Riang
15,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Rohingya
477,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Samtao
11,000


South Asian, Bengali-speaking
282,000


South Asian, Odia-speaking
120,000


© Copyrighted Photo
South Asian, Telugu-speaking
138,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Doi
5,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Khun
130,000


Tai Laing
114,000


Tai Lue
62,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Man, Shan
4,523,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Tai Nua, Chinese Shan
103,000


Tamil (Hindu traditions)
149,000


Taungyo
45,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Thai
43,000


Uppu Chinbon
45,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Vaiphei
7,500


Wa
457,000


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Zaiwa
36,000


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Zo
68,000

Myanmar (Burma) People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Myanmar (Burma) – Languages
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Primary
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Achangacn10Complete
Akeuaeu10NT
Akhaahk10Complete
Anongnun10Complete
Bengaliben11Complete
Blangblr11NT
Burmesemya55Complete
Chakckh11Trans Needed
Chakmaccp11NT
Chin, Anu-Khongsoanl10Portions
Chin, Ashocsh10Complete
Chin, Bawmbgr10Complete
Chin, Bualkhawcbl10NT
Chin, Daaidao10NT
Chin, Eastern Khumicek10Complete
Chin, Ekaicey10Trans Started
Chin, Falamcfm20Complete
Chin, Hakhacnh10Complete
Chin, Kaangckn10NT
Chin, Khumicnk10Complete
Chin, Laituclj10Trans Needed
Chin, Lautuclt10NT
Chin, Maramrh10Complete
Chin, Matuhlt10Complete
Chin, Muunmwq10Complete
Chin, Ngawncnw10Complete
Chin, Paitepck10Complete
Chin, Rawngtuweu10Trans Needed
Chin, Rungturtc11Trans Needed
Chin, Senthangsez10Unspecified
Chin, Siyincsy10Complete
Chin, Songlaicsj10Trans Needed
Chin, Sumtucsv10Trans Needed
Chin, Tawrtcp10Unspecified
Chin, Tedimctd10Complete
Chin, Thadotcz10Complete
Chin, Thaiphumcth10Trans Needed
Chin, Uppucnb10Trans Started
Chin, Zotungczt10Complete
Chin, Zyphezyp10NT
Chinese, Hakkahak11Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn22Complete
Chinese, Min Nannan10Complete
Chinese, Yueyue11Complete
Danaudnu11Trans Needed
Danudnv11Unspecified
Drungduu10Unspecified
Englisheng10Complete
Gangtegnb10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Hmong Njuahnj11Complete
Hrangkholhra10Complete
Inthaint11Trans Needed
Jingphokac10Complete
Kaduzkd10Portions
Kananzkn10Trans Needed
Karen, Bwebwe10Portions
Karen, Gebakvq10Portions
Karen, Gekoghk10Trans Needed
Karen, Mobwajkm10Trans Needed
Karen, Pakujkp10Trans Needed
Karen, Pwo Easternkjp10Complete
Karen, Pwo Westernpwo10Complete
Karen, S'gawksw10Complete
Kawyawkxf10Trans Started
Kayah, Easterneky10NT
Kayah, Westernkyu10NT
Kayanpdu10Complete
Kayawkvl10Portions
Khamtikht11Unspecified
Khunkkh11Portions
Lacidlsi10Complete
Lahulhu10Complete
Lahu Shilhi10NT
Language unknownxxx10Unspecified
Laolao11Complete
Lhao Vomhx10Complete
Lisulis20Complete
Lukhb11NT
Malayzlm11Complete
Malayalammal10Complete
Meiteimni11Complete
Mizolus10Complete
Mokmqt11Trans Started
Mokenmwt11NT
Monmnw11Complete
Mro-Khimicmr10NT
Mrumro11NT
Muak Sa-aakukk10Portions
Naga, Akyaung Arinqy10Trans Needed
Naga, Chen-Kayunqq10Trans Needed
Naga, Jejarapzn10Trans Started
Naga, Khiamniungankix10Complete
Naga, Kokaknxk10Trans Started
Naga, Konyaknbe10Complete
Naga, Lainonglzn10Portions
Naga, Laonlq10Trans Needed
Naga, Long Phurilpn10Trans Started
Naga, Makurijmn10NT
Naga, Paungnyuanumn10Trans Started
Naga, Ponyo-Gongwangnpg10Trans Needed
Naga, Tangkhulntx10Complete
Naga, Tangshangnst10Complete
Nepalinpi11Complete
Nusunuf10Portions
Odiaory11Complete
Pa'oblk11NT
Palaung, Ruchingpce11NT
Palaung, Rumairbb11Portions
Palaung, Shwepll11Trans Needed
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Pyenpyy10Portions
Rakhinerki44Portions
Ranglongrnl10NT
Rawangraw10Complete
Riang Laiyin10Trans Needed
Riang Langril11Portions
Rohingyarhg11Portions
Samtaostu10Trans Needed
Shanshn22Complete
Tai Laingtjl11Trans Needed
Tai Loitlq11Trans Started
Tai Nuatdd11Portions
Tamiltam10Complete
Taungyotco11Trans Started
Tavoyantvn11Unspecified
Telugutel10Complete
Thaitha11Complete
Vaipheivap10Complete
Wa, Paraukprk21Complete
Wa, Vowbm10Complete
Yinbawkvu10Unspecified
Yintalekvy11Trans Started
Zaiwaatb10NT
Zayeinkxk10Trans Needed
Zozom10Complete
Totals: 137 149 53   96 47 59 109 12
Data Notes
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Myanmar (Burma) – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 4.9 %
(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 Asia, Southeast 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 Asia, Southeast
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Myanmar (Burma) – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 54,314,000
Percent Urbanization 31 %
Total People Groups 149
Unreached People Groups 53
Region Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Burmese
Primary Religion Buddhism
Percent Professing Christian 8.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 4.9%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 19 (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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