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Sino-Burmese in Myanmar (Burma)



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.00 % 0.70 %   

Sino-Burmese in Myanmar (Burma)

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Introduction / History
The Sino Burmese have lived in China for a long time and are also called Burmese Chinese. They have major parts in business in Burma or Myanmar. They are well educated and have ruling roles regards the Burmese economy.

The city of Mandalay is important for trading and Chinese businessmen have become very involved in the economy of this city. Many have come from Yunnan province in China.

Sport such as football has become very big in Burma and the Chinese are involved in that and also have businesses in restaurants, stores, money exchange and manufacturing for example. They also have links with big Chinese corporations in things like shipbuilding.

Most Chinese in Burma speak in Burmese. The more educated can speak Mandarin and English too. Their religion is mainly Buddhism. There are many Buddhist Chinese temples in the capital Rangoon or Yangon. Most Sino Burmese live in the big cities. They tend to eat similar foods to that in China.

Amongst the Sino Chinese in Burma are the Panthay Hui who follow Islam.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Sino Burmese look to Jesus Christ rather than making money as their main goal
* Pray that gospel materials will bring them to Salvation in Jesus Christ.

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Country: Myanmar (Burma)
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:18 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:South, central, and adjacent areas
(Source: Ethnologue 2010)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sino-Burmese
People Name General: Sino-Burmese
ROP3 Code: 109309
Joshua Project People ID: 14199
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 16,000
Population all Countries: 16,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Chinese
People Name General: Sino-Burmese
Ethnic Code: MSY42a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Burmese (16,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mya    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism98.00 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.70 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious1.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant65.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1815-1985
New Testament:
1832-1987Audio
Complete Bible: 1835-2006
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Greater Love
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFreedom from Suffering
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Burmese
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Common Language Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Judson Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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