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Wa in Thailand

Wa

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
6,900 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 % No   

Wa in Thailand

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Country: Thailand
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Scattered; probably north, northwest.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Wa
People Name General: Wa
Alternate People Names:
BaraogBaraoke
K'awaKawa
ParaukPraok
VaVo
Wa PwiWakut
ROP3 Code: 110476
Joshua Project People ID: 15759
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 6,900
Population all Countries: 846,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Mon-Khmer
People Name General: Wa
Ethnic Code: AUG03z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Wa, Parauk (6,900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): prk    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity30.00 %(Evangelical: 15.00 %)
Ethnic Religions69.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious1.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1934-1935
New Testament:
1938-2019Audio
Complete Bible: 2006-2019
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Wa in Thailand

Peoples
               
Geographic
Global                 Global
           
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Mon-Khmer     Asia, Southeast    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
Country
   
      Wa Thailand    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Wa in Thailand          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Wa, Parauk  
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