Akha in Vietnam



Population

1,580

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Akha (Ah-kar)
People Name in Country Akha
Population in Vietnam 1,600
World Population 510,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ada, Ahka, Aini, Aka, Ak'a, Ekaw, Guoke, Hà Nhì, Ikaw, Ikho, Ikor, Jeu-g'oe, Kaw, Khako, Ko, Ko Phen, Lou Ma, Yani
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Hani
People Name General Akha (Ah-kar)
Ethnic Code MSY50i
People ID 10223
Country Vietnam
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 18  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Quang Binh, Quang Tri provinces, both sides of Viet Nam-Laos border, northeast of Phuc Trach.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Akha
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Akha
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1939-1991)
New Testament Yes   (1968-1987)
Complete Bible Yes   (2001)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Akha
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
25.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
5.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Photo Source: Frank Starmer   Creative Commons  
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