Lahu in Myanmar (Burma)



Population

223,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Jungles of Southern Yunnan

Source Asia Harvest
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People Name General Lahu (La-hoo)
People Name in Country Lahu
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 223,000
World Population 574,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Black Lahu, Kaixien, La Hủ, Lahuna, Laku, Launa, Lohei, Luohei, Mooso, Muhso, Mussar, Musso, Mussuh, Mussur, Namen, Red Lahu, White Lahu
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General Lahu (La-hoo)
Ethnic Code MSY50i
People ID 12949
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Shan state, Kentung District.   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)
Lahu (223,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Lahu 223,000

For Main Lanugage: Lahu


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1924-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1932-1962)
Complete Bible Yes   (1989)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Lahu
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Lahu Bible
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 43.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
19.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Video Source: Asia Harvest
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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