Moken in Myanmar (Burma)



Population

8,460

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Moken
People Name in Country Moken
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 8,500
World Population 11,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Salone, Salong, Sea Gypsy, Selung
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Malay
People Name General Moken
Ethnic Code MSY44z
People ID 13769
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 23  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country South. Mergui Archipelago, Dung, and other islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Moken (8,500)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Moken 8,500
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1913)
New Testament Yes   (2002)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.04 %)
0.05 %
Ethnic Religions
74.95 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
25.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
100.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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