Phun, Hpon in Myanmar (Burma)


Joshua Project has identified the Phun only in Myanmar (Burma)

Population

400

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Phun
People Name in Country Phun, Hpon
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 400
World Population 400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Hpon, Phon, Samong
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General Phun
Ethnic Code MSY50f
People ID 14381
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 Upper Irrawaddy gorges, north of Bhamo.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Hpon (400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hpon 400
For Primary Language: Hpon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.40 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
98.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
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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