Karen, S'gaw, Paganyaw in Myanmar (Burma)





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Global Prayer Digest: 2009-06-16
People Name General Karen, other
People Name in Country Karen, S'gaw, Paganyaw
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 1,936,000
World Population 2,138,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Paganyaw, Thai Paganyaw
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Karen
People Name General Karen, other
Ethnic Code MSY50g
People ID 14881
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 Ayeyawaddy (Irrawaddy) delta area, Taninthayi (Tenasserim) Division, the Pegu range between Irrawaddy and Sittang rivers, east hills Kayin (Karen) state.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Karen, S'gaw: Panapu (1,936,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Karen, S'gaw: Panapu 1,936,000

For Main Lanugage: Karen, S'gaw

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1839-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1843-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1853-1995)
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 Karen, S'gaw
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 35.00 %)
53.00 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
16.6 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
63.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: Karen Human Rights Group  
Map Source: Burma Issues  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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