Wewaw in Myanmar (Burma)

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





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Main Language


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People Name General Wewaw
People Name in Country Wewaw
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 28,000
World Population 28,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Karen
People Name General Wewaw
Ethnic Code MSY50g
People ID 15392
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 Toungoo District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Karen, S'gaw (28,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Karen, S'gaw 28,000
For Primary Language: 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
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Karen, S'gaw Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
26.00 %
Ethnic Religions
74.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
5.0 %
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