Yaw in Myanmar (Burma)

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






Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Yaw
People Name in Country Yaw
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 22,000
World Population 22,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Burmese
People Name General Yaw
Ethnic Code MSY50b
People ID 18998
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 Most in western part of Magwe Division, about 50 villages.   Source: 

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Burmese: Yaw (22,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Burmese: Yaw 22,000
For Primary Language: Burmese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1815-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1832-1987)
Complete Bible Yes   (1835-2006)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Common Language Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Judson Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
General Ministry Resources Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Burmese Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
The Hope Video Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
98.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
2.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Video Source: Create International
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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