Chin, Kaang in Myanmar (Burma)

Joshua Project has identified the Chin, Kaang only in Myanmar (Burma)





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

The Kaang villages are in Mindat Township in southern Chin State. The landscape of this region is mountainous. The Kaang area borders with the Müün [mwq] on the east, with Daai [dao] on the west and south, and with Rawngtu [weu] on the north in Mindat Township. THe Kaang villages are located west of Mon Stream. There are four villages that identify themselves by the name Kaang and consider themselves Kaang: Old Kruk, New Kruk, Hlatui, and Yophong. According to the Mindat District figures, the total population of the Kaang in 2008 was about 1,438 people. The Kaang have produced Christian songbooks in their language and have also done New Testament translation.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Almost all of the Kaang people are Christian. Just a few people practice traditional religion.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Chin, Kaang
People Name in Country Chin, Kaang
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 1,200
World Population 1,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Kuki-Chin-Naga
People Name General Chin, Kaang
Ethnic Code MSY50c
People ID 20557
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 Chin State, Mindat township, several villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 17th Edition
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chin, Kaang (1,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chin, Kaang 1,200
For Primary Language: Chin, Kaang

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 90.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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