Karen, Gheko in Myanmar (Burma)

Joshua Project has identified the Karen, Gheko only in Myanmar (Burma)
Population
14,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Karen, Gheko
People Name in Country Karen, Gheko
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 14,000
World Population 14,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Gek'o, Gheko Karen
People ID 11881
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 23  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Yamethin District of Mandalay Division, Toungoo District of Bago Division, Thandaunggyi Township of north Kayin (Karen) state, Mobyè area of south Shan state   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 23  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Yamethin District of Mandalay Division, Toungoo District of Bago Division, Thandaunggyi Township of north Kayin (Karen) state, Mobyè area of south Shan state.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Karen, Geko (14,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ghk   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, Geko (14,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ghk   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, Geko

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 40.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
65.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Map Source: Burma Issues  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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