Lahu in Myanmar (Burma)


Population
227,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Lahu
People Name in Country Lahu
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 227,000
World Population 580,700
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Black Lahu, Kaixien, La Hủ, Lahuna, Laku, Launa, Lohei, Luohei, Mooso, Muhso, Mussar, Musso, Mussuh, Mussur, Namen, Red Lahu, White Lahu
People ID 12949
ROP3 Code 105576
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Shan State, Kentung district.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Shan State, Kentung district..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Lahu (227,000 speakers)
Language Code lhu   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lahu
Primary Language Lahu (227,000 speakers)
Language Code lhu   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lahu

Primary Language:  Lahu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1924-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1932-1962)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1989)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
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 Lahu
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Lahu Bible
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 43.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
19.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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Video Source Asia Harvest
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