Lao in Myanmar (Burma)


Population
25,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Lao
People Name in Country Lao
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 25,000
World Population 3,516,400
Total Countries 10
Indigenous No
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Eastern Thai, Lào, Lao Boc, Lao Noi, Lao Wiang, Lao-Lu, Lao-Noi, Laotian Tai, Laotian Thai, Lum Lao, Phou Lao, Rong Kong, Tai Lao, Ts'un Lao
People ID 12989
ROP3 Code 105643
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Primary Language Lao (25,000 speakers)
Language Code lao   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Vientiane
Dialect Code 12765   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lao
Primary Language Lao (25,000 speakers)
Language Code lao   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Vientiane
Dialect Code 12765   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lao

Primary Language:  Lao

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1906-1967)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1926-1973)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1932)
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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 Lao
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Religion Subdivision: Theravada
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
93.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.90 %)
3.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source Cambodia Research Network. Click to email CRN inquiries and corrections 
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