The Sino Burmese have lived in China for a long time and are also called Burmese Chinese. They have major parts in business in Burma or Myanmar. They are well educated and have ruling roles regards the Burmese economy.
The city of Mandalay is important for trading and Chinese businessmen have become very involved in the economy of this city. Many have come from Yunnan province in China.
Sport such as football has become very big in Burma and the Chinese are involved in that and also have businesses in restaurants, stores, money exchange and manufacturing for example. They also have links with big Chinese corporations in things like shipbuilding.
Most Chinese in Burma speak in Burmese. The more educated can speak Mandarin and English too. Their religion is mainly Buddhism. There are many Buddhist Chinese temples in the capital Rangoon or Yangon. Most Sino Burmese live in the big cities. They tend to eat similar foods to that in China.
Amongst the Sino Chinese in Burma are the Panthay Hui who follow Islam.
* Pray that the Sino Burmese look to Jesus Christ rather than making money as their main goal
* Pray that gospel materials will bring them to Salvation in Jesus Christ.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|Persecution Rank||28 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||South, central, and adjacent areas Source: Ethnologue 2010|
|Primary Language||Burmese (17,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||mya Ethnologue Listing|
|Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
|People Groups||Speaking Burmese|
Primary Language: Burmese
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1832-1987)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum of Bible Agencies|
|World Bible Finder|
|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||A Greater Love (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Burmese|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|Film / Video||The Hope Video|
|Film / Video||To the Golden City (Indigitube.tv)|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||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||World Missionary Press Booklets|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.70 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|