Karen, Bghai in Myanmar (Burma)


Population
24,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Karen, Bghai
People Name in Country Karen, Bghai
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 24,000
World Population 26,100
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bghai Karen, Bwe Karen, Kayin, Red Karen
People ID 14533
ROP3 Code 108338
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kayin State: Thandaung township, about 100 villages; Kayah State: Hpruso township; Bago: Taungoo and Hpa-Ana townships.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kayin State: Thandaung township, about 100 villages; Kayah State: Hpruso township; Bago: Taungoo and Hpa-Ana townships..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Karen, Bwe (24,000 speakers)
Language Code bwe   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Karen, Bwe
Primary Language Karen, Bwe (24,000 speakers)
Language Code bwe   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Karen, Bwe

Primary Language:  Karen, Bwe

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1857-1862)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 18.00 %)
27.00 %
Ethnic Religions
72.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
3.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
82.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source Rey Awatin  
Map Source Burma Issues  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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