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 23  (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 23  (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)   People group listing
Language Code: bwe   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, Bwe (24,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: bwe   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, Bwe

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1857-1862)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
 
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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  
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