Karen, S'gaw, Paganyaw in Myanmar (Burma)


Population
1,952,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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Global Prayer Digest: 2009-06-16
People Name General Karen, S'gaw
People Name in Country Karen, S'gaw, Paganyaw
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 1,952,000
World Population 2,167,800
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Paganyaw, Thai Paganyaw, करें, स'गॉ
People ID 14881
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 Ayeyawaddy (Irrawaddy) delta area, Taninthayi (Tenasserim) Division, the Pegu range between Irrawaddy and Sittang rivers, east hills Kayin (Karen) state.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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 Ayeyawaddy (Irrawaddy) delta area, Taninthayi (Tenasserim) Division, the Pegu range between Irrawaddy and Sittang rivers, east hills Kayin (Karen) state.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Karen, S'gaw (1,952,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ksw   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Panapu
Dialect Code: 11637   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, S'gaw (1,952,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ksw   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Panapu
Dialect Code: 11637   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Karen, S'gaw

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1839-1995)
New Testament Yes   (1843-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1853-1995)
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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 Karen, S'gaw
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 35.00 %)
53.00 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
16.6 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
Protestant
63.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: Karen Human Rights Group  
Map Source: Burma Issues  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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