Bghai Karen in Myanmar (Burma)


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Scripture Prayers for the Karen, Bghai in Myanmar (Burma).


People Name General Karen, Bghai
People Name in Country Karen, Bghai
Natural Name Bghai Karen
World Population 26,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Bghai Karen; Bwe Karen; Kayin; Red Karen
People ID 14533
ROP3 Code 108338
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (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 Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (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
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
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  (1857-1888)
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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