• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BURMESE

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By Kerry Olson

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 18

Population: 38,787,975

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 38,687,475

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 5,875

Number of countries: 12


Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

Overview: Burmese is the official language of the Burmese people of Myanmar and the native language of numerous sub-ethnic groups of the Burmese. This people cluster also includes a few related peoples who speak languages from the Southern Burmish family.

Peoples within this cluster: Burmese; Intha; Rakhine, Arakanese; Taungyo; Tavoyan

Countries where they are found: Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; Canada; Germany; India; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 18

Population: 38,787,975

Unreached people groups: 16

UPG population: 38,687,475

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 5,875

Number of countries: 12