|Republic of the Union of Myanmar ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် (Burmese) Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw|
|Ethnic groups (2018)||68% Burman 9% Shan 7% Karen 4% Rakhine 3% Chinese 2% Indians 2% Mon 5% others|
|Religion||87.9% Buddhism (official) 6.2% Christianity 4.3% Islam 1.6% Others|
|Demonym(s)||Burmese / Myanma|
What nationality is the majority in Myanmar?
Shan. The Shan (also known as the Tai Yai) is the largest ethnic group after the Bamar, making up over 9 percent of the population of Myanmar.
What are the 5 major races?
OMB requires five minimum categories: White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
What is the main religion in Myanmar?
As much as 90% of the Burmese population practice Buddhism, making it the main religion in Myanmar. Buddhism in Burma is attached to the Theravada branch which is the oldest and more conservative branch of Buddhism, following the Buddha’s teachings, without modification.
What are the 4 main races?
The world population can be divided into 4 major races, namely white/Caucasian, Mongoloid/Asian, Negroid/Black, and Australoid. This is based on a racial classification made by Carleton S.
What groups of people live in Myanmar?
The main ethnic groups living in the seven ethnic minority states of Burma are the Karen, Shan, Mon, Chin, Kachin, Rakhine and Karenni. Other main groups include the Nagas, who live in north Burma and are estimated to number more than 100,000, constituting another complex family of Tibetan-Burmese language subgroups.
Where did Karenni people come from?
The ancestors of the Karenni are thought to have migrated into the region of Kayah State in the first millennium BCE after migrating to Tibet and China from their original homeland somewhere in Central Asia.