Myanmar People

Myanmar is a union of 135 ethnic groups with their own languages and dialects. The major races are the Kachin. the Kayah. the Kayin. the Chin. the Mon. the Bamar. the Rakhine. and the Shan. The name Myanmar embraces all the ethnic groups.

Composition of the Different Ethnic Groups under the 8 Major National Ethnic Races in Myanmar.

Kachin comprises 12 different ethnic groups

(1) Kachin

(2) Taron

(3) Dalaung

(4) Jinghpaw

(5) Guari

(6) Hkahku

(7) Duleng

(8) Maru (Lawgore)

(9) Rawang

(10) Lashi (La Chid)

(11) Atsi

(12) Lisu


Kayah comprises 9 different ethnic groups.

(13) Kayah

(14) Zayein

(15) Ka-Yun (Padaung)

(16) Gheko

(17) Kebar

(18) Bre (Ka-Yaw)

(19) Manu Manaw

(20) Yin Talai

(21) Yin Baw


Kayin comprises 11 different ethnic groups.

(22) Kayin

(23) Kayinpyu

(24) Pa-Le-Chi

(25) Mon Kayin (Sarpyu)

(26) Sgaw

(27) Ta-Lay-Pwa

(28) Paku

(29) Bwe

(30) Monnepwa

(31) Monpwa

(32) Shu (Pwo)


Chin comprises 53 different ethnic groups.

(33) Chin

(34) Meithei (Kathe)

(35) Saline

(36) Ka-Lin-Kaw (Lushay)

(37) Khami

(38) Awa Khami

(39) Khawno

(40) Kaungso

(41) Kaung Saing Chin

(42) Kwelshin

(43) Kwangli (Sim)

(44) Gunte (Lyente)

(45) Gwete

(46) Ngorn

(47) Zizan

(48) Sentang

(49) Saing Zan

(50) Za-How

(51) Zotung

(52) Zo-Pe

(53) Zo

(54) Zahnyet (Zanniet)

(55) Tapong

(56) Tiddim (Hai-Dim)

(57) Tay-Zan

(58) Taishon

(59) Thado

(60) Torr

(61) Dim

(62) Dai (Yindu)

(63) Naga

(64) Tanghkul

(65) Malin

(66) Panun

(67) Magun

(68) Matu

(69) Miram (Mara)

(70) Mi-er

(71) Mgan

(72) Lushei (Lushay)

(73) Laymyo

(74) Lyente

(75) Lawhtu

(76) Lai

(77) Laizao

(78) Wakim (Mro)

(79) Haulngo

(80) Anu

(81) Anun

(82) Oo-Pu

(83) Lhinbu

(84) Asho (Plain)

(85) Rongtu


Bamar comprises 9 ethnic groups.

(86) Bamar

(87) Dawei

(88) Beik

(89) Yaw

(90) Yabein

(91) Kadu

(92) Ganan

(93) Salon

(94) Hpon


Mon comprises 1 ethnic groups.

(95) Mon


Rakhine comprises 7 ethnic groups.

(96) Rakhine

(97) Kamein

(98) Kwe Myi

(99) Daingnet

(100) Maramagyi

(101) Mro

(102) Thet


Shan comprises 33 ethnic groups.

(103) Shan

(104) Yun (Lao)

(105) Kwi

(106) Pyin

(107) Yao

(108) Danaw

(109) Pale

(110) Eng

(111) Son

(112) Khamu

(113) Kaw (Akha-E-Kaw)

(114) Kokant

(115) Khamti Shan

(116) Hkun

(117) Taungyo

(118) Danu

(119) Palaung

(120) Man Zi

(121) Yin Kya

(122) Yin Net

(123) Shan Gale

(124) Shan Gyi

(125) Lahu

(126) Intha

(127) Eik-swair

(128) Pa-O

(129) Tai-Loi

(130) Tai-Lem

(131) Tai-Lon

(132) Tai-Lay

(133) Maingtha

(134) Maw Shan

(135) Wa

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