• PEOPLE NAME: BLACK TAI OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai Dam

Language: Tai Dam - (blt)

Alternate Name(s): Tai Dam

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

Also found in: China; France; United States; Vietnam

Population: 24,500

Global Population: 894,300


PEID: 10830

ROP: 109709

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Black Tai of Thailand, numbering 24,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Tai Dam people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 894,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tai Dam. The primary religion practiced by the Black Tai is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available