• PEOPLE NAME: KHMER OF CAMBODIA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Central Khmer - (khm)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Cambodia

Also found in: Australia; Canada; France; Germany; Laos; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States; Vietnam

Population: 15,010,000

Global Population: 22,820,300


PEID: 20438

ROP: 104946

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Khmer of Cambodia, numbering 15,010,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 22,820,300 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Central Khmer. The primary religion practiced by the Khmer is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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