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PEID: 20913

ROP: 114799

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Khmu - (kjg)

Alternate Name(s): Me, Keun, Ou, Rok, Lu, Lao Soung (Highland), Khong

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Laos

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

Population: 769,000

Global Population: 889,400

PEID: 20913

ROP: 114799

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Ou Khmu of Laos, numbering 769,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 889,400 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Khmu. The primary religion practiced by the Ou Khmu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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