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PEID: 9175

ROP: 109001

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Sila - (slt)

Alternate Name(s): Lao Soung (HIghland)

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Laos

Also found in: Vietnam

Population: 3,300

Global Population: 4,000

PEID: 9175

ROP: 109001

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources

Overview: The Sila of Laos, numbering 3,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sila. The primary religion practiced by the Sila is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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