Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Riang Lang - (ril)

Alternate Name(s): Riang-Lang, Shan Sub-cluster, Black Yang

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: China

Population: 57,000

Global Population: 59,300

PEID: 9511

ROP: 108371

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Riang of Myanmar, numbering 57,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 59,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Riang Lang. The primary religion practiced by the Riang is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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