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PEID: 10877

ROP: 105576

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Lahu - (lhu)

Alternate Name(s): Hill Tribes Sub-Cluster

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Thailand

Also found in: China; Myanmar; Vietnam

Population: 81,500

Global Population: 869,200

PEID: 10877

ROP: 105576

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Lahu of Thailand, numbering 81,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 869,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Lahu. The primary religion practiced by the Lahu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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