• PEOPLE NAME: LAHU OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: SEAP

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Lahu - (lhu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

Also found in: China; Myanmar; Vietnam

Population: 35,000

Global Population: 800,700


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 35,000, 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 800,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Lahu. The primary religion practiced by the Lahu is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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