• PEOPLE NAME: LAO PHUAN OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Phuan - (phu)

Alternate Name(s): Phuan

Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Laos

Population: 247,000

Global Population: 419,000


PEID: 10882

ROP: 108011

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Lao Phuan of Thailand, numbering 247,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 419,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Phuan. The primary religion practiced by the Lao Phuan is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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