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PEID: 10890

ROP: 104117

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Yao-Mien

Language: Iu Mien - (ium)

Alternate Name(s): Yao

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Thailand

Also found in: China; France; Laos; United States; Vietnam

Population: 46,500

Global Population: 722,800

PEID: 10890

ROP: 104117

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Mien of Thailand, numbering 46,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Yao-Mien people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 722,800 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Iu Mien. The primary religion practiced by the Mien is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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