• PEOPLE NAME: MIEN OF THAILAND

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PEID: 10890

ROP: 104117

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Yao-Mien

Language: Iu Mien - (ium)

Alternate Name(s): Yao

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

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

Population: 56,000

Global Population: 1,037,500


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 56,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Yao-Mien people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,037,500 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Iu Mien. The primary religion practiced by the Mien 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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