Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Nyaw - (nyw)

Alternate Name(s): Yo, Thai Nyo, Nyaw

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Laos

Population: 95,500

Global Population: 115,500

PEID: 10899

ROP: 111248

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Tai Nyo of Thailand, numbering 95,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 115,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyaw. The primary religion practiced by the Tai Nyo is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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