• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHERN KHMER OF THAILAND

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PEID: 10927

ROP: 107448

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Northern Khmer - (kxm)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Thailand

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Population: 1,400,000

Global Population: 1,400,000


PEID: 10927

ROP: 107448

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Northern Khmer of Thailand, numbering 1,400,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Thailand. Their primary language is Northern Khmer. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Khmer is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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