• PEOPLE NAME: YOY OF THAILAND

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Yoy - (yoy)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Thailand

Also found in: Laos

Population: 6,900

Global Population: 8,600


PEID: 10940

ROP: 111101

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Yoy of Thailand, numbering 6,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yoy. The primary religion practiced by the Yoy is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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