• PEOPLE NAME: PHU THAI OF VIETNAM

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PEID: 11200

ROP: 108016

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Phu Thai - (pht)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Vietnam

Also found in: Laos; Thailand

Population: 144,000

Global Population: 888,000


PEID: 11200

ROP: 108016

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Phu Thai of Vietnam, numbering 144,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 888,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Phu Thai. The primary religion practiced by the Phu Thai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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