Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Cham

Language: Western Cham - (cja)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Vietnam

Also found in: Cambodia; Laos; United States

Population: 150,000

Global Population: 651,350

PEID: 11245

ROP: 110776

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Western Cham of Vietnam, numbering 150,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Cham people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 651,350 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Western Cham. The primary religion practiced by the Western Cham is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available