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PEID: 20964

ROP: 109837

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Upper Ta'oih - (tth)

Alternate Name(s): Lao Theung (Upland)

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Laos

Also found in: Vietnam

Population: 32,000

Global Population: 56,000

PEID: 20964

ROP: 109837

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Ta Oi of Laos, numbering 32,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 56,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Upper Ta'oih. The primary religion practiced by the Ta Oi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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