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PEID: 22054

ROP: 108587

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Samtao - (stu)

Alternate Name(s): Samtuan, Kiorr

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Laos

Population: 11,000

Global Population: 14,400

PEID: 22054

ROP: 108587

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Samtao of Myanmar, numbering 11,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 14,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Samtao. The primary religion practiced by the Samtao is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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