• PEOPLE NAME: CAMBODIAN KHMER OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: Khmer - (khm)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: United States

Also found in: Australia; Cambodia; Canada; France; Germany; Laos; Thailand; United Kingdom; Vietnam

Population: 242,000

Global Population: 22,877,800


PEID: 43301

ROP: 104946

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Cambodian Khmer of United States, numbering 242,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 22,877,800 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Khmer. The primary religion practiced by the Cambodian Khmer is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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