• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF THAI OF THAILAND

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PEID: 47742

ROP: 116526

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Affinity Group: DEAF

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Thai Sign Language - (tsq)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

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Population: 683,000

Global Population: 683,000


PEID: 47742

ROP: 116526

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Thai of Thailand, numbering 683,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Thailand. Their primary language is Thai Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Thai is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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