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PEID: 7392

ROP: 109709

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai

Language: Tai Dam - (blt)

Alternate Name(s): Jinping Dai; Black Tai

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: China

Also found in: France; Laos; Thailand; United States; Vietnam

Population: 46,000

Global Population: 962,800

PEID: 7392

ROP: 109709

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Black Thai of China, numbering 46,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tai people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 962,800 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Tai Dam. The primary religion practiced by the Black Thai is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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