• PEOPLE NAME: WESTERN CHAM OF CAMBODIA

Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Cham

Language: Western Cham - (cja)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Cambodia

Also found in: Laos; United States; Vietnam

Population: 500,000

Global Population: 651,350


PEID: 8199

ROP: 110776

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Western Cham of Cambodia, numbering 500,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Cham people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 651,350 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Western Cham. The primary religion practiced by the Western Cham is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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