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PEID: 9176

ROP: 109364

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mon-Khmer

Language: - (sss)

Alternate Name(s): Lao Tung (Midland Lao)

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Laos

Also found in: Thailand

Population: 171,000

Global Population: 279,000

PEID: 9176

ROP: 109364

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The So of Laos, numbering 171,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mon-Khmer people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 279,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sô. The primary religion practiced by the So is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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